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h&trspapn under di visions A-Z & A-5 Graphic Arts Code. VOLUME 35—NUMBER 278 Hope <AI')—.Until* Aluoclntetl I'rrsi (MlA)—sn-nnn Nrn-ftpnprr Knlr Star WEATHKK Arkansas —Partly warmer in cut arid south ac tion* Wednesday night. Thursday, unsettled, cooler la Uw* northwest portion. HOPE, ARKANSAS, WEDNESDAYTsEPTEMBER 5.1934 I Mnn ed iH 18M| H °" Dalir Pre ««. «2T| ijlope 8tnr, Jnnuorr 18. 1629. •^ ^B M • ^^fe. • ^^^ .^fc.' ^^— ^^ ^^^ *«"«•«•« «. Hope »«_,,. j n nu,rr 1«: 1929""' """ PRICE T r ki j^—: # * #' # #<-• # # ' * -# * vv £5i ^?t I ne IN6WS Keview A ^i T> j i» n*ii* w w Kidnap Cast L—-—B.rB.tHao*™, i/motiier He ward tor Jjillings Slaver inBoldRa pvJiRY time a jobless member of the building trades is nut „„. c — - -*-*-Q^F *~T«.U T V/JL Cr rt *./>K«. JLJ m xvni'If n fjimilir nf (V,,iv ^r,,.,,,,,,,. :.. i...i _** ,, , ,. •/ Til* . f T¥ • "~~—^—————————____^____. v - .^ I Ml Illlil' ,. relief rollH. Hempstead County Listed On Drouth Emergency List Cattle Will Be Bought by Relief Commission, Stanley Says WILL CULT HERDS Prices to Be Paid Arc Higher Than Market Quotations Hcmpslead county has been placed on the Emergency drouth list, qualifying farmers in the county will all their entile to the federal drouth relief commission, Frank Stanley announced Wednesday. Listing of cattle will begin Friday at five or six shipping points. Farmers will he notified when and where cuttle will he bought, Mr. Stanley said. time a jobless member of the building trades is put work, a family of four persons is taken off the public Iliis Is the estimate of the Fcdcra ^Housing Administration; and it cm ' phnsizc.s only one angle of the important new housing drive which the government is Inaugurating. Eightly per cent of the building trades workers are out of work according to A. F. of L. figures. Many of them have been out of work for years. In a dismaying number of cases, the task of keeping them and their dependents from starving has been taken on by the government. If it had nothing else to recommend it. the housing campaign offers a chance to attack the problem of unemployment employment on one of its most dif- fronts. XXX And yet that is only a part of it. You need more than workers to build or repair a house. You need materials—lumber, cement, bricks, nails, shingles, hardware, electric fixture*, plumbing fixtures and so on. Every contract that is let for construction or renovizing of a dwelling is a stimulant for the industries which moke and sell these comodlties. These things need to be carrcd from the site of manufacture to the place where they arc to be used. Railroads, barges and steamship lines, trucking —all these wil share in the concerns—nil these wi] share in the revival that comes to the industries involved in rehousing. XXX Then there is idle money in the banks—money whch lies a dead weight when it is not working. Rehousing means loans; loans which, in this in-, stance bear moderate interest rates! and are guaranteed, up to 20 per cent of tho'r face value by Uncle Sam. himself, and which require no collateral beyond the borrower's ability to pay his monthly installments. Such loans mean that this idle money gpcs to work, to spread prosperity acttttrf- thtlTftrtloh.- •-...