Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on October 19, 1937 · Page 1
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Three Days of Community Entertainment-Southwest Arkansas Merchants & Farmers Fair, in Hope October 21-22-23. Our Daily Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor —-—— Alex. H Washburn "Compiracy"—a Loud Noise No Decision Yet Paper Gods A MONG the things thai, arc WWMK with our American estimate of politicians is this—which I road in today's wire report: "Chicago—(/I')—Rep. A. -I. Sabbath, Illinois Democrat, in a telegram to President Roosevelt Tuesday charged that the .stock market slump was directly traceable to n 'Wall Street conspiracy'. "He urged strong measures be taken against (hem immediately to save the nation from a recurrence of the 1929 debacle." Something, f say, is wrong if we Americans really look so stupid that this Illinois gent thinks it safe to palm off an impudent piece of ignorance on a people whose chief claim to fame is that they have a lot of common sense in money matters. The wealthiest men in this wealthiest of all nations couldn't save the country or themselves in 15)2!). And by themselves they can't wreck it in li)37. What we need at this moment isn't public speaking, but some good silent thinking. For there may be some bad news to be be reckoned with—and you never hear any bad news when the band is playing. got in n bncl wny Searchers Reach "Mainliner" and Discover All Dead Brand New United Airlines Ship Smashed in Uinta Mountains WORST AIR CRASH Crack up in Rocky Mountains Most Costly in U. S. History SALT LAKE CITY, Utah. (/Pi--A ground searching parly reached the crumpled "Mainliner" high in the Uintn mountains Tuesday and found all 19 occupants of the luxurious an transport dead. Ralph Johnson, United Airlines pilot. informed L. D. Cuddeback, division superintendent, that a survey- of the wreckage showed no sign of life After Johnson brought out word of the tragedy—the grcatst number of persons killed in an American airplane crash—the air line quickly assembled officials, airplanes and ground workers to bring oV. the b.-.d'cs. Airliner Is Smashed SALT LAKE CITY, Utah.-oT.-A huge transcontinental plane carrying 19 persons was found shattered late Monday high on a mountainside Kll miles ca.sl of here more than M hours nfter it disappeared. Wesley Meyers, a rancher, flesv over the scene of the "Mainliner" i-rash and said that "wreckage was strewn over a considerable area" and he did not see how any of the 19 occupants c< uld lie alive. Should all aboard have perished, the crash would be the worst in Amerir.m I airplane history, Previous to (his. the | largest number killed in the wreck of j n heavier-than-air craft occurred Jan- 1 uary 14, 1936, at Goodwin. Ark., when 17 died. Meyers, who accompanied a searching party headed by Sheriff Frank L. Narramorc, fixed Ihe scene of the Wreck as on the Utah side of the Wyoming-Utah border. Carl Reynolds, staff photographer of the Salt Lake Telegram, after flying over the scene of the accident, .said "il doesn't seem possihl thai anyone- survived Ihe crash. We flew as elo.se above the wreckage as we dared, and could see not a si(.'n of Ihe 11) people it had carried." Four women and 15 men were on board the huge "Mainliner." one of the new mid powerful Douglas planes of the United Air Lines, when it left Cheyenne. Wyo., Sunday night at l>:2. r > p. m. (Mountain Standard Timei. Pilot Karl D Woggerd, due in Sail Lake Cily at 8:2-) p. m., reported al H:!l> p. m over Rock Springs, Wyo., 17") miles east of Utah's capital: "Slightly rough All O. K." Throe minutes laler Woggerd said he Wa.s flying through broken clouds at (in altitude of 10,000 feet, west of Hock Springs. This was the la.sl report fi 0111 the piano. Our country in the years after the World war. The climax was a panic in 192'J—• and then Mr. Kooscvt-H came in. Mr Roosevelt seemingly improved matters -but he did it with government money, and furthermore, money that he borrowed. America still doesn't know ex- netly where she stands -for a business kept going on constant borrowing is no business at all. We are R.'ing to know pretty .shortly where we stand. The government's borrowing is at an end. If the well Mr. Roosevelt has been