Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on February 5, 1932 · Page 1
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Hope, Arkansas
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Friday, February 5, 1932
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Big Credit Agency Perfects Plan For Fund Distribution Will EndeavoTto Use All Credit Facilities of U. '„." • S. Government USE RESERVE BANKS Railroad Loans Must Be Approved Before Coming to Corporation WASHINGTON.—(/P)—The Recon- srtuctlon Finance' Corporation has adopted a policy, of decentralization and will endeavor t ouse all of the present credit facilities of the Federal Government. District Federal Reserve banks and branches will be used as much as possible as they already have credit organizations and know intimately the various local situations . The old war finance corporation which still has a skeleton organization will also be used. The board of directors Friday conferred 1 with M. J. Fleming, deputy governor of the Federal Reserve District with headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio, giving particular attention, to the Ohio banking situation. It was decided by the board to consider railroad loans only after they were approved by the railway credit corporation and all applications must be approved by the Interstate Commerce Commission before coming before the Finance Corporation. Guard Inspection 3 ,^,,^ (6CondifiT Inspection of Infantry Units LITTLE; ROCK—(/P)—Regular army officers of the Seventh , Corps Area will start the annual inspection of the Arkansas Natural Guard units February 29 .and complete it April 18. Adjutant General E. L. Compere announced that the 153rd Infantry units will be inspected first. Captain Wilfred H. Steward will inspect the 142nd Field Artillery on the following dates: Headquarters. First Battalion, Prescott, April 14; medical detachment, Hot Springs, April 15; headquarters battery, combat train and first battalion, Hazen, April 18. Capt. Linton Y. Hartman will inspect Batteries A and- B, Fayettevllle, April 12 and 13. The 206th Coast Artillery (anti-aircraft) inspection, also by Capt. Steward, will be on the following schedule; Battery C. Jonesboro, March 31; regimental headquarters, Marianne, April 1; band section and service battery, Marianna, April 2; Battery B. Monticcllo, April 4; headquarters detachment, combat train and first bat- tHlion, El Dorado, April 6; headquarters detachment, second battalion, Nashville, April 7; Second battalion headquarters and Battery H, Lit'Je Rock, April 9. Captain Hartman will inspect the following units of the 206th coast artillery: Service battery, Harrison, March 30; headquarters, first battalion and Battery D, Russellville, April 1; Battery F, Russellville, April 2. Major John D. Townsend will conduct inspections of the 153rd Infantry units as follows: Adjutant Genesal's staff, state detachment, and state storehouse, Little Rock, March 11 Mena, February 29; Texarkana, March 1; Hope, March 3; Prescott, March 3; Magnolia, March 4; Clarksville, March 7; Dardanellc, March 8; Russellville, March 9; Conway, March 10; and Little Rock March 11- Capt. Jesse P. Green will inspect the following units of the 153rd Infantry: Pine Bluff/ February 29; Hot Springs, March 1; North Little Rock, March 2; Forrest City, March 3; B!y- theville, March 4, Hoxie, March 7; Batesville, March 8; Searcy, March 9; ' and Beebe, March 10. '% East year, and for the past few inspections, the Arkansas National Guard has received a rating of "Very Satisfactory." That is the highest rating bestowed by the Militia Bureau. <m+mr ' Fire Destroys Rural Residence The Earl Thompson Home Near Columbus Burns Early Friday * Fire of undetermined origin destroy' ed the home of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Thompson, on the Hope-Columbus hiahway about 19:30 Friday morning. The family were working in the garden when the blaze was discovered. s rushed to the scene but from the burning building was saved. MRHARY OHM ^j^jjjjj:^ __j_^ ™™^^ ^^^^^ ^^^^_, ^^^^, ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ .^^^^^^ ^^^^^^j^^^^^^^ First Photo of $2,000,000,000, Board Andrew Wallace; Rural Merchant, Found Unconscious 7 ' School Girl Find* Aged , Man on Floor of Store' ;' , E*fly Friday Here are the men who will administer a government loan fund equal to approximately ?16 apiece for you, each member of your family and every other man, woman and child in the United States—Uncle Sam's $2,000,000,000 reconstruction fund for curing the depression. The members of the new board are shown as they gathered at Washington to begin their work. Left to right: Paul Bestor, the Federal Farm Board; Ogden Mills,- undersecretary of the treasury; Harvey C, Couch, of Arkansas; Jesse C. Jones, of Texas; Ex-Ambassador Charles G. Dawes, chairman; Eugene Meyer, governor of the Federal Reserve Board.' The picture was taken at their first meeting in Washington. » . ,' Air Liner Found With Eight Dead Bodies Seen Huddled Inside Charred Plane in , ' Tehachapi Canyon LOS ANGELES.—(fl>)—Victim of a terrific storm, ,the Century Pacific cabin air Utter Which .vanished a week ago «n route jiere fom Bakersfield, CaL, was found l«t«'Thursday in the Tehachapi mountain* four ' miles northwest of Lebec, a charred funeral holding 4h» ,,bodje»,,pf Piolt J. V. The wreckage' was found by Paul Apodaca, .Tejon ranch worker, on the north slope of Johnson canyon. Apodaca said he could sec what he bclivcd to be the bodies of the passengers in the cabin. A coroner was en route to the scene from Bawers- field. The victims were: Mrs. Margaret Fickeiscn, San Diego; Nita McGrath, 32, Berkeley (Cal,)' business woman; Miss Marie Sweeney Combs, 18, Hollywood usherette; J. H. Polhemus, 55, San Francisco, coffee dealer; W. H. Smith, 40, San Francisco, retired business man; Frank Dewar, 48, chief deputy sheriff of Los Angeles; Spencer Swan, 71, Pomona Cal.; J. V. Sandbloom, 42, Glendale, Cal., the pilot. Sandbloom had a solo record of more than 4,400 hours to his credit. Stormy weather in the rugged mountain era around Lebac, center of the hunt, hampered searchers almost from the start. Bulletins WASHINGTON^. -The Senate passed t) bill authorizing the Mlssoprf Pacific . ' Kiillrorfd, The Louisiana and Arkansas Railway fo construct a highway bridge at Baton Rogue. - j,. \,--.t ' .' .. TOKYO— —Edward Hunter, 30, International News Service correspondent, was reported captured by the Chinese at Harbin a week ago and has been missing since. NEW YORIt-(/P)-JolmB. Vow? Ms, 102-year-old grand sachem of Tammany HalL died Friday at ~ ' NEW yORK.(/P)— Barney Drej 1 fuss, president of the Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League, died Friday following an opera-: tlon for glandular trouble; He was 67 .years old. ' • WASHINGTON.— (yP)—Appoint- ment of Andrew W. Mellon, to be Ambassador to Great Britain, was sent to the Senate Friday by President Hoover 11-Cars of Freight Train Leave Track No One Injured in Derailment Between Little Rock and Benton ,HAD BEEN ATTACKED Double Bit Ax, Stained With Blood, Is.the Only Clue' Andrew Wallace, 70,. store Reepehltyt ing on the Patmos Uuley's Ferry;*r6aa about 14 miles south of Hope ;was', rushed to the Julia Chester hospital" Friday afternoon following* what was } Relieved to be a murderous'6tttt6kv'' Hospital attendants reported the age man to be suffering from a compound fracture of the skull. No hope for his recovery was held by his physicians. .Wallace was found in an unconcious condition, lying behind a county in his store, about 8 o'clock Friady morning by a school girl. A doubUpbit axe was found beside him, which had been spattered with blood. Indications were that the aged man had been struck on the head with :this instrument. :, , i -• Sherif J;; John-L.; Wilson and several of his deputies are investigating. Believing that robbery.:was the motive for the attack. The, ; party of officers'had not returned to Hope at 2180 Friday after' noon. LITTLE ROCK—Eight cars of veg tables and three oil, cars of 'MisspuH Pacific extra freight train No.. 1421 were derailed, seven miles south of Little