-• Lastly there is the householder himself. Perhaps he owns a lot, on which he plans to build his own home when time is ripe; perhaps he already owns a home, and has deferred needed re- Killing of Hope Man Is Revived by Sheriff Wilson Posts Additional Reward for Unsolved Mystery Last Spring NAME GRAND JURORS Circuit Court Convenes Oct. 1—Williams Case to Be Heard Plane Crash Kills Five "Buying of cattle by the government affords the producer an opportunity to cull his herd as the minimum price ot be paid is considerably above market quotations. "Any kind of cow over two years old will bring at least $12, even if the animal will have to be killed as soon as bought. "Bolter grades of two-year-olds will bring up to $20. Yearlings will bring from 510 to ?15 and calves will be bought from $1 to $8." Mr. Stanley explained. ' - .Cnttk- wi'.l---be- listed*foi>--Mlc at ;thc following places; Washington—Miss Lehta Frnzicr. Ozan—John Barrow. Bingcn—Earl Holt. Fulton—E. R. Calhoun. Spring Hill—H. H. Foster. Patmos—O. T. Rider. Emmet—B. J. Ellis. Blevins—H. W. Timbcrlake. McCaskili—C. C. Hamilton. Saratoga—T. L. Moblcy. Hope—At City Hall. DeAnn—Monroe Samuel. The list of grand and petit jurors for the October term of Hempstead circuit court was announced Wednesday by Dale Jones, circuit clerk. Simultaneously Sheriff John L. Vilson announced that, he would in- rcase n personal reward of from $25 to $50 for evidence leading to the arrest and conviction of the slayer of Walter Billings. Billings, a Hope carpenter and paper hanger, was Hilled last spring when he went to the rear of his home at night to investigate what he thought was a raid on his chicken coop. Two blasts from a shotgun rang out. Billings slumped to the ground, dead. His slayer or slayers escaped in the darkness. Police made an investigation, but without success. The reward, Sheriff Wilson „„., Wednesday, would stand good unti the first of January. It is understood that other reward of over a $100. posted by the City o of Hope and a local lodge, remain, for the conviction of Billings' killer Cases that will come before the nex circuiy court include, the F,ulton tol bridge slaying of Glenn L,' Williams Four Hempstead county negroes arc held far his murder which occurred only a few days before Billings was shot to death. Williams was at (he toll bridge when killed. Robbery was believed y officers to have been the motive. Tll ° Bate.s-Crosnoo-Boyd arson c-isc which developed from burning a In any case the housing campaign drugstore several months ago at Wash- :«iirs during the hord depression years. Perhaps he would like to do a bit of remodeling to bring his place up to date and give it a better market val- !' Highway Group to Spread Funds Will Divide Federal Aid Among Different Sections of State LIILE ROCK -(/|')~ The Suite Highway Commission will try Wednesday to .spread as far as possible the J.I.'IOO.flOO federal aid funds to meet the requests of various communities, the- aggregate of which is more than s made to order for him. By taking ington, also is scheduled for the triil -' ....... ..... -' " «- --------- -•- •- • -i The list of jurors: Grand Jurors t -Oil IMlKl ,C7' n»n_l... f»l. I. — '. ' ' advantage of it. he cannot only help j himself, but his whole comunity as well. Tho campaign offers us a great op- Columbus; Brooks ' "smjits* Fulton' portunity. It gives us the chance to I Wilbur D. Jones, Ozan; Tom Drake' revive the whole building industry.! Hope; Wihncr Williams, McNab- El- Onco that is done, full recovery will j v ' n Bruce, Blevins. ' not be far away. j Jim Arnold, DeAnn; B. A. Springs XXX Washington; Dob Gosncll, Hope? SIF' It is gratifying to note that the beer] Leslie, Belton; Harmon Honeycutt' and liquor revenues are reaching a Bingcn; Claud White, Columbus- Add very high level, so that federal trcas- Turner, Hope;; B. F. Goodlctt, Oziin 1 ury officials now estimate that Uncle! W. W. Ellen, Hope, R. F. D ' Sam will receive fully half a billion j Alternate Grand Jurors Willio C. Thompson, Wa.shing- F. D.; Eugene 1'hillips, Spring ^ Blinded by a terrific rainstorm, the pilot of an Omaha-bound Rapid Airlines plane attempted an emergency landing hi a field near Oregon, Mo. The pilot