Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on January 11, 1932 · Page 1
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, H ', ., . , U »,t F ' 'lM5Hr <<! i ' *SM£ ^ .* j , o'lfsi 1 .*' r i , v .*" # ^ ' tttME 08—NUMBER 65 &-.w-KFwm JLi li| i T M , W&7 IK - '•$ * ^ K wW! &|*1| ....'^gfir'J liisikSxi^ .'A* f'S't j«^ <% "vi^ *>i i^-i* '«. 4Mf /.•*?; M I" -*S HOPE, ARKANSAS, M6M5AY, JANUARY 11 L 1|>J2 Sat bl Moj)*,if6aft<!»d HWj A27ranttlu«M «. ^^^^^^^t ^^ B ^^^|^^^ta—^i ^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ^^j^^^|^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^^^-_~|__|jg. ^^^y^^gm^u^ Hfeik I I «• Last Auto License Deadline Feb. 1st; Crisis For State 2</ 2 Million Dollar* Due on Old District Bonds in Next 60 Days PROPERTY is. NEXT State Still May Seize Last Remnant of the County "Turnback," However CINCINNATI, Ohlo.-{/P)-~The kid- naplng and slaying of Marlon McLean, six, was confessed Monday, county ( prosccutor Robert Gorman said, by Charles BUchoff, 45, a shoe maker. Marian's body was found December 22, in a tenement basement occupied Last 1931 "Turnback" The final quarterly distribution of the extra-cent gasoline tax was mailed out to the 75 counties Saturday night by Stale Treasurer Roy V. Leonard, according to word from Little RockA The total oxtra taxation on the final quarter was $263,171, making from a million to a million and a quarter dollars total additional tax fixed on the state in 1931 when the county judges persuaded the legislature to raise the gasoline tax from 5 to 6 cents n gallon for th? sokc of local revenue. All of the extra-cent collections arc segregated at Little Rock and paid back to the counties on a basis of population, area, and car license revenue. The amounts paid into the state and received back by South- w^jfcAjJtansas counties during the four\riaad final quarter of 1931 : were as follows: ; . Paid Stale "Turnback" Hempstcad 53,712.26 Howard Lafayette . Miller Nevada .... OiufehlU . 2.420.W 1.M0.29 , 2,588.89 W.M5.95 2.M2.79 2^112C V il«*3 2^71.53 4,353 J5 . .Governor Parnell announced over the week-end that state automobile licenses could be purchased up to February 1 without penalty, but after that date there would be no further extension. The first "deadline" expired Scnday, January 10, but the governor granted the customary extension. , Last year the license-paying time was extended until March 1, but within the next 60 days the state government faces a demand of 2V4 million dollars for bond and.Interest payments on highway and 'old ' road district ' bonds. High Auto Licenses . Although Arkansas has one of the highest motor vehicle license taxes' in America, no reduction appeared possible this year, owing to the decline in the gross collection on the gasoline tux and the diverting of one-sixth of such revenue to the county governments, where it was used for the grading of dirt roads and part-payment of county judges' salaries. Governor Parnell snid, in announcing the final license-payment extension, that he regretted it would be impossible to give additional extensions as in years past, but the state faces a crisis which makes immediate collection imperative. Total debt demands on the state, for new highway and old district bonds, aniount this year to lOVfe million dollars. Last year's combined state revenues from the gasoline and auto taxes amounted to only 9 million dollars— but nearly 3 millions in bond and gasoline tax revenues was diverted from the state treasury to the treasuries of the 75 counties. May Escape Properly Tux The State Highway Department said ' Saturday night that despite the 1V4 million possible deflict appearing in the 1932 budget, they di dnot believe it would be necessary to restore the road improvement district tax that was levied before passage of the Martineau road legislation. Under the law, the state, which now gets only 5 cents from the 6-cent gasoline tax, is empowered to seize the extra cent which goes to the counties, in the event this is necessary to protect the bonded indebtedness of the state and the old road improvement districts. As the counties have already lost the greater share of their "turnback" funds, derived from a 12V4 per cent ."cut" in bond sales, amounting to $28,000 a year in Hempstead county, the further loss of \he one-cent gasoline tax, which approximates $17,000 a year in this county, would completely extinguish the "turnback." The critical point in state highway financing continues through 1937, while the bulk of the old road improvement district indebtedness is being written off, and before retirement p|'the Martineau indebtedness is be