Rock at-6:30 Thursday''nigh* No qne was |n|ured.. .. ... { ycgetables^from Texas to t$e Ept, r| 'and tendefi'did not lea.ye the* rpils. The 28th car "of the train was the first to derail and the 10 immediately be- hind'it followed* An emergency call was sent to the dispatcher's office and a wrecker crew quickly assembled. - Several \ hours were spent clearing ' the wreckage, which covered both main line tracks. «V; .. . < • •• -• ^ Endorse McFaddin For Rotary Post , 4-Club for Governorship trains were routed over the Hock Island tracks to and from Benton. Cause of the derailment was not determined, .but it was believed a faulty truck of the 28th car gave way. Cotner Convicted on Banking Charge President of Branch Institution Given Year in Prison CHARLESTON, Ark.-(#>)-J. S. Cotner, former president of the closed Bank of Branch, Thursday was convicted on three counts of accepting deposits in an insolvent bank and was sentenced to a year's imprisonment on each count, the sentences to run concurrently. Cotner was indicated on seven counts but a defense demurrer was sustained on two counts, he was acquitted on one and found not guilty by the jury on another. FLAPPER FANNY SAYS: Bloody Scenes in Chapei Described Chinese Woman and Children Slaughtered— Dogs Attack Bodies SHANGHAI-^ 1 )—An English nntl two German families described five days of horror after they escaped Fr.i- day from the battle-wrecked Chapei native section, where they witnessed the first stages of fighting between China arid Japanese forces. The seven foreigners were trapped in their homes and forced to witness scones of death and destruction while their lives were endangered. The Japanese opened their attack so suddenly that the families were caught before they had a chance to leave. They said appeals to Japanese authorities were unavailing, and Japanese marines stopped them with bayonets when they attempted to escape. Firqs started in the adjoining house, forced them to flee finally into the Japanese lines. They said they were assisted across the lines through n chance meeting with a Japanese friend. "The street was strewn with bodies," they said. "Yelping dogs tore them apart. We shot to scare the dogs, but they wouldn't stay away. 'We saw dark figures creep to a house and set it afire. When the Chinese residents ran from their burning houses, they were shot in their tracks. "We saw four Chinese, women and children, fall to the ground as they left their doorway. "When the Chinese attempted to re- I move their dead they were assailed with rifle and machine gira fire and were forced to leave the bodies in the street. "The Chinese servants remained loyal. "Chinese were beaten, stabbed and shot by Japanese. When the Japanese retreated, hundreds of Chinese looters invaded the territory, burning and destroying pioperty." Mos:t of the houses wound the refugees homes were Japanese, they said. Everything w'ss destroyed even trees and plants. Judge J.C. Edwards Dies at Texarkana Once Mayor and Circuit Clerk Succumbs After Long Illness TEXARKANA-Judge J. C. Edwards native of Miller county, former mayor of Texarkana, Ark., and county judge, died at 2:10 a. m. Thursday at the family home, 947 Pecan street, after a lohg illness. Judge Edwards was born at Rondo, Miller county, in 1864'. He moved with his parents to Texarkana in 1870 and had lived here since. He was elected mayor of Texarkana in 1891, was county and probate judge for eight years, served two terms as circuit clerk and was president of the Texarkana, Ark., school board. He is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Talbot Fetid, and Mrs. Ray H. Booth, both of Texarkana; and Mrs. Preston A. Meek, of Fort Smith; one son, Thomas J. Edwards of Kelso, Wash.; one sister, Mrs. W. B. Crouch, of Nacoghoches, Texas; and three grandchildren, Verna 'Florence Hintz, of Mexia, Texas; Thomas Edward Webber, of Texarkana; .and Helen Margaret Edwards, of Kelso, Wash. Funeral services were held at 10 a. m. Friday at the family home, with Rev. F. E. Maddox, pastor of the Congregational church, officiating. Burial