Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on August 4, 1934 · Page 1
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This produced under dl visions A-2 & A-5 Graphic Arts Code. Hope VOLUME 35—NUMBER 251 '—• y ''»n* A»»ocfn«c<I Pros* )—Menn* IVewmmprr RiUcrprlsc Star WEATHEB to cloudy Saturday nl$ht and Sunday. JM $4 ^ ftjr- iiM ' '<-* I am going to talk about the lawyers. 1 am going to talk about one in particular—the Attorney General. is il^q.T 80 ? I T B ° in ? l ° talk about the Atlornc y General is that he ii ine Mate of Arkansas lawyer. Now in the good HOPE, ARKANSAS^SATURDAY, AUGUST 4. 1934 '•V. V<nr of Hope founded 1801»| stnr j 10ZT| f « 8 °? d )awycrs nnd bad lawyers; some arc really skilled ' OUlCrS ar ° mCrdy ShrCWd jUd8CS The General Meets a Buck Private PRICE 6c COP| and Every man picks his own lawyer-only asking thai he keep the faith. .lie I ' 00 ' 0 " '" '" Cn ~ that ""'"' " ""< °" Carth **>» WC A citizen EUitcring an injury, real or imagined, takes his case to a er. T ' , e, aes s case to a lawyer. The lawyer, keeping faith with the orderly tadUion of c'vilzeu government, docs his utmost to assure his client justice H °1 e lawver would I bS chen," 1 "-'? " 10Sl lflWi ' CrS dld n ° l kC °' 3 thc ^I'-'i'^er woid be no die its, no lawyers, no orderly processes of government and civilization would vanish from thc face of the earth B ° vcrnment ' antl u • S 1 "' 0 ° f Arkansns >» «ie Attorney General's client five te rnSh7l^ 8 M hC AU ° mCy ^^'^ H ° hwi b ° cn AUor "<* Jive tcims—the last three, consecutively " th a!ikin « " Such a man should have an amazing record. He HAS His ,wm-rl ,.,,_ ,„,. ..,.., , ruined him in the election two years ago nunoi me fact h»t he skillfully S plH the field with "dummy" candidates! ,(-?!,„ .T, ly "I" 6 "-"' through in a four-man race with 342% o the total vote In Hcmpstead county he got 19%. If there had been a double-primary ] uw in 1932 Hal Norwood wouldn't be "General" today . , , XXX And litre is why: plus^ontrncJ'whf' ^ A ^ans ilS Supreme Court decided that the cost- advice of the Attorney General's office were inTll am" void! The"^!^ wW- be wmT.h 1 Ch ° U L C '"«?]"«««» c °«'d -such contracts be hel 1 to be within the law which provides for state force work On November 22, 1932 the United Press reported from Little Rock' ArkHnsns is due $3,297,211.04 if estimates of overt btule Highway Department to contractors and others olatc Highway Commission members, however, t,e apparently will ba«c before General, SmtTTY idcd -r 111 by th *^ S^^rri: S^M ^^a^i^t^- WK - ivatc iaw ,.,. . . J ress report said: a^S '""" *"*, p ? ld «° Allhands & Kowrs. road 1910 n L r, roa conractors who in ^ n , m " c " w , Wk '" Bcnto » county for road district No. 2 Mr Kos" ^^^tf^^ C "' Ud ° U * " ' -rtner, reprel On November 28, 1032, Brother Join, Duty testified before the Highwa Audit Commission that he and Joe W. House, Little Rock lawyer got $45,000 of the ?9G,000 collection. The Associated FVess reported as follows: The disclosure that half the amount went to lawyers was a new development in the case. . . . Duty's brother Claud Duty, assistant Attorney General in charge of highway department legal matters, wrote the approving opinion under which thc department paid the claim. John Duty said he did not know that his brother Claud passed on the claim, and Claud Duty said hc never knew that his brother John and House divided thc contingent fee, XXX And now we come to the beginning of 1933. On January 7th of that year Thc Star told how General Norwood gave a ?2,800-feo to a lawyer to collect the state's deposit in the closed Arkansas Bank & Trust Co., of Hope, whose private depositors collected their dividends without any expense whatever. The Star said editorially January 7, 1933: When the Arkansas Bank & Trust Co. closed there was $70,000 in state funds on deposit. The • local records show that the liquidating agent remitted five dividend checks of $7,000 each to the state treasurer at Little Rock. Ths."s all that shows in the record here—but from Little Rock this paper learned that after three 10 per cent dividends had been recovered for the state, totaling 521,000, Attorney General Norwood suddenly appointed a ^'special counsel" to "protect" thc state's interests. This counsel came in on the last two dividend checks for a 20 per cent fee. The last two dividends paid the state 514,000—but Ben Shaver, of Texarkana eot $2,800 of that money. ' B Later that same spring, this happened, reported editorially in Hope Star May 18, 1933: Attorney i,General Hal Norwood wrote an opinion Wednesday May 17. authorizing the state treasurer to pay off old highway warrants, under $100 apiece, but asked that no announcement be made until rhursday. The Attorney General then left town. Somebody had tipped off the Little Rock banks, and between the time of the Attorney General's order and the 4 o'clock closing hour .