Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on February 18, 1932 · Page 1
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ail IB hfn&r^i- *4nP-^ .v V\ > if t fi r i r < li ,-M .& A 4.1^4^(6 . M* Bnt«rpni« AM'*. HOPE, ABKANSAgf 198? HO •* AH Chinese Ordered To Withdraw From ShanghaTTerritory Demand Is Rejected by Leaders at Conference Thursday Morning BATTLE ISIPREDICTED Hundreds of Airplanes and Large Troop De- , tachtnents Ready SHANGHAI.—(/P)—General Kenki- chf Yueda,'; commander of the Japanese forces 'in this areu served an uU tlmatum Thursday night on General Tsa'l _Ting-Kai;: ordering the Chinese to withdraw twelve and one-half miles from Shanghai by sundown on Saturday, fplowing a peace parey earl- icr in,the day, during which the Japanese submitted an identical demand and the Chinese rejected it. It was expected the ultimatum was a preliminary to the beginning of a long awaited Japanese offensive, Hundreds of airplanes are ready for the battle on both sides and the Japanese have 25,000 troops.' in the area against about twice that number of Chinese. Fearful Days Left Behind Founders Day Is Celebrated Here Splendid Program Rendered Wednesday at Paisley School ?; Paisley "school alditoHum was fill* fid to capacity with members,of thtf four P. T. Ai's and .many interested friends on Wednesday afternoon at 3 'eautflul and tfemna him ate grim weeks spent fifth anniversary' 'of the organization.; The day February 17 is celebrated coch year to honor the memory of the fenders, Mrs. Hirst and Mrs. Blrney,' two novle and courageous women who' /dedicated their lives to the highest / welfare of the child. IViir. Dorscy McRae, president of the city council presided. A most fitting and inspiring devotional was given by Mrs. D. B. Thompson, followed by the singing of the P. T, A. song by the assembly with Miss Vollic Reed at the piano. A silver offering was received, half of which goes to the national fund for field workers and; half for state work. The auditorium was beautifully decorated in spring; ,flowers with the large birthday cake bearing 35 candles as the center. As each candle was lighted by mem- iKir of the four associations and the pro-school group, an appropriate verse was tjivon. Mrs. Chester Lester, acting president of Qfilcsby school had charge of the nrrurigcmcnls and presented the fol- Ic.wiiiP program: I'. T. A. song. Devotional—Mrs. D. B Thompson /vofsro spirituals, "I Aint Gwine 'Ter Study War No Mo Go Down M".'-'."-Hone High School Glee Club. Address, The Value of Ihe P. T. A. —IYIIKS Bury! Henry. Scottish Folk Song, "Comin 1 Through the Ryo"—Hope High Sphool Girls Glee Club. National President's Message—Mrs. Bert Keith. Our I: '1. A. Birthdays—Mrs. O. A Gavcs Candlu 'Lighting Ceremony , McCasWupilsto Appearjn Recital Expression and Piano Pu- pile to Make Public Appearance Feb. 26 The expression pupils of Mrs. Moore unc) the piano pupils of Miss Bruce will appear in recital for the first time Ihis year Friday evening February 26, beginning at 7:30 o'clock. The pupils of Miss Bruce to appear are Jaunita Rhodes, Wanda Scott, Wenona Gonry, and Velma Lee Hamilton. Those representing Mrs. Moore are Charles Huddleston, Wanda Scott, Wenona Gentry, Eva Jean Shuffield, Nilladine Collins and little Miss Batty Joe Farlis. The public is cordially invited to attend this program. »r T»J , ,, „ .-,-, - m the sh adow oFtne electric chair. Now, Edward H. B. Allen, Philadelphia society youth who recently was acquitted of the murder of Erancls A<ponaldson 3d, has returned to his favorite 1 sport—the running of Golden Gorse from the Ha thoroughbred horses. Here he is pictured with loway Stibles at Berwin, Fa. •^"••.-•»r i ,vs'^,ij",;' - ^T~'.5-i-««•.- . •, • T :"* , . '""•'*•»'• Advisory Comrnittte to Be Organized in Little Rock Friday LITTLE ROCK.