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This newiipApef produced under divisions A-2 & A-S Graphic Aria Code. VOLUME 35—NUMBER 259 WEATHEI- Arkansas —Partly cloudy Tuesday night and Wednesday, (AD—.MenIK ,Amorlnlril I'rrS* (,MOA)—Menus JVe«-*pn|ier P.i)l«>r|)tlM«- HOPE, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, AUGUST 14,1934 V(nr of Hope founded 180D> Hope D ftlly Conaollilnteil on Hone Stnr, Jnnnnrj- is. Prcng J9Z7| PRICE VOTIN HEAVIER ft ft ft 'QO •• ^B ^f J& • %J mm-M Walmsley May Be Ousted at Special Session Louisiana Solons Called by Allen in Extra Session Call Issued Tuesday Afternoon—May Convene 1 August 19 PROBABLY FIVE DAYS State C a p i t o 1 Silent as Legislative Plans Are Put Forth ISATON ROUGE. La.-(/|')-Govcr- noc Allen announced he would issue H call for a .special .session of the legislature Tuesday afternoon. He did not .say when the .session would convene. H was reliably reported that it was planned to call a five-day session from August 19 lo 2,'i. with an extension of the session if necessary. The governor did not say what the legislature would consider. It is reported the legislature will take action to impeach Mayor Wolms- ley of New Orleans. HUGO, Okln.-(/I'j—J. W. Smith, sou (if ii Tcxarkaim physician, reported-to officers Tuesday lie hnd heci\ struck wllli « pistol, robbed of Ills automobile ami $20, niul left (led to H fence west of here Monday sight by two men and 'wo jrlrl hitch-hikers he picked up on (lie highway. WASHINGTON.— (A') — K U r ly completion of the new Cuba reciprocal (rude treaty wns predicted Tuesday by Sumnor Wells, assistant Secretary of State, after a talk with President Roosevelt. The pact Is the first under the new tariff-bargaining legislation. Impeachment Rumored NKW OHLEANS. La. -(/)>)— tl was learned from an authoritivc ssourcc Monday that a .special session of the Louisiana legislature may he called for Tuesday for the impcachmcn of certain high officials in New Orleans. Tlie rumored action was intrcprctcd as another phase of the "battle to the death" hetwecs Senator Hucy P. Long and Mayor T. SemmcK Walmsley for control of politics in the city. . _. Tne New Orleans States said that Gov. O. K. Allen, Long's lieutenant, was erpcctcd lo issue the call for assembly of the legislature, ppsibly on Tuesday, at which Senator Long would attempt to push through measures aimed at strcngthing his power is New Orleans. Gov. Allen was reported out of Baton Rouge, presumably in New Orleans, but could not be located. Senator Long could not be reached. A lose sourc to the administration said that impcachmcst action probably would be taken against Mayor Walmsley and other officials of the city. Senator Long late Monday was reported conferring with Attorney General Gaston L. Porterie and other .state officials. Close political associates from other sections of the state began gathering in the ity. Meanwhile taho government indicted Jack Pizzalato, St. Sharles parish dcp- ucy sheriff, for perjury In collection with testimony lie gave before a Federal grand jury invostigatisg income tax returns of S't-nalor Long and some of his political associates. To add to the complexity of the city politial situation, still disturbed by Die prrseno of Senator Long's National Guardsmen in the registeralios office, a new board of assessors for the eil.y mover) into offices and announced it was ready to displace the board elected in January with Wajmsley's support. The mayor said the new board would not be reogsizcd. 15,000 Tons Rock Fall at Niagara Second Hu.i>'e Slide Reported at Horseshoe Falls Since 19H1 NIAGARA FALLS, N. Y. -(/[>)— A gigantic pile of rock estimated to weigh lit), 000. 000 pounds rose above the water in Niagara gorge Monday night visible evidence of the second major rick slide from Horshoe Falls since lir.il. Residents said the rock rail had changed the conttour of thi; falls considerably. It also altered the course of the lurhelont waters of the upper rapids, .sending more water toward the American side. John M. Jackson, general manager, cf Queen Victoria park my' itained by the Canadian government on that side (it the falls, estimated the rock weigh. ed 15.000 tons. The pile at the foot of i the falls,. Jackson said, is huge, and; .'•emu of the pieces of rock are 30 feet j square. Other pieces seem to be about 50 feet thick. Canadian Power Company engineers reported no damage to tunnels or their equipment. They .said no great effect wus apparent in the flow of water, but continued to keep a close watch for developments. The break was half way to the apex of the horseshoe .shaped falls from Goat Island, Racy Levee, police superintendent of Niagara reservation on the island said. The island is between Niagara Falls on the American side and Horseshoe which in entirely in Canada. Levee said the rock began to crumble about 250 feet from the shore. W A S III N G T O N.