«'«?,? y , attemoon the banks and others on the "inside" cashed 535,000 worth of these old warrants, many of which had been discounted for speculative purposes us low as 30 cents on the dollar. All of tliis was going on while the public remained unadvised that (hf state treasurer was ready to redeem the scrip. A Creed "There is always plenty of public sentiment against public wrongs. The function of a newspaper is to express it, and to organize it, and to make it socially and politically effective," lax lucky. 016 nJfL*^'"* Board beto^ymTnT 0< "*uits involving the quick disposal of public General Norwood has been singularly un- on the cost-plus contracts, auth- subordinate—and the state lost 3 no. ^.iT?;: r uV er f,f ° A the old war »*nt payoff-but discounti tot ? -"I I had , f, onverte d ?35,000 of slow Discounts into quick cash, while the littli the bag. does General Norwood have this older man was only now finding time for the thing that h* What was it Carl Bailey wanted? Why did he hunt through the book, one office clerk in a thousand? r , XXX ' In the law-book is power. Carl Bailey never spoke of money. Bill he saw all about him men moving dumbly—even there in the great rt*t*J house, rubbing elbows with the heads of their government, they work**' day after day without interest, without curiosity, without hope, no more years after than when they first began. In the law-book is light Carl Bailey saw that light—I re Years passed. I came up from El Dorado to Hope and bougftt *' about elcction The spring of 1930 there was a thunderous political campaign »,»• --.•• on m Pulaski county, and a young lawyer named Bailey was maktngth* 4! other candidates for prosecuting attorney take to the tall timber. Bailey ''M got elected. I wondered at the time if this Carl Bailey were fh* MM • V S, SS L m vl flVe ^ "**• * * Ch *' ** 8 " d ' ** * **?•> I never did know for certain until I met him again in the Arkansas '. Gazette office the spring of 1932. I shook hands with him in th/Sme spirit you would greet a trans-Atlantic llier you saw take off for Europe, meeting him safe and sound in Par's. You see—I knew him when, . . .,.,. lawyer, i aren't any destroys fighting What does he say? day H July M/ n 3 Campaig " adver «<*«™t in the Arkansas Gazette, Sun- Bailey— Second class lawyer. the, rating hc has had for more ed th As the Pulaski prosecutor he broke up the "marriage iMuratu*". racket, stopped a $325,000 county bond issue, defeated a miUion-doto > C a nl byA R S M1at * e T? °? . t , he copy's road fund, and, finally, he con™, A> • 5, ks In the fallure of f* 1 chain banking house. Editorially this writer advocated a pardon for Mr. Banks, because many of our local people had originally petitioned him to reopen a clo^tt Mf 3 ,,,^"^^- _°^ n J 61 "" 1 ? 1 .. 3 "* that ! las nothing to -with Carl Bailey.,' nor You know what a day in "~- : — '- «•-- ••• •• - - ^w-wok. the sort of man^rY iaiie^wSd Sse^o te7 ** ""* " reporter about hi-; dreams Wo ,. « wuuia cnoose to tell a newspaper of clerks aU over A^s. ButT^--^.' 11 * ° ne 6f the th»u«Sda met and defeated them all He has kept the faith. He may be only a buck private—but a buck private with faith is worth an army of Generals without it. private with taife a Nntl^n!? M N°rw°°d are spreading personal slander against Bailey. So? what? m ° n reCOrdl *•* are fightin fi "« "a«. '' The late Thomas C. McRae, said: f u , - , Carl Baile ^ is M( * than of school several years, and Futrell Reviews 50% Reduction in State's Expenses "Told YouIWottJd Do I —and I Did," Tells Hope Audience WHAT GUARDS COST */4 Million 7or Hired Men \ at Pen Farm, If State Demands Them Governor J. M. Kulrcll brought a message of encouragement to voters of Hcmpstead county in a campaign speech on the First Baptist church Jawn here Fridiiy afternoon. Introduced by John P. Cox, Hope druggist, Governor Futrell reviewed hi.s campaign promises, and asserted his program had been put through successfully. "My first step ;ifter faking the oath of office was to set up » sinking