Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on August 28, 1934 · Page 1
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» Th(s newspaper (H'oiluccd under divisions A-2 & A-5 Graphic ArU Code. Hope d~«ti y^*? '*C5 •••"•' Star t -r Arkansas—Party rlotidy on and Wediu*- HOPE, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, AUGUST 28, 1934 The News Review •By BRUCE CATION TT was n most attractive photograph. It showed a wild water 1 fall, toppling over a rocky ledge and foaming- down into a gorge whose banks were covered with virgin timber. Every thing in view looked, presumably, just as it did centime;ago, before there was a white man on the continent. Routon, and Civic Leade Dies Here Tuesday Well Known Hope Man Succumbs to Short Illness FUNERAL~AT HOME Business Houses Will Close to Pay Last Tribute to Him William Ralph Routon, well known Hope civic leader nnd merchant, died in Josephine hospital! Tuesday morning at tha iifc'c of 50. The end carnc at 8:15 o'clock after more than two weeks of illness. He hud been confined in Josephine hos- pit.-il since l.-ist Wednesday. Assisling local physicians were doc- lor.s from Little Rock und Tcxiir- kunii. Born in Honoruvillc, Ala., Mr. lioulon Ciimc lo Hope 24 years ago. He was ,'is.sociatcd with several cotton firms here up until 1917 when ho entered Hecd-Routon company. He was u past president of the Chamber of Commerce, member of the Rotary club und past member of city council. At that time he served on the bulk infi committee that was instruments in eroding the present cily hull. Surviving arc his widow find tw children. Frances Lcnora Routon an William Ralph Routon, Jr. Three sitters, Miss Frances Routon, Mrs. J. L Crockett und Mrs. T. W. Shaw, all o Luverne, Ala. Three brothers. Earl of Ilnviinr Flu.; Horace of Ashdown, und Churlc Roulon of Hope. Funeral (ierviccs will be held froi the' Wnit1> "rt-'siduifte • Wednesday afl ernoon at 4 o'clock. . Officiating wi be the Rev. E. Clifton Rule, pastor o First Methodist church, assisted b Dr. J. L. Cannon of Proscot, and th Rev. Wallace R. Rogers. Business houses in the cily wi! close their doors briefly during th funeral hour to pay tribute to him ii death. The body will be buried in RO.SI Hill cemetery. Long Starts Vice Inquiry Tuesday Walmsloy Forces Ready to Defy Kingfish at New Orleans BATON ROUGE, La.— (/)') —Under fire from several quarters, Senator Huey P. Long, the sclf-slylcd "Kingfish," Tuesday ordered his legislative committee to organize and investigate his rharyes of "gambling ;uul vice in- i'Hiil.y" in New Orleans. Tin- senator';; political foe, Mayor T. .Srnmie.s Wiilm.slcy, has defied hii entry with the national guard but Ihr troops since .Inly OT have been piii-iiiK the floors will) shouldered anus in tin: cily voters' registration office. Walmsliiy has held heavily- armed police reserves ready for combat just across the street in New Orleans city halt. Tuesday Ihc political war dares fjrew warmer as the Ku Klux Klan, the Louisiana women's committee headed by Hilda Phelps Hammond, the New Orleans citizens' committee of 100 anil the armed police of Wnlmslcy Wiirned Dictator Long to "start something," in New Orleans where the congressional primary is to be held September 11. In (hat election Long is supporting Representatives Fernandez and Maloney for rejiominalioli ;md Walmsley is supporting two oilier candidates, Gns Ulaneand and Herve Itaeivileh. The ••Kingfish" ordered (he com- mitlee. which is empowered by the legislature lo investigate New Orleans' camhlinr; to meet al 11 o'clock in the state capital for organization and a start of Ihc investigation In two or three days according to current report. Mrs. Rainey Will Not Seek Congressional Post SPRINGFIELD. III. -(IV)- Formal announcement was made that Mrs. Henry '1. Rainey would not be a candidate lo sui-ci-ed her husband, the late speaker of the House as congressman from the 20th Illinois district. Fcnator William H. Detrich, who conferred with Mrs. Rainey at her Carroll ton home issued a statement saying the speaker's widow will not M-'.'l; (In. Democratic