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Tills newspaper produced under divisions A'2 & A-5 Graphic Aria Code. Hope Star WEATUKM Arkansas — Partly cloudy Tuesday night and Wednesday; 'colder in extreme extern portion Wednesday. VOLUME 35—NUMBER 307 (Al'»—Mo/in* A«*oc-l««*il (MM)—Mi-lin* N HOPE, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 1934 Vnr of Iiopn foui.lcd 1800| Hope Dnlly PrM«, 1W7I xmaoftaatrd n» H6pe Star, January 18 K 1020. PRICE YUGO-SLAV KING AND FRENCH CABINET MEMBER ARE SLAIN Here and There —^.Editorial By ALEX. II. WASHDUUN- T HE assassination in France today of the Yugo-Slav kiiij? by one of his own subjects is a ter.se reply to foolish citizens of whatever land who think radical action is a cure for governmental ills. _ > Yufio-Slavia, a consolidation of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, has been n hotbed of trouble ever since its founding in 1921. King Alexander, a strong and resourceful ruler, handled his nation's domestic affairs but leaned on the French for protection abroad. He was in France in the interests of his native land when fellow Yugoslavs killed him. The same assassins shot down Louis Barthou, Foreign Minister of France (corresponding to our Secretary of State Cordell Hull)—and that won't help the Yugo-Slav cause in the minds of the French peasants. Thus do the friends of violent action kill the country they profess to Will Green Case Approaches Jury in Circuit Court Testimony Is Taken Monday Afternoon, Tuesday Morning R. M O N ROE IS NEXT His Trial Will Complete Blevins Bank Robbery Probe The case of Will Green, Tcxnrknnn, on trial for the robbing of the Bank of Blevins. approached the jury late Tuesday afternoon in Hcmpstcad circuit court nt Washington. Witnesses occupied the stand Monda ynfternoon and Tuesday morning, nnd attorneys began their closing arguments. Roger Monroe, u'-'ler indictment in the ga'/ite case;- la Ixj^-ctcd to follow Green into court as soon as the latter'S .case is completed. Bert Waddell, third suspect, pleaded • guilty Monday, his sentence to be . pronounced later. •Loot in tho.Bank of Blevins robbery totaled $300. Grand Jury Will Probe Ballot Box Kitchens-Parks Contest to Be Heard at Hamburg- Next Monday HAMBURG, Ark.-(/P)-Floyd Walker, chairman of mi Ashley county Citizens Committee named at a recent mass meeting to seek action against persons who tampered with j ballot boxes, said Monday night that Circuit Judge Patrick Henry had promised the delegation he would order a grand jury . investigation of the disappe.-.dancc of ballots following (ho August 28 primary- When Ihe Ashley county ballot boxes were opened a few weeks ago by court order in an effort to decide tho Wade KHrhens-Tilmau B. Parks congressional election contest, poll books, tally .sheets and ballots were found missing from nearly all tho boxes. Walker said Judge Henry told a committee of nearly 50 eitipens who called on him at Monliccllo Monday that he would charge the Ashley county grand jury which convenes : here iiext week to conduct a diligent investigation into the disappearance of the ballots. Walker said Judge Henry agreed to a suggestion that all civil cases be disposed of before the grand jury meets. Court is scheduled to convene Monday and the civil cases are expected to require two days or more. The Kitchens-Parks election contest is set for hearing the first day of court. Parks was given the Democratic nomination for congress on the face of official returns from the cloven counties of tho Seventh district, by 11 margin of 14,065 votes to 13,774 for Kitchens. Walker taid the citizens committee asked Judge Henry to use every means to help run down the persons who rifled the county ballot boxes, and pledged their support. Judge Henry assured the citizens of his appreciation of the spirit in they were seeking election and promised that he would in his power. Walker said Henry promised he would v.„..