-(/P)-J. F. O'Connor, comptroller of (he currency, Tuesday approved a plan designed to facilitate the making of government-Insured loans to property owners for alterations, repairs and improvements. The comptroller's statement coincided with an announcement liy the housing administration that It expected to have lending facilities available by (he end of the week In every community of (he nation. Small Grain Crop VitaTThis Year It Is Only Hope for Emergency Feed for Domestic Livestock The planting of small grain crops for stock gra/.ing this winter and car- •ly spring is the only- hope for many farmers this fall of obtaining feed for domestic stock. With a, fall season, oats, rye, barley and wheat can be plasted for grazing as soon as the forst of September, for spring grain, they should be planted about a month later. During the druth many farmers have observed the increased yiled fo corn on land that had a crop of vetch turned under on it this past spring. Permanent and lasting relief from much of the cronic drouth periods can be had by increasing the water- holding apacity of our soils by turning under a good crop of humus. The best crop adapted tor this is hairy vetch which can be grown in tiie winter while land is idle and which produces sufficient nitrogen for the use of the following crop as well as libc'rating other important fertilizer elements in the soil. Farmers who arc interested in a permanent relief program for their farms should see their county agent and arrange for a supply of vetch seed to start their farms on the road lo recovery of plant nutrients and moisture conservation. Assessments Drop for State Taxes 15-Million-Dollar Decline for the Present, Year LITTLE ROCK.—The 1!«:i real estate valuation in Arkansas, on which taxp.s aro being collected this year, totals $315,873.72:1. the Arkansas Corporation Commission reported Monday. The personal valuation fipurr.s have not been completed but it was said that the total will he about $121,000,000. The Wi valuation, upon which taxes were 1 collected last year, was $330,815,853 fo,- real estate and $140,654,000 for personal property. FLAPPER FANNY SAYS.-' nt(5. U. S. PAT. OFF. Germany Launches Campaign to Give Hitler Presidency Schacht Heads Drive for Endorsement of Nazi Chieftain PAPEN TO~AUSTRIA Conservative German Leaves for Vienna as Special Envoy BERLIN, Germany.—(#>)—Dr. Hjalmar Schacht, Germany's economic dictator, joined Tuesday in a whirlwind campaign to make Adolf Hitler the country's new von Hindcnburg. "If we want to overcome our present difficulties, as we will," said Schacht, "we can do so only under Hitler's leadership." I'apen (o Vienna • BERLIN, Germany.—(/p)—Franz von Papen departed Tuesday on his long- heralded mission of special envoy to Austria. Von Papen said he would confer with Hitler in Bavaria before completing his trip to Austria. A soloist is a girl who spend.; the evening alone, sereinidin? Hamilton Jurors Get Notejhrcats District Attorney Reveals Gangland Threats in-Texas, CENTERVlLLE7~Tex.—(/!>)—Threat- ening notes have been received by a number of the jurors who sentenced Raymond Hamilton and Joe Palmer to death at their trials for murder in connection with the prison break slaying of Major Crowson, a guard at Eastham state prison farm. This was revealed Tuesday by Max Rogers .district attorney who headed the prosecution of both Hamilton and Palmer. Rogers said he received three such notes but was inclined to disregard them. Four jurors who tried Hamilton, slippery young bank bandit, at Hunls- ville, informed Rogers menacing notes came to them through the mails the last few weeks. Hamilton was convicted June 13 and Rogers believes the notes were sent by some of his outlaw friends. Similar notes went to two of the jurors who served in Palmer's trial at. Anderson. Grimes county, and convicted him Juno 29. Some of ihe missives wcrr niffned with initials, apparently fictitious, and the others were unsigned. The note:; were mailed from Houston and Dallas, Rogers said. The district attorney advised worried jurors who told him of the notes lo pay no attention to them. No special precautions were taken to protect tile threatened 111011 in the event the senders actually contemplated violence. Republican Says Johnson Will Go Senator Serial I Predicts He'll He Fired as an "Alilu" WASlllNGTON-l/h- Senator