Jiwimwti'in. PMric'd said IK- woul'l not. attempt. I" inflii'-i'in- ,-elcctinn of Hir''iiuiiiine<- who probably will be selected at a district convention next month. The ir-nator quoted Mrs. Rainey as Saying that Emil Schram of Hillview wa:; possibly a more intimate friend of the speaker than others who have been mentioned us possibilities. The speaker was buried at Carrollton last week in services attended by President Roosevelt, The paragraph of printed malic that accompanied the picture said lha this walcrfnll was on the Tahquame non river in the upper pcnisular o Michigan. A movement was afoot ti turn the region inlo a slale park, i was said; and then came this sentence —"the place is diffcult lo reach a present, but a highway will be buil lo the falls if the park is O.K.d." And while all of us who like lo g places by auto would be glad lo hav one more beauty spot within reach o our summer lours, it occurs to us to wonder if we aren't overdoing this business of putting roads into thj wilderness, just a jitllc. XXX A good part of the charm of some of these wild spots is their isolation —the fact that they arc not only unspoiled, but Ihcy are so hard to get (o that people don't have a chance to spoil them. We have buill so many roads in the past decade that it is hard to think of any beauty spot which the ci tourist cannot reach. And while this is, in the main, an excellent thing we might reflect that once you make wilderness ^thoroughly accessible it ceases to be a wilderness. There ought, in oilier words, lo be some areas that can't be reached by car; spots which one must penetrate afoot, or with a pack-horse, if one is to sec them al all, and which contain no tourist cabins or general store. XXX Let there be a few pri/cs for those who arc willing to rough it, a few pieces of wilderness which we can't see if we are not willing to park the car and hike a bit. A recent editorial in Nature Magazine stressed this very point. It rc- mHi-kcd acidly that there are people who won't be satisfied "until the crest of every mountain range is scarred by a skyline highway or scenic boulevard." And it pleads for preservation of some of tile wilderness area in their natural, roadless slale. . TJals^d/wwi'.s menu that we must stop making forest and mountain accessible to the auto. It is simply a reminder that we can build too many roads and if we do we shall rob ourselves of something very much worth preserving. XXX One of the oddest conflicts within the machinery of the New Deal is coining up for settlement just now. The administration is pondering over the overlapping fiends presided over by the NRA and the Federal Trade Commission, and it is hinted in Washington that those two bodies may eventually be combined. The Federal Trade Commission i a body set up to sec that industry i kept from making large-scale com binations that might be against public policy. Its theory dates right bael lo Ihc old anti-trust days. The NRA on the other hand, holds that a large degree of industrial combination is both necessary and wise. Thus, naturally, there has been a good deal of conflict. It is high time that it is straightened out. The government can hardly fight combination.' with one hand and help it with the other. CITY VOTING \titr ot Hop* founded ISOOi «. Hope 8(nf . Resident in Freeport Area Find Their Property Hurt Slightly TORRENTIAL RAINS Switchboard Kept Open During Night by Pair From Houston Claims Record Bulletins XXX Thrrc is something csceeilingly ecr- c uiifi pleasantly shivery about Dr. Villiam Heche's descent into the ocean Icpth.s in his "bathysphere." By sink- nf! half a mile below the surface in steel sphere, this scientist has ex- cen it region which, certainly no man '.. C. Culp, as Crittendcn county clep- vcr saw before. These stories about his trip make ntcresting reading. Dr. Becbc l>cers ut of his windows and sees a place >f everlasting night mid everlasting ilencc. Monstrous forms, oddly illu- ninated with myriad lights (;lidc past, 'he whole scene is one thai Poe iiiRht have invented. Hero, indeed is exploring in a grand tylc. Flying into