fund of 20 per cent of all general revenues that would eiidble the slate to cut down its indebtedness," hc said. "We could not increase taxes to run the government, but resorted lo a drastic retrenchment program that saw salaries reduced and seven state departments abolished, resulting in a e overnor J. Marion Kutrell net saving of several hundred thousand dollars. "I promised you that the cost o government would be cut in half. We have done more than that. Cost o government liai been reduced 51 per cent. It is taking 49 cents to run this government today where it formerlj required one dollar. It is the first time in the history of the United States where u governor lias cut expenses in half during his first administration." Saved From Foreclosure Touching on the high way. refunding act, Governor Kulrell tod of its benefits, asserting (hat "if the refunding law had not been passed, every courl in this statc would have ijccn clogged f ' vvith foreclosures of bond mortgages The people would havc lost their homes. "The accumulated sums great that the taxpayers could not pay. If there happened to be one who could pay, he was not protected, since his land was liable for what others failed to pay ot the extent of assessed benefits. "The refunding program has restored the good name of Arkansas and has placed the state in a better position in financial circles over the country for paying its honest debts. The refunding program also gave to the State Hospital for Nervous Diseases $500,000, and saved the people from either having the stale hospital abandoned or adidtional taxes imposed." Referring to the school situation, governor Futrel! said "the schools u-ere wrecked many years before I ever thought of running for governor. £th Gr?'Je Graduste ' My idea is that the slate owt-s 'a gratturar iehoo! education iirst and foremost to a!! its children. H the genera! revenues attain their 1927 level, and if my plan is followed, there will be enough to pay salaries of teachers to the eighth grade for six months in every school district in the Mop. Carloadings Decline Slightly ___ 91,572 for July, Against 92, JOG for July a Year Ago ' ST. LOUIS.— Freight traffic on thc Missouri Pacific Railroad in July totaled 91,572 cars loaded locally and received from connections, as compared in July. 19.U 'Hie was divided 59,822 with 92,106 cars traffic this year cars loaded locally and 31,750 - ceived from connections, The total in July a year ago was divided 60,913 cars loaiied locally and 31,19:t cans (rom connections. International-Great Northern traffic in July, 192-1 amounted to 20,728 cars, compared with 20,683 cars in July, 193H. These totals were divided 12,451 cars loaded locally and 8,277 cars received from connections in Julj of this year, compared with H,69<1 cart loaded locally and 5,989 cars received from connections in July of last year. The Gulf Coast Lines showed total freight traffic in July, 1934 of 13,19? cars, compared with 12,943 cars ' in July, 1933. The traffic on this line in July of this year was divided 8,259 cars loaded locally and 4.940 cars received from connections, cnmpaxcVl with 8,746 cars loaded loyally and 4.202 cars received from connect ions m July of last year. Hitler, the "New Napoleon," Calls Reichstag Parley Dictator Summons Parlia ment for Political Speech Monday BURY THEIR "CHIEF E u 1 o g y for Hind'enburg Tuesday—Though He Resisted the Nazis EERLIN, Germany — (ff>)— Adolf Hitler, seeking to consolidate his position us thc "new Napoleon," summoned an all-Nazi Reichstag Saturday to assemble Monday for a memorial service to thc late President Paul von Hindenburg. Hitler's address, a chancellory spokesman intimated, wil be of a political nature, with a direct eulogy of von Hindenburg reserved for the funeral .service Tuesday at Tannenburg. Historic Parallel Events of thc last few days, coupled with a historical parallel, caused observers to wonder tonight whether Germany i.s headed iigain toward monarchy—with Adolf Hitler on the throne instead of a Hohenzollern. Hitler's asumption of the chief executives' powers and ffuctions after 'he death of President von Hindeu- burg and then demanding a plebiscite iceminely striking in line with the practices of Napoleon III. On November 7, 1852, Napoleon was 2lcvated by the '.senate from the pres- < i *•<. That's up to the buck private.-Yours truly, Alex. H. Washburn, Bulletins MAGNOLIA, Ark.— (/p)_Sam D. Chatfln, farmer and banker, died at his home near here Saturday. MENA, Arh.