Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on October 11, 1934 · Page 1
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Thin prrduced und*r di vision* A-2 & A-5 Graphic Arts Code. Hope ^^^••^^^ ^^1^^^ ^^^BV^^BHIiv MHBHbM* WEATHE1 Arkansas —Fair and Thursday night; Friday fair. VOLUME 35—NUMBER 309 (AIM—Menu* A*«oola«»d PI-CM (M3A)—Mean* Newupwr Enlerpthw AiWn HOPE, ARKANSAS; THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11,1934 Vnr <»f lloim rut.nded 1808| Hope Dully Pre«», i»2T| /nnnollanteil on Hope Star, Jnnnnrj' 18 t 1928. PRICE 5c OOP! U. S. ENTERS KENTUCKY CASE Here and There .Editorial By ALEX. H. WASHBUBN- W ITII the winter rains approaching there is one highway maintenance project that should be undertaken at once in the interest of public safety. That is the graveling of the shoulders on the narrow paving leading out of Hope on the road to Washington. An old improvement district hlgh- (j,way, this road was built in the days before the present 18-foot-width was standardized for concrete slab. Year after year, therefore, present- day- traffic has gone perilously up this narrow highway where there is barely room for two vehicles to pass. In wet weather the mud-shoulders arc deeply rutted. A single slip off Hie concrete ;it even n moderate speed means a probable accident. "in this dny and time when the highways arc put to railroad usage it is the duty of the state to eliminate construction that moans danger at normal tourist speeds. Eventually the old Washington-road concrete should be broadened by asphalt on cither shoulder — but in the meantime, for the winter just ahead, Iho Slate Highway Department should build a gravel surface up to the level of the concrete clab. XXX This Friday every family in Arkansas whose name is on any kind of public record will gel a card. Bobcats Resolved to Stop Unbeaten Hot Springs Team Trojans Bringing Most Powerful Squad Here Friday Night PAIR OF BROTHERS Hope Team Drilled to Meet Hot Springs' Longinotti Stars Determined to make a fine showing against Coach Mervin Perry's Hot Springs Trojans here Friday night, the Hope High School gridstcrs completed three days of hard scrimmage late Wednesday in which they sought to, fashion a defense against the Trojnn I anything like that, running attack and a possible aerial I But it will be a request to give the raid. [ government the names of all its Stopping Paul Longlnotti and his brand-new citizens. brother Louie, is the big task before I T) 1C cart i ; s f rom t nc Bureau of the Bobcats. Paul, a mite of a quart- | vita i statistics of the State Board of crback, is the ace of the backficld. i Health, and every family in which He is a classy broken-field runner ond n good passer and a veteran field general. Louie, the kid brother, packs dynamite in his ability at blocking. He It won't be a tax notice, a bill, or wa.i rated by Howard Jones, Southern California coach, as tho best "hish school blockcr I have ever seen." Louie seldom carries the ball. Lovell, ai,"fullback; L- .Ci.pl*!n of the team and was rated an all-state man last season. He is a star performer in backing up the line. Chnp- pcll, the other bnckficld man, is fast and shifty. In the line, Coach Perry has an all- atate end in Greene. Several other members of the team are veterans of last year's squad. Hardest <o Date Coach Foy Hammons Thursday predicted the game would be harder fought than the Fordycc tattle here lust week. The revamped line, with more power and weight, is prepared to drive at top speed. The bnckficld has been pushed hard the past three days, ironing out flaws that cropped up in the nervous first quarter of the ftedbug gnmo, Paynr. with additional drilling at calling .signals, will IK- ul quarterback. Spears has been run at fullback the pn.st three days and more than likely will Kliirt at that position Friday night, with Madison and Jack Turner at halfback positions. Il appeared doubtful Thursday whether Hitchcock would play. He is Mjflering with injuries. Hohbs, Moore mid Hamilton were battered and a child has been born within the