and his four passengers were killed when, instead of landing on the adjacent field, the ship plunged into a roadside embankment with such force, that one ot Che motors wag thrown the distance indicated by the white line. Delegates Asked for L. R. Meeting Local Civic Leaders Re quested at Better Housing Conference Hope civic leaders and business men ire requested to attend a Better Hous- ng conference to be held at Little tock Thursday afternoon, a telegram o The Star from J. J. Harrison, state lirector of the federal housing administration, announced, The telegram read: "Hope representatives to an import- nt conference at 2 p. m. Thursday in Libert Pike hotel are requested in or- er to receive plans for organizing a Setter Housing program in your city. "This is a sound business program Chairman .1. S'. Cargile of ArUadel- V'hiii, called tin; Hireling to make the alloention of the federal funds, and it will be an executive ono with Governor Fnlrell attending. ComissioiuT Dtive Block of Wymv said the commiK.sion's problem was one of trying to spread the available construction unds over the state, am ef trying- to meet the federal bureau o froarls requirement for closing the gaps in main trunk highways. "There are some requirements ol the bureau that we must meet," sale Mr. Block, "and it now seems impassible to say just what we can do Personally I am in favor of spread- ins the funds over the entire state.' He .said at the last meeting variou.* communitier presented their requests and when all were in the total was more than $35,000,000. "And this figure does not represent a single request from Eastern Arkan- ,sas communities, which did not apply to I he commission," Block suit). "In my district the requests were made to me, and one road alone they wont in. Eastern Arkansas would cost $35,- (IUO.WIO. Of course, we haven't the funds to go around, so there is no use in anyone kidding himself that he will eel all he asked for." Sometime ago the federal bureau of reads lead clown the requirements that taps in highways 05 and 67 and one or two of the oilier main roads must l><: completed. O. L. Bowden, Store Manacgr, Returns Here D. L. Bowden, well known department store manager, luis returned t" this cily ami accepted n po.sitioii wiUi IJi'l'lian's store. For the past three years Mr. Bowden has resided ut Forrest City where he was manager of the Busy store there. Before moving to Forrest City he was manager of Die Busy store here for nearly six years. He has moved his family here and will make Hope his ucrniuncnt home. One of the arguments most often] _ D _ „ „ „, heard in favor of repeal, a year or Hill; Webb LascU-r Sr., liope;"6'scVir two ago, was that legalizing the sale V;m Itiper, Washington, R.F.D.! ot alcoholic drinks would prove. 1 an " "' ~ excellent thing for federal finances. A. L. Tollc It Innk.s as if it. were going to work '. Brian!, Biiiyen; Monroe Long, out thht way. Unforl.uiiiiHt.rly not. all the- other o| limistii: fororasl.s hav Pc'li( Jurors o/;in, R.F.D.; Vcrnon Mi; Caskill; John Griffin, Washington, II! F. D.; Kirk Morclmnl, JCmmHI; Jlo limistn: forecasts have made the belie-1 Itretl, O/an, K.F.D.; Glen Klcy Me ficicnt effects of 'repeal have been' Ca.skill; J. II. Itobins, O/an. fulfilled. The bootlegger hns'iil pre-1 Jim Mc-Junkin.s, Saratoga; H. N. Can ciscly been banished from the land, j mm, Mc-Niib; J. S. Mosier, Fulton illegal manufacture and transportation 1 1'. L. Aslin, Hope, R.F.D.; Leo Ray of booze is still going on and alcohol Hope; D;m Laha, Palmos; Ray Me as a social problem remains just about! Dowcll, Hope; Andrew Powell, Pat as puzzling as it ever was. mo.s; Hal Foster, Spring Hill; Arlhui We are .still n long way from a sat-' Taylor, Hope. isfactor