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^ Arkansas Mefchants & Farmers Must Register Fair Exhibits at Once; Opening Day Thursday Automobile Races and Aerial Show to Be Held Saturday, October 23, and Not on Sunday Hope tJfmmm Star morning at Fair Park. Both Candidates Natives Stoddard Registration of exhibits and entries of live stock and poultry In the Merchants & Farmers Fair to be held in Hope October 21-23 bcsan Monday All persons having exhibits of any ©kind are urged to resistor at the Chamber of Commerce office, locnled in the main exhibit hall at Fair park. Miss Helen Bowdcn will be in charge of rcRislratlon, Any Information regarding various events to bo held during the three days and nights of the fair can be obtained from Miss Bowdcrt. A telephone will be installed in her office nt the exhibit hall Tuesday morning. Attendants arc now on the Fair grounds to take care of all live stock and poultry. Farmers are urged lo bring in their exhibits and live stock immediately. Killing Devices Here Riding devices arrived Sunday and are now being erected. Other inde- Itendent shows and concessionaires are arriving hourly. The race track has been graded and is being fenced. Entries in the amateur broadcasting contest are asked lo register nt the chamber of commerce office, exhibit hall, at once. This contest is open to any one that can perform amateur stunts, sing, recite, play a musical instrument, yodel or do cowlxjy number. 1 ;. Captain Happy Harris, fair manager, announced that a contract had been WEATHER. Arkansas — Partly cloudy, rain in extreme cast Monday night; Tuesday fair, cooler. Bailey and Miller Born Within Few Miles of Each Other 110,000 FORECAST Total Poll Tax List in the State This Election Is I SI ,858 Hy O. P. HANKS Associated 1'ress Writer L1TTLK ROCK—l/Vp-A native Mis- snurian will succeed the late Joseph Taylor Robinson as United States senator from Arkansas. whichever way the choice goes Monday in the special (ienoral election between Governor Curl E. Hailey nnd congressman John K. Miller, lx>rn within n few milc.s of each oilier in Stoddard county, Missouri. The governor. 43, is six years younger than his opponent. Five feet, ten inches tall, the stockily built Bailey weighs 190 pounds. A broad face under reddish-brown hair has grey-blue eyes which flash to his moods. or twinkle according sinned to bring the Milton Bros, rodeo of Idabel. Okla., here for performances during the three days nf the fair. The Rodeo will be staged inside the baseball park. lUices on Saturday The professional automobile races and aerial show will be held on Saturday, October 23. instead of on Sunday as previously announced. All events of the automobile races will be lield on Saturday afternoon. , , ,, i • i . ,1 Seven racing cars, factory built. alKuitUu. same heiKht. the spruce wj ,, nrrjvc .„ H , |pc T}nl ,, v]ay .,„,, Friday. They will be put on exhibilior looking Miller weighs only 155. He is youthful in appearance despite iron- firny hair. His eyes also are gray. Married for 22 years. Hailey is the father of five SOILS and one daughter, the eld -.si 20, the youngest 8. The eldest sou, Carl E. Jr., is married. Representative and Mrs. Miller, married in 1914. have two children, Mary Louis nnd John E. Miller. Jr. Hoth Like Outdoors The hobby of each candidate takes him to the great out-of-doors. The owner of two mounts. Bailey's favorite sport is horseback riding. He spends his Sundays along the trails of the state parks. He dislikes bridge, has never plnycd golf. Miller's off-duty hours find him along the trout fishing streams of North Arkansas or in the thickets gunning for birds. His rifle felled two doer last year. He has tried golf but is in the duffer class. Both nre attorneys. Miller was admitted (o the l«r in 1912, clrypt yenf "before Bailey joined the legal profession. After attending Southeast Missouri State Teachers college and graduating from the University of Kentucky Law School, Miller moved to White coun- to. Ark., to begin his law practice. He .server) his judicial district as prosecuting attorney from 1918 to 1921. has represented the second congressional district since 1931. A school teacher at 18, Bailey turned to railroad work, obtaining employment as a brakcman. Then he became a St. Louis .shoe factory worker, took a business course nnd returned to Arkamax ».