last year is asked to fill out the card and mail it back, postage-free. Registration of births seems like a simple thing, but it is commonly overlooked in many rural regions where all personal records revolve around the family unit rather than government records. /( ' , ^ Today th6 T state wants that information that is tucked away in the family Bible—and when a' cnrd comes it; for some youngster not already oh the public record the state will proceed to give him his "first citizenship papers." Japan to Throw Up Naval Treaty Will Ask Abrogation of 5-5-3 Limit at London Conference •• I bruised in .scrimmage: Wednesday, but are expected to be in shape, by starting lime Kriday night. The balance of thu isam is in good condition. Fair Wer.t'icr ' With the forecast of fair weather for Friday, one of the largest crowds of the season is expected. Advunce tickets went on sale at five places in the downtown section Thursday morning. All but five of the box scats on Ihr: Hope side o£ Ihe field were reported at noon as "sold out," Hot Springs fans will come here in a delegation of several hundred, it WH;: reported from that city. A 60- pieco, band will accompany the team. Students and adults holding season tickets are urged to pass on the right t-ide of the turnstiles when entering the field in order to save as much time its possible in punching tickets. There will bo no advance in price. Tickets may be purchased at Moreland's drubstore, Jack's news stand, Hope Confectionery, Green's Confectionery and Webb's news stand at the price of 00 cents. Christian Pastor to Speak on Thursday The Rev. Guy D. Holt, pastor of First Christian church, will spcuk Thursday night at 7:30 o'clock at Ihe church. The high lights of a recent .slats meeting which he attended, will |j<* >tim substance of his talk. NEW YORK— (IP)— A Japanese delegate, leaving for the London naval discussions, said Wednesday his nation would ask abrogation of the Washington treaty while, at another sailing a few blocks away, an American representative expressed hope of reaching agreements to further the principles of that pact. Rear Admiral Osoroku Ynmomolo, Killing in the Berengara, contended Japan must eliminate-the 5-5-3 ratio from disarmament agreements. "The thing that Japan will ask for nl London cunnnt be reconciled with the provisions of the treaty based on the ratio system," lie said. Norman H. Davis, special envoy to Europe, declined to discuss hi.s part in Ihe forthcoming discussions but hi.s companion, Admiral William H. Standley.'was less reticent. "I hope," the chief of naval operations .said, "thai an understanding in furtherance of the principles of disarmament, as contained in the London and Washington treaties, can he reached." "H is my opinion Unit the Japanese government will ask for abrogation of Iho Washington treaty," Admiral Ya- mumoln said, "bill the abrogation will not take place through the negotiations at London." Anti-Italian Riot as Slavs Blame Italy for Death But Most of Yugo-Slavia Remains Quiet as Funeral Begins WAR SCARE DYING A ssassination, H o wever, Upsets European Treaty Relations Copyright Associated Press PARIS, France—(yp^-Undcr a shield of great secrecy Queen Marie of Yugoslavia came to Paris Thursday for a reunion with her son, the boy-king, Peter the Second. The queen and her son met at the Yugo-Slavian legation in Paris. They will leave Paris Thursday night for Belgrade, where the parliament ut to approve the proclamation making Peter king., Meanwhile, a 14-year-old girl, wounded in the shooting, died, bringing the toll at the assassination spot to six. Two suspects arrested as accomplices of Petrus Kalemcn, assassin of King Alexander, apprehended near the Swiss border, were held by French police. A third suspect, Sylvester Chalny escaped after being captured by police. Passports carried by the two suspects held by police showed they were natives of Italian towns which were in Austrian territory before the war. Yugo-Slavia was outwardly calm Thursday, while the war scares raised by the assassinations appeared to be subsiding. In