-(/P)-An Ariansas advisory committee of the rcconilruc- tion finance corporation will bc\ organized here Friday mid officials, in, charge of liquidating the American Exchange Trust Company here an- ncunced that they would have an api, plication for a $2,400,000 loan ready for presentation to (he committee. If granted, they believe this money will be available within the next 30 days. Dancing on Stage of Saenger Friday Alpha Omega Fraternity Co-Operating in Theater Party All plans for u gala stage dunce at the Saenger theater Friday night, February 19, have been completed, and from' advance indications flic affair will bo an outstanding success. The Alpha Omega, local fraternity, , is co-operating with E. W. Hocht, manager of -the Suengcr, while Hilburn Graves' orchestra has,; prepared many entertaining musical numbers. Refreshments will be served free to everyone. Dancing privileges will be granted to anyone holding a main floor admission ticket. The feature picture will bo Ann Harding in "Prestige." The management of the Saenger is extending a special invitation to all for this event —not only to those interested in dancing but to the older folks as well, who can remain in the audience to watch the stage dancing. Miller Introduces FLAPPER FANNY SAYS.- IIEC. U. !>. PAr.OI'F. Suspects Arrested in Broken Bow Robbery IDABEL, Okla.-Charles Williams and L. J. Montgomery were arrested here Wednesday morning and charged with the burglary of the Tucker Jewelry store in Broken Bow early Tuesday morning. Thieves took watches and jewelry valued at $10 from the display window of the store by cutting a hole in the plate «lasti. sculuur sometimes finds it to carve out a carcci fot hlm- Arkansas Congressman Seeks $100,000,000 to Improve Mail Routes WASHINGTON.-(/P)—A bill appro priating $100,000,000 to build rural pos roads during the fiscal year beginnin July 1, was introduced in the Hpus Wednesday by Congressman John E Miller of Arkansas. • . ; The money would be apportioned a Ipllows: One-third on the basis of siz tf each state in ratio to the area o t\e nation; one-third on a population niio, and one-thfrd on the basis o m|leage of rural mail delivery am stfir roules. Arkansas would receive about $2, 000000, Mr. Miller said. The money wojld bo distributed to counties under titles similar to those used in making the allocation to states. Eucl county would be required to conti ib ule 25 per cent of the amount furnished by the government. Improvement on rural post roads would be made by county authorities under supervision of the Fedora Highway Bureau of the Department o: Agriculture. "My bill would solve the problcri' of farm-to-market rolads and \\bio serve to relieve unemployment," Mr Miller said, ' Former Sheriff on Trial Tries Escape Recaptured After Daring Break for Liberty in Robbery Case PORTLAND, Ind'.-Fonncr Sheriff Ira Barton, on trial on charges of helping rob banks in the county lie was eltceed to protect, made a daring break for liberty late Tuesday but was recaptured in an alley after two shots were fired at him.. After obtaining permission from Judge Frank Gillispie to see his attorneys in their office, Barton made his break on the way back to the Jay county jail, beat Deputy Sheriff Andy Ferguson unconscious with a blackjack that had been smuggled to him. and literally plunged the enlirc city of Portland into turmoil before he was recaptured. Luther Ellison to Address Kiwanis andC.jrfC.Boj Camdeit Chamber S*c1 \ tary to Speak at Ciff" \ tal Hotel Friday Nigl WIDELY m id Rltj Arkat Araknsas ,. rtrtMse, is to mal addrfesrfat a joint _ and the boarc(, f Chamber of CojSj- Friday nfj&fft Bulletins riv« fee* here I-*** nvitcd rriday - ,„ , # * the Kiwatflan* er board to attend later announce!) that Mr,?TElHs1jtfrnad ben sectired, for the feature address*^ "• 7* The Camden man is one of the best nown civic workers in the state, fife s exceptionally well posted on liSBusv rial and<agricultural development,!