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b «Jlfl^Vilb' - > f uk «» ^ uW^ ft- ~>ms »» ^,w«^ V* u\ v .»*. * VOLUME 88^NtfM8E8156 HOPE, ARKANSAMJ^DA-Y,' Bandit Leader Is Killed in Attempted Night ClubRqbbery T. Phillips Perkins, British Amateur Golf Champion Is Injured F1VE...Q.T.HERS' HURT Plans of Robbers Frustrated and no Money Is Obtained by Them MIAMI, Florida — (/P) — A bandit leader with a wooden arm, identified as A. V. Yarbrough, was killed and T. Phillip Perkins, former British golf champion, two club employes and three other robbers were wounded early Saturday in an attempt to hold up a gambling casino at a fashional embassy, night club. Perkins was shot in the thigh utfer being'used as a shield in the escape of one bandit. The bandit leader was killed by a watchman as he attempted to escape after the gun battle started and while the panic stricken guests fled in terror. No money was aken ns»the robbers plars was frustrated. Sues Pickf ord Florence House r GiY|n| Yearlerm |Jury Sentences Her for 'Failing to Stop After lyrfRunning Over Group V TOXARKANA — Mr«v- Florence House,, 40, of McNab, Ark., was sent-- cnced to two years in the late Friday hv « iufiv In' _ _ ^dUtrUittoourtSMPtScE^fOulW^lftr-guUty of failing' to stop^nd reh"der aid after running over a/grpup of children on the New 'Boston highway near here last November. '. , , The case was given the jury about 4 p. m., and the "Verdict was returned an hour later. Defense attorneys asked for acquittal, declaring that Mrs. House was ill at the time of the accident and did not realize that her car had struck the children. Leon Wiley, one of the children injured in the accident, said he was walking on the south side of the highway with Woodrow and Eloise Hooper wbcn the car ran over them from behind. He said he suffered a broken hip and was knocked unconscious. W. F. Schroeder, operator of a filling station on the New Boston highway, said Mrs. House's automobile passed him shortly before the accident occurred, and that he followed her after the accident until he obtained the auto license number. Woodrow Hooper, 13, corroborated the testimony of Leon Wiley. He said he suffered a broken left leg, E. Wiley, father of the injured Wiley boy, said he did not see the accident and knew nothing of it. He said he visited his son in the hos-pltal immediately after the accident. A,, L. Elliott, proprietor Of the Midway service station, said Mrs. House stopped there on the day of the accident and had the motor fan in her automobile repaired He said one of the headlights was bent. Elliott testified he smelled whisky on the beruth of Mrs. House. The case completed ' the criminal docket and court was adjourned until Monday, Next week will be devoted to the trial of civil cases. When Mary Mulhern left the Zieg- fcld "Follies" for married life with Jack PicHSor'd, screen actor, she soon discovered! her folly, she charges iff a divorce Suit at Los Angeles. Pickford is a Brother of Mary Pickf ord. Miss Mulhffl-n said he "found fault, nagged arid-criticized her in a cruel manner." First Debate of Season to Be Held Here Friday, March 4th Boy Steps in Front of Auto, Is Killed Ed, Whitman Meets Instant Death Near Bas- eeet; Brother Injured WILSON—Edward Whitman, aged six, was killed instantly and Eulas Whitman, 12, his brother, was injured slightly when they were struck by up automobile driven by J, H. Crain, general farm superintendent for R. E. Lee Wilson and Company of Wilson, on a lateral gravel highway about one mile cast of Bassett, late Friday afternoon. The boys were walking behind a wagon, which obstructed their view, and suddenly rah in front of the automobile, which was only a few .feet from them. Mr. Crain, in an effort to avoid the accident, drove his car off the highway, barely escaping serious The first debate of the season, be tween high schools in this section of the state will be held in Hope next Friday, between the local debating team and that of the DeQueen high school. The question is Resolved: "That the Legislature should enact compulsory unemployment insurance." This ques- tipn has been brought before legislatures of about 16 states in the union. Hope will uphold the* negative side of the question. Those who will speak for Hope are: Thurman Springs and Charles Carpcndcr. ' The public is cordially invited to .attend. Time of the program will be announced later. Police Chief Declares Rum Bribe Story False MEMPHIS—(/P)—Chief of Police Will D,. Lee Friday said he would demand a "showdown" from special federal prohibition officers