Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on September 1, 1934 · Page 1
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T n < s newspaper )>nicluccd under divisions A-2 St A-5 Graphic Art* Code. •nflHMta ttJtffmm ^^^••^^^ ^^^^"•l^^ ^^fcBI^^ ^^^••^^^ ^^Bii^^ ^^^BB^^^^^^^** ^^^^^*» -'* WEATHE* Arkansas—Partly cloudy «UA ynlght and Sunday. "VOLUME 35—NUMBER 275 <,\l')—Mrnnn Annoi'lntril I'rrid (M'lA*—Mrnnn Nr»-«piil>rr temcrnrNr ANK'II HOPE, ARKANSAS; SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1,1934 Mar ot Mop* rounded 1809 ( Mope Dnllr Premn, mil t>tjf ft? /bnnotldntfd an Hopt Star, Jnnnnry IS. IBM. I K,l\JFJ Won by Rancher NAB DILLINGER'S PAL ft Parker's Lead Now Nearly 10,000 ft Six Persons Are 1& i ni. m.ii'i aim naiin ol jum iJamila, exolic French film star, above, sought vainly liy several Kuropcans of royal lilood, have hccn won hy an Australian rancher. The actress has confirmed the report (hat she will lie the hrlde of Hugo Brasscy, a millionaire from the Antipodes, early in Odolicr. I.ill won headlines several yours aeo when she danced for two hours with Prince George of England In Hollywood, The News Revi ews —r,By BKUCK C.ATTON. view CllARAC'l'ER in a current novel is described as a man who set out to compile his own Bible. That chap was an offshoot of the village atheist species. He had no use for formal religion, "but he did have a lurking belief in thc divinity of mankind. So he gol a big scrapbook and went through th/.-| newspapers daily, collecting clippings which would support his thesis that humanity has A Miss Perkins in Labor Day Talk Is Optimistic Secretary of Labor Reviews Program That Started With New Deal ASKS FOR^EFORMS Urges Government Insurance to Give Complete Economic Security In flic follnvvinjj Lahor Day iiic'sago, Secretary (if Labor I'rr- lui\s discusM-s (he amimiilishmcnts of her department and sets forth her' hopes for the future. »,v I'ltANCIS I'KKKINS Svri'ctiii-y »f Labor of the IhiUfd Stales 'VViillcil fur the Associated Prcssl As a nation on this Labor Day, we arc iveoi;ni/iuK Iliat rtrugraui'i king Ihoimhl nf as merely labor welfare are really essential faclor.i for recovery and for the technique of industrial management in a nia:ss-procluc- ticm a[;o. The test of adjusting oui industrial life to the patterns of democracy and the needs of a new mechanical period mark both a H"in in the standards of life and wor kfor wa^-; 'janiers its well as a new responsibility for con slruclive leadership on the part of Errors Made In Counting Votes Favors Parker Official Return From 50 Counties Are Complete PARKS IS TRAILING Incumbent Seeks to Recount Votes in Ashley, Calhoun Counties LITTLE ROCK—(/I 3 )—A revision of returns from hist Tuesday's run-off primary Saturday gave Charley Fark- cr of Stephens, n lead of 9.353 votes over J. Oscar Humphrey in Ihc race for state auditor on the basis of official returns from 5G counties and complete unofficial returns from 17 other counties. The vote stood: Parker, 102,086, against a vote of 92.733. I nine seventh congressional district, Congressman Tilman B. Parks of Ciimdcn, sought to recount voles in several precincts of Calhoun und Ashley counties. He trailed Wade Kitchens of Magnolia, by 43 votes on the basis of official returns from nine counties and unofficial returns from Ashley and Calhoun counties. Kitchen's vote was 14,897 against 14.852 for Parks. Two errors in transmission of returns brought Charley Parker's lead to nearly 10,000 ahead of Humphrey. Bulletins HYDE PARK, N. Y.—(/!