the stratosphere or iking to the north pole hardly com- iares with it. Dr. Dccbc travels a cant half mile and sees a new world. >low-lycse FREEPORT, Tcxas-(/P)-A tropical storm which lashed this section of the Texas gulf coast for 21 hours with ligh winds and torrential rains abated its fury Tuesday and residents found their properly had escaped practically unharmed. Shortly after 8 a. in., the wind fell to about 40 miles an hour and the barometer was rising steadily. From midnight until 3 a. m., the Barometer stood al 29,62 and Ihc wind velocity ranged from 65 to 75 miles, coast guardsmen estimated. At 8 a. m., however, the barometer had climbed to 29.72. The wind, which blew out of the north Monday, shifted into the north- northeast and blew the water out, keeping the tide to a minimum. For ,hat reason highway 19, which runs inland lo Anglcton and Houston, stayed open. In past storms this road las almost invariably gone under water. Survey Is Made Two newspapermen made a hasty iui-vey of Frccporl by automobile early Tuesday nnd the only damage hey found was one small tree brok- n down. They were told that a 25- ool boat, anchored in the ship chan- icl, sank. Warned by past storms, the inhabi- ants, almost en masse, evacuated the own by special train, spccila buses nd by private cars Monday. Not lore than fifty persons remained nere during the night, but early 'uesday others began to return. Members of the coast guard gave mplc warning to campers and rcsi- cnls of the low-lying area along the oast, and no fear was felt that any individuals or parties had been trapped. Communication Restored Both Free-port telephone operators left on Ihc .special train, but Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Hemmcr of Houston kepi the switchboard open. Hemmcr is a toll engineer for the Southwestern Bell Telephone company at Houston and Mrs. Hemmcr formerly operated u switchboard. The Hemmers, with their four children, ranging from one year of ago to WASHINGTON ~(/P)~Thc saf nty of Hugh S. Johnson, NBA administrator, has been boosted by President Roosevelt from $6,000 to $15,000 a year. The Increase began July 1, but was not disclosed by the NRA until Tuesday. At NRA headquarters it was said the action was taken to give Johnson a salary more nearly in line with what wo was worth and enable him to meet hcovy living expenses. PHILADELPHIA—(/P)—Strike of prisoners at Eastern penitentiary hero in sympathy with the inmates of Grcntcrford branch, surcad Tuesday to the entire prison pouillation of the old prison whcih confines nearly 1,500 convicts. Coastal Storm Does Little Damage fir* i n i • i rv '— — ™~ -•- - __i _ v— * Winds Subside On Texas Gulf Coast Early Tuesday Aviator Yevdokiraov of the Soviet Army flying: corps, claims to have set a new world record for delayed jumps when he dropped more than 2G.OOO feet before opening his parachute. He is shown tangled up in the halyards of the 'chute. eight, were aboard their 28-foot cabin .-miser when (he storm struck. Their FLAPPER FANNY SAYS- acfl I, « »«*• t^rr ' *- W» flEO. U. S. PAT. OFF. power f«iled nnd the boat starled drifting toward the opon gulf. Near Hie I'Vecporl Sulphur c'liiipujiy'.s •locks, the c-o.'t.st giiimfoiiicn maiitigwj o rennet:!, with the bout and lowed it back to a duck where the Hem- ncrs were landed. Throughout Ihc light, while Mr. and ML-.-:. Hemmcr, elad only in bathing suits, operated he telephone switchboard, the four •hildrcn slept in an adjoining room. The Houston Lighting and Power company kept a line crew on hand hnmghout the night so that service iiiKht be continued. Early Tuesday noiniiiH power went off in some sec- ions of the town because of trouble vith one of Ihc circuits, but the service shortly was restored. -«»••_ _ast Trades Day Scheduled Thursday ' llnpr'.s final Trades Day, .s-|]<ms<ired by the Young Husiness Mcn'l association, is M-hetluleil for Thursday. Pi-i/.es for persons holding mereh- anls' tickets will be awarded at 4 o'- clc-jk in the afternoon al Second und Main sU'eels. The Hope boy. 1 ;' band under the fli- rcclion of L. E. Crumpler, will Hive ••i ncerls in the business district from .''