Slayer of Marion McLean Is Held t . . :' • > Clarence Bischoff, 45-Year-Old Shoemaker AdmiU Killing Six-Year-Old Cincinnati, Ohio Girl Who Disappeared on December 17th by Bischoff, who Was the first to. report discovery of the body. She was lured away from her home on December 17 and died 'following a criminal attack. Finding of the body followed one of the greatest man hunts of this section. First Baptist to Lose Rev, Bowen Hope Man to Go to San Marcos, Texas, on January 31 The. Rev. W. A. Bowen, pastor of First Baptist church, will leave Hope after the Sunday services January 31, to accept a call from the First Baptist church of San Marcos, Texas. He announced his resignation last Sunday morning, expressing regrets over leaving the friends and acquaintances of nearly four years in "Hope, The Rec. Mr. Bowen came here from Lubbok, Texas, in February 1928. The pastor is returning to a rich section of Tcxns that lies midway between Austin and San Antonio, the principal point between those cities. A Baptist college and a State Teachers college are located there. The Rev. Mr. Bowen said It was largely the appeal of this comprehensive student group which led him to accept the call from San Jvlarcosl He had .been sought by * at community •for -wverBi^yittrsi^bcfvre finally "accepting. . - • f Mahatma Gandhi's Wife Is Arrested Ordinance Prohibiting Public Meetings Is Passed on Monday (By the Associated Press) Mahatma Gandhi's 60-year-old wife was arrested Monday with several oth" cr prominent women leaders of a Nationalist campaign, including one known as parbatigidwani "woman dictator." They were advocating a non-violent revolt. At the samp time the government had adopted another speedy emergency ordinance, prohibiting meetings attended by more than five persons. Road district indebtedness will be retired this year in the amount of 6 1-3 million dollars. It will run about the same figure in 1933. and will continue above $ millions until 1831—add^j to which are annual interim charges on the new indebtedness incurred for the construction ot state highways si«ce thg Marttwau road tows' it) Jonesboro Bank to Open January 15 Charter for New Institution Granted by State Department JONESBORO, Ark.-(/P)-Withoul a bunk for about a month through a recent closing, Jonesboro will have one January 15 with the opening of the Mercantile bank. A charter for the new bank has been granted -by the state banking department to Alex Berger and his associates. B. H. Berger will be president. Thu bunk will be located in the building formerly occupied by the American Trust company. RAPPER FANNY SAYS; HCO. U. S. PAT. OFF. Break Appears in New Fulton Road Concrete Sink* Beyond Second Caney Credk Bridge on No. 67 A break has appeared In the state's new concrete road between Hope and Fulton. On the high embankment about 10 slabs west of the second Cancy creek bridge n concrete section has given way under a sinking dump. Although "step-ups" have been placed at one of the Caney creek bridges, this is the first break, to appear in the road proper. "Danger" signs had been posted on either of the break Sunday. The affected slab pulled down an inch or two from the slab oast of it, and developed a bend which made a repression totalling seven or eight inches deep. Many Army Men River Town Furnishes 7 Generals in Confedei 1 ate Army HELENA, .Ark. —(IP)— Seven generals in the Confederate army came from here, an Investigation has revealed. Helena at the time of the war between the states had a population of only 2,000 and officials of the Sons of Confederate Veterans expressed belief this was a record for providing so many generals from such a small town. The Confederate commanders were Lconidas E. Polk, Patrick R. Clcburn, James Trappan, Thomas C. Hindman, Davis C. Govan, Wlliam L. Cabell and John L. Logan. will fall for riid»« Prohibition Is Not Named By Hoover Messages Prepared, But Both Avoid* Reference to Wet Question WASHINGTON - (fi>) — President Hoover has prepared two special messages to congress which he is withholding for a time, but neither has any direct reference to prohibition. This was assured Sunday in high administration circles. Anxious to avoid creation of cross currents in congress that might impede' action on his emergency program, Hoover has set no definite date for transmitting them. One deals with law enforcement, with no special attention to prohibition; the other contains details of the proposed wholesale reorganization of government departments. Determined to eliminate overlapping activities to reduce the cost of government, it was learned that (he pres- dent, nevertheless, has cooled