quoted by newspapers as saying they have a bootlegger's "payoff" book containing names of 25 city policemen. "There is nothing to that payoff book at all," Chief Lee said. "These special aficnts are trying to raise another 'stink' and give the Police Department a 'black eye'." He said if Special Prohibition Officer Paul Sullivan would give him the list of names ''we will make our own investigation," and added: "We will not only discharge any men who are accepting money from bootleggers, but we will do our best to send them to prison." r'LAPPER b'ANNY SAYS; BEG. U. S. PAT. Off. injury. Pershing Enters Hospital for Treatment of Cold WASHINGTON-(/P)-Gen. John J. Pershing entered Walter Reed General hospital Friday for treatment of a cold. The general complained several days ago to friends that he was "not feeling very well." Perfect Kitchen for • • Star Cooking School 1 I .... *'"' \ „ ' ... *' . IV Mrs. Kate Stafford to Lecture From Model Kitchen on Saenger Stage The model stage kitchen: completely equipped, from, wnich Mrs. Kate Stafford will lecturs during The Star's fourth annual Free Cooking School, will, no doubt, spell Paradise for many Women who craVe the beauty and convenience of an up-to-date, spotless kitchen. ' The new features of furnishing in the kitchen and cooking equipment which will be shown, have developed through a long period of years from the crudest beginnings. < They will appear on the stage of the Saenger theater for four days beginning Tuesday, March 15, Each day's program will bo held from 2 to 4 o'clock. Admission will be absolutely free, the: expenses of the school being borne by:the newspaper and its co-operatives in the food and furnishings trades. . The Colonial kitchen was 'necessarily crude, but the aromatic dishes were cooked over.the open fireplace, in huge iron pots. The old Colonial kitchen glowed with pewter and brass and since the latch-string was ever out, there was nothing to prevent the wayfarer from indulging in a quiet inspection of the' homely, comfortable, realm. His eyes would have fallen on the quiet cheese-press, cherry butter-paddles, brass kettle, sausage guns. Until the first quarter of the Nineteenth century had passed, family cooking and baking was done at the open fireplace in great pots which hung from the lug-pole or crane; among the embers, or within the brick oven. Great roasts of pork, beef, or, venson, were hung on hempen string'; and through twisting and .turning were delicately roasted on all sides. • Mrs. Kate Stafford The Dutch oven or tin kitchen,% one of the early developments fo.r' .the pioneer housewife. It was a tih,"b<>X- like oven,-open-on one side ot"the blaze, standing on ashes on four legs. An iron spit ran through it, on Wh were placed roasts of meat. /..''• And for serving—when the.modern housewife views her table of shining silver, linen and china, she may thujik of the old "burl", bowl,'which'-'tpe Colonial cook fillepl with stew, and placed in the middle of the rough, table within the reach of all. The^first settlers in this country used spoons hollowed from' soft wood, or clamshells attached to sticks. And there are modern youngsters who are lucky enough to find the old gourd on grandfather's farm which was used for water, as were skin-nags and "blackjacks," or mugs made of leather. Scheduled Sunday Dr. William P. McGarey to Speak at Methodist Church at 3 p. m. ' Dr. William P. McGarey, of Washington, D. C., assistant to the general superintendent of the Anti-Saloon League of America, will speak at a mass meeting, to bo held at the First Methodist church, Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock. . His subject will be "Facts for Those Who Think." The public is cordially invited to attend this mass meeting and hear this man. His work in the Army Y. M. C. A. huts and halls, his experience as a city rescue-mission preacher, and in the mining camps of north Idaho, his membership in the Kansas City Chamer of Commerce and his many addresses before various men's clubs have all tended to equip him with a real man-to-man message. Sometimes people are called up just to be called dowu. Filipino Freedom Measure Approved Committee Favors Independence for Islands in 19 Years WASHINGTON— (&)— A long step toward independence for the Philippine Islands was taken Friday by the Senate Territories. Committee which approved the amended Hawes-Cutting bill providing for a free Filipino nation within 19 years. The measure was approved by all but three members: Senators King, Utah, and Broussard, Louisiana, Democrats, and Vanderjberg, Republican, Michigan. Two years after passage of the bill a commonwealth would be established providing the island people had agreed upon a constitution that met the approval of the president and Congress of the United States. The governor general would be supplanted by an American high commissioner. For another 10 years Philippine products, with certain limitations on sugar, cocoanut oil and cordage, would be admitted duty free to the United States. Five years from the expiration of the 10-year period the Philippine people would decide by a plebiscite whether complete independence was desired. - - o» Governor Murray Is Bruised in Car Crash INDIANAPOLIS.