was in. the Masonic cemetery with Masons in charge of services at the grave. The candidacy of Edward F. McFaddin, prominent Rotarian and well known attorney of Hope, for governor of the 62nd district of Rotary Inter- tional, was formally presented at a joint meeting; of the Nashvile, Ash- Loaded Chinese Troop Train Trains are scarce and fighting men are plentiful in China. So when a troop train starts for a scene of action it is loaded intfhis fashion, soldiers even being crowded on the engine. It was in this way that 30,000 Chinese troops were rushed to defend Nanking, - . t idown, DeQueen and >H|ope Rotary Clubs, with the Nashville Club as host, held at the Garner Hotel in Nashville at 7:30 Thursday night. The presentation speech was made by f Dr. W. R. Anderson, pastor of First Presbyterian church, of Hope, who extolled the high character, of Hope's candidate for this important office, calling particular attention to his outstanding service when President of the Hope Club, as an officer in the military service overseas during the world war; and as a private, citizen. The election is to be held at the district conference of Rotary Clubs at Hot Springs in June. Rotarian McFaddin's candidacy received the hearty ana* unanimous endorsement of the' four clubs represented at the meeting Thursday night. The meeting was presided over by President George Steel, of the Nashville club, with Rotarian Bill Dprman in charge of the program. The keynote of the occasion was good will, and each of the four clubs attending was allotted a -minimum of 15 minutes during which to offer its share of the program. These period's, presided over by the respective club presidents, were featured with addresses both entertaining and instructive, interspersed with music and stunts, There was an excellent attendance on the part of each of the four clubs, covers being laid for 65, and the Garner Hotel serving a most excellent dinner. Before adjournment, President C, C. Spragins, of the Hope club, invited the Nashvile, Ashdown, and DeQueen Cubs to come to Hope for an inter-city meeting at an early date, for which occasion invitations will also be extended to the clubs at Stamps and Prescott. Return Big Purse To Local Woman Mrs. M. J.' Gleghorn Re- cpvers $360—Found by 12-Year-Old Boy Publicity, officers, and an honest citizen found a puree containing $360 if or Mrs. Mary Jane Gleghorn, 3 miles south of Hope on the Lewisville highway. ' ' Mrs. Gleghorn was the owner of the mysterious purse advertised in The Star and reported found by the sheriffs office., ^heriff John L. Wilson originally' 'said it contained "over 00.00," leavhigrthe-actual amount to by-^ho.-Persori who iden- it'there was "really J360, it was announced Thursday night. It was •• several days before- Mrs. Gleghortx discovered "her ''• loss, .which accounted for the t mystery surrounding the recovered purse. She kept her large bills in a separate wallet, sel- dorrt going into it. Somehow, while on business in town, she dropped 'the big .-wallet, not'to discover its loss for some time! """". ' Meanwhile 'the wallet'- v had been found in Hope by Reeder Parish,'12- year-old son of Mrs. Anita Hill Parish, South Walnut street. Mother and 'son brought the big wallet to the sheriff's office in the' city hall—and, then the search began; for its owner! • ; Mrs. Gleghorn was a grateful owner—and today young , Reeder Parish has a nice crisp $10 bill as his reward.' 4 W«UtegB who fajjg down Qft UU0 \$fb uwy be/ v yfuwifbjjij success. HempsteenJ Co. Poultry Association to Meet The regular February meeting of the Hempstead County Poetry Association will be held Monday night. February 8th, at the Hope city hall. All members are urged to he present. Hancock's Orchestra to Play Engagement Here Hogan Hancock and his New York Revue, with the three Harrison sisters, will be seen at the S;icngcr Theatre in person Monday. February 8th, in connection with the regular picture program. Hogan Hancock's Revue conies to Hope from a tour of the leading theatres and ballrooms of America. Presbyterian Students Urge Move Against War LOUISVILLE, Ky.