toward proposals to consolidate the army and lavy into a single department. In authoritative quarters the chief executive's attitude was outlined us follows: He objects, first, to the elimination of a member from his cabinet, which would be necessitated b,y a general anny-navy consolidation. Graves Dug for Two Young Brothers in Mo. SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — (#>)— Fifteen men Sunday dug through the hall frozen ground of the tiny McCauley cemetery, near Ozark, Mo., to make two graves for the bodies of Harry and Jennjngs Young, stayers of six peace officers near here January 2. Although the bodies of the two men, who killed themselyes in Houston, Texas, rather than submit to capture, still are being kept in hiding, it is understood burial will take pj*ce af- er dark Sunday. Lwge throngs of curious persons \yere being kept from the cemetery Sundjy by Christian Woman Burned fo Death; 10 Injured in Dallas Sunday Two Blazes at Dallas, Residence Destroyed, Fatal to One 34 ROO~M~HOTEL Guests Forced to Flee to Safety—Many Jump From Windows DALLAS, Tex.—(/p)t-pne woman burned to death and 1 other persons were injured in two fires here Sunday. Mrs. Louise Ehrhardt, 73, received burns from-which she .died when her residence was destroyed by fire. The fire- followed an explosion of gas. Her daughter, Miss Julia Ehrhardt, 36, was seriously, but not' fatally, burned, on her face and hands. Nine were injured, one seriously, in a fire which swept the Desoto' hotel, on the second floor of a building. Three other establishments in, the same block were damaged. J. E. Eslill, 42, was in a critical condition from burns over most of his body. He was burned as he fled down rear stairs from the hotel. Others injured, all of whim were residents or guests <jt the hotel, follow: T. E. Young, 50; Ernest Potter, 34; Mrs. Myrtle Alexander, 38, the proprietor; Mrs. Serbia Blincoe, 23; H. M. Craddpck, 27; Arthur Wegner, 23; James Cla'k, '57; Clyde Ray. There ' were many narrow escapes from death or injury as the flames rolled up from the kitchen, the place of origin. Some of th«r$3 guests leaped from windows while others made their ways down firemen's ladders, Few completely-dress«di *;v- -..^Jt-..'.' 'For 'a 'time it-"was-feared there had been considerable loss of life, and firemen searched the ruins for bodies. It was determined, however, none had died in the flames. The hall of the hotel was turned into a roaring inferno shortly after the fire broke f rom the kitchen. Through it some, guests ran seeking means of exit. Ernest Potter, who previously had lost his legs, saved himself by leaping from a window, and walking away from the fire on his hands. He was burned on the neck. Jack Currie, a guest, said he smell- cd smoke and ran to the kitchen. He flung open the door to be met with a rush of flames. The flames broke through the door almost as he closed it again and ran to awaken the guests. 1 He helped an aged man to escape down the front steps and returned to aid several children in flight.. The children lived in the hotel with their parents. One woman leaped from her window and landed on an awning, whence she was rescued by firemen with a ladder. Another woman leaped to the ground. Mrs. Walter Wright, who was HI, ran from the burning building wit* her three-months-old baby in her arms. The hotel had 34 rooms. MitHamiterFlys in Own Plane From \ Florida To Patmos iv ._ie. stqry of a homo tbwn btiy' who yfamt away oh a railroad train and back In: big-town style, was re- ISunday\ afternoon at Patmos Willis Harnlter, piloting his own airplane, came, Jn, from Tampa, Fla, t anid made a landing .in a cornfield on tiife farm of his father, John Hamlter. f'Mr. Hamlter, who went to FlorTita more than 10 years ago and became a f cessfui produce broker, has visited home folks every summer, usualfy vlng an automobile. • . ' iThis lirAe, however,:.he had bo"* 1 * 1 , t ati airplane— ahtf in one day's time he covered the ,1,000-mile hop from Flor- ldfi-to Arkansas. He followed the L. &i A. traces up" from the south, to Patmos. .He had expected to fly into Hope arid land at the municipal airport, but darkness coming down on him rather swiftly, he chancect a. landing in ,a cornfield on his father's farm, and made it;' • Hawks, Jernigan Make Air System Inspection ST. LOUIS.