solution of the whole difficult 1 Kd Broscius, Guernsey; Tom Gathright, Saratoga; Grover' Smith, Co- R.F.D. Archer '""•"-• |i'B">, i--tiiHioga; »j rover Sum Federal Immigration Comissioncr D. / liiinhus; W. H. Tomlin, Hope W. McCormack announces that tlieiW. W. Compluii, Hope;'Early government will seek modification of Hope, existing immigration laws, when the next congress convenes; and (he news, points to a reform long overdue. Alternate IVtit urors (Continued on Pace Three > JTLAITHK FANNY SAYS- KES. U. S. PAT. OFF. I. L. I'ilkinlon, Washington; Kiiffin : Boyctl, Jr., Hope; Bert Keith, Hope, ge Crews, Hope H.F.D.; Lee Gar• Hope, U. F. D.; Earl White, .__ j Ulevins; Dale Hunt, Rucky Mound; II. L. Uyers, Hope; Earl Kin;i, Ozan; Emory Thompson, Fulton. Partain Is Named as Demo Speaker Priddy and DuLaney Given Post for Hot Springs Meeting of aiUK.uiic- Qfteu the host approuch leave in a huff. tu 1..ITTI-K lf.f>ri< - -(/I', .-Selection Dav: rai-lain. Van Biiren alUirncv, as •i-mi.Mvny i-lr,irr.ian and keynote i!-'-aKer of l)v hicnnial Democratic n nvcniion ul. Hot. Springs next Friday ii.v) SulunJ.iy h;js been 1-v r;,_-vr,n, r l''ul.rell, it '•,) \V'.- ,|II.-M|;IV. Circuit Judt;.: A. IS. 1'riddy of Hus- ;<:llcille. has been agreed upon as a l-erm.inent i-hairman of the convention. v, ilh John DuLaney of Ashdown. • :• iL-irporary secretary. Qursliuns now remaining | o be settled is the selection of a new chairman and secretary of the slate central committee to succeed Lee Miles and Harvey G. Combs. PI receive federal loans. "Regret this invitation to your city docs not include expense allowance. J. J. HARRISON, Stato Director, Federal Housing Administration" Legion Officials Are to Throe to Receive Support for Chief of State Department EURKKA SPRINGS, Ark.-M'J-Thc question of ;i new department com- niHiidcr engrossed the attention of the annual convention of the Arkansas department of the American Legion Tuesday night, as friends recruited support for thr three lending candidates: Jerome Thompson, Fayettcvillc, Vincen M. Miles, Fort Smith, and Tom Johnson, Dcrmotl. The election will IK- held Wednesday morning with the cimveulion scheduled to adjourn at noon. Little Htx-k was (he only city bid- ling for the IMS convention ami lines:-; other invitations arc received the Jeaiu-s of Spring Hill called ul the m-rliiig Wcdncslay. The Harrison school band won first ilace in the band competition, L. K. Grumpier, Magnolia, announced fol- ng a parade 'Fuesday afternoon n which hundreds of delegates took 'art. Second place went to Ilcbcr • "iprinys. The Stuttgart women's drum ^nd ujfilc c-orpy and lite Little- liocl; mrn's rum and bugle corps won first jilacc 1 th'.-ir respective divisions. Introduction of a resolution from H|.proved ! Ilic- Mouticcllo post of the Legion -lioilly before adjournment prccipi- President-inters TexthVStrike Roosevelt Will Appoint Board at Once to Seek Peace HYDE PARK -(/p>Roosevelt determined Wednesday t appoint a special board to inquire in- o and mediate the widespread textile strike. The brcsident acted upon the re- jucst of the national labor relations 5oard. Ho will name a board probably of three members and the personnel wi! be announced very shortly. The national labor board asked to withdraw from the strike negotiations o serve in the capacity of a court of pcpals in the labor dispute. ''From our knowledge of the situa- ion" said the letter from the labor oard to (he president-, "we are satis- ed thai mediation looking toward a ?rmii)fition of the strike can best go mvard by your creating a board mlcr public resolution 41, with full ulhorily l.o investigate the causes of if; .slrikt; and to propose a base of- L'ltlerueiit." .edbetter Given Republican Post Statc Convention Flays "New Deal" and Local Politics LITTLIj; HOCK.