>)—I*rcs- : Idem Roosevelt Saturday, signed. ait order renewing the automobile code of NKA for 60 days. WASHINGTON— (/]') —The general textile strike was extended; Saturday to include 200,000 silk workers. With the Inclusion of. i the silk workers In the walkout scheduled for 11:31) Salurday night, makes the strike complete in the textile Industry. WASHINGTON— (A'} —The first; installment of payments to pro-j (liicers participating In the farm adjustment administration's hog-: corn prokrnm were reported Sal- ! urdny to exceed ?55,000,000. Arkansas producers will receive a total of 5250,707. Counties Included in Southwest Arkansas were Howard which will receive ?1,153. within it the seeds of something very 14,352 for Parks. .«*- Kitchen's Lead Small LITTLE ROCK, Ark.— (/!>)" —Wade Kitchens, Magnolia attorney and former slate representative, Friday night maintained a lead of 45 votes over Congressman Tilman B. Parks as official returns were reported from the Tuesday runoff primary. Returns from the seventh congressional district included official figures from nine counties and complele hul unofficial returns from the other two, giving Kitchens 14,897 against (Continued on Pane Three) FLALTER ^ANNY SAYS: REG. U. S. PAT. OFF. Official returns had been tabulated Friday night from all counties in the district with the exception of Ashley and Calhoun. Parks was credited with 1340 voles in Ashley against 1149 for Kitchens in the unoffoeial but complete returns. In Calhoun county, unofficial count gave Parks 1561 against 1541 for Kitchens. Returns Friday night showed Parks to have led Kitchens in six counties obtaining a margin in the other five. The vote follows: Counties xAshlcy Bradley xCalhoun ... Chicot Clark Columbia . Mempslcad Lafayette . Nevada C'uachita Union Totals Parks Kitchens great and noble. And he sol together quite an intcr- csling book. On one page there would be a newspaper photo of such a man as Mar- ccni. Then there would be a clipping telling how some phone girl in a town menaced by forest fire stuck to her posl in spile of the- danger, lo warn others of the flames. XXX Next there would be Hie story of some youngster who losl his life trying to save another from drowning; a picture of a traffic cop, whose kindly, good-natured efficiency protected the lives of scores of school children daily, a story of how some country doctor, who had rounded out half a cenlury (if under-paid service, pictures of such men as the Mayo brothers, and so on—page afler page of revelations thai people can be far more unselfish and brave and devoted to Ihc ciimon good than anyone has a right to expert them lo be. Now this fictional character—he is In be found in Archie Hums' novel, "Lightship," in case you are interested --did IKI more than all of u.s mu.sl feel like doing now and Ihen. The daily papers are full of such clippings; stories of people who use their intelligence to put new comforts or new tools into thc hands of toilinj men, stories of men and women who I c()mm itlcc voted 20 to 10 not to make are willing to sacrifice their case, t | H , recount. 1340 1027 1581 Ml l.'i!)2 rain I!l5(i tun; 10511 1R75 23II! 14.H. r i2 Unofficial but. complete. llcmpstcad Vnlc 1149 1279 1574 IHIB IKIT, 15(1(1 1904 584 1502 115!) 1899 H.8II7 The official in Hcmpslead county was certified as Kitchens 1904 and Park 1(158 after much discussion hy the committee over a recount of the Stophcnson School House box, where the vote was in dispute. The their careers, or their very lives in obedience to some mysterious but imperative call to sacrifice. Usually we read about them and Only 29 pull tax receipts were reported for the box while IH(1 votes were reported cast of which 140 went to Kitchens and 46 lo Parks. Friends Ihcn go on to something else; and. of ConsroHiinan Parks ,-it. Hope dc- since the daily grist of news about ( ., im . ( , ( , ; c(>millcnl , m thc (> ,,K-oinc of pcr.ple contains