Schall iri-Minii.l predicted Monday thai President Roosevelt may "fire" Hush S. Johnson "lo ; Pt up a white hous? 1 alibi" in the newsprint code dispute. Schall, persistent critic of NRA. issued a. statement attacking a proposal for a .special board with authority over newsprint prices- a plan which publishers have oppn:.ed as monopolistic. Declarinf tbe proposal a "menace to the American publishers," Schall laid: "It is a torcfidne conclusion thai, now that the Johnson NRA administration lias been caught mlhandi'd by the America:i publishers RnoM'vrli uill us? Ih:: incident fur a dramatic r-:-ndst;m'l pU'V. lie may OVIMI fir" Johnson outright to set up a Whit- 1 House alibi. He will doubtless ir-c the opportunity to win the applau.<f of the daily prc'S by a theatrical gesture- of di CrirdiiiH the new:* print cr>rlp or at least, the plupi'nr i enl.ji •).•<•- infills." The senator quoted from leslim<>n.\ he said was presented at a recent hearing on proposed amendments tn the effect that "the news print, trust, under (lie protective arm of the NK.A i>nd by suspension of the anti-trust laws, threatens American newspapers with a charge of $50 per ton for newsprint, which the protected combine sells to Europe at $30 and to South American publishers at $20." Tonight's the Night! All roads will lead to The Star office, 212-14 South Walnut street, at 7 o'clock tonight when complete tabulations on state, district and county races will be broadcast by electric loud-speaker at the largest election party over held in Hope. The full leaned election wire of the Associated Press will bring in slate returns from 7 p.m. until 1:80 Wednesday morning, unless the contests are decided earlier. The vStar will compile separate tabulations on the Seventh district congressional race from 11 counties; and on the Eighth district prosecuting attorney's race, counties. The Star's ELECTION EXTRA will come off the press before midnight-j-and city subscribers who want to buy it without wainting up for it may place their orders with Star carriers as they make their rounds this afternoon. The newsboys will cover their routes again carrying the ELECTION EXTRA. Co-operating with The Star in tonight's Election Party are Leon Carrington and Hoyt Andres, of Hempstead County Lumber company, furnishing the electric loud-speakers ; and W. L. Miller of South Arkansas implement company, who has extended use of his park- i.ng lot across the street from The Star office to accommodate the crowd. Light Sentence in "Desire" Murder Father Had Found Second Wife and His Son Together CAMDEN, N, J.—With the explanation that soiety reognizes the provo- ation of a "Desire Under the Elm's' murder, a supreme ourt justie Monday allowed a wealthy importer to, plead manslaughter for the double slaying of his scond wife and his 21-year-old son asd let the killer off with a five and a half year sentence in state prison. Michael Maggio, U, Philadelphia cheese importer, was the slayer. He fired seven shots into the bodies of his hecond bride, Mrs. Anna Maggion, 32, and her stepson, Joseph Maggio, as they exchanged hisses is the bedroom of his summer home at Pilings Lake, near Clementon, N. J. "In pronouncing this sentence," de clared Justice Frank T. Lloyd, "the court recognizes that in society at large cnditions such as aparpently exihted in this ease caused provocation to a married man." Accepting Maggio's plea of guilty to manslaughter, Assistant Prosecutor Patrick Harding annouced absence of any evidence of premeditation in the slayings. While Maggio's four children by his second marriage were overjoyed at tho ' light sentence, Maggio's first wile, now Mi;;. Katherinc Bonacart, Tp roteste< i bitterly. ' "He killed my .son Joseph. He should be'sent to the electric chair," she said, The flaying almost exactly duplicated the situation in Eugene O'Neill's play ','Desire Under the Elms," in which a woman in her thirties, unsatisfied with the older man she has married, has mi affair with er youthful stepson. I ****""' Inflation Fears Are Given Check Morgenthau Indicates No Extreme Use of Silver Authority WASHINGTON.-(/l>)--A continuation, apparently, of Treasury efforts to iillay inflation fears over recent silver developments Monday caused Secretary Morgcnthau lo make public letters from President Roosevelt, one dated June 14, authorizing the issuance of .silver certificates. The silver purchase act WHS signed June 11. This communication and an answer by the secretary related to an announcement already made by 'lie Treasury—that under present plans ccrtfiicale -sto the full value of SI.2!) an ounce, the statutory price of the mi-tal. would be isssued against only i;:'.