-.(/|'|--Tlie republican state convention Tuesday nominated George H. Ledbetter, Hamburg, as it.s candidate for governor, and the first, roiiti'overriy of Iho c-on- veiilion. The resolution would require tuaclu.-rs to take an oath of allegiance to UK- flag and the eonstiution of Ilic United Stales and the stale of Arkansas at the beginning of t-iii'h school term. The resolution, introduced by C. N. Glover, chairman of the Americanism committee, was referred to the resolutions committee, for redruftins- adopted a platform that flayed the "new de»l" advocated "a return to representative government" and took a slap at "manipulation" of local politics in Arkansas. .Soundinu tlio party's keynote, Char- le.s I). Atkinson, of FH.ve'lcvilK clect- C'd perniHiii.-iil ehiiirman to succeed tile veter.m Andrew J. Uunsiell, with dcm- HTalie Imsks of expei-iinent" and arc loolcing for a return "of .sound principles of government found in the constitution and administered by the vpubliean parly for more than half i cent my." As ehiiii'nvin of the si alt; committee to succeed I?U,<-KI?|| the delegates elected Oro Cohb, former assistant fcdera Mislj-ic (Httorney heix- wild for- im-r mc-mticr of the .stole legislature. John W. While. Kubscllvillc, was named vice chairman of the committee; MHI Iluie, Lit Ro Plan Dillinger Bank Holdups in Lawyers Office Attorney's Aide Said to Have Confessed Outlaw's Operations IMPANEL GRAND JURY Seven to Go toTrial Thursday for Harboring Notorious Gang CHICAGO -Detail and routine office work in the business of bank robbing as carried on by. the late John Dil- Imger was done in the office of the bandits attorney. This was disclosed by federal agents who said the admission was made in the confession of Arthur W. OLeary, investigator for Dillinger's attorney, Louis Piquettc. O'Leary, Piquette and five others lave been arrested and charged with harboring the gang leader before he was. shot to death by federal agents. OLeary's confession is said to have evealcd that Dillinger maintained a general, office" in Piguette's office while police and federal agents all over the country vainly sought for urn. O'Leary's confession did not place Dillinger in the office, it was said, but held that his lieutenants and the women members of the gang gathered there to .work out details of their 1 business ventures." Arrangements were also made in the office, according to the agents, for remodeling of-.the features of Dillinger and Homer Van Meter, gang lieutenant, who was killed in a .federal ambush in St. Paul. . New Charge Made As the disclosures were made, a new charge was filed against Piquette. who announced that he will fight the original charges on harboring Dillinger on the ground that he acted only in the role of attorney for the gangster. Piquettc was charged with harboring and concealing a fugitive in the person of Dr. Wilheim Looser, who is under arrest as the physician who performed the operation on Dillinger's face. he charge was based on the case in which Looser was sentenced to Lea- vcnworth for violation of the Harrison anti-narcotic law. Loescr was pa- •oled in December, 1932, through the efforts of Piquette after serving one year of a three year term. After two months Loescr ceased reporting to the parole officer, federal officers say. They held that Piquetto ';new these facts and prevented the pprehension of Looser by failing to take and action. Grand Jury Impaneled The grand jury was impaneled by "edcral Judge John P. Barnes and ,'il hear (lie evidence against the scv- en charged with harboring Dillinger as soon as routine matters are out o the way. The jurorrs arc expected t reach the Dillingcr case n«t later thai Thursday. Defendants were Attorney Piquclle O'Lcary and Dr. Loeser, and Dr. Bar old Cassidy, who is charged with aid ing in (.lie plastic surgery. William Fincrty and his wife, Ella, in whose home Dillingcr is said to have takci refuge, and Marie Conforti, sweet heart of the slain Van Meter. S. Carolina Bank Wife of Banker Also _..