-^-Everett Wlm- oerly, O f Mena, his wife and Hubert Rush, trusty, who escaped from the Polk county jail Wednesday, were recaptured Saturday on n farm near Vandervoort. They were captured without resistance by a posse headed by Sheriffs W alter Jones, Men*, -and A. E. Pittman, Prescott. LITTLE ROCK.— (/P)— The Fact Finding Tribunal announced Saturday, after its accounting division had complete a checkup, that the first month's billings under reduced rates recently pu t into cf- ject by the Arkansas Power & light Co. had brought about savings to consumers of $21,736.75. NEW YORK.- ( /p) _ Mrs . Jack Uempsey, formerly Hannah Williams, stage singer, Saturday became the mother of a 71A-pound daughter. The baby's father is the former heavyweight champion of Jho world. the local gchccl districts car. ti.-.C ter.-.vs to r.ir.t r.-.-r.the i-.-. Kentucky Voting for Congressmen New Deal, Sales Tax, Posfl- masterships Are Amono- Issues FRANKFORT, Ky. -(.-Pi-Kentucky congressional candidates Friday jyght awaited Saturday's primary b=l!ot''"£ after campaigns, which in some districts there were such divergent is- ••ut; as loyalty to Roosevelt'-" Ne v Deal, veteran's benefits, th fc state s^k" polities," "old dcf' tc be pcstr.sj- 'dency to the throne, and five days latr a plebiscite aproved the action. Some here are speculating over this question: Is the presidency of Hitler (even though he hasn't the title) but the 'orerunner of a "volkskai.sertum" or •ule by the people's kaiser, who in his Nazi-dominated state, would be no other than Hitler himself? That the plebiscite wil result in -verwhehning aprovlal of the action •f Hitler in assuming presidential fun- •tions in aditdion to those of Reich's Chancellor was taken for granted 'hroughout (he country. Von Hindenburg's death, like many •irevious tragedies and crises, was 'urned into excellent political capital by the Nazis. In life the old field mar- -hal check on many Hiterlite plans, in death he became to the Naii orator:; the greatest Nazi of them ail. Huey loii£ Jokes to Evade Courts Says He Asked Gov. Allen to Disband Guard Alien "Refused" Ul\- ORLEANS. La. -f^l- Sensor Hf-v P Long Friihy jesttd broad- 'y about the tense political war be- v.-een his faction and Mayor T. Sern- y.er V,'a!!>.«k-y cf New Orleans "as ity authorities- sought to arrest both '.h r:-:-nator and Adj. Gen. Raymond h. Fleming for refusing to obey a curt crder to disband the National Cits'.::::-!;: fcr cor.t6r.ipt \vere prepared !c:- J-Ur.s in the Civil District ;cu-.-: i-'ter the. adjutar.t general had '.cdfud_uirvicc on' tht cou~for«j« for i; c l.^«j .•».^/a*>u- Ginners Have to MakeJLS. Bonds 500 Are Threatened Witl Delay in Obtaining BaleJTags LITTLE ROCK-More than 500 o the 1,225 cotton ginners of Arkansas have failed to comply with the bonding requirements governing distribution of cotton bale tags as provided by the Bankhead Act, Homer M. Atkins, United States collector of internal revenue, said yesterday. Ginners are requested to estimate (he largest number of bales to be ginned during and month of the sea- ion and to make bond for the esti- nated number of gin tags to be used. A personal bond with two sureties or corporate surety bond with a rep- Bailey, Stumping Against Norwood, Here on Tuesday Little Rock Prosecutor Candidate for Attorney General PEAKS~AT 4 p. M Will Make Campaign Address on First Baptist Church Lawn Citizens of Hope will have an opportunity at 4 p. m. Tuesday, August , to hear Carl E. Bailey, prosecuting attorney for the Sixth Judicial Dist- ict, candidate for attorney general, juthne his plans for conduct of the Hice after his election, and explain is qualifications for the office. He vil speak on the First Baptist church awn and from Hope he will go to Prescott where he will spea k at 8 . m. Tuesday. Mr. Bailey is opposing Hal L. Nor- ood who is seeking his sixth term ; attorney general, Mr. Bailey was associated with a umber company at Augusta before -- - — - . . Dynamite on Rail Route Is Believed Threatn HAL NORWOOD CARL E, BAILEY utable bonding company may be hade. Bonds should be furnished immediately to avoid delay in reeciving tags handling cotton, Mr. Adkins said, [liree hundred bonds have been re- urned to ginners for correction or changes in thc manner of execution. Any giner who delays sending in his :>ond until he ips ready to begin gin- ling may suffer delay and inconven- ence if his bond is not properly in order, he added. * *»^'o vr*^-^) Kansas' Greatest DrouthWas 1857 No Rain for 16 Months- Grasshoppers and Rabbits Died EMPORIA, Kan. — (/p)— Take it from William Hammond, Emporia's earliest settler, who came here in 1857, the present drouth as compared with the or.fc in I860 -s a puny affair. By August 1 of that year, Ha^.