much that i.s diseour- •No man gels too old to learn new .tricka when a pretty girl cracky .tUo jvhip. aging, much lhal h:is lo do wilh slu- niflity and greed and wilfull wrong- hcadcdncss, we arc apt to forget about the brighter spots. Keeping a scrapbook of this kind might be wholesome corrective. Whatever progress Ihe nice makes must depend ultimately upon the resources that arc within the human heart. We cannot bu reminded too | often of heroism, unselfishness, :m<l j of intelligence are drawn from an inexhaustible reservoir. XXX Twelve- English schoolboys, says ;i cable from London, are about to start for the Uniled States to spend a year in an American private school. 'Ihcy are going on scholarships as a part of a scheme lo promote belter understanding between the two nations. Loudabll as the idea is. there arc people who would praise it a little more enthusiastically if they knew jusl what private schools thc lads are to atlend. For ther arc, in thc United Slates, private schools and private schols and private schools. Some of them are very excellent indeed, and seme of them are pale and snobbish immitations of English schools; and it is to be hoped that (Coatinued on Page Three) the dispute. I'l'rks Awailinj; I'inal ('mini CAMDKN. Ark. — (/!>) — Tilman R Parks, incumbent congressman from 'Continued on Pace Three) Airplane Race Is Won by Doug Davis John Worthen of Pine Bluff, Finishes Second at Cleveland ALBURQUERQUE, N. M.(/l')-Two hours and 42 minutes aflcr he took off from Burbank, California, RoscOe Turner, speed flier, out to break his own transcontinental record of 1C hours and five minutes, landed hejre Saturday morning. His ship took on gasoline and and then continued his journey. Rfc- fucling required only 8 minulcs. CLEVELAND—(/I 1 )—Flying part of the time at a speed, of 270 miles an hour, Douglas Davis of Atlanta, Ga., Friday won the .transcontinental race from Burbank, Calif., to Cleveland, fcalurc cvcnl of Ihe opening program of thc 1934 national air races. But despite his speed. Davis fell short of Ihc Los Angeles to Cleveland record scl by Jimmy Haizlip .in 1932. Davis took nine hours, 26 minutes and 41 seconds for Ihc Irip from Burbank". Haizlip made Ihe flighl from Los Angeles in eighl hours, 19 minulcs and 4G seconds. Two other fliers competed in Friday's cross-country dash, cLe Gchl- bach of New York, and John Wor- Ihen, of Pine Bluff, Ark., thc latlcr arrived al Ihe Cleveland airport nearly 45 minulcs aflcr the Allanla flier, and Gchlbach at that time was still in Ihe air but expcclcd to arrive at the airport by dark. 30,000 at Show Air race officials said 30,000 persons were in thc grandstand Friday as Davis sped across the goal line to receive personal congratulation from Mary Pick Cord of the movies, and the plaudits of Ihe crowd. The Atlanta flier also will receive 51500 cash award and the Vincent licndix trophy. . Dnvis made jusl two stops on his cross emmlr.y flight, both to refuel. The first was at. Goodland, Kansas, Ihe second at, Lansing, Illinois. He flew a black and red low wing mono- plain. 1 . Storms increased his flying lime, the winner saiil on his arrival, and his piano, streaked with oil, gave evidence of a difficult battle. Davis flew the same plane in which the laic James Wedell established the world's land plane speed record of 305.33 miles per hour last, year al Chicago. It carried 450 horsepower. Numerous other racing events, and do/ens of thrilling aeronautical tricks, entertained the opening day air races crowd. Roy Minor of Hollywood, California, pushed his mystery ship, "Miss Los Angeles," at a top speed of 256.529 miles an hour—going with Ihe wind— and averaged 243.145. Walter Wedell, brother of Ihc laic "speed king." Jimmy Wedell. flew the same- course an average of 248.91'iinilo.s an hour. His fastcsl lap, down wind, was 255.747. Long Opens Probe New Orleans City Government Says Mayor W alms ley Gets $1,000 Weekly From Vice Rings SOLDIERS ON GUARD Investigation Precedes Election Scheduled for Next Week NEW ORLEAHS, La.