—(/P)—A letter citing Far Eastern hostilities and urging student groups to join in "a united protest against any measure that would involve this country in war' 1 was sent Thursday to 200 colleges and Quarrel Ends in FatalShooting "Dock" Purifoy, 59, Camden, Killed by Nephew, Officers Says CAMDEN, Ark.— (ff>)~ J. R. Puri- fey, 59, was shot to death here Thursday in a store operated by his brother, R. E. Purifey. The slain man's nephew, Lynn Purifey, 30, was held on a charge of first degree murder. The shooting was saj,4 by witnesses to have followed a uarrel between the twc mm. Purifey was well known in the county. One of his brothers. Ed Purifey. was Ouachita county. former sheriff of Lynn Purifoy, son of H. E. Purifoy, two years ago shgt and killed "Jit- umversities in the United States by j ney" Nettles, semi-professional base- Louisville Presbyterian Ijall player in a quarrel. He was not students; of Seminary. indicted. Mellon Opposed as London Envoy But Confirmation Expect ed Despite Disapproval of Huey Long WASHINGTON — (ff>) — Secretary Mellon prepared late Thursday to yield to his closest assistant and col- league'the office he'has held for'11 years and then assume new duties as America's envoy to the British 'gov-' ,ernmen|. * , • > 4 ,' ' iLess t^ian 12 hours, after announcini that the Treasury v he»d had^onsehtec ^•t 9fe -ln-.-i-jx-- to Qjsafiijrit- id. that he antrne will take'Mills' Picture Betrays Escaped Slayer Condemned Murderer of Wife and Neighbor Found Remarried Ogden 1 Arthur A. plate. Meanwhile, the Senate's -newest member, Huey P. Long of Louisiana declared himself opposed to both the Mellon and Mills appointments. He .said he would endeavor to prevent Their confirmation Administration leaders were unworried, however,-am predicted approval of the nominations by an overwhelming vote. Representative Patman also reiterated his opposition to Mellon.' The Texas Democrat is the author of a resolution seeking the Treasury; secretary's impeachment This is now in the hands of a House subcommittee Patman said Thursday the ambassadorship appointment was equivalen ,to a presidential pardon in the die of a trial. Mellon said he expected it would be nearly a month before-he could sai for his new post. He said personal affairs required his attention and tha he might take a week's vlcation in the South. He said he expected to maintain his 'Washington apartmen as a place to stop on his visits' to this country. HOUSTPN, Tex.—(/P)—Sam F. Aiken, 43, who 18 months ago sawed his way out of jail at Atlanta, Ga., where he was awaiting execution for the murder of his wife and a man, was captured here late Thursday as the result of a detective story magazine picture. He was arrested at his home here where he was living with his wife, whom he married about a year ago under the name of Sam Shaw. Police officers were taken to the home by a neighbor, who recognized his picture. ' Aiken admitted his identity and signed a waiver of extradition. Aiken was convicted of slaying his wife and a neighbor, Boyce Hunter, in June, 1929. W. B. McClain, 33, a house to house salesman, said he saw Aiken several times a few months ago when Aiken was part owner of a cafe. "Wednesday night I was looking through that magazine and recognized A'.ken's picture," said prtcCain. "I went down to the cafe today and they told me he no longer had any interest there. I went to several places where he had lived and finally located his present address, Gar Wood Again Claims Boat Record Speed Boat Does 111.712 Mile* pgr Hour Over Indian Creek Course MIAMI PE4CH, Fla.