priming all these years won't give any water oil its own account, then we'll plug it up and net a new driller. Meanwhile ~ I am awfully tired of hearing about mythical rich men who control destiny and make money march. The lute Arthur Cutten. greatest wheat speculator who ever lived, .said after retuement that no living being could rig markets or con- 'trul prices beyond the briefest of moments. For, he added. DO man knows when there will be rain and when there will be drouth. Mr Cutten. had he been an industrialist, would have phrased it almost the same. He would have tiid: No man knows when there will be new inventions, new human desires, and changing (.•ishifios. . . . Yet any of these can destroy one man's fortune and build another's. In our worship of slick-paper niiig.i/me heroes and rough-paper newspaper c,ods we Americans arc idolutruns- and stupid. for we attribute to men whom we don't know such powers that 'hoiilii our neighbor claim them would rrovoke laughter. We atuibutc lr> distant men control over weather and money. And for tl:e sound 'if a voice- on the radio we would give away an empire of freemen. M.ivbc. a Birthday Party oO-Pound Cake Served to Customs and Employes Monday J. C. Penney company celebrated ils I2lh anniversary in Hope with a birthday parly at the local store al Ii p. m. Monday. A 50-pi HI IK I birthday cake, largest ever baked by the City Bakery, was cut and served lo employes of the store and to the public. 'l In.- cake wa.s covered with yellow and black icing. Penney colors. A large number of patron.s of the store, as woll as employes, participated m the birthday party. Tornado Strikes Near Darnalelle, Heavy Loss Star WEATHER. Arkansas — Fair, colder in south and cast, probably light, fro st exposed places northivcst Tuesday nir/ht; Wednesday fair, warmer* VOLUME 39—NUMBER 5 HOPE, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 1937 PRICE 6c COPY SECOND KCRAS Miller's Margin Grows to 21,501 •& Votes Miller Takes 61 Counties to Snow Gov, Bailey Under Tuesday's AP Tabulation Is: Miller 62,844; Bailey 41,343 "NO NULLIFICATION" State IHrvJsod from Cl(y Extra mid Mail Edition) Senator-Elect Miller Makes Broad Hint on )remc Court Sup B.v the Associated Press Al 11:20 a. in. Tuesday the Associated Pre.ss tabulations showed, 1,633 prc- ciiu-ls out of 1,986: Bailey 41.343. Miller 62.844. Miller held a lead in 61 of Ihe 75 counties in the stale. Miller, a.sked what his position was with respect to President Roosevelt's supreme court reorganization plan, replied: "I do not believe in nullification of the constitution by indirection." He declined lo elaborate. Bailey brought the court issue into the campaign with a charge that Miller was among those who blocked the president's plan at the last session of congress. All doors of the executive suite stood open Tuesday as Governor Bailey received friends and supporters, a flash- 4 More Entries in Auto Race Here Track Events at Hope Fair Are to He Run Off Saturday Curley Young, racmu and aeiial manager of the Merchants & Fanners Fair, to be held in Hope TbuiMl.iy. Friday and Salunlay of this wick, announced Tuesday that he I.ad received four mure entries in the aiilnmobile races to be run Saturday alferno.jii al 2:30 o'clock. These entries bring the total number of professional race diiveis tu nine. The new entries and type of en: Kirk Washburn, Denver. Colo., cai No. 8, Air Line Special. Buddy Rusch, Argentine. South America. cur number five. Hal Special Eddie Forshay. Los Angeles. Calif . car number 'four, Miller-Scuficld i ^ special. j *;< Hirshel Buchannon, Huston, La., c.u number two. Hal Special. The above cars have set records at l DAKDANELLK, Ai k. -i,l'i Damage estimated at SlfilUMK) wa.s caused by loinadie winds whieh .struck nearby Ci.ucle Bottoms Monday night. l-'ive of the 32 1'resident.s of the ! United States were twice married Tyler. Killmorc, Benjamin Harrison, Theodore Roosevelt and Wilson. Kail-head trimmings in cowboy Myle are heing used on some of the Miiai'lcr handbags. Klecllon Parly Several hundred persons crowded South Walnut street in front of The Star building to bear the loud- spcnkor broadcast of election returns Monday night. It was the fastest and most complete election party in history. The Star's