— {/P)-Senator Hucy P. Long opened an investigation into New Orlcan's city government Saturday in a building that was guarded by bayonets held in the hands of the stale's soldiers. The investigation precedes by a few days the Scplcmber 11 congresisonal primary which is expected to decide whether Long or Mayor Walmsley will win political control of the city. Newspapermen, under instruction from Long, were ordered from the building. Henry R. Long, a native of Mississippi, lold an investigating committee Salurday that the lottery ring of New Orleans paid weekly to Mayor Walmsley approximately $1,000 and •Superintendent of Police George Rcy- cr, around $700. Official County Vote Auditor Hope Ward 1 j Hope Ward 2 _ Hope Ward 3 Hope Ward 4 Country Box 5 Country Box_6_ jjeanyvillc _ BeTton _ Saratoga _ "f 6kio J ___ JMcNab _ _Wallaceburg :'_ Bcvins Battle Field Patmos 55 J* T&5JT4I Cong. Pros. A«. Sheriff Assessor Rep. 83] 166J 7l]'i7'5'| 1361 Jl3| fi«[ IPO" _ _ _ 43 I 14 *| 10 ?l 85|~1(B| 93~ iCTTT2oT~i32 J ri57 j r'M'pM : rfiii r i?3r"5rii5rQ : ir^ 110| 651 45| 1311 271 1511 561 1141. 971 791 125| 52 _67|__72|_60| 78|_ 45| 981 481 921 _91|__"52| _67| 75 ~oS|~8irTTr 711~481 1001 ~~87j ~60 f~68T~79™75| 74 J!iLJ 0 -L 3 .?i 16 L! 8 L 36 ! 48 i.J_?L^?J-ll?l_? 4 J_??- 421 ll~2f |~3Q j~2Q l'~331~"19'|~32~28 i~24'i~46'j F J8| 71 13 [ 121__6 i_191_241 1| 131 12]' 121 13" ""191 14 f~5|~"27 |~l~6j~iTj~19~iITi171 JiF J8 2'T 1171 391 j£l_HT[ SjQjOli 103 r 5 '^i 65 I ^1 751 '82 'l6i'i'~M!~'iT7Tl04TTl^]~l36 i~J47 flOl ri20]~IZ9. |"iB3 )~5f 461 11 f 38] 191 37 j 20] 23T""34'i 36]~'2T|~81 9 Held by Federal Men at Chicago cl & Two Physicians Whol "Lifted" Gangster's Face-^1 Are Captured ATTORNEYMS HELD* All Accused by Govern* ment for Harboring 4 Slain Outlaw '.',« _Sardis JUnion _pzan Bingen___ Shoyer 'GoodlcU ••_ _Guernsey Cross Roads _ 48f~'46| '39|"~42fT2| 47 j 38| 46 1 33| _ 37 45 1" 15 1 24 1 36 i .. 45 L_ 27 L 35 3 J 57 j 60 1_ _ 58 1 _ 37 O ] _27 f J3 1_20 1 29( 59|~ 41 1 72| Stewart Wins On Official Count Has Majority of 291 Votes Over Carrigan in Attorney's Race Senator Ned Stewart won the nomination for prosecuting attorney in the eighth judicial circuit by a ma- jorily of 291 voles on the official count. Stewart's total for the five counties in the dislrict is 7062 and Carrigan's is 6771. The figures by counties: Carrigan Slewart Miller 1691 1737 Lafayette 495 955 Hcmpstead 2443 1421 Nevada 1147 1408 Clark 995 1541 Totals 0771 7062 Tax Collection Shows Increase New Records Set for Gasoline and Toll Bridge Receipts MTTI.K HOCK— (/f'j—The state revenue department closed its hooks Friday on August special tax collections which were $15,000 short of the Jl,- Ono.WKl mark, but $153,000 above Ihe receipts for August of last year. Records were set for gasoline and toll bridge collections indicating a brisk tourist business in the state for August and July, since gasoline taxes are paid the month following the sale and consumption of Ihc fuel. Total, collections were $985,140.88 as compared with $832,067.58 last August. Gasoline tax collections were ?74G,- 315,3s, or about; $5000 more than the previous record month, which was last June. Cigarcllc tax stamps sales also were brisk, the department collecting ?7!),381.25 from Ihis source, or about ?26,000 more than for the like period a year ago. Auto license fees dropped sharply to $35,IOR.64 largely because of the new law which permits the sale of half- year license. _Wash. Box 2 _Jakajones Columbus pincy Grove Rocky Mound Beards Chapel Tulton §tcph'cnson Sell. H Friendship _ _peAnn_ _ _Anterviile_ Absentees TOTALS 31| 33| 3i| . _ 68] 84]"'" 75 1 77] "112|~40J _97| 54|_102| 331. 