•; auditor for a lumber company. Studying law in his .spare time, he passed the state bar exams in 1923. », Ho entered into practice after serving a few months a.s deputy state commissioner of minc.s. Three years later he was elected Pulaski county (Little Hock i prosecutor, served two terms and won the attorney general's office. Two years later—in 1936— he announced for governor, plunged into one of the .stale's bitterest campaigns and won the Democratic nomination by 3.500 voles. The November general election was a landslide for Bailey, opposed by a Hepublican and a Socialist. Both are prodigious readers, preferring matter which involves legal questions. Neither it, a movie fan. Both in conversation are attentive listeners. They like to tell stories of pa.st events. Miller does his own driving in p<>- liical campaigns, often making 200- mile -over night jumps" at the wheel of a small cou|«>. A friend drives Hailey. who "thinks up" his addresses a.s they I ru vi-1 along. Kxiiccl 1111,1100 voles Lirri.K HOCK i,1'i Veteran political observers predicted Monday a vole of approximately 110,000 Monday when the Arkansas electorate derides a brief but healed contest between Covernor Carl K. Bailey and Congressman John K. Miller for the vacant United States Senate heat of the late Joe T. Hobmsim. He|Kirl.s from the slate comptroller's office showed IS1.858 persons holding pull (axes eligible lo vote, compared with .'iOlUi.'ll poll taxes issued last year. The fact that few major district or county offices are at .stake i.s expected to cut down the vote total. The polls will open a 8 a. m. and cln.se at li:.'(() p. m. Within (wo weeks after Senator Rubin.son died la.st July 14, ,-jt Washington, the Democratic slate commil- tee met, decided a special primary was not feasible ami nominated the governor over the protests of a mi- noiily faction within the committee. The majority reported costs of a primary would be prohibitive., that there would be duiiycr of fraud uiid that the icsull would not be u true expression by the Democrats because of the decrease in the. number of qualified voters. Ten days later a self-assembled convention <if Domufiute voted to repudiate the action of the <_-ommiuee und nominated Miller. The secretary of state certified Bailey us the Democratic nominee, Miller as an Independent. Election boards of some counties announced they would ignore the certification and list both u.s Independents. Bailey said, however. (Continued on Puge Three) in downtown stores, and then moved to the race track Saturday morning. Trial starts for classification will begin at 1:30 o'clock Saturday afternoon—and the races will start an hour later. 2:30 p. in. No person will IK- permitted inside the track. Eddie Miller of Dallas. Texas, daredevil pilot of the southwest, telephoned officials here Sunday that he would be here with his newly-built speed car. Six other race drivers have been signer) for performances. Curley Young of Hope i.s race and aerial manager of the fair. Professional drivers that wish to compete against any of'the drivers under contract may contact Mr. Young. Poultry frizes Additional prizes for poultry were announced Monday as follows: Jersey Black Giants, pen of four hens and- cock. First prize, three pounds of Pennant coffee by Western •Stftt&i'-'Cft&Ki' company. ' • White Leghorns, pen of four hens nnd cock. First prize, 24-pound White Hing flour. Dudley Feed nnd Grocer comjxmy. Brown Leghorns, pen of four hens and cock. First prize, 100-pound bag nf Ultra-Lifed Laying Mash by Southern Grain & Produce company. Anconas. pen of four hens and cock. First prize 24-pound White Crest flour by Hope Feed company. Minorcfis, pen of four hens and cock. First prize 24-pound Hclio- thrope flour by Ritchie Grocer company. Airplane Exhibit A miniature airplane exhibit will be held ,-it Gibson's drugstore. South Elm .'