„ en, Are Released, How-; ever, -Unharmed 3 IN ROBBERGANif $15,000 Taken" in Secon| Holdup in New , i 'I Jersey, LAKE CITY, S. C.-</P)*-Thr« • robbed the Palmetto Bank of LaMI City of approximately $100,000 nesday after kidnaping J. H. Caneni the bank president, and hte wife, frond their home and tying Carter's three! children to their beds. -'-,/ < The robbers invaded Carter's hoftjft. about 8:15 ai m,, 45 minuted before ihfe'J opening hour of the bank, and held! up the family with pistols. The three children, the eldest a year-old girl, were tied $ their'bw. and Carter and his wife forced to ^c* company the robbers to the bank. ' ^ En route there, the leader of th'e trio, a young red-haired man, S tol4~l Carter they were taking him to opcnl the vault after the time-lock • had I made it bosslble. , j <>[ At the' bank, however, tliey found j Fred Stalvey, the cashier had alread arrived and the vault was unlc Taking what money was in the .-„»„ the robbers then forced the two banki. ers and Mrs." Garter into their car ari$l left. •'.;•- • ' ^%t Three blocks 'from the bank Mrsy] Carter was put out and the-robbt drove off with Carter and Stalvey. Mrs. Carter ran home and rele her children and then advised ofi of the robbery. : By that time the robers were buftol Lake City and the first word of^e^ again came when Carter and Stalv¥y telephoned fram Lamar,-30 miles <ft here, that they Tiad been re\eased l tj Second Robbery NORTH BERGEN, N. J.-,.., men all armed and some carrytog sub j machine guns, held up employes andf customers of the North Bergen Trust! company Wednesday and escaped with'l an estimated $15,000. " Crying, "I'm framed!" as one of liis aides pleaded guilty to the charge ot harboring and assisting John Dillingcr, slain outlaw, Louis Plquett (top), former Chicago prosecutor and attorney for Dil- lingcr, denied a similar charge. Dr, WHhelm Loesser (center) and Dr. Harold B. Cacsldy (below) admitted having performed plastic surgery on the bandit's face. Federal officers assert Piquett arranged (ho operations. Club Members Off to State Meeting,? 21 From Hempstead'Coun- ty Leave Wednesday for Little Rock Hike Milk Prices Over Arkansas-] Doubling off Feed Prices] Given as Reason, Survey,Shows ' By United Press Milk for Arkansas' breakfast food] costs from 20 to 30 per cent more than 1 it did a year ago because of advanc- 1 ing feed prices, a United Press survey*! of principal cities indicated. f Retail milk prices had been raised during the last six months in six of the 10 cities.investigated and a raise waa contemplated m another Cily within 30 days. f El Dorado haa the highest prevail- j Ing price. Effective September 1 jre- . tail milk there was 8 cents, a pint ind ] "i cents a quart, a raise of one cent;, pine and two rents a quart. f. Hot Springs has just seen an ad-:; vancc ojf from 5 cents a pint and 10 i cents a quart to 7 and 13 cents respec- J lively. A similar raise was seen at r ayetteville. Fort Smith dairymen increased their | prices within the past month. Little Rock Baseball Play-Off at iwmed secreUry to replace C'obli; ynd RustcM B. Leas. Little Rock, was named treasurer. B-jlh Wallace Townsend, national f-oniinitteeiHan. and Mm. A. C. Hcm- mcl, national commiUeewonuiii. charg- L«J Die democratic party was building up a huge |)oHtical machine through the relief agencies, and Mrs. Remind appealed to republican women to active support the party's