*.. the grand jury to make a thorough investigation and return indictments where evidence warranted such net ion. Ilinton J'ie Slipper A pie supper and musical program will be held Saturday night at Hin- tuji church, proceeds to be contributed lo the pastor's salary. From 1853 to 1030, the play "Uncle Tom's Cabin" was thowing somewhere in America, giving it Ihe lonij- ett continuous run of any production. Spairows do an iinnual damage of many millions of dollars to the buildings of the world. help. XXX With assassinations in the Balkans, and civil war in Spain, America has this to be thankful for. We put our trust neither in men nor in parties, but in broad principles of democratic government which we call the Constitution. And if at times our country seems to have more than its .•-hare of troubles ,\ve need only to look abroad to see Hint patience nnd not violent action is the final answer to humanity's ills. When our country was founded -Baninmin Vrn.oWin.-Said: "Thurc is. no form of government but whofma'y he a blessing to the people if well administered." Assassins and revolutionaircs are not patriots; they are not courageous; they are not helpful—they are the dumb ones, for they fail to see that whenever a radical action is begun, another is sure to meet it; and ehaos results. That's how America looks on Yugoslavia today. Price-Fixing May Be Up to President Revamping of NRA Discussed by F. D. R. and . Recovery Board WASHINGTON.—(/r>)-The problem of reshaping the NKA was put directly up lo President Roosevelt Monday, in a list of problems, including price and production control, .submitted to him by his Recovery Board. The list was known lo emphasize tbu question of code compliance, tho heart at Nll/Vs partnership with industry. These issue.'! and others of less importance were canvassed in a M-min- utc White House conference, the first between Mr. House veil and Iho board. A second conference was forecast within a week. Clay Williams, hoard chairman, commented: "The president invited u;; over to spend a little time with him. reporting on what we had done. We told him the first week was devoted entirely to a survey of our problems. The discussion developed a few generalities as lo what broadly was in- eluded in these problems." Williams replied to questions that price and production control were mention but "there was no indication where the .study may lead." Hugh S. Johnson, retiring administrator, remained in his office during the White House meeting. Later, Williams eonfenvd with him. FLAPPER FANNY SAYS: RCg. U. 5. PVT. OFF. which justice do all Judge charge Bandits Hold Up Cafe in Prescott and Escape Here Ebb's Restaurant Robbed of $50—Wild Chase to Hope Follows BUT TRAINL IS LOST Officers Find Texas Car Abandoned Near Hope Basket Factory Two bandits held up and robbed Ebb's cafe at Prescott of ?50 Monday night nnd escaped after a wild chase that started at Prescott and ended at Hope Basket factory with Nevada and Hcmpslcad county officers in pursuit. ' The bandits, both entering the cafe 'with drawn revolvers, held up the | cashier and escaped in n Ford V-8 sedan. The robber car headed out of i Prescott toward Hope with Nevada officers in hot pursuit. In the meantime Hope officers were notified. Chief of Police Clarence Baker with Officers Burke and Reaves drove to the double tuni at Third and Shovcr streets where they waited. They See Officers As the bandit car approached the driver immediately spotted the officers, whipped the car north on Sh'ovcr Ond then left on East Second, continuing at high speed through the downtown' Section to Soutlr-Hervey whore he almost overturned in an attempt to round the corner. However, the car stood up and continued lo tho end of South Hcrvcy. There the bandits abandoned the car, neaping on foot toward the Hope Basket factory. Officers fired three times at the fleeing men, but none of the bullets look effect. Hcmpstcad and Nevada officers, with the aid of blood hounds, continued the search until after midnight but found no trace of the rob- "kientity of one of the bandits was believed -established Tuesday through a letter found in the car. Officers withhold the name. The letter was postmarked from Houston and sent to Longview, Texas. The car bore a Texas license. An attempt Is being made to determine whether the car is a stolen automobile. Waddell Helps Btrt Waddell, who pleaded guilty Monday in Hempstead circuit court in connection with the robbery of the Blevins bank last May, cumc to Hope with Nevada officers and aided in the search. Jesse HuLson of Hope, was an eye witness to the holdup, being a customer in the cafe at the time of the robbery, which occurred about 8 o'clock. Cardinals Blast Way Past Detroit; to Championship St. Louis Overwhelms Tigers 11-0—Worst Rout Since 1905 i THE GREAT "DIZZY" t^r^y F( ;f..ifK ;ttp^':r«fi%' i iim Confine rubbing it in to the Insull Prosecutor Irate Over Delay Bankers' Auditor Can't Find Six Necessary Documents CHICAGO.