-r.or.d said, the trees v.-c-re a!' bare of k-sves. jaekrabbits died ot starvation. s^J rr.en ir.d wor.-.er. were iorcci to sub- siit or. one. mea! a diy fror.-. ritio.-J. sent out by relief ager.ciei.ir. the- east. No rain fell ir, 16 months, Hamr.-.or.d said, Coving to Little Rock. During his ears with the lumber company he studied law and was admitted to the: bar soon after his arrival in Lilt Rock. His advancement there has bee steady, and although he has in a] most every instance faced heavy odd he has continued his policy of at tempting to aid in the cleansing o Arkansas 1 politics and biulding a gov ernment of, for and by the people. After service as deputy prosecuttn = attorney, Mr. Bailey asked the people of the Sixth Judicial District to elec him prosecuting attorney, and th did. He was unapposeti ior a seconc erm. During his tenure as prosecuting attorney, he has prosecuted many criminal cases successfully, but the majority of his time has been occu- )ied in handling litigation for Pu- aski county and the state, which has esulted in a saving to the taxpayers n actual cash of more than 53,000,000. Stops "Marriage Insurance" Early in 1932, he prosecuted several mportant criminal cases before civil matters arose to take up so much of his time. After a thorough investigation, the found the so-called "marriage insurance" companies established at Little Rock to bt nothing more than a racket and these he forced out of the state. Within a few months after he entered iffice, the county govrnment in Pulaski county cam to his attention. He caused to be invalidated a county bond issue of $325,000, which would have cost the taxpayers of that county, through a special mileage tax, S559, 000.00. Recoveries on warrants cashed, and cancellation of warrants and claims of three concerns dealing with the county weie responsible for a direct saving of more than $35,000.00. Indictments were returned and two men sent to the penitentiary as the result cf this investigation. The American Exchange Trust Co., failsd two months after he assumed office, and one of his first investigations involved the dangerous banking practices which had cost the people of this state an enormous a~iount of money. One conviction was obtained, and the next legislature, after the dangers of chain .;barJc':sg had beer. Extortion Trio In California Sought Believed Responsible for Notes to.Five Millionaires LOS ANGELES, Calif .-(ff>)-A gang known to the police as "The Trio" is being sought in collection with an extortion plot directed against five millionaires, including William F. Gettle oil magnate who was kidnapaj last May and freed without payment of ransom. Postal inspectors attempted to trace letters in which $60,000 was demanded of five business men. Besides Gettle, the men receiving the threats were Alexander Pantages, "ilm impressario; E. L. Doheny oil king; J. J. Doyle, oil and fight promoter; and Ora Monnette, vice-president of the Bank of America. Susiness Dropped 56% in Four Years Wholesale Goods Fell From 69 Billions to . Billions Showers Fall In Central Section 2 Persons Killed by Lightning—Crops Aided But Little LITTLE ROCK.-(yp)_Showers that fell m central and southwestern Arkansas Friday afforded temporary relief from the heat, but the mercury was again climbing Saturday. Two persons were killed and two injured seriously by a lightning bolt during an electrical storm near Cabot f nday. The showers were insufficient, however, to benefit crops, H. L. Rasor, as- istant federal crop statistician, said. Negro Confesses Slaying Planter » Suspect in El Dorado's Murder Rushed to Little Rock « , it<JUK -- MiIes G «en, negro 46, Union county, Friday night told group of officers here that , nd ^ashjoppjers dy^g of star filia-^ tr« ru'4 cf vi5a-: '-i Vi i oassed j, _. • , — - f. —». -...—». t , chain banking. .'.-... These- investigations were techniciUy outside the dutieiiof.; the office oi prosecuting ' WASHINGTON.