Election Extra going to press shortly after 10 p. m with a total of 9H,0(X) votes reported from the slate by Ibe Associated Press. Morning papers Tuesday showed only a few nx.re. about 101.DUO. Hempxlead county was "cleaned up" Monday night, all 3(i boxes being reported before the newspaper closed for the night, although Jakajones was missing when the Election Extra went to press. With (lie- co-operation of Archie Johnson's Present! Daily News 4 of Nevada county's 17 precincts were reported in the Election Extra—which was .void on the streets of Hope, but was distributed in place of the reH- ular edition to all mail subscribers. Capt. Happy Harris' Merchants & Farmers Fair truck broadcast the j returns for the newspaper. ing smile on his broad face advising all comets that the heat of Ihe bitterly- fought campaign wa.s over. The Arkansas Democrat, svhich led the fight for Miller, a.sked editorially for a return to peace between th Democratic parly's opposed factions. County- Arkansas Ashley Baxter Benton Bonne Bradley Calhoun Carroll Chicot . Clark i Clay 1 Clebtirnc . | Cleveland | Columbia . .Conwny | Craighead (c) .. i Crawford j Crittendcn j Cross (c) i Dallas i Desna Drew ! Faulkner .. j Franklin Fulton ! Garland | Grant i Greene . i Hempstead (c) ! Hot Spring . .. i Howard iIndependence . j Iwird ( Jackson .'effcrson . Johnson Lafayette Lawrence Leo Lincoln Little River . Logan Lonokc Madison Marion Miller Mississippi Monroe- Montgomery Nevada Newton Oiiaehila Perry Phillips Pike PojlLSOtt . 1 Polk (c) . Pope Prairie PuU-i.sk i Randolph Saline Scott Searcy Si-baslian Scvicr Sharp St. Francis (c) Union Van Burcn .... Washington White Woodruff . .. Yell Totals . . Pct.s. Bailey Miller 19 -"a 23-24 18-25 41-46 15-25 17-27 13-14 25-29 7- 8 28-39 15-24 15-23 12-16 17-20 17-22 19-19 18-31 18-19 20-20 24-25 11-13 27-28 28-30 24-33 . 11-17 17-35 14-16 22-27 36-3G 20-26 . 20-31 . 26-36 28-32 33-43 . 25-27 15-22 . 19-20 16-32 10-18 15-18 . 17-22 . 21-29 22-29 . 17-18 . 13-26 . 32-34 . 23-34 13-23 8-22 16-17 10-28 2G-27 22-26 18-26 15-19 10-13 26-26 22-36 12-14 54-55 25-29 . 27-28 23-26 12-20 38-45 26-28 14-22 21-21 . 18-28 26-30 10-22 35-44 36-46 20-22 19-32 281 683 310 898 540 312 256 479 200 512 328 182 243 334 818 520 213 1,288 633 529 229 326 495 423 174 1,230 193 398 985 349 457 667 312 631 611 364 506 721 200 260 357 756 706 256 385 994 941 337 238 422 45 764 287 401 294 608 376 750 252 4,282 364 4fi6 526 354 1,218 335 370 501 175 1.50G 193 683 260 451 408 1,188 725 400 1,605 735 849 520 722 715 614 976 626 600 758 288 1,203 720 63 499 502 626 619 1,645 849 254 580 623 772 960 677 654 1,044 620 940 1,654 534 390 393 305 498 428 853 906 542 179 927 980 651 133 520 220 852 361 563 493 614 1,050 771 799 6,572 841 1,089 536 338 2,156 762 359 674 422 954 299 1,313 2,679 679 1,182 1545-1986 40,348 61,543 Umled States MoUllt Vei'llOll that seemed Nevada ll'rescolt News Taliulalion Ili <if 17 I'ri-ciiu-tsl I'l ecincl i 1i. .scot t K;ist Side. ln'seou Wcsi hide Boutjlilun I- mmel B .ilcaw Bluff C'lly I ili..-rl.v K .-.stun Wdlisville Waterloo fate S ul Ion ke Bailey 97 12 III (i 'X 24 2 18 29 , r ) 28 18 11 3 Tln T<.-lali i About 21) absentee <mil< d ill <Jn< ill i ai! ballots Miller 143 Wl 24 :"i2 15 35 1(1 30 M a 10 M 20 3 11 12 520 lo be Pr»l>iil>l.v by 25,(l()ll LITTLE ROCK Representative John E Miller of Searcy defeated (lov Carl E. Bailey f •,- senalor b.v a majority likely lo approach 25.0(1(1 in Monday's sj i.-cial eleclion. The midnight tabulation by the Associated Press :-ho\vcd: 1.542 of the state's 1.923 precincts gave Miller (il.528 and Bailey 40,;ii»0. Miller's lead was 21,138. These totals included returns from all counties. Miller led in 111 counties, Bailey in 14. The uncxpired leim to which Congressman Miller wa.s elected will place him in office until 1942. Senator Robinson had been elected to a six-year Icr mm 193li. Governor Bailey conceded the election of Congressman Miller al 9:33 p. m with ll'.e statement "1 concede the election of Congressman Miller lo succeed Senator Robinson. I shall continue to serve you as governor to the best of my ability." Ni.iiiinaliim Stressed During tile cami'aign. one of the hnefesl and bitterest in Ihe stales history, the slate committee was denounced by the Miller forces for making a nomination. Governor Bailey wa.