. lo 4 p.m.. 1'lnn.s were being mnd<> Tuesday lo nbl;iin a parachute jumper as a special feature for Trades Day. Roosevelt Vacation at Hyde Park Mansion Rioting Between Negroes, Whites Three Injured Seriously When War Breaks Out —Tension High NIAGARA FALLS — (/p)-Ncgroes were warned to keep within their homes Tuesday as police began combing the city for persons responsible for rioting between whites and neg- roes Monday night. 7'hrec persons were injured seriously and many others suffered minor wounds when fighting broke out. Thi: scene of the riot was quiet Tuesday, but. police were alert as (fusion remained high. The condition of one of the victims Walter Korpojiniski, •15, a grocer, wa. critical. He had a deep slash across Strike Menace Is SpreadingOvertLS. New Threats Break Out in New York and on West Coast By tlie Associated Press A nation-wide tie-up loomed Tuesday with workers insisting that conferences were not enough to settle disputes. The textile strike committee accept ed an invitation of the National La bor Board to meet in conference with manufacturers Thursday, but reiter ated that the general walkout in th industry could be averted only by definite concessions. The textile strike i;?; echcduled fo September 4./ Other strike threats Tuesday grew more omnious. In New York 10,00 trtickmcn called for a strike vote Frl day. On the West Coast, 5,000 vegetable workers voted to walk out Tuesday. Harry L. Hopkins, federal relief administrator, said that needy strikers are eligible for relief, unless the Na tional Labor Relations Boards and Labor Department brad the strike un justified. Aluminum workers prepared Tuesday for a continuation of conferences with employers. Their strike ended by mediation r \OOQ New York painters returned to work Tuesday. Three Primaries Are Scheduled Ihe abdomen. The cast side, scene of the riot HYUK I'AKK, N. Y.-(/pj-A fresh • : 'irluve of world economic conditions was ready for I resident Roosevelt Tuivdjiy us In' H'Ulcd down lo ;j vaca- li"!i xlu-.lulc at Ihc .summer While t'iu;--;. On Ilir pir:,i<)r.'iiCs restricted list of • illi r ; , 'lurwJ^y WHS /Uficij ./. f'e;jr- .(.-n. Ui-.-ikc Universily economist, who ; I;K. ju:t returned from Europe. Pro- 'cssnr Pearson has just completed- a :urvcy of world conditions and was n-epared to give Mr. "Roosevelt the e.suils of his -study. To be booked up doesn't always moan you've got a date. 1 California scientists have found that X-rays increase the effect of certain poisons us much as 25 per cent. quiet while storekeepers and property owners in the trouble arco he- gan repairs to their buildings. William Fisher, 20, negro, allcgcc assailant of Kcrpoliniski, also was confined in a hospital with cuts and a possible skull fracture. The grocer was standing in front of his store, police said, when a negro whiles were chasing slashed Korpolin- islti in the. belief lie intended tu stop him. More than 300 joined in the frce- for-all battle Monday night, resulting in serious injury to three persons and minor hurls lo many others. Intense feeling after the rioting had been subdued led to intcnnJUcnl clashes during the night. The trouble started when an attempt was made to break up a meeting of the International Labor Dcfe.isc, called l» rally workers lo the defense of Alou/o Davis, negro, who had been arrested on a charge of attacking a while girl. Several shols were fired, none taking effcel, police say. Windows in stores and homes in the district were smashed as Ihc angry crowd battled back and forth. Knives flashed, clubs were brandished and stones rocketed through the air. Tim authorities said there luid been considerable bitter feeling between whiles and negroes recently because negroes were moving into the section alifornja, Mississippi and South Carolina Go to Polls Tuesday Ry the Associated Press The drift of political prntuiicnt to or from Ihc New Deal wijl be reflected in the results of Tuesday's primaries in California, Mississippi and Soutl Carolina. The nomination of Senator Hiran Johnson on four California parly