^, ng given a large measure of credit or ne\fc .industrial enterprises located n Camden during the last six years. The Kiwanis club also announced hursday that C. W. Weltman had )een appointed chairman of the club's 2hambeit of Commerce committee, * to o-operate with the chamberiin, com-l munity work. 7 Mt***; 4 exteuttV. BOMBAY- duuffittt of who deser beconte a Gandl \ sent m< WM.U eed to three »f thirty ttlitf two here and Sheridan fjboHoust (heblf fa* / form- ot north- ''and month, Irij.lf Ouachita Band to Six Lotjal Boys to lor- Khislag to comply with a government order to leave Bombay. WASHINGTON.-(/?>)-The Slate Department Thursday made em- fhallc denial of a statement made . Iw by 'the Tokyo foreign office, that the United States had a hand •in framing a note to Japan, delivered Wednesday by the council of (he leafue of nations. Divorce Is Granted to Alan Dinehart's Wife NEW YORK.-(,!P)_A jury in supreme court Wednesday granted a divorce to Mrs. Louise Dyer Dinehart, wife of the actor and sometime producer. Alan Dinehart. Give Favorable Report Nomination on Grew'* WASHINGTON.-^-The nomination of Joseph C. Grew, of New Hampshire, now ambassador to Turkey, to be ambassador to Japan, was The Ouachita College, Mfi'i.(ary Band, under- the direction of First Lt.'l.oyce E. Biles, which is' .to' present a !c<Hi!- cCrt here Friday evening, is generally recognized as the best college organization of its kind in the state. The band is widely known both in Arkansas and other" soijVh'ern states. ' For several years tHeliand has been- the official musical 1 organization of the South Arkansas. Chamber of Commerce. 1928 the aggregation. -was 'the official band of the 1 Arkansas division at the United Confederate' Veterans reunion held at Little Rock. 1 In the spring of 1930 11)0, 'band went to the reunion held at Biloxl,' Miss., as the official representative' of the Arkansas delegation of the Son's of Confederate Veterans. This year the musicmen compose the official band of the Arkansas' United Daughters of the Confederacy. Plans, arc being made for the organization ..to go tp Richmond, Va., war time capital of the Confed- Wh Mills To Submit Sales Tax Scheme •- •- ' ; ''•-'• ' ;; •'. v '' - : - r -J "'. •': But Treasury Will N-ot Sp 10 n • o r; Propotal to • , ; House Committee inkofH rtman 7WIVVU V q/Afa**tfW lirly^hiirsday Nl Uglily Dressed Escape Into Hills CASHIER ABDU Dollar, JSJM . i? i \8ffi dessfid ifiUster 1 Thym'p. obne'at Altus -'d6llar "and i atettsi- i' - , 'later abandoned the he outskirts; of; Ozark and 'oot into the- hills' with a po* fleers and citizens in close p Both men were described about twenty five years of a VegroeS^obSnloke House; Are Jailed 300 Poiiiidsif Met Taken From Yellow' Creek CTED ,One m 'Bank rsday of roughjy issistant let dut ter gjv. le cig- car oil led on of. of' suit. being. War-Time foraft Chief Near Death Farmer Recove ed -Treasury- 1 sales, tajf bill ' ft -Housew.Ways "***.-'•••••••" ^*yj"«»pii^M»\^u jc*jucijf wiui roc understartfliniit^hat Uie administration does not,- sponsor the 'proposal. ;§ecrctsry Mills told a subcftmmittee Wednesday that the measure would embody V administrative provisions which wbuld enable the department to collect,revenue in event it is incorporated in the new tax bill. He said the Treasury maintained its original stand for heavy excise taxes on selected industries as the preferred way of increasing revenue to balance the budget in 1933. Acting Chairman Crisp said he would .advocate t othe committee a provision.'to make the $1,240,000,000 tax bill .an emergency measure' with t time limit 1 to cover the period necessary to place the government on & solid financial basis. This is the first time such a suggestion has been made by a Democratic member of the committee. •. • j the cn- At one time or another the band Jius pjayed In .the majority of the towns' untt'citios of the 'state. SDuring the athletic. seBsp.n, the band, is k great contributing feature to the v> su0port of the Ouaehitav Tlgets. • The band as a part of the local R. O. T. C. batallion is a distinct unit 'It playstfor all military formations, reviews, and parades. Last year the ..band was the honor platoon of tl\e batallion and is leading in the competition at the present time. . ;. ; Six local boys who will appear on this program are: Howard Houston, Fan-in Green, J. T, Bowden, Comer- Routon, Wilbur Breed and Ben ilayncs. Mineral Deposit Found in State Hot Spring County HAS Large Deposits of Borite Ore LITTLE ROCK-(/p)-prediction a irge deposit of Bju-Jt? in Hot Spring ounty will eventually form the basis f a new mineral industry in Arkan- is has been made by George C. Baner. state geologist. He made this prediction in his re- ort of a geological survey pf the de- osit, completed by the Arkansas GIJO- 3gical Survey. The field work was one by Bryan Parks. Mr. Branner said the barite deposit unique in this country as to its size nd method of occurrence. He said icre is a possibilty other barite de- i.sits may be found in the area. "U is possible," the report said, that at least one million tons of bare over an area of about seven acres iv available 100 feet or less below lie surface of the ground." Barile is a heavy, inert, white min- ral and can be mined and milled comparatively cheaply, 'its principle , .-„ ..„- . , prnc reported favorably Wednesday by the use is in the manufaeturo of lithooone sunne fiiivn rl " fiiivusn relations committee. white paint pigment. quantities. W.H. Pigg Enters : Produce Business Returni .to Work He Engaged in Before C. of C. • Secretaryship W. Homer Pigg, for the last six years secretary of Hope Chamber of Commerce, announced Thursday he had entered the produce business, with offices on East Second street directly opposite the postoffice. •MivPigg will handle watermelons, and all other farm marketable in large He is returning to a line of work he was long engaged in. Before entering the employ of the Chamber of t-ommerce, Mr. Pigg . was for three years associated with A. C. Monts in the Hope Fruit Growers association; and for five years before that he was Pounty farm agent of Hempstead county. •During his service as county agent, Mr r Pigg engaged in much co-operative shipment work, handling the first cQ-operative car of livestock ever shipped out of Arkansas, in 1919. -«M«n'* Radio Stars Sign New Contract ... Ark.-Chester H. Lauck aud Worns Qpff, Mena young men who are giving radio broadcasts over the NBC chain in Chicago, as "Lum and Abner, .haye signed a new contract for ippearance as mmebers of the WENR minstrels at the same studio. They will he booked in the minstrel pcr- ormances each Saturday night under hew local nicknames |Chet" and : \Vhen Lamb Clay ton, .whie farmer, living in the •Xellbw Creek ettlement walked out otohis back pdch' Wed- esday•• morning, .he discpv red that the doorof .•, Ms '' smokehouse was standing -open, dnd approximately 300 pounds of meat was missingA t He Immediately called officers Cjias. _ . . --jffi-p^^^rJ^hetirSft'feif the robbeVs. The'search eridel it%e homes of Charles Greathouse^ JM&JO. All, of the meat .was recoveua. i Near the Greathouse home toe officers also found a small whisky till. The still was not In operation, J however, and only one barrel of nash was discovered. , I Charles and Henry Greathouse\jnd two other members of the Greathoise family were arrested and taken to jail at Washington by tho office*. Maj;-Gen, Enoch H. Crowder, re^ #red,|U. S, A., who