(reel. The deadline for entries is Wednesday night, Stevens Bader who is in charge of the exhibit, announced Monday. The contest for prizes is open to all youths of southwest Arkansas. The entries will be judges on appearance only. Planes will be exhibited in two classes, flying and scale models, with first and .second awards to be made in each class. Poor Thing VIENNA.—(/I 1 )—The government telephone system arranged a service for giving subscribers the correct time. Wanted to promote business. But the Vienna Association of Watchmakers killed it at the start. The assocation believes everyone should carry u watch -and remember lo wind it. MIND Your MANNERS Test your knowledge, ot correct jovial usage by answering the following rpjestions, then checking against the. authoritative answers below: 1. Is it necessary for a lx>y to open the door for his mother. 2 Is it all right for a hoy to whistle at a girl,to get her attention'.' H. Is il necessary for a school girl lo introduce to her parents any playmates she might bring home with her? 4. When boys and girls are at a party together, which should be the first to suggest going homcV 5. Is it Hood manners for a girl lo glower or make cutting remarks to a boy because he docs not offer her his seat on a crowded street car? Wlial would you di> if— You are a boy or girl who is about to leave a party given by u friend of your own age— (a) Thank your friend for the good time you have had? <b> Thank his mother? lei Thank both your friend and his mothers? Answers Certainly. No. Indeed it is. Girls. 5. No. Best "What Would You Do" solution—(el. (Copyright. I!):i7, NEA Service, Inc.) 1. 2. 3. 4. VOLUME 38—NUMBER 317 HOPE, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 1937 PRICE 6c COPY MILLER IS ELECTED State County Arkansas ...... Ashley Baxter .......... Bcnton ....... Boone . ... Bradley ........ Calhoun ........ Carroll .......... Chicot ........ Clark ...... Clay Cleburne ..... Cleveland Columbia Conwuy Craighcad Crawford Criltenden Cross fcl . Dallas Deshfi Drew Faulkner ....... Franklin Fulton Giirland Grant Greene llempj'tead Hot Spring Howard Independence Jackson Jefferson Johnson LuFayetle Lawrence Lee ..... Lincoln ) Logan ..t... Lonoke Madison. „ Marion .... Miller Mississippi Monroe Montgomery Nevada Newton Ouachita, ..... i. Perry Phillips . Pike Poinseti Polk <c) Pope Prairie Pulaski Randolph Saline Scott . . . Searcy Sebastian Sevier Sharp St. Francis Stone Union Van Burcn Washington Woodruff Yell Pct.s. 19-2:1 . 13-24 . 18-25 35-4G . 13-25 1G-27 12-14 21-2<J 7-8 28-39 .. 15-24 13-23 12-lfi . 17-20 17-22 , 19-19 18-31 17-19 20-20 22-24 10-11 27-28 2. r i-28 22-33 11-17 17-35 12-IB 20-27 32-36 20-2R 19-31 24-36 14-32 28-43 25-27 14-22 15-20 16-32 .. 7-18 17-22 21-2 17-29 14-18 11-26 30-30 . 23-34 13-23 8-22 14-23 10-28 26-27 8-2fi 18-26 . 11-14 10-13 . 26-26 22-36 12-14 49-55 22-29 23-26 18-26 12-20 36-45 22-28 G-22 7-16 18-28 26-30 10-22 30-44 20-22 .alley Miller 281 1188 292 M 310 400 827 376 287 256 4G1 200 51 2 328 152 243 334 8)8 250 213 1254 C33 510 228 32G 482 408 174 1230 Ififi 343 935 439 4fin B4G 200 588 711 356 408 721 175 357 750 577 215 212 995 941 337 236 405 45 7G4 155 401 202 608 375 750 252 3786 352 434 349 354 1224 337 226 229 175 150G 1!)3 608 451 1450 508 799 520 G73 715 614 970 577 500 758 288 1203 720 GO 499 465 580 G19 15G3 819 254 580 534 691 930 677 611 102G 370 838 1654 524 361 393 227 428 853 G27 496 125 921 980 651 133 497 220 852 139 563 368 G14 1050 771 799 5713 798 1002 347 338 2211 707 259 377 422 954 299 2506 679 The Winner The Loser Total 1351-1923 37,009 55,1)49 Robison's Big Sale to Start Thursday Hope, Prescott and Nashville Stores Offering Outstanding Bargains George W. Robison & Company .store-wide clearance sale benins at 9 n. m. Thursday at Hope, lYc.scott anil Nashville. All three stores are offering southwest Arkansas shoppers high (juality merchandise at low prices. Prices are tile same at all three stores. 'Merchandise from the regular slock of goods has been marked down in every department of the stores. In connection with the threc-.slore sale, over $500 in cash awards arc- being offered. Read the advertisement of Hobison & Company for particulars U s to the cash awards. Trial Marriage Ancient in Japan Companionate System Has Existed There Hundreds of Years TOK1O 1 .