tickets has been forecast because of strong administration backing of the independent Republican who has been consistent Roosevelt supporter. Two conservative candidates for the California Democratic gubcrnatoria nomination dropped out of the race in favor of George Crcll, who, among others, is contesting against Uploi Sinclair, former Socialisl and advocate of an "epic" form of government. The outcome of the heated race for Mississippi's Democratic senatorial nomination, which is equivalent (o election, appeared doubtful. Senator Hubert D. Stephens, Representative Ross Collins, former Governor Thco- lorc G. Bilbo and Stale Senator Frank Flarpcr wound up a bittrc campaign with claims of viclory. South Carolina elects a governor and lominatcs candidates for the Nation- House, as do California and Miss- ssippi also. No senatorial contcsl is on in South Carolina, however. Hempstead County i Is Added to List in Emergency Area State Has Much Greater Chance to Recover Through Loans EXPECT FALL CROP Planting Program Is Gaining Head\yay, Says Reid WASHINGTON -(tf>)-Thc Farm Credit Administration Tuesday added 20 counties in three states to the secondary drouth areas. Included in the secondary area were Hcmpstcad, Calhoun, Clay, Columbia, Craighead, Greene, Howard, LaFayc- ettc, Little River, Miller, Nevada, Ouachita, Pike, Poinsctt, Pulaski, Sevier, Union and Woodruff. Winter Crops Expected LITTLE ROCK —(/P)— T. Roy Reid, director of drouth relief in Arkansas, said the counties were added to the emergency area lo assist in the rehib- Htitioh program by making it possible for farmers to sell their cattle and receive crop loans from the farm j credit administration. The loans wil make it possible for the farmers to plant larger acreages of winter feed and forage crops anc aid the fall garden program. He saic farmers in the emergency counties can obtain larger loans, a maximum of |400 including fl per acre for planting winter grazing and feed crops. The planting program was reported gaining momentum and Reid saidTthc farmers can plant small grains as late as the middle of October, giving them plenty of time for closing emergency crop and seed loans. Rains Arc Too Late Recent rains did not come in time to save farm crops in the drouth area and farmers are hopeful that winter crops, financed by the federal loans will give them a chance to stage a comeback, he said. The southern tier of counties beginning at Miller county, Texarkana on the west and stretching through Columbia, Lafayette, Union and Ashley were described as being in the greatest need of rain at the present time. Weather bureau repoj-ts for August showed little rainfall in the southern Indicted group. Drouth Figures Given Kust populated and 24th street, by Polish-Ajncri- Circus Murder Mystery. Sharpshooter's living largel. the discarded sweetheart, caused him to be her unwitting executioner. A iruc- lifc romance in The Amcnt-an Weekly, the magazine dislribuled with next Sunday's Chicago Herald und Exam—adv. Officer Who Attacked Reporter Loses Job MA1UON, Ark — (/Pj-Shcriff Howard Curlin announced the dismissal of C. C. Culp as a Crittiden county deputy. At almost the same time Mayor William H. Haudhausen of West Mem phis announced Gulp's dismissal as marshal! of West Memphis. Neither gave any reason for the action.. They simply said. "Culp hasn't been working ("i quite a whilr." Culp was named defendant 111 a f20.000 suit brought in federal court ui Memphis recently by Al Capley, a reporter for the Commercial-Appeal. The reporter charged Culp attacked him when he asked the officer for information relative to a criminal assault case near West Memphis. The lawsuit is scheduled for trial next fall. H. S. Cole, metcrologist in charge of the Little Rock weather bureau VIonday offered comparative figures for 1930 and 1934 which indicate the resent drouth less severe than that of four years ago. The average rainfall in Arkansas during April was 3.51 inches compared o 1.41 in April, 1930. In May the rain- all was 3,36 inches against 10.06 in y 1930; June, 1934, 2.88 inches com pared with .87 inch June 1930; Julj 1934 1.66 inches against .74 inch Julj 1930. The August 1930 figure was 2.53 but no comparison was available a the August figure has not yel bcci computed for 1934. The total Augus rainfall for Litlle Rock to date wa: 1.33 inches, Cole said. He declared the difference in the two dry spells was not so great as the two figures indicated since damage in 1930 was general, while the 1934 croi loss was "spotted" with the greatest dawage concentrated along the northern and western part at the state. 