put into operation' the gigantic machinery that registered 25,000,000 > men for" draft during the World war, is reported >h%ar death at Havana, Cuba. The veteran soldier's advanced age, 72, coupled with his long illness, has caused friends to give up all but slight hope for his recovery. t ] General Crowder was'one of'Amer- ica's ^ best known army executives. From a lieutenant in Indian fighting he rose to high military ank. Long a student of law, he helped frame Cuba's statutes. He directed military 'administration in the Philippines, and served as mlitary observer in.the long serai at Port Arthur in the Russo- Japanese war. .'*>£* „">< <*'., . , . . U.S.Legatidn,at San Jose Closed Costa Ricanv Identify Suspect] In Bank Robbery Employes of Louisiana Institution Accuse Tex^- kanan of Crime ! TEXARKANA.-W. R. ("Frenchy") Balthrop, aged 38, of Texarkana.'was identified Wednesday afternodh a( one of the four .men who robbed the Farmers Bank an,d Trust Company at Haynesville, La,, of $17,000 January 28 E. A, Cothani, boqkkeeper of the institution, and 1 other bank officials who came to Texarkana. 'A second man was not identified, and was released. Balthrop was arrested shortly before midnight Tuesday night in the western suburbs of Texarkana by..Sh<?riff Henry Brooks of Texark'ana, Sheriff J. S. Kinder of Claibprne Parish, La., anj two Texas' rangers, 1 M. Burton of Waco and S. R. Leslie of Gladewater. He refused to accompany Sheriff Kinder back to Louisiana, and the visting sheriff said Jie would request his extradition. The two rangers took Bathrop to Longview, Texas, where they will attempt to connect him with recent law violations, the nature ol whch they would not reveal. Officers and bankers at Magnolia, Arl., were called to Texarkana 19 view the two men held wijh the idea thjt they might be linked with 9 re- ceft bank robbery there, but neither baikers nor officers were able to get here. PANAMA CITY.-5- (jjfy —uiatwwues from San Jose, capital of Costa Rlca^ said Wednesday that the government had ordered the United. States legation abandoned and -that the Bellavista barracks, across the street from the legation, were being .bombarded in an effort to'break up the rebellon headed, by Manuel .Castro Quesada, defeated candidate for president, A considerable, battle was going on, the dispatches sajd, and the rebels had lost many killed, wounded and prisoners. Previous .reports .from, the Costa Rican capital declared that Charles C. Eberhardt, American minister; had offered his good offices to mediate the conflict. . , , , : Numerous stores in the vicinity of the Bellavsita barracks were/said to, have been sacked by the; rebels. It was reportedijthat Alejandro Aguiiai Machado, former uhder-Secfetary fo foreign relations, had joined the anti government movement. ; : .The San Jose despatches eitplainec that it had been cbjnsjdejred necessary to abandon the .United States legation in order that no one connected- wit! the staff might be involved 1 in the disorders. ' sas meat said; * rt 1lt "Tha,*Ho continue," jM kansri Suprentt haVe been made' by with a local-1 money for the cqrttu schools to te financed^ in the ."' court, stances which can The- achool,'* ' iaui.ac] boards is interpreted air borowed the, $17,200 since Monday V;s cision. M ' time 1 * floating f ipassage of it ^ act,, by, : the imunf •Hoat ( addit »31- •'Opeiatiota^flthjri half / of the year^bri this'' 1 small sum,has been made only' through bo-operitKS- teachers,"who Volunteered ^ last semester for half-pay;' 1 " Thursday's announcement a. feeling of uncertainty"ttL,.,. immediately.after the supreme' decision of Monday, which,' v_ gave the school board thetlegaj? to borrow adaition^il funds, v guarantee that loans would Eight Jurors Seated for Trial of McBride VAXAHACHIE, Texas.