platform and program. Three Arrested for Kidnaping Two Men and Woman Jailed for Abduction of Seaman NEW YORK -(/I')- The kidnaping of a French seaman by an international gajig of smugglers and his torture during a month of captivity were disclosed by federal investigators Tuesday after 20 government agents, armed with sub-machine guns had arrested two men and a woman. The seaman, William Rosen, iclenti- ied one of the prisoners as the lead- r of the gang and the man in whose Brooklyn apartment he was held cap- ive. He identified the man's wife as hi: woman who cooked for him dur- ng his imprisonment. Investigators said Rosen, ;i seaman championship of (hat section M the French liner Champlaui, was announced Wednesday, bdueted because he threw a puck- age into the sea, believing it to contain potash. Ijiatead it held narcotics valued at $2640. t The arrests were made in a raid Tuesday on the apartment where Rosen liaid he had been held captive. Those j,ei/.ed were identified ab Salvadore Maneuso, 28, his wife, Nellie, 2~t, and Dominic Gclferno, 31, also of Brooklyn. Rosen was unable to identify Gelferuo, agents said.. All were charged with kidnaping and conspiracy. u r advanced thelr cou , 1f w i i m Hem > )Stc , ad Prices to 6 and 12 cents six months Those making the trip are: I w f ** ^ lrfor ? e a " I" 0 / 6356 m Whole-jJ Mns. W. C SiimnoiJ, Mrs. Velma Sn ^™' kpnceS . faUed - t , J Caste. Mrs. P. W. Taylor, Miss Col- , nAl " el f" a B r , alse » Contemplated leen Camp, Patmos; Mrs. Rilcy Lew- ! i° ""I.. 15 ° ents WI * ln * e next 30 Allen, Green Laseter Mrs W C ' da i s ' Prlces now are 7 and 32 ^ cents, Thompson, Mrs. O. C. Jarvis Mrs.' 1 Prlces J al Pme Bluff are 7 and ^Earl Thompson, Mrs. O. A. McKnight C . mt!i ' Thl sscale has Prevailed for Bright Star; Miss Tcra Adcock Miss s p veral years," the milk inspector,! Cmma Hipp, Bingen; Mrs. J. M. Ar- „.' . ... . uild, DeAnn; Mrs. S. B. Anderson, olytheville has paid 7 and 12 cents Mrs. Lee Anderson, Guernsey; Mrs! for some timc - and a 5 and 10 cent '. K. Osborn, Mrs. Eugene Goodiett, ral<: nas Prevailed at Stuttgart. 'Irs. Chas. Locke, Own; Miss Forrest Tne explanation for the general in- Uiggles, Mrs. George Crews, Mrs. crease is the doubling of feed prices, , . Minor Gordon, Shovcr Springs, Mrs. - a Little Rock dairyman explained. ..ul Moses, Washington. "Cotton seed meal costs us 21 a lot) now," he explained, "where we bought it for 510 and ?11 a year ago. r- • i o i • ^" °t'w fed has increased proper- rnday, Saturday i tionatciy." - I A FaycHeville dairyman said he now Southern Nevada county baseball ,' pays $1.65 a sack for feed he bought teams will meet at Cale Friday and i for 6.') cents a year ago. At Helena a retailer explained cot- Saturday o flhi.s week to enter a base- | ball play-off series to decide the it was Bulletins WASHINfJTON.-f/I'i—Secretary ef Agriculture Wallace Wednesday fet the price for lax-c.vcinpt certificate upon cotton production at f tin i- cents per pound on cotton they represent. The farmer who t'l'Hs his cxcc.ss ci-rlil'ii-utw will be paid roughly on I he basis of 5^0 per bale. ton teed hulls cost him ?12 a ton instead of ?6 paid last year. j General increases in farm produce ] from July 15 to August 15 were rc- j ported by C. S. Bouton, federal agri- | cultural MatiMician for Arkansas. ; During that period the level advance i from 80 per cent of the pre-war in| dc.\ to 87 per cent, cl, oats from 47 to 43cT(/p)in, k Corn ro.se from 77 to 81 cents a bushel, outs from 47 to 53 cents a bushel, winter wheat from S3 to 93 cents a bushel, cotton seed from $21 to $24 a ton, butter/at from 19 to 21 cents a pound and milk from 8.5 tu 9.4 cents a gallon.

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