'I0r"l5| 28|. 28|_'15'|' 17|"26| 23] 851 _ B6J 1 'A | 311_781 761 83| Obi BU| 72| b» | ~27|~"i4T"32'|if~i8'r~23"|~3T| 101 231 181 341" _76|_25| 43) 58L 871 " 42 i ~'25 |"l4 r~33'i"~311~361""4'41" 23 f 541 2Sj '111 68| 10[ 701 59'[ 20) 26"| 54] 6VJ in 161 381 311 241" 271 281 .40) 151 15j "401 27j 231 20| 19J "251 16| 28| .411 2| 21| G*|_28| 26|_'8j__J4|_10|_23|_ _ " '76|. 5lT"93j_36| 66| ~62| 6T|._B3~1 iOOl ~29(_.99| 3¥ "321 M0'("-' -911 106| 'SSf 18 ._ . ____ "67'i""64'r'77'i'. 55i'~24| 108| Mj _32] JBlj_31| 3'ri5| 39| 24|~25|"38| '28 1 33f .8j _'lj OJ J.2|_12| _ ?|_8|_4"|_Td|_2|_8|_4|_7|_5 33f 33| 24] 42 [ 28| 38| 28 1' 37|_ 38 1 27 1 44 1 22' 2289!154311904119561142112443120811173511912119391221911637 44 States Join in Safety Drive Seek to Make September Model Month of Safety On Highways NEW YORK— (/P)—Forty-four stales of the union and the Dislrict of Columbia joined Friday to make September a model month in trafic safely regulation. Governors of the state sand the board of commissioners of Ihc District of Columbia have issued proclamation calling on citizens and officials to make September a demonstration mnoth of the safe use of highway;!. The only states not included arc Maine, Louisiana, Kentucky a "'J. Oklahoma . Commerce Secretary Daniel Jioper in his capacity as chairman of the national conference on street and highway safety, declared every effort musl be put. forth this Seplcm- bor lo reduce the country's loss of life, pointing out that a large proportion of it can be avoided. President Roosevelt has declared that the action of the governors is timely since the period of the year in which the heaviest loss of life occurs i.s now beginning. The president declared that the country must, attack the problem continuously and oncrgeticaUy and through H co-ordinated national effort Based on past experience, it is estimated that the nation's accident casualty list for this year will be 36,000 dead and more than a million injured. The record to date is 20 per cent higher than for last year, and the closing months of the year in the past have always increased the percentage. Hendrix Says'Why' He Conceded Race Issues Statement Concerning Voting in Stephenson Precinct Dcwey Hcndrix, who Friday conceded the nomination of county tax assessor to Mrs. Isabelc Onstead without an inquiry into the Stephcnson School House where much bitter criticism has been directed following the run-off primary, Saturday issued the following statement: "When the official vote was tabulated my opponent was leading me by 27 votes. Some of my friends advised that I contest a certain box in the county in which my opponent rcceiv ed 147 votes and I received 39, at which box it is believed at least 140 votes were cast by persons who had not paid a poll lax. "After discussing the advisability of .such contest with quite a few of my friends, and after conferring with my opponent, we finally reached an agreement under the terms of which I conceded the nomination to Mrs, Gnstead and accepted a position us deputy to her in the office. "Each of us received a big vote, evidencing the fact that each of us have lots of friends in the county. My opponent made a fair, hard and honest fight for the office. "She understands the affairs of the office, and I, as well as some of my friends, feel that even though on a contest I might win the office, it would be an expense to both of us, and inasmuch as both of us have received such complimentary vote, and both need the work, we deem it advisable to adjust the matter in the way -we have in order lo avoid litigation." Political Sizzler Is Scheduled For Tuesday I5y the Associaled Tress Th'j .second Tuesday of September —liic eleventh—will be a political si/- x.lcr. Many opinions will be expressed by party leaders then as to what the Maine c!:.