— (IV) —Harry Howard, auditor of Halsey Stuart & Co., nationally known investment banking luwc,'aroused the ire of government pwmilur.s Monday when hi; did not produei- six documents subpoenaed in the Insull mail fraud case. Under questioning by Special Assistant Attorney General Forest Harness, one of the prosecutors bundling charges against Samuel Insull, Sr., and 1G business associates, Howard prom- ie.sd lo make u new search for the papiM's but insisted he did not know where they were. Included in the six, as they were identified in court by Harness^ was a nemo healing the initials "C. T. M.. •ho.se of Clarence T. MacNclHc, one of ;ho defendants, and sent to Halsey Stuart & Co. on March 3. 1930. It said in part: "Junior called me and stated that u view uf Ihe fact that so many people seem lo Ix. lalkig about selling Jorpoiation Securities Company of -hieago stock hr did not know just why—he .suggested thai 1 make up ome figure:; a 1 * In what our earnings would be for TOO." Anc.lhor of (be missing letters was •ne from MaeNuillo. who was serre- Inry-lrea.surer of Insull's Corporation Securities Company, to Harry L. Smart of the invoslmenl banking IIOHM'. Haniets described it us one which •'said in part": "1 read your telegram regarding the payment of dividends on common sleek to Junior." "Junior" is the nickname of Insull's i.oii, Samuel Insull. Ji'. Senior Dean Yields Six Hits—Detroit Uses Six Pitchers The St. Louis Cardinals went on n hitting rampage Tuesday to win the seventh and deciding game of ths world scries over Detroit, 11 to 0, at Navin park, Detroit. The Cardinals banged out a total of 17 hits, knocking five Tiger pitchers from the mound. They were Aukcr, Rowe, Hogsett, Bridges and Marberry. Crowdcr, who relieved Marberry in the eighth, finished on the mound for Detroit. "Dizzy" Dean, on the mound for St. Louis, scored his second world series game, beating Detroit in the opener. Dean gave up six hits, three of which were in the eighth and ninth innings. Paul Dean, younger brother ol "Dizzy," won the other two games for St. Louis. The elder Dean's victory Tuesday was the only shutout of the series. ' The Cardinals established a new record in scoring runs for a . wprld, scries game, 'Not since 1905 has any team been beaten so decisively in an American-National league classic. The Cardinals' big inning was the third when the Red Birds scored seven runs in which Aukcr, Rowe and Hogsett were knocked from tho box. Bridges went in and pitched until the seventh, giving up seven hits and three runs. St. Louis scored two runs off Bridges in the sixth and the other in the seventh, Marberry and Crowder finishing the game by allowing two more runs. Durocher opened the wild third inning by flying out. "Dizzy" Dean doubled. Martin beat out an infield hit. . Rothrock walked, filling the bases. Frisch doubled, bringing in the three runs. Medwick went out at first base on a bounder for the second out, Frisch pulling up at third base. Collins singled, scoring Frisch. DeLancey doubled, scoring Collins. Orsatti walked. Durocher singled to fill the bases. Dean, in his second appearance at the plate in the third inning, singled scoring DeLancey. Martin, with the bases still loaded, 'walked forcing in a run. And then Rothrock grounded out, ending the inning. Medwick, Cardinal left fielder, was taken out of the game in the sixth inning when a shower of pop bottles was thrown at him in left field. He w»s not injured. Medwick had tripled in the first ,piii-t of the inning, scoring Martin, and general high tension among Detroit fans was the cause for the shower of bottles at him. Collins, St. Louis first baseman, loci the hitting with four singles out of five times at bat. Durocher, short- slop, got three oul of four including a triple. 