1 Harold Taylor (above) has been indicted in • connection with the slaying of JFayc New, college student, whosoibody, the Uiroat cut, was found in a corn Held. Says Recovery Act Injured U. S. Claims Employment and Payrolls Decreased by Program WASHINGTON.—</l'(—Donald Ricli- }crg worked Tuesday on a report of he new deal's benefits to farmers while the Republican camp took pot shols at his summary of the indus- rial picture. Attacking the first Richbcrg report of "tremendous progress" under the Roosevelt administration, Chairman ienry P. Fletcher of the Republican lational committee said Monday night that business has actually lost ground under the NRA and the AAA. Richbcrg, head of the president's executive council, reported to Mr. Roosevelt Sunday night that 4,120,OOT workers were re-employed since Mr. Roosevelt look office arid thai industrial r'iyrolls increased from j'.wi.oiiii.OOO to ?i:i2.000,00n. But. Fletcher said in a statement. Richbcrg compared present conditions with those of the spring and early summer of 1933, when the NRA and AAA were upl effective. Jury Indictment Slayin|of Co-Ed Sweetheart" 1 of Dead College Girl Gives Testimony BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — (#>)-A week after he asked Miss Faye New, Howard college co-ed to accompany him on an automobile ride, Harold Taylor, son of a former city comptroller, was indicted for the girl's murder. A grand jury called into special session to investigate the slaying, completed its work in near record time in returning the charge of murder in the first degree against Taylor. No bond was allowed. Taylor's trial probably wil be set for September 17. He was in the county jail when word came to him that he had been indicted. He made no comment. A. B. Cain, the girl's sweetheart, was one of the dozen witnesses examined by the jury. He remained in the jury room for 30 mTnutes. Questioned by detectives last week •am told of hoving followed Taylor and Miss New to o point near the city limits after they started on their fatal ride. "I was jealous," he said when ques- ioned about his reason for following the Taylor automobile. "I worshippec the gromid she walked on. Cain was preceded in the grand jury room by Mrs. Lon New, whose face told the story of her sufferings in the tragic week since her only child went for a ride with a man she me1 only a few moments before, Mrs. New wept and wrung her hands as she waited for the call into the jury room, and officials feared she was on the verge of a collapse. She appeared calmer, however, after her 20-minutc stay before the jury. Mrs. Homer Reeves, with whom Faye New started to the downtown area from her home in the suburban Woodlawn the night before she was Total of 636 in; City of Hope; 74$ Two Weeks Ag| Run-Off Primary Electioiil •Winding. Up Here Tuesday 6 OFFICES AT Sheriff's Race Here Is ? /] Holding Spotlight of ' rtj Interest With a tabulation in the City^of . Hope of 636 votes up to 2 p.m. Tues- J day the 1934 Democratic run-off feri^ tnary election was showing a lighter^ vote than the primary two weeks agd/J The city's six boxes up to the same'j hour two weeks ago had cast 748 vdtes 1 against Tuesday's vote of 636., The tabulations Tuesday in the ruhV off primary and two weeks ago are as follows, as of 2 p.m.: First Box- Ward One-A Ward Onc-B Ward Two ... Ward Three .... Ward Four Country Box 5 Country Box 6 Pri. 146 . 