- attacked for iml urging the coin- n.itlee lo call a sp.vial primary to .-elect the Democratic nominee. The campaign in some respects- i and Judge A. I articulaily with regard to ll.e issue court. Negro Fair Will Open Wednesday Farmers Register Stock and Other Exhibits at Fair West Brothers Erecting Nine Riding Devices at Fair Grounds FIRST DAY PROGRAM ty to Have Three-Day Program Mount Hebron negro community fair will open Wednesday at Mount Hebron M'hool house for a three-day run. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of this week. A day and night program is planned with many exhibils of farm products and various contests, speaking and musical programs to furnish entertainment. J. A. Harris, vocational instructor of Yerger High School, Hope, and L. A. Clark, are sponsors of ihe fair. Premiums will be awarded for best exhibits of farm products and to winners of various contests. Merchants & Farmers Fair to Get Under Way Here Thursday Fair Park was the scene Tuesday of much activity as farmers of southwest Arkansas began arriving in greater numbers to register their livestock, poultry and exhibits for the Merchants and Farmers Fair to open Thursday morning. The Fair will continue for three days and nights, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Thrills, fun and entertainment have been planned for everyone attending. West Broth Allows have arrived and are erecti ^ nine riding devices at the fair grounds. One of the outstanding free attractions will be the appearance of Harry Frboess, dare-devil aerialist who will perform death-defying stunts on the top of an 85-foot steel pole. All of his stunts are performed without a net. He will give two performances daily. Opening Day Program 'V&liowing is the opening day program: Airplane stunts and aerial parade of aircraft over fair grounds. Address by Mayor Graves, welcoming all visitors. 'Welcome address and review of fair program by Capt. Harris. Hog calling contest open to all ladies. Hog calling contest open to all men. Husban calling contest open to all ladies. Wife calling contest open to all men. Events on race track. Farm wagon race open to all. Automobile race, stock model cars only. Auto stunt show with stock model ears by Speedy Travathan, original Red Devil driver. Professional circus acts on midway. Band concert. Circus Performance (professional). Amateur broadcast from the stage. We-st Brothers Rides Day and Night on the Midway. Persons desiring information in regard to entering contests or other events on the fair program may obtain this information from the Chamber of Commerce office in the exhibit building at Fair Park. — —«»»«*-Calico Rock Boy Voted Arkansas' Best Farmer KANSAS CITY, Mo.—ifl'i—The Future Farmers of America convention here Tuesday announced that Eugene L. Warren of Calico Rock, Ark., was winner of one of nine star farmer awards, being designated as the star farmer of Arkansas. It^Was Practically Cataclysmic ,. It took 300 cats and the RHz brothers (not to mention pounds of feline felicitating liver) to make the above, movie scene called "Pussy Pussy," and it took Hollywood days to recover from a situation that wasn't petty. Prop men offered 50 cents each for cats. Small boys got busy. Complaints poured in. The chief of 'police retrieved his Persian from the studio and called an hour later to report that it «)ready had been "swiped" again. Hempstead Complete Bailey .. 126 . 87 38 ... 42 .. 61 ... 48 . 49 4G .. 23 .. 34 19 . 44 16 . 43 The three religions practiced in Japan are Shintoism, Buddhism and Christianity. Drunkards to Be Given 'Chain Gang' Sentences TULSA, Okla.—</P>—Tulsa will have a "chain gang" for habitual drunkards. Mayor T. A. Penney suggested the idea and it was approved by Frank Brown, police and fire commissioner A. Hatch of municipal i:f a "committee nomin Uion re- .-emliled (he contest between Carrol Wood and C E. Johnson for chief justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court. Johnson was nominated by a .stale Dt'inocialic convention and defeated Wood by a l;.u ye majority. It was Governor Bailey's first defeat in a political campaign and left ConyresMnan Miller wilh an unbrok- t-it record of political vic.loru" : . Instead of paying their penally h> relaxing and eating in jail, the drunkards will be sentenced to weeding ami clean-up details and will be chained together, in full sighl of the public. Police Chief Roy Hyatt said between 4(J and 50 habitual drunkards were arrested two or three times a week. • • ~m".