Yugo-Slavia, late Thursday, however. anti-Italian riots broke out after * meeting at which speakers alleged •.hat all attempts against Alexander's life had jjecn financed and prepared in Italy. ^—• By Associated Press Europe wailed apprehensively to learn the nationality of Pctrus Kam- elen, the man who killed Alexander and French Foreign Minister Louis Barthou. The original belief that he was of Croat birth had cased fear that war might flare in the Balkans as a result of Alexander's death, but investigations Wednesday showed his passport was forged, making his nationality WifeDrowns, Husband Returns Alone From River Fishing Trip NEWPORT, Ark.—(/P>— Mrs - Buford Nelson, 21, was 'drowned in White river 13 miles from here Thursdays Her husband, Buford Nelson, of Cordcl), Okla., told Sheriff A. G. Albright that he and his wife were in aboat gigging gars, when the boat struck a snag and sank. Mrs. Nelson's body had not been recovered up to noon Thursday. She was the daughter of Mrs. StellS Wilson, Route Four, RusscllviUe, and had married Nelson about a year ago, She formerly taught school near Rus- scllville. The parly arrived here Wednesday from RusscllviUe for a fishing trip. dubious. Marseilles— The Yugslav destroyer FLAPPER FANNY .SAYS RCO.U. S PAT. OFF. Kvcn light sleepers like to be the dark. Dubvovnik b^re Alexander's body homeward as President Albert Lcbrun of France accompanied Queen Marie to Paris and cabinet ministers rode with Barthou who will be given a skitc funeral Sa'-rday. Paris—Authoi ilics in Paris and elsewhere sought the trail of an international band of terrorists believed to have chosen Kamclen by lot and sent him to Marseille on his savage mission, Yugoslavs were rounded up for questioning. Heavy guards we* ready to protect the boy king when he arrived from London. Passport Forged Parhii- -Chechoslovakian authorities announced their investigations proved definitely that the C/.ech passport found on Kamelen's bruised, bloody body was forged. Belgrade—No positive identification of Kamelen had been made nor could he be linked with the famed revolutionary family of Kanu-lens, as Yugoslavia watched anxiously for signs of civil strife. Homi'-'A 21-day period of stole mourning was decreed as Premier Mussolini repeated his offer for an understanding with Yugo-Slavia, traditionally Italy's foes. London—British statesmen eyed the continent for possible political repercussions of the assassinations the while Londoners cheered young King Peter, pulled (nit of bed at his English sclmnl ID be I».ld his father WHS dead and he was king. He left for Paris to join lii.s mother. Berlin WiHiclmslra.s.se sources made m. secret of the fact that Alexander's death was a slaygering blow to Ger- mny's hopes for incrcsing friendship with Yuw-Slavia. vkqjvbukcijemfwypl.shrdlun ETA ET Geneva—Youray Krnycvitch, leader ol the Croatian Peasant parly who has \K-.:\\ living in Geneva since the party was suppressed, said he was nol ui-|irisi-l at Die king's assassination lint disavowed any connection with Former Local Man Stricken Suddenly R. F. Weir, (52, Found Dead in Hot Springs (N. M.) Hotel K. I'. Weir, G2, former Hcmpstcad county Man, was found dead at his hurnu in Hot Springs, New Mexico, the early part of this week, the body being returned to Washington Wednesday for burial. Mr. Weir is formerly of Washington where ho is survived by a brother, Frank Weir. Death was attributed to nuturul causes. 5 Killed in Blast at Halifax, N. S. Woman and 4 Children Die, 2 Missing as Build-., ing Falls * ; HALIFAX, N. S— (ff>)—The bodies of one woman and four children wcr,e recovered Thursday in the smoulder- ing ruins of a three-story building wrecked by a mysterious explosion. ^ The search continued for two others" believed to have been trapped when the wooden structure collapsed Thursday morning and burst into flames. Two persons escaped, one being blown across the street by the force of the blast, 1492—and Today We Worry About 'Confidence' Columbus Day, October 12 Champ Cards Are Hailed in St. Louis Rubber-Armed Dean Boys *;•• Leave on Barnstorming Tour ST. LOUIS, Mo.