—(/P)—Captain Frank M. Hawks, speed flyer, and J. D. (Duke) Jernigan, leading an inspection flgiht over the Transcontinental and Western Air System, will leave St. Louis Monday morning for Kansas City, after a week-end stop here. Three of the seven planes being used in the 10,000-mile flight, arrived here Friday afternoon, one other ship having been left at Columbus to return to New York and three others to be picked up in the Southwest. In Kansas City Hawks and his associates will meet Jack Frye, vice president in charge of Transcontinental and*Western Air operations. From Kansas City the flight leads to Springfield, Mo., arriving there about Wednesday, and thence to Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Amarillo, Texas, Albuquerque, N. M., VVinslow and Kingman, Arizona, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Wichita, Chicago and Fort Wayne, Indiana. Five Hurt Slightly as Ships Meet on Runway NEW YORK.—(^P)—Four persons were injured slightly at Floyd Bennett field Sunday when one of two planes landing simultaneously taxied into the other. Roger Q. Williams, transatlantic flier and pilot of one of the planes, escaped unhurt. Addison Spensely, whose plane crashed into Williams' ancf turned over, according to police, sustained minor injuries. Spensely's passenger, Peter Gattus, 31, of Brooklyn, .received cuts about the head and shoulders. Two of Williams' five passengers, one a girl, sustained minor hurts. Spensely's small plane was demolished, and the fuselage of Williams' IjJutw wus ilm Cotton Is Steady During Past Week Exports to the Orient 2'/ 2 Times Greater Than ' One Year Ago MEMPHIS— (U. S. Dept. Agriculture)— The Cotton market during-the period .January 2 to 8 vfitnessed^ a steady undertone with price flucta- tipns narrow. > , |3pth foreign ^and^ domestic ..djBpJB was sai'd' to have continued rather slow and although' merchants seemed more willing to offer their cottons for sale the basis asked was considered rather high by manufacturers with the result that actual trading was' only In small quantities for immediate mill needs. It was said on the other hand however that the selling basis. for grades in the lower range was again somewhat easier. The grades and lengths of staple mostly inquired for were middling and lower 7-8 inch and 15-16 inch. Average price middling as compiled from quotations of the 9 designated markets New Orleans, holiday Jan. 8 was 5.99 cents compared with 5.95 cents for same 9 months December 31, and 9,27 cents January 9 a year ago. Reported sales of spot cotton by the ten markets were somewhat lighter than for week before. According to Weather Bureau for week ending January 5 the weather was generally too wet for field work and outside operations on farms were largely at a standstill. Rains for the week were helpful however in replen- ising soil moisture in the middling uml north Atlantic states. Exports to January 8th this season amounted to about 4,200,000 bales compared with like amount for corresponding period last season. According to the Department cf Commerce, China, took more American raw cotton during 1931 than in any year in the history of the Chinese-American trade. Exports to Japan and China combined to date this season amount to about 1,700,000 bales, against about 725,000 for thd same period previous season. Exports to all other major importing countries of American cotton are considerably behind a 'year ago with the exception of Italy, which country has taken so far a little more than a year ago. It was said that the increase in takings of American cotton by the Orient is partly due to the relative cheapness of American cotton compared with East Indian and Chinese. Stocks of American cotton at European ports are considerably smaller than a year ago and on December 31 stocks at Liverpool, Manchester and at continental ports amounted to about 1,100,000 bales against about 1,600,000 on the corresponding day last season. According to the Financial Chronicle world-takings of all growth of cctton to December 31 this season amounted to 8,800,000 bales, of which 6,400,000 were American compared with 8,000,00 a year ago, of which 5,600,000 were American. Ouachita River Begins to Fall at Camden CAMDEN.—After reaching a new high mark of 38 feet the Ouachita liver began falling slowly Sunday. In | the afternoon the river was 37.4 feet. Flood stage is 30 feet. The fall will bo more rapidly in a day or two, but i flood waters at Monroe, La., will prevent the river from dropping below flood stage for several days. Two steal barges w$re being loaded with coittrn fo- New Orleans. They belong to Baton Rouge Ccal and Tow- iii'» cOIUrt;Ui.V. $15,000 Loss In Clothing Store's Fife at Prescott Blaze Threaten* Adjoining Building at 2 A. M. • ,U Monday. BURNS Homer Fuller Residence Damaged Sunday Night : Fire struck Prescott and Hope wlth- iri a fow hours of each other Sunday night and Monday morning. , '" f ' At 2 o'clock Monday morning flames were discovered in the Werner Hamilton buildings on West Main: street,* Prescott, dealing a loss of between f 15,000 and $20,000 before the Prescott Fire Department got them under control. 