-ction of Monday, September 10, portends as lu elections in th" 47 other st.ites November (i. I-'ossibly the Maine results and in- tcrprelaliou.s thereof will overshadow •he a-tinl voting of Sepl'.Miibcr 11. On that, day primaries in eight states and conventions in two will make nominations for congress. Particular Attention will be devotee! to fight between Senator Hucy Long and Mayor Walmsley of New Orleans over conlrol of Ihc New Orleans delegation to the house. Primaries and conventions Septem- Ibcr 11 follow: Ari/.ona—In a primary. Senator Henry F. Ashurst has four opponents for thc democratic nomination. in ~ eluding Sidney Osborn. resigned state chairman. Airs. Isabcllc Grccnway, democrat, the state's one representative, is opposed by Frank llilyeman, farmer. Governor B. B. Mocur, democrat has three opponents for rcnom- inalion. Colorado—Miss Josephine Hochc, social worker and coal mine owner, who charges that Colorado has been out of .step with the new deal, i.s running for thc democratic nominaloin for governor againsl Edwin C. Johnson, Ihe incumbent, who accuses Senator Edward P. Cosligan of trying lo defeat him with the aid of federal relief patronage. Coimectieut— Republican convention will rcnominalc Senator Frederic C. Walcot and also will choose a candidate for governor, Hugh M. Alcorn and Liculcnant Governor Roy C. Wit- cox being rivals. Delaware — Democratic convention will select an opponent for Senator John G. Townsend. Jr., republican already renominatcd by convention. A nomination will be made also for the state's one scat in the house, now held by Wilbur L. Adams, democrat, who probably will be rcnominaled unless chosen for thc senate. Louisiana—In New Orleans Senator Hucy Long and Mayor T. Senmics Walmtlcy have rival candidates for two o fthe state's eight scats in the house, the democratic nominations being equivalent to election. Long hud state .troops control registration for thc primary and got special powers from thc legislature. Michigan—Primary. Senator Arthur II. Vandenberg, republican, is unopposed for renomination. The democratic nomination is sought by Fran A. Picard, Alva M. Cummins, Clai'jc S. Carney and Hay D. Schneider. Governor William A. Comstock, democrat, has two opponents. Former Governor A. J. Groesbeck i.s seeking the republican nomination with three opponents. New Hampshire—Thc state's two representatives have opposition in a primary. Charles H. Tcbey, republican, being opposed by Edward D. To- lund, master of St. Paul's school, and William N. Rogers, democrat, by Timothy F. O'Connor. There are two candidates for the republican nomin- ation for governor and three for the demiV-'ratic nomination, the incumbent. John G. Winant, republican, retiring. South Carolina—Run-off of August 28 primary, with Cole L. Blcasc and OHn D. Johnston contesting the democratic nomination for governor. Vermont—Primary will decide republican nomination for senator bc- twccn Senalur Warren H. Austin and Harry B. Amey, former federal district allorney. Fred C. Martin, col- Iccor of internal revenue and an original Roosevell man. is unopposed for Ihc democratic nomination. Washington — Scinuor" Clarence C. Dill, democrat, is retiring and thc nomination is sought in a primary by eight men. There are five candidates for the republican nomination. CHICAGO—(/p)-Two Chicago sicians -who performed face lifting 1 ' operations and tried to change the ft finger prints