-(tf>)-St. Louis Wednesday acclaimed the world champion Cardinals as the city's heroes. A parade over streets strewn with paper and debris of h elecct(;P)fi paper and debris of the celebration which began Tuesday afternoon and extended through most of the night, was tho city's tribute to the con- quercrs of Detroit's Tigers. Near the front of the line of parading automobiles, just behind the car reserved for Mayor Bernard F. Dickmann and club officials, rode triumphantly the brothers Dean—Dizzy, exuberant, bizarre; Paul, having just as good a time in his more quiet man- icr. Dizzy wore a white African sun helmet and carried a toy rubber tiger. On the long tail, as Dizzy pointed out to admirers, were four knots, each representing a Dean victory over tho American League champions. ''Glad to be home, with the world series in the bag," Dizzy said. "This hat," as he called the helmet, "is to wear when I go fishing down in Deanvillo, Florida," which used to Federal Agents Are Assigned to Stoll Kidnaping Department ,of Justice Men Concentrated in Louisville IS SEIZED AT HOME Young Wife of "Richest Family" Beaten and . naped Adjournment Near for Circuit Court Recesses to Monday When Sentences Will Be Pronounced be Bradenton. "Wiinta banana?" a loud-voiced youth shouted to Joe Medwick, who Tuesday was tho target for fruit, vegetables and glassware from the left field bleachers at Navin Fitld, Detroit. Like, her famous husband, Mt"V. Jerime Herman Dean, enjoyed the excitement immensely. "Everybody was .so nice," she said 'At first, Paul seemed to think il rather silly, but before the parade was over he was the worst cut-up of Ihn rubber-armed Deans hurried to lot. T:-e ihtir hotel, gathered up their belongings ana boarded an airplane f.tr Ok- iahomu City to pitch Wednesday night n on exhibition game. They arrvied safely. Little Rock Man Heads Kiwanians C. E. Faulhabcr Chosen Governor of Tri-State District KXCEUSIOR SPRINGS. Mo. -(/1'i • C. E. Faulhaber, Little Rock, Ark., Wednesday was elected governor i.f the Mo-Kan-Ark district of Kiwanis International at the closing session ol a three-day convention. Springfield, Mo., was chosen for the 1935 meeting, D. W. Hamilton Dies Texarkana Hospital D. W. Hamilton of Columbus, died Thursday morning in a Tcxarksna hospital, friends learned here. The body will be returned to Columbus for burial. Verger High School Junior class will present « musical program Friday night in the auditorium of the negro high school. The program starts at 7:30 o'clock. Ruth Gibbs is director. With the docket virtualy cleared, Hempstead circuit court at Washington recessed Thursday noon until Monday when Judge Dexter Bush will pronounce sentence on a half dozen defendants who pleaded guilty to criminal charges. One case was heard Thursday morning, a civil r.uit brought by C. G. Coffee against William Scroggins in which the plaintiff sought a settlement involving n small amount of farm property. Another civil case is ,«ct for Monday in which Ihe Joe Thomason estate is sueing Hope Basket factory for $30,000 damages. The cape resulted from the death was struck by of Mr. Thomason who lightning and killed while working at the factory several months ago. Criminal cases numbering over 3(1, postponed from one session to another, were dismissed during the current session of court. Among the charges dropped was the June Brashier case in which lie was accused as a participant in the ?24,000 holdup of the First National Bank here two years ago. Brashier, however, had faced juries in two previous trials in which caci jury failed to agree.. Bandit Car Stolen From Kilgore, Tex. Prescott Cafe Robber Stole Machine From Oil Town Sept. 28 Aii automobile used by two bandits who Monday night robbed Ebb's cafo at Prescott of $50, was traced Thursday to Kilgore. Texas. The car was stolen there September 28, police said. Nevada county officers, after "jump- ng" the bandits as they left Prescott, chased them to Hope were local of- icors joined in. The chase here continued through town and to Hope Basket factory where the search ran into a dead-end as the robbers abandoned their car and vanished. Identity of one of the bandits was believed" established through a letter found in the car. Officers refused to disclose any names. Bulletins WASHINGTON -(IP)— Cottonseed crushed in the two-month period from August 1 to Scptenr her 30 was reported Thursday by the Census Bureau to hapc totaled C38,(MZ tons. niSON, Ark.