2 Fights Loom in A. F. ofUleetmg Build ing Trades and Brew ery Men Torn by Legal Disputes SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.-M'l-Onc of the fights which created internal strife in the American Federation ol Labor ncared a climax Tuesday while another was headed for the floor of that organization's annual convention. The batlle in the building trades department over the reaffiliation of three powerful unions, the carpenters, electrical workers, and bricklayers, which withdrew seven years ago. probably will be brought to the floor to be finally decided. A juribfJietional fight scheduled to reach the convention floor Tuesday is being waged by Ihe brewery-wagon | drivers against entering the team- j i stears union. i Plans are being drawn for night I .'-es.-iuns. possibly Wednesday and Thursday. Wisconsin fur trade of three centuries ago .showed profits of as much as 13.000 per cent, according lo oW records, On the Island cf the Evangelists, off the western coast of South America, it rains 3.17 days in u year. Cards Battle to Championship TOP—Leo Durocher slides over (he plate with the winning run in C (his picture, giving the Cardinals a, 4-3 victory over the Tigers in the sUlli same of the world series nt Navin field, Detroit. Durocher had doubled in the .seventh inning mid scored from second on Paul Dean's single to right. Waiting for the throw is Catcher Mickey Cochrane, with Umpire Bill Klcm culling the play. The fourth man in the picture is Pepper Martin, CENTER—His infield single in the lliird inning of. the sixth world scries game was costly to Manager Mickey Cochrane of Detroit, whose knee was injured so badly that he went after the game to a hospital for treatment. Ciichrnne is shown, down, after lie collided with I'itchcr Paul Dean, who covered the hag for (lie throw from Fist Baseman Collins. BOTTOM—Here are shown players, umpire, and trainer gathered around to help Cofhrane. I Negroes Killed in Accidents Here Man Crushed on Railroad Right-of-Way—Woman Auto Crash Victim Train and automobile accidents in Hempstead county over the week-end look a toll of two lives and left four others with injuries. All Ihe casualties were negroes. Watson Fynn. 55, died a few hours after falling from u train at Spruciel, west of Hope. Found unconscious along the railroad right-of-way, he was picked up and rushed to Josephine hospila where he died with head injuries and a mangled left leg. He failed lo regain consciousness after the accident. He WHS buried Tuesday in Cave Hill cemetery. The wife of D. A. Jones, negro, died early Sunday morning in Julia Cheb- (Coutinued on Page Tliree) To Ask Stock Law for Entire State Roadside Development Group to Aid Highway Department LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Council for Roadside Development, an agency set up (o cooperate with Ihe State Highway Department, the Arkansas Federation of Women's Clubs and the FEHA in beautification of Arkansas highways. Monday decided to support. Ihe movement for a uniform stock law in Arkansas. Efforts will be made to secure passage of a stale law authorizing courts to fine owners of eattle that roam on state highways rather than ti impound the eattle, Mrs. F. J. Woltman. representative of the state Federation of Women's Clubs, said, after the meeting of the council at the Hotel Marion. L. A. Henry, UincUjcuue engineer (Continued on Page Three) New Jersey Moves for Murder Trial Hauptmann Indicted for Actual Killing of Lindbergh Child NEW YORK.— (/?) —Jersey justice moved swiftly Tuesday in preparation for its trial of Bruno Richard Hauptmann for the murder of Charles A. Lindbergh. Jr.. less than 24 hours after the indictment of Hauptmann on a murder charge. Officials of New Jersey »nd New- York conferred Tuesday to discuss Hauptmarm's extradition. Although New Jersey officials declined to offer a prediction, the Bronx prosecutor, Samuel J. Foley. indicalcd that a decision as to when New Jersey's request for (he extradition of the German would he considered would be reached soon. Foley said he would know his position definitely by Tuesday night. To New Jer.