96 176 99 67 90 74 Total ,748 123 f 96^ 134J 82' 54] sa" 51 636 j Light Vote at little Bock «-« LITTLE ROCK -(/p)-An extremely^ light vote was past here during the! forenoon as the state held its first] run-off Democratic primary with one4 state and one congressional race tcH be scl SUitc Auditor Oscar Humphiey and*! Charley Parker of Camden, as (the opponent are in the state auditor's race. $ A congressional scat is at stahe slain, was examined briefly. Mrs. Reeves' husband is u half-brother of Cain. She and Miss New were close friends. Witnesses included R. L. Carlisle, the volunlcer searcher who found the girl's body in a ditch less than a mile from the spot pointed out by Taylor .s- the place where the girl jumped rojn his automobile after an argu- ncnt, and several of the officers who lave conducted the investigation into he crime. th P.-.SRyenth district whore TOroan*S Parks, •mctimbsht; ( is oppose'd by" Wa*d Kitchens of Magnolia. ' Six Races In Run-Off The Democratic electorate of Hemp. stead county went to the polls Tuesday in the first -run-off primary iri| the history of Arkansas to choose candidates for one state office, a con- jressional office, district office and] to settle contests for three Hempstead county offices. The voters' chief interest in this county is the race for sheriff between* Jim Bearden who led the ticket in the first primary and Clarence E. Baker | who was the second high man. Other Hempstead county races aro ' for Tax Assessor between Dewcy Hendrix and Mrs. Isabelle (Fred) On- ] stead; and the Representatives' con- lest between I, L. Pilkmton and Wilie Harris. The state race is for auditor be- ween J. Oscar Humphrey and Charey Parker; the congressional battle jetween Tilman B. Parks and Wadel Kitchens. The district contest for prosecuting attorney lies between Steve Carrigan, who led -the field of four candidates in the first primary, and Ned Stewart. Returns will be tabulated at the' Sliipley building and The Star office, FighlfoTfexas Speakership Opens Aspirants Beileve Their Chances Better With Allred Nomination AUSTIN —Election campaigns for spcakership of the 44th Texas legislature arc being launched at the cur- Bomb Shakes Havana, Disorder Breaks Out Tiberius, Roman emperor, wore a laurel wreath in thunderstorms as a protection against lightning. rcn spccila session of the 43rd. Aspirants to succeed Speaker Coke7] {. Stevenson, Junction, Tuesday be-: ieved their chances were heightened >y the nomination of Attorney General James V. Allred as governor, Stevenson was against Allred for ;ovcrnor. Allred's friends in the legislature naturally will make a fight o have a pro-Allred man for.speakr r. This is expected to overcame the popularity allaincd by Speaker Stevenson during the past session. Members will recall htat consider•• able Ferguson pressure was used to .secure Stevenson's election over A. F. Johnsoi, close friend of retiring Governor Ross Sterling. Stevenson's candidacy for reelection j was largely with the idea of becoming a candidate"-j icr erelection as speaker. If he has decided to withdraw from the speaker ship race, he has not released "his supporters. ; A poll indicates there will be 65 HAVANA -(/P)- A terrific bomb as statc representative explosion early Tuesday tore oXit the ront of the home of Mario Diaz Cruz, nember of the cabinet without port- olio, and did widespread damage in he section. Police described the bombing as the most destructive in Havana's long scr- ies of such disorders. The front of the O.n ^ O.ntral de Cuba (Central Bank of Cuba) caved in and windows of stores mid residences in a four-block arcs were also shattered. Mario Diaz Crui Jr., 17, was slightly injured by falling glass. His father was at a club when the bomb exploded but the other members of the family were at home. Diaz Cru/. intimated the bomb, said by police to have weighed more thon 75 pounds, was placed there by political enemies. (Continued on Pnpc Three) Markets New York October cotton closed Tuesday at 13.22; December 13.35; January 13.38; March 13.45; May 13.53. Little Rock Produce Hens, heavy breeds, Ib „ 7 to 8c Hens, Leghorn breeds, ib. $ to 7c Broilers, per Ib. , lp to I3c Roosters, per Ib _— S to 4c candled, per doz. .14 to 16c

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