of John Dillinger andi] Homer Van -Meter, slain oujlawSj'a were under arrest Saturday. Department of Justice agents holding Louis Piquett, an attorney, s and four other persons. , , AVI are accused of harboring al concealing thc notorious gangsters. The physicians held arc Dr, Wi hcilm Looser and Dr. Harold Bernard./ Cassidy. Others held in addition to thc doctors and Attorney Piquett, Arthur W. Olcary, an employe^ in J Piquctt's office, William and "" Finerty and Marie Cor<orti. ' The latter is Homer Van Meter's'/ Jrl friend, charged -with harboring;] film in Calumet City, III ' , f 1 John Dillingcr was put on thc spot J thc latter part of July as he walked J out of thc Biograph theater in Chi- ^j cago. A month later Van Meter was • ed out by police and federal agent's.] guns. . • i • Refuses to Pay for Eaton Ritei - ' ....... *•."'">,« j tA 1 *' ' v fr~l''f&" Voucher Turned Dowri' for Burial of Girl; Convict LITTLE ROCK—(/P)—Payment of a 5245 voucher for the burial expenses <;l of Helen Spcncc Eaton, 21-year-old* girl convict who was killed during an escape last July was withheld by State Comptroller Griffin Smith as "exhor- ,1 bitant," but he offered to join wittx "any others who desire to. personally ^ pay this bill," "'; The voucher, drawn by Superintendent S. L. Tod hunter of the prison ' system, contained an item of $M5 for {] a casket, and Smith disallowed the voucher on the grounds it would be' a showing of favoritism to permit the prisoner when thc usual allowance for;. | a prison casket is ?40 to 550. "I cannot exercise the same liberality with public funds," Smith wrote Todhunter, "that I do with private funds .therefore I am offering to join' any others who desire to personally pay this bill." Todhunter said he would pay the bill if the state would not, and added the petwl board had instructed him to "give this girl a decent burial,"!-,U "Tins was an unusual case," said Todhunter, who was named superintendent in the place of A, G. Stedman, Newport, as a direct result of the shooting of the twice convicted girl slayer 24 hours after she left behind at the state farm for women a npfc -. saying she would "never be taken alive." The. girl was shot by Frank Martin, trusty convict, who now awaits Irial for Ihe slaying. "When the girl's body lay in funeral parlors in Norlh Little Rock," Todhunter said, "people were put soliciting funds lo pay her burial expenses. I lold Ihc undertakers the state would pay thc expenses, and h* j it does not, I shall personally pay the I bill." . . 1 The voucher listed thc expenses as :';', $175 for a casket, ?25 for embalming, 1 and ?45 for hearse hire in transport- • ing the body from here to DeWitt,Helen's home, where she was buried near her father and mother whose deaths were closely connected with her first slaying and her subsequent criminal record. It was in 1928 thai Helen fired four shots into the body of Jack Worls, as ! the jury was about to retire to decide .:• : whether he had killed Cicero Spcncc, ': Helen's father, and attacked her . mother in a boat on White river. ' Later, Helen confessed lo the slay; ing of Jim Bohots, DeWilt restaurant man, and receiving thc sentence she was serving at the time of her escape and slaying. i Gulf Storm 200 Miles From Brownsville, Tex. WASHINGTON-(/P)—The Wcalhc.- Bureau late Friday issued the following storm warning; "Advisory 4:30 p. m. gulf tropical dislurbance which has been impossible to locate definilcly during thc last 24 hours, is appareiuly central about 200 miles south, southeast of Brownsville, Texas, and about 150 miles northeast of Tampico, Mexico, attended by shifting gales and possibly winds of hurricane force near center."

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