--mf~ -• • Fruit salad is- a dessert in the British J•,!<-•., n; nally eaten with cream. 1. For true-false addicts: la) The only son of an American President to be killed in Ihe World war was Quentin Roosevelt. tb) Two ex-Presidenis of United States died on (he same day. (O Ex-Kaiser Wilhelm H abdicated after the Armistice on Nov.- 12, 1918. Id) The first British commander in the World war was Field Marshall John French le) United States declared w:»r on Germany on April li. 1916. ifi John Marshall was the fn>t Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. 2. Oberammergaun is world famous for its: lovely ladies; \Vugnerian music festival: mellow wines; passion play; mineral spring.-.. 3. Spellers allenuon: Are lhi->e correel? Beseige, moHa.sses. kerosinc. niche, dessic.ile. suckor. vien. peony, gau_,e, effale. personnel, strychnine. 4. What fraction of i piece of floating ice is above the water? 5. How many two-inch cubes are there in a .six-inch cube'.' AllMMTS 4111 ('I.I ilii'il I'.lfll- 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 a 18 U 0 5 7 <JS5 960 To Show Pictures of the Holv Land V First Haptist Pastor to Present Them Wednesday Night A second M'lic-s of illustrated lec- Hnc.-. on (he Holy Land, is being given at the First Baptist church every \Vevl- lu-silay night Pictures of Palestine are being sh.--.vn by ihe pastor. Rev 1 . William Hu^.sell Hamilton. lie nuuie tiiese piclures on a ic- M v arch loui' of llie Holy Land and gives m!ere:-liiu; explanations of the significance in hihtcal hi.Mory of ihe pl.iccs shov, 11 by the piclures. Their iinp-.irlancc in present-day h.ip- pmgs in Palestine makes thorn especially timely. The public is invited to attend the j n,,J-week service and view these pie- I Illr'l- ;.l i'l.i Wc'ilile-,il.iV Hielli. Hope, Ward One Hope, Ward Two . Hope, Ward Three ... Hope. Ward Four .... Box Five Blevins Washington, No. 1 .. Washington, No. 2 ,. DeAnn O/.an Spring Hill Fulton Patmos Deanevville McNab 5 Union 8 Piney Grove ,. 22 Crossroads . . 17 McCaskill . . 20 'Belton 20 f,hover Springs 12 Sardis 7 Guernsey 27 Saraloua . 2:) Rocky Mound . 10 Cenlerulle . 2 Binpen 29 WaUaccbuig 8 Beard's Chapel 7 Columbus . 15 Gnoillett . 27 Tokio . 2 StepheiiMin School House 12 Battlefield . . . . 12 Friendship . . 9 Jakaji.lies 13 Vesey in Defense of Supreme Court Judicial Check Is Most Valuable, Attorney Tells Kiwanis The Supreme Court of the United States must be kept free and independent from the executive branch of the government if we are to continue as a democracy, Representative John P. Vesey told the Hope Kiwanis club at its luncheon meeting Tuesday noon at New Capital hotel. "Independence of thought is our privilcdge, and is the backbone of our government. H is better to be governed badly b.v the people of our own choosing than to be governed by an autocrat. During the 150 years that our government has been operating our experience has taught us that," Mr. Vesey declared. "Years ago we did not hear so much about patronage—but today the president or the governor of a state can control the legislative branch of government b.v patronage. "With a situation like this it leaves cnly the judicial branch as a counter check upun the executive branch where you have a man at that head who wants to be powerful and dominating. "If the president's views on the su- premo court issue were adopted by congress—-then your judicial branch of government would be subject to the views of your chief executive. "Adoption of the Ne\v Deal program 100 per cent does not justify the destruction of the judicial branch of government. Where would you be when this man goes out of office^and another man takes his place who wants power'.' "As long as I am a citizen of the United Stales 1 want to see our government remain like it is—free and independent with equal rights to all men. The only way to keep us free ;aid protected is to ktep the courts clean ami independent "When our court is not an independent body your rights as a citizen are gone. The court is the only safeguard to unj democracy. The principle of government would be all uroiu it ihe court was controlled. There is nothing today that protects \<>u u> mm-h ;<s !ht- judicial branch of gi'VL-iiiDit-in. Unless the court la kept life yuii a.