(1110.000 ounces of silver. '['bis. when originally disclosed, followed closely on silver's nationalization, and was accompanied by a decline in government bonds. The £ov- (inment has around $1,700.000.0(10 of iMvmcniy to do soon. Tin.' Treasury is scheduled to buy about LOW).000.000 ounces of silver (o bring the 25-75 ratio goal decreed by I hi- silver purchase act. Should all the : liver so acquired be used as a base for certificates at the $1.29 valuation. $1,000.000,000 plus of currency expan- i sion would follow. But Morgenthau reiterated that the mono yto be issued—for the present, anyhow—would equal only the amount spent for the metal. Nevada County to Close Cotton List Applications Must Be in by Saturday Under Bankhead Law Growers of cotton this year will have to rush their Nevada applications for. allotments to gin tax free cotton, 1 says J. L. Hiler, county agent. •"••As no exemption certifioates.AviU be issued a county until all the applications are in for that county, it is.im- perative that all make application immediately. Even a slight delay may mean that they will have to pay tax on all cotton ginned, whereas by applying on time, all their cotton might be gisned tax free. Local committeemen are taking applications in all comunities at present .and wil be until next Saturday. August 18, which is the closing date for the applications. Growers should not wait until the last day to apply as the rush is liable to be greater than the committeem.es can handle. "It is earnestly hoped," says Mr. Hiler, "that when the signing-up is completed there wil be no stragglers who are disgruntled because they have failed to maek aplications," Allred Charges Ferguson Active Accuses Old Texas Boss of Assisting Tom Hunter in Campaign AMARILLO, Texas. - (/P) —"When I'm elected governor of Tcxasi the issue of Fergusonism will be buried for all time," James V. Allred. dynamic attorney general and gubernatorial candidate, shouted to a crowd here Monday night. Charging that "old Jim Ferguson has been invited into the camp of Tom F. Hunter and has accepted," Allred said: "It is now vip to tho people to decide if Jim Ferguson is to continue in control of the highway department. When Jimmic Allred is elected governor, the issue of Fergusonism will be buried for all time." Bridge Unknowns Defeat Experts Four OhfoTns "Crash" East and Walk Off With Prize 6 Mellon Plants Closed by Strike: Pickets Peaceful 10,000 Aluminum Company Workers Reported Idle Tuesday ARBITRATION MOVE Meanwhile, New Strikes Loom Among Textile Workers By the Associated Press Pickets stood on peaceful guard outside the plants of the Aluminum Company of America Tuesday as the com., pany's heads stood by to watch the outcome of arbitration efforts by the Federal Labor Relations Board. Six plants were shut down and 10,000 workers idle. Portland, Ore., was the scene of a move toward an amicable settlement of the truck drivers' strike. The truck drivers' strike at Minneapolis was not so promising, with steelement plans rejected. At York, Pa., an appeal to the Philadelphia regional labor board was planned by the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen in behalf of 80 em- ployes discharged by the York Motor Express company. Total of 748 in City of Hope; It Was 669 in 1932 Arkansas' Democratic Primary Election Winds Up 1 and Voters Flock to Polls Tuesday With a tabulation in the City of Hope of 745 votes up to 1:30 p. m. Tuesday the 1934 D^mocratic primary election was showing a substantially heavier vote than the prmary of two years ago. • Two years ago the six city boxes had cast 669 votes, against 748 at the same hour this Tuesday. The tabulations Tuesday and two years ago are as follows, as of 1:30 Reno (Nev.) Police Look for Nelson New Textile Strikes NEW YORK.-(tf>)-Called into session a month ahead of schedule to face "an emergency in the industry," delegates to the United Textile Workers convention were told by their officers Monday that major walkouts are imminent in the textitle trades. Thomas F. McMahon, president of the organization, sounded the thirty- first annual meeting's keynote with the declaration that "strikes of large dimensions are on the way." Southern delegates presented 50 separate resolutions calling for a general textile walkout and a vote on the question was scheduled before the week's meeting ends. McMahon urged the immediate calling of a strike whenever "stretch out"—excessive machine load practice—is attempted by an employer, unless the union has already agreed to the procedure. The 600 delegates heard the