— Gov. William H. Murray of Oklahoma and three other persons in an automobile in which he was en route from Fort Wayne to Indianapolis, were bruised and shaken up early Thursday night when the cur left the road near Alexandria, Ind. Old Speed Record British Driver Makes 247.941 for Five-Kilo- i meter Run DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—(/P)-Sir Malcolm Campbell of England Friday drove his 12-cylinder Blue Bird racing car to new world speer records for five kilometers, five miles and It) kilometers on the ocean speedway here. He raced twice over the course to hang up new records of 242.751 miles an hour for five miles, 247.941 for fvie kilometers and 238.669 for 10 kilometers. He formerly held the .records for five kilometers at 241.569 miles an hour and for five miles at 211.491. The old record for 10 kilometers was 152.9 miles an hour, set by M. Borzaccini at Cremone, Italy, September 28, 1929. On his two runs Friday Campbell failed by 2.220 miles an hour of equaling his own record of 253.968 over a mile rout. He was clocked for that distance today at 251.748. After completing his runs Friday Campbell prepared to ship his racing car back to England. His manager William F. Sturm, said Sir Malcolm in all probility would not make further record attempts this year. Campbell planned to sail from New York March 4. In establishing a new record over five miles Campbell exceeded by 31.26C miles an hour his former world mark of 211.491,. established at Vernauk Pan, South Africa, April 26, 1929. L. Gentry to Head Young Democrats Hope Man Named Chairman for Hempstead County Leffel Gentry of Hope has been appointed Hempstead county chairman of the Young People's Democratic club of Arkansas, according to a letter from Ned Stewart, state senator of Lewisville, who is directing the organization of clubs throughout the Seventh congressional district. Mr. Gentry is instructed to call an organization meeting for the Hempstead county club at an early date. The organization 'is to comprise a county executive committee ot not more than 12 members, each member to be chairman of the Young Democrats club in his own community and to be responsible for the organization and development of local work. During the campaign period and the time immediately prior to election day the county chairman and the county executive committee shall map out a program calculated to secure to the Democratic party and its nominees the greatest support possible from the voters of their county. Action by Congress Completed on Bank Measure Friday BUI to Open" Vast Re- sourfcet of Federal Bank* \ \ to Hoove* / PRESIDENT SPEAKS Hoover Plans Message to Congress on Subject of .- Bankruptcy WASHlNGTON-W-Congress sent the Olass-Steagall credit expansion bill to the JVhlte House late Friday and President Hoover announced he would sign it Saturday Without comment The "measure opens the vast resources of the federal reserve to new credit for the banks and the depositors and makes available almost a billion dollars'in 'gold for national use and security. It bears the hopes of congressional leaders of both parties for a revival of confidence and the promise of the ad. ministration that, it will keep America oh the upward swing economically. Senator Glass, democrat, Virginia, who sponsored the legislation,, put it through the last step of its record breaking congressional run i Friday with a brief explanation of the senate of the agreement adjusting) differences between the senate and house. Senate Gives Approval The senate gave formal approval Without a word of debate and withr out a roll call. Its action followed affirmation by the house, where Representative Steagall, democrat, Alabama, guided the legislation. Announcing later at the White" House that he would have a statement to make in signing the bill Sat-, urday, .HopveiO'alsO' ^(closed \h/i •was sendlng-to-cohgress next week a Special; message on the subject of bankruptcy.' Coincidental.