— (JP)— the jury was selected at noon Thursday to try Wrilcy Shclton, Pine Bluff railroad man, for slaying his cousin, James White, 23, a month ago. In- dicted'with Shclton was his brother, Joe, who is to be tried at the conclusion of the present case. White's mangled body was found on the railroad (racks near T'or- d.vcc. 14 Good Reasons for Birth Registry Affords Proof of Citizenship and Right to Inheritance LITTLE ROCK—"There are M reasons why a b'aby should have a birth certificate." said Dr. W. 13. Grayson, state health officer and director of the first Arkansas "Register Your Baby" campaign, which is being conducted by the Bureau of Vital Statistics of the State Board of Health, the Federal Bureau of the Census and the Arkansas Emergency Relief Administration. "Chief among these reasons is the proof of citizenship, paternity, and legitimacy, the right to inherit property, as evidence of the legal ugc to marry, and as evidence in the enforcement of law relating to education and to child labor," Dr. Grayton continued. On October 12, registration cards will be sent to every family in Arkansas from the Bureau of the Census' ill Washington, requesting certain data on babies born to Arkansas parents in the past twelve months. All (hat the parents have to do. if the card j is applicable, is to fill in the blanks ml drop the card in the nearest mail ;>ox. No postage required. The cards' will be returned from le Bureau of the Census to the bureau of Vital Statistics in Little Counsel Holds Up Hauptmann Case New York Grants Extradition—But Habeas Hearing Postponed NEW YORK—(#>)—Supreme Cour Justice Ernest E. L. Hammer Thursday set next Monday for the hearing on a petition for a writ of habeas corpus sought by counsel for Bruno Richard Hauptmann to prevent his removal to New Jersey to face murder charges in the Lindbergh kidnaping case. Justice Hammer denied a request by Attorney General David T. Welcntz of New Jersey for an immediate hearing on the application. WASHlNGTON-W)-Assistant Attorney General William Stanley tofd reporters Thursday that federal agente were being concentrated in Louisville in the search for Mrs. Berry V. Stoll, society leader who was kidnaped lafe Wednesday. ' Mrs. Stoll was seized at her home and spirited away by a lone man who tied up the maid before leaving. The kidnaper has demanded $50,000 ransom. The StoU family is regarded as one of the richest families in Kentucky. Extradition Granted NEW YORK—(;p)— Extradition o: Bruno Hauptmann to New Jersey to stand trial for the abduction-murder of the Lindbergh baby was ordered a Albany late Wednesday by Gov. Hcr- rt Lehman. A vigorous defense fight agains extradition is in prospect for Thursday. As Governor Lehman signed the papers Defense Attorney James V. Fawcett was flying, to New York to prepare for the court test. • "We'll fight extradition to the end," the attorney said. Fawcett said he would apply Thursday in a Bronx court for a writ of habeas corpus. If granted, extradition would be held in abeyance until a court could hear Hauntniann's refutation of charges that he stole the first-born cf the flying Lindberghs from his Hope-well home the night of March 1, l'J32. Fav.'cett left. Albany after conferring for an hour with Governor Lehman and the executive's attorney, Charles Polclli. He did net ask for a hearing befor iock, where they will be checked igainat existing records, liven though •jarents are sure that their babies r.ive been registered, they should ill out the cards, because there may lave been an v n 'or cf entry and at iomc later date the child may need i certified copy of birth certificate 'itally. In case one of the