reading of a telegram chargin police killed two textile strikers last Friday in a strike at the Eale . Phenix mill, Columbus, Ga., part of the telegram read: "It is impossible to get justice from local attorneys. The city police are planning to win the murders on one of our boys. We have 32 eye witnesses to the murders." Mrs. Gifford F'inchot, wife of the governor of Pennsylvania, received a rousing cheer as she addressed the delegates. "I believe in trade unions because 1 am an American," she said. "We can't have a democracy unless we have it all along the line—the workshop and factory, too. Unions are the only way to have democracy in industry, and if democracy is not there, industry must fail. "Mr. Pinchot believes as I do. When the miners in Fayette county were being shot down, he called out the National Guard twice to protect the miners in their constitutional privilege to strike and go the picket line—the only time that has been done under such circumstances." Mrs. Pinchot said she was having at once by plane to address workers at Harriman, Tenn. Dillinger Henchman Suspected of Salt Lake City Holdup SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.-(/P)-Department of Justice agents requested Reno (Nevada) police to be on the lookout Tuesday for Baby Face Nelson, henchman of John Dillinger. | The warning said that a man suspected of being Nelson had held up a gasoline station in Salt Lake City and was believed to be heading west. —»»-e ^ Rain Drenches Six Western States Hope Revived for at Least a Slim Harvest in Drouth Area By the Associated Press Hope of salvaging slim harvests was felt in six agricultural, states Monday night followin a week-end of rains. More showers were promised for some of the Central states—Illinois and Indiana,—and forecasters said weather chanes should be more rapid from now on out, indicating that the drouth's long siege might be lifting. Generally, the precipitation came too late to aid major field crops, but it came as money from the sky for farmers strivin to meet an acute water shortage. Where there were substantial rains, they freshened prospects of obtaining late crops—the roughage farmers had planted in an attempt to grow some feed for the fall. Scorched pastures were given a new lease on life ai owners hoped that more livestock could be saved. Rain fell at the rate of one inch in one hour at Henryetta, Okla., a sight the natives had not seen since June 11. Light rains were general over the state, and in many instances it was the first measurable precipitation in two months. The Cheyenne Indians regarded the rain as an answer to their animal dance, staged on the North Canadian river Saturday, and prepared a celebration feast. Empress Zita in Austria NEW YORK —(/P)— After defeating the pick of the eastern bridge experts four young men from Ohio who play bridge for the fun in the game and fot as a business or profession, had possession Tuesday of one of the country's most prized trophies, the leam-of- tour award ot the American Bridge League. Virtually a "pick-up" team of four, the two pairs never before having played together, the Ohioaus first 1 claimed the famous "four-aces" in the semi-ffnals and then Monday night beat by 2550 points a combination cf four New York experts captained by Mrs. Josephine Culberson. From the first the Ohioans were in thu leaf., and after half of the 18 boarls bad been played the westerners were 660 points ahead. Members of the team are William F. Hopkins and Charles H. Porter of Cincinnati and Aaron Frank and Jeff Glick of Cleveland. Hopkins and Frank are attorneys; Glick is a salesman and Porter is a business man. Italy Worried Over Plans to Restore Hapsburg Dynasty LONDON, Eng. —(/P)— The foi mcr Empress Zita, described by diplomats a.s "a fast worker" was said Monday by an authoritative source to be piing ahead with her efforts to bring about restoration of the Hapsburg throne in Austria despite objections from the Little Entente nations. lUilian officals weer said by the same source to have suggested that Zita go slowly in her negotiations on the continent looking toward making her son the Archduke Otto, a king. While British officials declined to discuss the monarchial plans, they ridiculed reports that Otto, now in Sweden, might try to marry a Swedish princess. "An Italian princess still remains the probable consort if his plans for the throne ever get anywhere." one diplomat said. Another high source dscribed Otto's present journey in the Scandinavian countries as mere "dust in the eye to cover Zita's real negotiations in Italy, France and elsewhere." | Detroit Opens Up I New