^, Senator Fletcher of Florida, ranking democrat on the banking committee, put before the senate bill to safeguard depositors in closed banks. He would have national banks contribute five per cent of their capital to. establish a "depositors' guaranty fund." He also would.make more stringent the penalties for banking la wviolations. Senator George, democrat, Georgia, joined Fletcher in a senate appeal for greater protection to depositors. Senator Glass has now before the banking committee a comprehensive measure including relief for depositors. The Glass-Steagall bill which becomes effective immediately upon Hoover's signing the act, is to be in operation only until March 3, 1933. However, it does contain a permanent provision making it possible for banks in •groups of five to obtain the same emergency opening for new rediscounting privileges with the federal reserve as is allowed individual banks of less than $5,000,000 capitalization under the one year provision o'f the law. The bill makes it possible for one year to use direct government obligations as collateral for currency, thus releasing about $750,000,000 in gold which is now put up in addition to the regular 40 per cent gold reserve requirements as collateral because of the shortage of eligible paper. The other one year provision of the bill allows individual banks of less than $5,000,000 capitalization to rediscount their promissory notes with the federal reserve to be secured by sound paper that can not now be rediscounted. i .s. *a.•....% I Rudy Spending Vacation in Paetfk Bungalow for Two Levy Child Burned; Condition Critical Mother, Attracted by Her Daughter's Screams, Beats Out Flames LITTLE ROCK. — Lorene Harness, soix-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Harness, of tevy, was burned, perhaps fatally, when her,clothing was ignited Friday afternoon by a trash fire at her home. The little girl was playing near the blaze. Her screams attracted the attention of Mrs. Harness, who was in the house. The mother ran into the yard, seized the child and beat out the flames with her hands. An Owens & Co. ambulance took the child to Baptist State hospital. Examination disclosed that the child had been burned on the face, chest, back and arms. Her condition was critical Friday night. x '. . ,f! t, * t^J <; Chine,* h spite Hi FromEt SMUGGL Miaochi by Chi Dropping everything in'New York, Rudy Vallee made a bee-line by plane for California and his bride, the former Fay Webb. Photo shows the Vallees reunited at the door of the Santa Monica police Station where • Mrs; Vallee's father, C. E. Webb,'in center, is chief of police. Happy smiles are their answers to rumors of a fading romance. New Cigarette Tax Stamps Are Mailed New Method Will Guard Against Removal of Tax Stickers LITTLE ROCK, Ark.— (ff)— The new "stick-tight" cigarette tax stamps, designed to prevent the re-use of stamps which is costing the state an undetermined amount of taxes, are being distributed by the state revenue department to be placed in use March 1. Earl R, ^Wisemain, deputy commissioner in charge of cigarette tax collections, said the new stamps "absolutely will prevent evasion of cigarette taxes through the re-use of stamps," "They (the-evaders) may find some other way," he added; "and if they do, we'll find some/ way to break it up just as we have the re-use of stamps." The new stamps are the only ones thus far developed which will adhere sufficently to the transparent wrapper to prevent their removal. Some time ago, the revenue department ordered the dealers to remove the transparent wrappers from packages and place the tax stamps on the packages But this brought vigorous protests from the manufacturers who contend the wrapping was a protection for their product and its removal would cause damage. The revenue department then vacated that order bu,t required the dealers to stnadpaper the wrapping so that old stamps would ftdhere. Now this prac- tive will no longer be necessary as the new stamps can be easily placed on the packages, and cannot be removed without destroying them. Government Will ; Activities of Racketeers in Nation Is Bared by Cheap Plane Engine KANSAS CITY, Mo.