5 - -•- "" .v ' ' '•• • -"-' •• The Prescott department battled successfully, however, holding the actual fire damage to Roy'.liuke's re'ady-to- wear store, which was gutted completely. Mr. Duke estimated his stock loss at f 15,000, partly covered by insurance, and was uncertain Monday noon whether t he witoild reoperi for business or not,* |he Prescott News told this paper. ' "'•>'"' . The Werner Hamilton's grocery, in the building adjoining Duke's ' store, suffered stock damage ' from smoke, heat and water, but the,' flames did not actually get into it. Mr. Hamilton, also owner of .the buildings, said he could not estimate 'his loss cither on the grocery stock or the property until an Insurance adjuster arrived. At 11 o'clock Sunday n|ght, flameS gutted the Homer Fuller .-residence on North Elm street .in .Hope.'. V ' , Th,e house, Downed by' the First James E. Dies; Injure Bandit In it was estimated, -t»v^eed by ance. Mr. -Fuller's .personal loss :;was fcnreorted;'. • "" : : ". •"> r ; -^'^ Texarkana Banker Dies From Wounds J. H. ForbeTTeS, Official of Miller Bank, Die. , Sunday Night*!v TEXARKANA—A wound, received Friday when a pistol he was cleaning accidentally discharged, caused 'the death at 7;45 p. m. Sunday of J. H. Forbes, 65, vice president of the Miller County, Bank and Trust company. He died at the Texarkana hospital where he underwent an emergency operation shortly after the mishap late Friday afternoon,:, .,.•"•' . Mr. Forbes was alone at his home, 2019 County avenue, at the .time of the accident, his wife and daughter, Rebecca, having left the house earlier in the afternoon to shop in the downtown district. He had cleaned;one of two pistols and was inserting the cartridges when the .39 caliber revolver suddenly discharged. The bullet' entering his right side, ranging downward and puncturing the intestines, His raction from the operation was favorable and physicians at first held hopes for his ultimate recovery. After holding his own Saturday, however, his condition became gradually worse Sunday. Mr. Forbes was vice president and a director of the bank. He had been with it since its incorporation in 1914, and was the only director who was carried over through the re-organization lost year. Daily Newspaper Order Is Appealed Smackover Weekly Carries El Dorado Injunction to Supreme Court LITTLE ROCK.—(/P)-B. W- Barnes and others as publishers of the Smackover Journal, Huttig News and Junction City News, Union county weekly newspapers, have filed an appeal in the supreme court from a decree of the Pulaski chancery court, restraining the state auditor and state treasurer from paying those papers for publication of the summary of the acts of 1931. The restraining order was sought by The News-Time Publishing Company of El Dorado, which alleged that the initiative act of 1914, requiring publication of a summary of the acts, requires that such summary be published in a daily newspaper in counties in which are located cities of the first class. The summary was published under the direction o f the secretary of state, but the trial cgurt held that its publication i,n weejfly newspapers >n counites fevi^jf » daily paper to a city of the first class is illegal and grant-, ed an injunction to restrain state cf- i fieipjs front paying for llu' publication. Bulletins WASHINGTON>-(ff)-fhc press and press associations were chafr- ed by Senator Brookhart, fow* Republican, on the Senate floor with giving "outlandish and unreasonable publicity" to the Wei side of prohibition. He warned congressional Investigation "It this keeps up." t WASHtiVGTON.-(/P)-A fSO.OM,- 000 fund for loans to farmers, was added ot the reconstruction finance .corporation bill Monday by the Senate white the House sidetracked all legislation for the bill hoping to pass It by, Thursday. WASHINGTON.-^)-The House Irrigation Committee unaninjpus- •ly reported favorably on a flW,- 000,001drainage district refinancing bill wft!ch was last year passed by theT S<>pafo and rejected by the House. WASHINGTON.-(XP)-Thc Senate Monday directed Attorney General Mitchell to investigate conditions in Hawaii and to report on the administration and enforcement of criminal laws'there. 