—With eight utors selected as court adjourned Wednesday night, a jury is expected to be completed by Thursday noon so testimony can be taken in the trial of H. W. McBride, charged with rob- >ery with firearms in connection with Government Plant Campaign WASHINGTON.-W-Flans for a , to the he attempted burglary of the Farmers and Merchants Bank of Ferris, November 17. Robert Sullivan, defense attorney, revealed that McBride will take the stand in .his own defense to establish jiii alibi that he was elsewhere than Ferris Ihe night of the robbery attempt was made. This means he will repudiate a pur- he Columbus Store Robber Captured Booker Cooper, Negro, Is Lodged in Jail at Wash* ington Wednesday Bopker Cooper, negro, was arrested Wednesday at his home oh the Perry Robinson farm near Ozan, by Officer Tom Downs of Columbus. Cooper was, arrested on warrants issued by two Columbus merchants, J. S. Wilson and R, C. Stuart, whose stores were robbed on Tuesday njght. Fifty dollars worth pf merchandise was taken from the Wilson store and a quantity of vaseline from Mr. Stuart's stock. All of this merchandise was recovered in the Cooper home by Officer Downs. Cooper had been seen in Columbus late Tuesday afternoon and officers lad little trouble in rtacing him to his home near Ozan. He formerly ived near Columbus. Tf ••—'* "••••^y XjUedjiS Rat River Fugitive, ly Overtaken, """ Mountie in Dairying Association Planned in McCurtain IDABEL, Okla-fr p. Moffitt, dis- I the attempted bur- od Th,,^-^ K. r> i "", " r ^ T "; i "*— J ' WcBi'Mte is expected to claim chSknK? pL^TL Fr *^ Kn °?' ' L 16 made Ws S^tement after haviuf k±S? ±M?* «° PyerS ant " I ^..'^.P'WJW "y officers of to- loardiug ivuimuuiion. - munity fj-pm beljajg prosecuted. trict dairy agent, of Oklahoma A. „ M. College at Stillwater, will be in McCurtain Bounty, February ?2 and 3, working with County Agent Shaw- iee Brown, qn 4-H club work wad wing demonstrations on pastures. •lans are being made to organize a ounty dairying association while Mommjtt is in flte county. George Q. of the , state plant bgajcd, is in McCurtain county tW? w«ek kjgpecting the potato wop Bajlk .AKLAVIK, N.l'w.'i,., Johnson, the mad trapper ,_ er, was killed Wednesday!,« cessfully eluding police ^or Uie frozen wastes) north nf l In a battle, which prece& son's filling, Staff Sergeant was shot and dangerously>vi,.., Two bullets entered his body,,. , Johnson, whp had killed on.e ''Mountie" and wounded another, wfrs< fleeing down the Porcupine valley to»j ward Alaska when death, ended < dramatic chase. For three weeks the finest <l mushaf ers" in the Royal Canadian Norfll« west Mounted Police had pwsujtt. him with posses of trappers, and foi dians, Mwy times jthey had beep ctosfr to Johnson but each time his skillful wppdsmanshlp helped him elude them Johnson, known as "the killer (rom » Rat river," was one of the most des» and, resourceful bushmen in .he Arctic. He was wanted for the slaymg of Constable E. Millen, a member of the posse which trapped him 100 mlies south of here 9M sought to arres), iim for the wounding of another 'Mountie," who tried fa arrest him on complaint of Indiana t%i h§ had uolested their (raps. H$ escaped >nt^ the open country after kiUing Hflien. Stuttgart Rice Miller Jndicted^t St, Louis ST. LOUIS, Mo.-<^P)--The federal grand jury Wednesday iiidteted A, U. McGill, Stuttgart, Ark., rice iniltefY,, on charges of using the mails t» d«T. fraud. • ^ He is charged with sending false fuMWcjal statements and forged and fictitious bills p| lading for discount t othe BoaUaens National Bank St. Louis, the Bankers Trust Company, . Little Bftpk, an$) oAer banks. Hw i „ indictme-ot contains six counts, eac&W M invoivinf a separate A. y dictmept c| toe firm pf] net Ot issued ^«ft, p*«g;

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