-(/p)-First returns rom a nation-wide business census onducted by the Commerce Depart- lent disclosed Friday wholesale bus- ness in the United States dropped 56 er cent in dollar value from 1929 to 933. The census, conducted by the Cenus Bureau with Civil Works em- ployes, showed net sales by 159,734 wholesale establishments in 1933 were $30,482,271,000 as compared with 569056,604,000 by 169,655 setablishments in 1929. The report also showed that 1,179,358 persons were working for wholesale establishments hi 1933 as compared with 1,605,042. in 1929. These employes last year received ?1,645,539,000 in salaries and wages as compared with $3,0!0,130,000 in 1929. Approximately half the tots! voj- of business reported by whole- sal* houses last year was in New York, JU;r.o:s, California and Per--.- sylvaraa, ,which reported «.27' per cent of. the total. Ohio, Massachu- '""" " ! ~->uri,and.; Texas accounted one-third.' ' * :; ihieh " " " ' ' ' ' setts.. for anothe m « so ^' killed John F. Easteridge, 64, prosperous Union county planter, at the ' a " ers , hom e 25 miles southwest of ElDorado. Eastridge's shot-riddled aft « day- was em- , by Green's sister who ployed by the victim. Green's confession came almost 12 hours, fater Sheriff Grady R. Wooley and President Closely Guard-' ed During, West Coast '. Journey Officers Wait in Vain Conspirators to Return SPOKANE, Wash. -(#)_ A sack of lynamite and precussion caps found ••-ear the railroad right-of-way over j c . Pr , esiden Roosevel't train pass. :d Saturday led to extreme precaution iy officers to avoid any attempt , 'gainst the presidential train. The dynamite was found four days igo it was revealed Saturday. Officers kept guard over the spot, hoping to catch the persons who plac- sd it there. Power "yardstick" BOONEVILLE, Ore. -(tf>)-R et urn- ng to the continent after a sea vaca- •.lon, President Roosevelt in an address Friday said the government would use its great river development projects as "yardsticks" on electrical power costs. At the site of the $31,000,000 Bonne- yille dam project, one of the two great federal undertakings on the Columbia river, Mr. Roosevelt envisioned deepening of the stream to permit ocean-going traffic as far as Dallas, Ore., and said barge navigation might eventually be extended far into Wash- ngton and Idaho. The president referred to the Northwest, in which he is just starting an •nspection trip, as a potential future homeland for people now in overcrowded places or on wornout land. "The power that we are developing here is going to be power which for all time is going to be controlled by the government," the chief executive said. Reltrats "Yardsticks" Needed Recalling that when he was in Portland as a presidential candidate two years ago he said the principles of government needed "yardsticks" so that peopel in this country will know whether they are paying the proper price for the electricity of our times" Mr. Roosevelt added: "I conceived the idea that the gov- u-nmcnt could create yardsticks. One las already been started on the Colorado 1 river (Boulder Dam). Two other yardsticks have been undertaken—he Tennessee an dthe Columbia—and the fourth—the St. Lawrence—is going to be started." The resident referred also to old- age benefits and unemployment insurance as future possibilities when he said: .., D Jr? uty Sheriff B. A. Hancock, "Out hre you have not only got with f'rosecuting Attorney Alvin D tpace—you've got space that can'be ..tevens arrested him. at Eastridge's used by human beings. A land already home. After Green denied all day that peopled by Americans who know he knew of the slaying, he was carried ' 7^ —TT—V —to Little Rock. The officials also (Conunued on Page Three) brought Green's shotgun and two impty shells found at the scene of the killing. It was their plan to have Chief of Detectives James A. Pitcock question Green, and Lieut. J. Earl Scroggin superintendent of the Bureau of Crim-' ina! Identification, check the shells for fingerprints. They arrived shortly after 6 p .m. and v /hi!e Prosecuting Attorney Stevens was trying to locate Scroggin, Green suddenly inior.-sc-d Sheriff .Wooley. and some other LittJc- Kock officers, Detective S'eargts, Pet. , _ w i .*.'••. .^~ V" ,7;' and Snuth of his 'ink, «~:> i Markets New York Octcbtr cotton closed Saturda yat 13.05, eight points higher than the previous close. The high was 13.05 and the low u*s 12.96. " , Deeesibt-r closed at 13.17-18; Jstoi- iry 13.21; and March, 13.35. Little Rock Produco • ; Hens, heavy breeds, Ib 7 to -$c Hens, Leghorn breeds, Ib _.;$ ti» .Te Brpilers, per Ib 4^ <<> J5c ptr Ib. —:„ v $ ^ 43

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