1 '. Ready For Public Complete Road Information Contained in the , Latest Edition LITTLE ROCK— (£>)— The most complete highway ever issued by the state highway department is ready for distribution. ' It is somewhat. larger than those previously issued, but by making the type and lines smaller, the department was able to supply a • wealth, of information as to roads, airports and resorts. '_, A new feature* .added was a map of the interstate highways which run through Arkansas. They are shown in skelton maps, of adjoining states. The map <shows that two of the most important' highways traversing the state /are 'now.• in "black"—denoting hardsurfaqing, with the exception of short "breaks" of gravel. Highway '70 is now paved between here and Memphis, with the exception of 30 miles, 24. of which are through the Cash riv.er bottoms where 'fills have not settled yet.''Highway 64 from Memphis across the state to Fort Smith is hardsurfaced except for 24 miles of .gravel, and Highway 67 is practical! yall hardsurfaced between Little Rock and Texarkana, while most of Highway 67 is surfaced between Little Rock and the Missouri line. Filling Station Operator Robbed Only $4 Taken by Bandits Who Take Man for a Ride FAYETTEVJLLE. — A man named Miller, whose initials the officers failed to obtain, was held up by two youths at the South Side filling station, which he operates here, early Sunday night, robbed of a bout $4 and forced to accompany the pair about three-fourths of a mile down the highway. Officers spent several hours in an effort to run down the bandits, but were unsuccessful. The South Side station was operated until about two weeks ago by Holland Culwell, whose jody was found beside a highway several miles from Fayetteville. Whether he was murdered or struck by a hit- and run motorist never has been determined. Washington county officers also wfere engaged in another manhunt Sunday. They were asked to watch for five men in asedan who held up G. W- Whitney, a filling station operator near Winslow Sunday morning. After cat- ing breakfast at Whitney's lunch counter, and having their gasoline tank filled, the men requested {he proprietor to turn over his »()ney. Whitney toW them he had Wily " small amouftt. They took W W$ his pistol, and forced him into tfapr car. They "ditchfid" hya at Rogers, where he reported this c*se to o&jpers. No trace of them bad been fount! Sunday One of 2 Bi Am i t H. i -1 Charles P< ficers to < BROTHER IS Murder Indi Pair Before Chappie/ 55| Gazette, died at 4, morning ofa bullet ,w a scuffle with a bandit"! noon over .possession:of?; pers 'ator on th'e .Gazette, Don Pearce,^40, 1 iori er of Pine _Bltiff,v\ murder, folloi Officers i'sal 'confessed, riai actual perpetratbr.of thelv.. he^sat in ^is-aUtoinobfle,- ail 'the newspaper, '" ""* '"-' Where Don Pearce denies the orime.W 1 " ' New Sheriff F _%.'. *,, tJ *^^ V\£- ...A.^«SC Lee Martin SWrn in at by Gov. Parnell WARREN,~Le0 Martin,,,. Warren hardware merchant, his appointment as sheriff tor of Bradley county f Parnell Saturday, Mr. _ T cousin of the governor, 4H«j- John C, Lee, who was suspended, office Thursday by Circuit Judge rick Henry of Montiello following tiisv' indictment qn two counts of misuse pf •• public funds. , % : . Mr. Martin is'a native of Bradley county, having been born eight miles northwest of Warren near the old Parnell homcsite, and has lived here all, his life. He was graduated from WaW ren High School and attended the Unl- , versity of Arkansas at Fayettevilje three years. He played fullback only the football eleven developed by Hugo Bezdek. ( On the day after the United States, entered the Wbrjd war Mr. Martin, en-. listed 1 in the, Arkansas National Guard , and was transferred to the first-of-*> fleers' training school at Fort Logan, H. Roots, Lti»r he was cgm,mjssionefi second lieutenaflt,"and assigned to the'* 1684 Depot Brigade. Subsequently ha was' promoted 1 to first lieutenant and. assigned to the officers' training school work. In Jfuly, 1918, Mr, Martft wfl! commissioned a captain and served 9 s ;uch until the end of the war. In 1919 Mr. Martin became associated with Hugh jitoseley hi the furnituie and hardware business here. He was i member of the firm of Martin-Moss- iey Furniture and Hardware Company when he received his appointment as sheriff and collector. Mr. Martin has served i>s president of the Warren Rotary Club and as commander'(if Herbert B. Martin Post No. 82, American Legion. He was a member of the Board of Directors that organized the Warren Y- M. C. A- Fall of Blazing Plane Reported 'M JJJ Near Earle, Memphis Ppstoffice Em* ploye Says MEMPHIS, Tenn.— (Aft-f. I?. Creushaw, employe of the Memphis post- office, Sunday ngiht reported i blazing airplane fall s Earle, Ark.i at P$> o'c airport officials tj«id ttfl (due i during fc« ' "

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