- L iluena would be dependent upon one man—instead of ihc merits of your case. "The court serves as a balance wheel, a check upon government. And after • Cuiiliiiut'il on Page Three) Leaders Drop $15 Issue Tuesday, But Cut Loss in Half Heaviest Sales in 4 Years Tuesday Follow Mon- ' clay's Break "CONSPlllACY" CRY Illinois Democrat Wires Roosevelt That "It's Wall Street" CHICAGO- (IP)— Rep. A. J. Sabbath, Illinois Democrat,, in a telegram ,to President Roosevelt Tuesday charged that the stock market slump was directly traceable to a "Wall Street conspiracy." He urged strong measures be taken against them immediately to save the nation from a recurrence of the 1929 debacle. Drops Again Tuesday NEW YORK-On-The stock market rallied after a two-and-a-half- hour tailspin under huge selling Tuesr day, leading shares recovering a portion oi wide-spread early losses. The spll-off, which followed Monday's break, was on the heaviest volume in more than four years. Prices dropped as much as ?15 a share early, but recovery cut many of these losses. Crash Monday Weakened,by,a steady ^treaj since*-' mid-August, the stock market had gone down before selling pressure Monday into the worst plunge in more than four years. Losses in some leading industrial issues Monday mounted to $10 a share and more before the closing gong. Prices were beaten down to the lowest since July 6, 1935, measured by the Associated Press average price of 60 stocks. Wall Street experts failed to point out immediately any single cause. It was noted, however, the downward push began in earnest about the time the American Iron & Steel Institute announced, after midday, that national operations in the industry had dropped to 55.8 per cent of capacity from 63.6 per cent a week ago and 74.2 a year ago. Also mentioned were damaged margin accounts being liquidated following the long decline in share prices from mid-August and world tension over European and Far Eastern crises. A new record was set as 1,014 stock Issues were traded on the "big board" —four more than the exchange's previous record at the height of the 1929 collapse. Total transactions, however, were far under those in wide breaks before federal controls were clamped down on speculative activity. The turnover was 3,227,520 shares, heaviest since last March 3, compared with 2,533,270 last Friday. Half of Gains Lost Since stocks rounded the recovery top last March, more than half of the gains on the rise from the 1932 lows have been swept away by recurrent waves of liquidation. Motor, steel, farm implement, chemical, mail order and other industrial shares in bullish frfvor when "inflation" psychology ruled were among the chief sufferers, Chrysler, down from a 1937 peak above 5135, finished at 562.25, off 511 for the day. Reere, a farm implement issue, yielded 515 at 571.50 compared with the year's top of 5143.50. United States Steel was off 57 at 561.50 against a 1937 peak of 5126.50 and Bethlehem Steel dropped to 549.50, of£ more than ?8 for the day, on its comedown from a recovery top of 5105.50. Recession has become more noticeable lately in building, textile, and other lines in the van of the recovery march last spring. Unlike stocks, however, business retains the bulk of the recovery gains, judging by various statistical yardsticks. Grandpa Now Stepfather of His Own Grandchild SOUTH BEND, Ind.—(#)—When Mrs. Rosie May Billings Orsborn, 34, married Oscar H. Orsborn, 77, tha -second husband of her mother who died last year, she married not only her stepfather, but her father-in-law as well because she previously had married Orsborn's -son. who died this spring. She was the mother of a child by the son. thus making her present husband the stepfather of his his own grandchild. Cotton NEW ORLEANS— i-P. —December coiton opened Tuesday at 8,27 and closed at 8.3S. Spot cotton closed steady two |xiints up. middling S.:',S.

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