York Series ! ; Tigers Invade Yankee Tei*i ritory With Record of | 12 Straight j NEW YORK -(#>)- Within reach of an American league pennant for the ; first time in 25 years, Mickey Coch- rane'r. Detroit Tigers came to town j Tuesday for a five-game series with i the New York Yankees that may go | far toward settling the flag race. ' The Tigers brought with them a 12-game winning streak, longest in . either major loop this year. The series, crucial mostly to the second place j Yankees, opened with a double-header in the Yankee stadium this afternoon. ' Four and a half games is front, get- 1 ting great pitching from Lynwood ; (.Schoolboy) Rowe, Tommy Bridges, i Eldon Auker and Fred "Marberry, deadly bitting from Charley Gehringcr Gocse Goslin, Hank Grcenberg. Billy Rognell. Marvis Owen and Cochrane himself and a fair share of the 'breaks' the Tigers trtiis were confronted with a fine opportunity to pull so far out in front that puruit would be all out of the question. 'I be Yankees in a precarious position, needed to win all five games to regain the lead. Broadway betting commissioners offered nine to 10 and take your choice en the series but n noted the Yankees as favorites for today's first game. Joe McCarthy planned to send Ver- ncn (.Lefty) Gomez and Charley (The Red) Ruffing against the Tigers today. Their rivals, if Cochrane stands p:it on the announced selections, were to be Rowe, who has won 12 successive games, and Al Crowder, Washington castoff. p. m.: Box 1934 Ward One-A 146 Ward One-B 96 Ward Two 176 Ward Three 99 Ward Four 67 ; Country Box 5 _ 90 Country Box 6 74 . 90 88 173 100 59 8871 Prison Guard Is Guilty in Escape Texas Official Sentenced to Fifteen Years for "Break" HUNTSVILLE, Texas— (fP) —Ppson sentences totaling 15 years were imposed on James A. (Boss) Patterson, prison guard, by a jury which heard him plead guilty Monday to charges of aiding three condemned desperadoes to escape from the state penitentiary here July 22. The brief trial of Patterson, who admitted smuggling three pistols inside the prison walls, began immediately after the grand jury indicted Kim. The convicts he was accused of aiding were Raymond Hamilton, Joe Palmer and Irvin (Blackie) Thompson. Palrner was recaptured Saturday in Paducah, Ky. The grand jury also indicted two former convicts, Austin Avers and Kirk Borders, on charges of complicity in the break. They were named as the men who supplied the pistols Patterson smuggled inside the prison walls. Avers and Borders still are at large. Germany requires the addition of 10 per cent to a hotel bill to cover tips to the staff. Sheriff Pittman Sued for Shooting Wife of Kentucky Banker Ask Damages of $10,417 TEXARKANA.—Mrs. Belle M. Kistler, wife of a Louisville banker, in federal court Monday asked $10,417 damages from Sheriff Arlice Pittman cf Nevada county and his bondsmen Because of injuries received last November 2 when fired upon by officers who thought her car contained Chares "Pretty Bay" Floyd. Glass shattered by a volley from deputies' guns pierced her body and 'ace and permanently scarred her left eye. she alleged. Officers Ijing in wait for n car sad to have contained Floyd and very much like the one in which Mrs. Kistler was riding fired when she failed to stop. Mrs. Kistler and her daughter, Mary, did not stop because they feared a holdup. The deputies did not declare themselves to be officers when they gave the order ot halt, Mrs. Kistler said. She named them as Deputy Sheriffs Will Reeves. J. E. Pittman and Owen Waters. Markets Cotton continued its decline Tuesday, falling 15 points to close at 13.33 for New York October contracts. The loss is 75 cents per bale. November closed at 13.40; December, 13.47; January, 13.52; March. 13.63. New York spots, 13.45; sales, 50. '? "i % It "i? A i -A i •*> ,# Two years ago the complete total vote in the Ci^y of Hope was 1,323. To Polls Tuesday LITTLE ROCK.—(/P)—The Qemo- cratic electorate of Arkansas moved to the polls Tuesday to choose from among candidates for five state and seven congressional offices in the biennial primary, success in which is equivalent to election in all races ex-' cept one. The lone exception is the state auditor's race, in which three candidates are vieing for the nomination. Under the Arkansas law a runoff t primary will be necessary if one of the three candidates rails to .receive more than half of the 'vote's cast, i The voters' chief interest lies in the t governor's race, in which the incumbent, J. M. Futrell, seeks an endorsement term over former State Comptroller Howard A.,Reed.'

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