cards returned to jittle Rock is found not to be a mat(Continued ou Page Three) the governor en the extradition request. "1 prefer to carry tho case," lie said, "direct to the courts." Department of Justice Ends Hardly had the extradition been authori/.ed than the Department of Justice in Washington announced its withdrawal from tho case. Inasmuch as no federal indictment i.s being tought, and because an extortion indictment ia Now York and n murder indictment in New Jersey have been returned, the department decided on the •withdrawal. It will ccntiiHie to lend aid to both stales. The federal agents have been in the case since the manhunt for the kidnay-slayer started. They kept a thorough and detailed watch for the Lindbergh ransom bills— the trail of (Continued on Page Three) Markets Hope Cotton Exchange (Continued oa Page Three) New York Cotton Open High Low Close Oct 12.12 12.31 12.12 12.30 Doc 12.24 12.49 12.23 12.43-44 Oct. up 18 points. New Orleans Cotton Op«!' High Low Close Oct 12.41 12.41 12.29 12.35 Joe 12.28 12.53 12.25 12.45-47 Oct. up 23 points. Chicago Grain Open Higii Low Close Wheat—Dec. IWVs W2Vi lOOVi IW'/a Corn —Dec. 73% 77 76 76% Oats —Dec. 52% 52',i 51% 52Vs Closing Stock Quotations American Cyn 102'-3 T. & T 112% Anaconda ll';j» \tchison 53 1 :; Chrysler 36% General Motors 30% iocony Vacuum 13^i U. S. Steel 35 taudard Oil of N, J 43 Little Rock Produce icns, heavy breeds, per Ib 11 to IHc icns. Leghorn breeds, per Ib. 9 to JOt: Jroilers, per Ib. 10 to I2c Springs, per Ib U to 13c loosters, per Ib 4 to 5c Geese, per Ib 4 to 5c Turkeys, per Ib 12 to 15c Eggs, candled, per doz 19 to 21c. , i,''' r 'i Taken at Home LOUISVILLE, Ky.—(jpj-Mrs. Berry V. Stoll, young society leader and wife of a wealthy oil man was seized from her fashionable home late Wednesday by a kidnaper who left a note containing a threat and a demand for 550,000 ransom. Beaten by the abductor who gained entrance to the house on a pretext and left her maid bound' and gagged Mrs. Stoll was spirited away in an, automobile. ^ There was blood on the floor of- the; home and Mrs. Fowler Willett,' 24, maid, who was found bound and gag- - ged, told Mr. Stoll that the man had » beaten Mrs. Stoll in a' struggle with her and at the point of a pistol-had bound the maid to a chair. The hands •' of 'Mrs. Stoll, a slender brunette, were then, bound with-taffe. he returned home shortly after 5 p. m, and later issued a statement addressed to the kidnaper: "Berry Stoll just found thp note regarding the ransom and arrangements are being made accordingly." He declined to make its contents public, but it was learned that in addition to demanding money, it contained a threat that William A. StoU, president of the Stoll Refining Company, was "next on the list." He is a brother of Berry Stoll, the vice president, and is president of the Louisville Board of Trade, Discovers Abductiin "When I came in," said Mr. Stoll,. "I immediately untied the maid from; her chair. I got from her a description of the rnan. She said he was very white of face and that his lips were unusually red. I think he must be a former convict I then ran to. the Clarke (James Clarke Jr.) home and telephoned the police. I also called William Speed, my wife's father; and others. "When I came back home I found the note on a bed upstairs and it contained the information about the ransom. Apparently tiic kidnapers have me confused with my father, C. C. Stoll. The note kept referring to him. Yet the kidnapers must know me. Maybe it was someone in the army, with me, because the maid told me the man declared to her: 'If Berry comes in, I'll kill him'." Mrs. WiUett, the maid, whose husband is caretaker for the Stoll estate, was on the verge of hysterics, She said the kidnaper gained entrance to the home by pretending he had come there to repair the telephone. "He hadn't been in the house but a minute before he drew a pistol and pointed it at Mrs. Stoll and me," she added. "The first thing he did was to tic me in a chair and stick a gag in

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