-cy NEW YOKK.-(/Pi-Disiriet Attorney Samuel J. Foley of the Bronx announced Tuesday that he will go to Trenton, N. J. late in the day to confer with Governor A. Hurry Moore and Attorney General David Wilemz, of New Jersey, concerning the extradition of Bruno Richard Hauptmann, indicted Monday on a charge of mur- King Alexander fe Assassinated on" Visit to Frande Louis Barthou, Foreign Minister, Dies With Distinguished Guest YUGO-SLAV FIRES Kin Slain by One of His wn' Subjects on a ' Foreign Shore MARSEILLES, France—(/P)—King ' Alexander, of Yugo-Slavia, and Louis \ Barthou, Foreign Minister of France, were assassinated Tuesday as 'the Yugo-Slav monarch came t$ France in an effort to improve Yugo-Slav- French relations. i Alexander and.Barthou were shot while riding in an automobile—the first in the procession—soon after the Yugo-Slav king had landed. < •-. The dying king was taken to a hospital where doctors made vain efr forts to save his life. .One of the two assassins were shot ' and killed by police as he sought to escaped; and the second, identified^ as '; Pelris Kaleman, a Ydgo-Slav, • {was jvounded by. a slash of a police saber. Several persons in the crowd gtoup^, ed around the king's automobile -Avere^ wounded, apparently by the fussllade i of assassins' bullets".' ots ' e into the car. '"" The visit of Alexander to France was regarded as of great diplomatic importance to France and Ihe Little Entente, of which Yugo-Slavia is a part. Northern Spain Is Cut Offby Rebels Bitter Fighting Causes Government to Close French Frontier PI—Lead Spain—Northern Spain Copyright Associated Press SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain—(^P) — Northern Spain was completely shut off from Madrid as fierce fighting broke out early Tuesday and continued into the forenoon. The authorities closed the French frontier and foreigners were not allowed to cross the border. Telephonic communications with Madrid wero broken, and the line tp Paris is expected to be cut soon. Skirmishes between strikers and soldiers were frequent all along the coast. Twenty Americans, employes of the Firestone Tire & Rubber Co., were marooned at Basauri, in northwestern Spain. Their factory was closed and food was running short. Later the government premier, Alejandro LOJTOUX, began mopping up the remaining vestiges of rebellion in several provinces while estimates of the dead in the six-day revolt ranged from 500 to 1,000. Attention at Madrid was centered on the reopening of congress, and the presentation of the budget. The government took elaborate precautions to search the parliament buildings, stationing soldiers and guards throughout the building. (Continued oil Page Three) Copyright Associated Press MADRID, Spain.—A military dictatorship for Spain was forecast in responsible congressional circles Monday night as nobles of the erstwhile monarchy joined 12,000 retired army officers in offering aid to the Right iving government of Premier Alejandro Lerroux. A high ranking deputy whose name could not be revealed told the Associated Press "this uncertainty, if it continued, will end in military dictatorship. "The government should take the most drastic steps to end the revolt since otherwise the dictatorship seems inevitable." he said. A military dictatorship, that of Gen. Primo de Rivera, ruled Spain from 1923 to 1939 in conjunction with the monarchy. As reports reaching the capital indicated the revolt's heavy fighting with its estimated thousands of casualties had hammered rebels into mere sporadic activity today except in Northern Asturiat,, the Viscount of Cuba-s for tho nobles ofered the association's services ot the republic. This they did. ho suid, "because in these moments we should think only of Spain, not of political beliefs." Gen. Jose Sanjurjo, who headed the short-lived monarchist revolt of 1932, (Continued on Page Three)

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