— l/l'i —Recent discoveries by Dr. Takco Minnmolo, Japanese scholar, indicate that a custom resembling com- panionale marrige was practiced in Japan hundreds of years before the expression even was current elsewhere In Japan this custom is known us the "visiting bridegroom" system. It is still practiced on the island of C'liigen, the Mjyako Archipelago, in Southern Japan, Dr. Minamoto said. When a Chigen youth decides to marry, he buys some rice wine and accompanied by his closest friends goes to see the girl's parents. His proposal is to them, not lo her. If the parents approve, he becomes, forthwith, the girl's husband. There No Trial Cases in Municipal Court Default Judgments, Forfeiture, Occupy Judge Lemley Monday Default judgments in civil suits, forfeiture of bonds and pleas of guilty were heard in municipal court Monday. There, were no trial cases. Judge W. K. Lemley shortening the length of the session because of the election. Seventeen defendants pleaded guilty <»• forfeited bonds on charges of drunkenness. Je.ssee Atkins, Frank Smith and V. E. Butler paid ?15 fines for drunkenness. Those pleading guilty and forfeiting $10 bonds for drunkenness were: Jack Taylor, Arvis Knighton, Harvey Scott, N. W. O'Neal, Claude States, J, W. Simmons, W. J. Harris, S. D. Dcmpsey, Grady Plumley, Robert Dobey, W. A. Anderson, J. L. Moses, Bish Williams and Carson Vines. Sonny Boy Johnson, possessing illegal liquor, S. r i. Elijah Johnson, disturbing the peace, $2.. r )l). Ernest Turner, disturbing the peace, S2.. r )0. The Reconstruction Finance corporation was j-'iven judgment for $42.58 in a civil suit against G. M. Stroud for action nn a note. The Reconstruction Finance corporation was given judgment for $54.84 in a suit against D. C. Lawrence and Edgar Lawrence. In another case the corporation was given judgment for S57.18 against D. N. Worthy. In a fourth suit the corporation was given jr/infinent for | $7b'.l"i against 11. S. Thompson and J. W. Winclirsler. | Johnny Moore brongbt suit against E. V. Abernathy for action on a note and received judgment by default in | the amount of $204.50. All other trials .set for Monday were continued until Monday of next week. Iowa Has Full Share of Abandoned Churches Halt Race Meet by Machine-Guns Rhode Island Governor Enforces Edict at Narragansett Track PAWTUCKET. R. I.—<#>i—With loaded national guard machine-guns set up at the entrance of Narragansett park race track, officials of the track Monday called off the afternoon's racing program because of martial law. Armed guardsmen patrolled the area around the million-dollar racing plant to enforce Governor Robert E. Quinn's command that the plant be closed. Patrick Horgan, secretary of the association operating the track, announced that entries were being accepted for Tuesday. DKS MINKS. Iowa. (.-}') - For .sale 300 former Iowa churches. Abandoned by congregations which moved to new buildinps, split or dwindled, .(lil structures once used us houses of worship dot the Iowa landscape from the Missouri to the Mississippi. What happon.s lo abandoned churches. Oiu' i.-. iinw a iheali-r. another a ware- Imuse. a third serves as a filling sta- (Conlinucd on 1'age Six) try house. For the must part, however, the former church buildings .stand empty. delapidaUnl symbols nf the simple architecture that marked churches before the advent of imxleni I design in temples of worship. j -«n» «.*»— ] The national resources committee' informed the l-'ivsidcnt in 1336 there were more than 175.000 federal, state! and local government units in t.he ] United Stales. 164 Are Killed in Highway Crashes Safety Expert Urges Teaching of Driving in the High Schools By the Associated Tress At least 164 persons were killed in automobile accidents on the nation's streets and highways during the weekend. 