—An airplane engine company here is putitng on the market a new engine, which, with only two cylinders, develops between 45 and 50 horsepoer. The engine is a valveless unit. It will be sold for about 5250. Reports WASHINGTON- (&)- The sinister trail of the racketeer- through the United States m,ajls was described vividly ThursiJay before the house post office committee. From mid-\yeet cities, particularly St. Louis an<J Chicago, came the cry tor a weapon tq deal with threatening letters. , KidnapingV intimidations of jurors and frightsninff oj important witnesses in crlrniaaj cases cited as proof that the wails have become a powerful influent! hi perpetration of crime Goes to Cemetery To End Her Life Mrs. W. B. Wallis of Mai- vern Had Been in 111 Health Several Years MALVERN-Mrs. Martha Wallis, aged 49, wife of W. B. Wallis, died Friday at her. hpme here from effects oi poison taken while she was attending the funeral of Dr. Charles Prickett at Shadowlawn cemetery. Mrs. WaUis had been in.ill health for several years.' She ..walked, frqrn her automobile which was parked in Oakridge cemetery and took the poison, and then returned to the car and told her husband. He took her home where physicians r were called. Mrs. Wallis is survived by er husband, six children, James of Little Rock, Baxter of Pine Bluff, Mrs. Jim Paul, Mrs. Garland Jordan, Mrs. Jim Davidson and Mrs, Vernon Hope, all of Malvern, 12 grandchildren; her father J. E, Cotton of Malvern; five brothers and six sisters. She was born July 31, 1882, in Hot Spring county, She was married August 7, 1898 to Mr, Wallis, and ,had lived in and near Malvern her entire life. Bulletins \VAaHJNGTON-(#>)-Heads of asked Saturday by Chairman Byrn all government departments were of a special house economy committee to submit specific suggestions for reductions of federal activities to reduce expenditures. Reuttrs news agency in a dispatch from Geneva Saturday evening said that strong rumors were current there that an immediate truce is in prospect at Shanghai, CHICAGO—(/P)—The conviction of Al Capone, on charges of evading United States income tax laws was affirmed by tin- U. S. circuit court iff appeals Saturday. VA«f lBaWBK-(/P)-Tw» hoboes were j^j«rted killed Saturday niomlnf tarly in the pilcup of 17 cars of a Afissouri Pacific freight train WHIT here. Seven others were iujufed. They were all residents of other states. HLVE FIELD, W. Va.-(/P)- Tbirty winters were unaccounted for early Saturday morning following an explosion in the Bois- sevala otae g| tiws Pocahofttas Fuel Company, near Pocahontas, Vft. SHANGi anese claims' the west^rti e _ the stubborn Chihe^g beleaguered tdwn p atill? on at U o'clock { Ah Associated went out there and s parade of ChinesCf carrying the lage It town;, was', not though 'the^aii thrown a line a.u the western secticl _.„ .Supplies for the^ji were coming in fr( running the gsturit fire. ;- The,< of te ^.uui»c, State Slated to L 091,431 of Propose Construction Fi emergency bill designed,,^ employment by makinjj[|'f immediately available -fpr> construction will be "ciinsid the, House. .Saturday under; p legislative status. With, the ' Democratic s sponsoring the legislation Republicans supported it; •considered qertain. . , t ;L'i jx$? Speaker Garner announced si Rules Committee had air "'~" give it preferred status^ dar it would be,the flri' iness, 3 • Th'e bill provides $1,, apportioned among the $12,500,000 for roads and trails'! tiphal parkit, forests, public 1 Indian reservation?. It erence to local labor and ', money shall be repaid over of 10 years beginning in 19S8,~fri regular federal allotments, ';?{% States unable to match the '50 -V cent requirement of the federal Wg way act "will be permitted to m< it with this federal jno.ney, jni 1 $240,000,000 available for raid struction this year, Chairman Alfnor* of the i mittee, estimated before the'*] .Committee thtat 1,000,000 men V. ..,. be given employment through the leg," Ulation, or about 300,000 on ac$ij road construction and the ren\elfl in preparation and manufacture of I terials. Representative Warren the Federal Bureau's pn ments to each state under thp ; < gei>cy roe4 fund. They include; kansas »2,0?l,43ii Alabama Florida fl.629.2Q4; Georgia Louisiana ?1,740,196; Mi 160,628; North Carolina t3,890,?QSj Sputfr Carolina W.6W.493! TeiWWWe 757; Virginia fMS8,lM. -• « •». Coal Nine Mishap Results Fatally Michael FrankHafe? Di From Injuries Sustain, ed at Midland suffere4 in a Michael Fiank er district homa, died ewing. Mr. m el} here suffered , ba^k when caught in a fall o| at the. Majestic Coal Company at Midland Wednesday. When O homa was admitted to statdhppd Haley was appointed district mine specter and server 1? year*. Ife widely known in mjfuutf circles kansas. Oklahoma °nd Texas* •»^UMMVJP| "' f *VJPjJMP"fl' Vf^f W * ^'IVJtf

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