-(^i - Gar Wood claimed 1 anew world's speed boat record Friday, with a two-way average speed of 111.712 miles' an hour on the Indian Creek course here, with his Miss Africa, 9th. The old, , Kayne Qon o| England. Qf "0-233 is held by Flood Suffering Increased By Cok Situation Improving, ever, as Lower Temperatures Halt Rains MEMPHIS— (&)—Cold weather in the Southern, flood zones Thursday stopped the rainfall that has pushec the Mississippi river above flood stage at several places and swelled its tribu taries to destructive heights, but ag gravated the plight of thousands who have been driven from their-homes. Hitherto the Red Cross and othe relief agencies have been concernet largely with finding food for refugees but with the advent of cold weathei the problem of supplying shelter, fue and warm clothing has become para mount. Forecasts warn of low tempeartures through the South. The cold wave reached Arkansas Thursday. At Fay etteville the temperature went dowi to 13. Readings as low as 15 and 9 degrees in the northern part of th state and 2.4 to 26 in the south portion were predicted. The'Mississippi reached flood stage of 35 fee| here and government forecasters believe it will go a foot and u half higher within a few days. The big stream has flooded thousands of acres between its banks and its levees, but federal engineers are not alarmed. Around Qreenwood, Miss,, rivers have come to a standstill and a fall wiljl come, soon unless there are additional rala$. The situa,Upn also is brighter at Monroe, L^i, fhe Ouachita river has been a^ a spjidstill there for more than 60 hour?. The levees are in fairly good condition and are high enough to stand a ri§e of several more inches. The levee t'orce has been reduced. The Ouachjta has been faUing at Camdeo, Arjf., stace Friday end gbouW start foJU§f ftt Monroe within a few days. ••''• :• Gain Machine an Bombardi in Chapei UNIVERSITY inYl past' 24 itary observer* Chiiiew-hoWing back the JapaneS* their Furious rtenti __ __ guns and.beaVy i interrupted 1 «*riy*_ the front ^rom, the Chapel and,w»s>8t Wangpo river^eati Fort, Airplanes part in the, One Japanese, ship has' _ by a CTilnwe troop train ; Chapei, killing an utade ber. In this battle tfie versity wall bbmbedi^.^ large building and Setting eral otheni, v The master of a.'Bril came in Thursday^nig saw a Japanese Yangtze river,. AipUot in the, injured., down; a, •to NEW YORK-(^P)4iw all parts of the country 1 former Gov, Alfred £i his friends said Thux^Mu^ should make a clear statement whether he will he's, cane""'' Democratic' presidential • New York newspapers r „ this week that Smith had' cpmp,, r a draft of his long awaited/statent< and .that its release 'date^^r* 5 *** decided at a conference of }ea^ posed to Gov. Franklin D^T It was said it might be ma before the New Hanipsr early in March, at which i both Smith and Roosevelt r didates for membership in.v$ delegation to the national, cpnv Although': Smith has,^.^! use of his name' in'either"tbe'fl Hampshire • primary or the- /-l^a chusetts primary, which falln afterward, he said today:. . "No decision has been made iop«t vs , anything. I'm just thinkingJi tOyf over," <'$ • . 4 1 ' Mayor James M, Curley of. repeated his opinion that Roo« the logical candidate and. .thatj people of Massachusetts,do no( seriously the movement to have j enter the race, Curley, who visited Governor J velt at Albany recently, sajd, ter favored a national refei the prohibition question. "Perhaps J shouldn't qwote Govern^Roosevelt,' 'said Curley, "butrjt am'^ confident the governor's po^ljtW on'-I the Volstead act will be accppUble to the voters of the United States, if, ^ governor becqmea the Pemocrat presidential candidate." Texas Jail Breaker! Held at Prescott Sheriff E-HTwinverideii' tifie» Prisoner Fingerprints PRESCOTT, Ark.-Sherif^ B, Weaver received notice from th? partment of Justice, Washington, this week that Marvin M. Wilson, wna is being held in jail here, charged! with the robbery of W. A, Caudje's store at Bodcaw, is an e.%-co«yict and wanted in Texas for robbery and jail breaking. Sheriff Weaver obtained this i&fqj> mation through the finger print system, which was installed by him about a year ago. The sheriff has uuufe U ^ rule to finger print all are arrested by his force thj£ »«i well known or cannot make itjeutif ication. He has been very cessful in ide^WjfWg PFi»|naJs ed at Other plft(S» by the taejr fin«er prints, ft ie also S help in getting cnpftxjaiffljs frpjjsi

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