'No section of the nation was spared. From coast lo coast, the toll ran. Another of the myriad proposals to stop this slaughter was offered lo the National Safety Conference in Kansas City recently by Julien H. Harvey, executive vice president of the Greater New York Safety Council. He proposed among other innovations, a three months' probationary period for new | drivers, high school driver education and discouragement of the speed mania. Deaths by states over the week-end included: Alabama, 1; Arkansas, 2; California, 13; Colorado, 1; Connecticut, 'i; Florida. 4; Georgia, 7; Illinois. 4; Indiana, 18; Iowa, 5; Kansas, 2; Kentucky, !i. Massachusetts. 2; Michigan, 8; Minnesota, (i; Missouri, 2; New Jersey, 6; New Mexico, 1; New York, 10; North Carolina, 2; Ohio, 13; Oklahoma. 1; Oregon. 2; Pennsylvania, 15; South Carolina, 1; Tennessee, 4; Texas, 3; Utah, 1; Virginia, 12; Washington, 5; Wisconsin, 8. Steel Plate Pass Used in School's Noise War EVANSV1LLE, Ind.-i.-Vi-To avoid too much traffic in halls during classes, Hosse high school pupils will have lo carry steel plates like automobile licenses when they leave their rooms. A student council committee, iryiny to cut down hall noise, worked out the plan. Each room will have one of the plates. Any .student. Having will lake it with him l.i gel past hall munilors. Hempstead 35 of 36 Precincts Bailey Hope, Ward One 126 Hope, Ward Two 87 Hope, Ward Three 38 Hope, Ward Four 42 Box Five 61 Blevins 48 Washington, No. 1 49 Washington, No. 2 46 DeAnn 23 Ozan 34 Spring Hill 19 Fulton 44 Patmos 16 Deaneyville 43 McNab 5 Union 8 Piney Grove 22 Crossroads 17 McCaskill 20 Belton 20 Ehover Springs 12 Sardis Guernsey Saratoga Rocky Mound .... Centerville Bingen Wallaceburg Beard's Chapel Columbus oodlett Tokio 7 27 25 10 2 29 8 7 15 27 2 Stephenson School House 12 Battlefield Friendship Jakajones . Total 12 9 Miller 143 119 77 38 69 30 30 29 16 36 21 32 34 6 25 20 11 4 37 6 5 10 3 9 7 4 21 3 0 36 29 18 11 0 5 972 953 Radicals Win in French Elections Chautempts' Government Sustained—"Breathing Spell" From Reforms PARIS, France.—W)—The People's Front, union of Leftist political parties, won a solid victory in Sunday's run-off cantonal elections virtually complete returns showed, assuring Premier Camilla Chautempts' government of continued support. All cabinet members won in the runoffs, hid to decide election contests in which no candidate won a clear majority a week ago. Undersecretary for Merchant Marine Henri Tasso was the last government member to be elected. Former Premier Edouard Herriot; Francois de Tessan, Undersecretary for Foreign Affairs; Jean Baptiste Lobas, Minister of Communications; and Jean Zay, Minister of Education, all won local government seats. UUnofficial returns gave People's Front candidates 694 of the contested local council seats divided thus: Radical Socialists 483, Socialists 188, Communists 23. Rightist opposition parties won about 500 seats. The vote assured there will be little change in the lineup of regional councils, with Ihe Radical Socialists holding the gieulesl strength. Franco Holds Key to Spanish Issue Withdrawal o f Foreign Volunteers Actually Rests With Rebels By the Associated Press Insurgent Generalissimo Francisco Franco was advanced Monday as holding the final say-so on any non-intervention steup to get foreign volunteers out of the Spanish civil war. 'Some observers said Germany and Italy might agree to the demands of France and England for withdrawal o fvolunteers, but pointed out that Franco could throw a monkey-wrench into the proceedings by refusing to order foreign troops to leave Spain. An official (Stefani) news agency bulletin in Rome estimated Italian volunteers in Spain at about 40,000, The Spanish insurgents, shifting their attack on the Biscayan front in northwest Spain from mountainous territory to the coastal plain, drove past Colunga, Asturian fishing port about 11 miles west of Villaviciosa. Action in the world's other major conflict, the Far Eastern war between China and Japan, centered on a furious bombardment along the deadlocked Shanghai front. There was a battle-lq-the-death at Tazang, five miles away from Shanghai, in which Chinese authorities said 1,400 of their "battalion of death" and mor than 3,000 Japanese were killed. Don't Kiss My Hand SARAJEVO, Yugoslavia.— (/P» —For a century, it has been the custom in Bosnia for women to kiss their husbands' hand in the morning, and the hand of a senior male visitor, in recognition of the superiority of men. But organizations of modern young j women are working to abolish that custom—and to stop women from swearing and drinking hard liquor. Defeats Governor. Bailey for Senate Seat of Robinsott Congressman Converts Early Lead Into De cisive Margin . * i "M, CRUSHING VICTORY Nearly Complete Returns Give: Miller 59,465;' Bailey 38,870 LITTLE ROCK —</P)~ Congressman John E. Miller Democrat running as an Independent, won election to the t unexpired term of the late senate' majority leader Joe T. Robinson'to Monday's special general election, defeating Gov. Carl E. Bailey, state Deip.- ocratio committee nominee, and ardent New Dealer, by a handy majority. „ Bailey conceded the election, at 9:35 p. m. on the basis of returns tabulat- ,, ed by the Associated Press at that Kour.\ The 9:30 tabulation of the Associated" Press, 1440 precincts out of 1923, gave: £ Bailey .._ 38,870 Miller .._ _ 59,465 Miller Wins • *>'. LITTLE ROCK — {/P)— Congressman^ * ( John E. Miller, Independent, claim&L^'L , 5 victory over Gov. Carl E. Bailey, Dem- lS/ «- y$i ocrat state committee nominee and, "100 per cent for Roosevelt" man "bn ^ the face of unofficial returns from % je Monday's special senate election avail-. * •"'" able-at 9 p. m; - •' '•"">•'•«' At that hour the Associated Press tabulations from 1351 of the states 1,923 precincts gave Miller 55,949 aid' Bailey 37,009. .' ss ' i Governor Bailey declinedVto concede the election. His campaign man-,- agpr.^H..-M.. Barney,; ; sai|: jSfoust&teF riieMfc.':.0t tnihk J 'MK'MilleW'a' 1#tie pre^* mature^in claiming victory." , The 9 p, m. returns were from 74 of *, the 75 counties. . ,' Miller led in 59, Battey in 15. Yell alone was not reported. , ' ^ Local Returns Hempstead county, with all precincts reporting except Jakajones, went for Bailey by the narrowest of margins, 972 for the governor and 953 for Miller.' Nevada county, with 14 out of 17 precincts reporting, showed a margin for Miller, the congressman getting 497, and Bailey 405. Howard county, 19 out of 34 precincts, stood: Miller 641; Bailey 456. Sevier county, 22 out of 26, gave: Miller 707; Bailey 337. Little River county, 17 out of 22, gave: Miller 428; Bailey 357. 1. Three boys rushed to meet Mary. John arrived in one-tenth of an hour; Harry in five minutes, and Joq in 330 seconds. Mary went with the first. Who was the lucky fellow? 2. A simian is: a condiment; a forest; a monkey; a body of water. 3. In 1940 February 10 falls on Saturday. On what day will March 4. What three printed numbers between 50 and 100 rtad the same upside down as right side up? 5. Smith lost 25 per cent of his money in the 1929 stock crash. Recently he invested the balance of his money in stocks and made 33Vj per cent profit. Dogs he have more or less money now than he did before the crash? .'\iih,wcrj ou Classified Palatial Airliner Down; Locate Ship United's 'Mainline).- 5 Sighted in Rockies by Air Searchers SALT LAKE CITY, Utah.—(/P)-The, missing United Airlines plane with 19 aboard was sighted from the air Monl day 12 miles southwest of Evanston, Wyo. ' It could not be determined at once if the plane were badly damager, nor if any of the occupants were alive, A United "Mainlincr" SALT LAKE CITY, Utah.—</P)-One of aviation's most modern transports —carrying 19 persons—aws missing Monday in the mountainous wilder-ness between here and Rock Springs^ yo., 175 miles east. At dawn a fleet of planes soared over miles of rugged terrain in a wide-, spread hunt for the United Air Line transcontinental "Mainliner"—last re^ ported,over Rock Springs at 810 p. m, MST Sunday night. Stocks Break $10 Share on Monday Heaviest Selling Wave Since August Strikes Exchange NEW YORK.— (&}— Losses ranging to $10 or more a share in prominent is-? sues were recorded Monday after one of the most destruclive selling wave3 of the steep decline in the stock mar? ket since mid-August. Cotton NEW ORLEANS. -ifP)— December cotton opened Monday at 8.35 and, closed at 7.35-36. Spot cotton closed steady two pointf lowers, middling 8,36.

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