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»:•> SKV '£•'I/; | : 'life 1 Late News Flashes Woman Bflrrctl Prom U. S. A, NEW YORK—(/!')— Miigdn cle Fontanges Tuesday was barred from entering the United States by the Board of U. S. Immigration Commissioners, who heard her case at Ellis Island. She was refused entry on grounds of "moral turpitude." The French girl, who shot the former French ambassador to Italy. Count Charles do Chambrun, after she said he had ended her love affair with Mussolini, was refused the right to enter the United States by a board of special inquiry. Kills Wire nmt Wounds Friend G LEND ALE, Calif.— (IP)— Paul Wright, 38, president of the Union Air Terminal, shot and killed his wife, Evelyn, and then critically wounded John Bryant Kirnmel, airport traffic manager, early Tuesday. Appl Ready f County ications Now or Nevada Producers Itinerary for Signup Is Announced by "l-lilcjr, County Agent BEGINS THIS WEEK Each Farmer Ls Urged to Sign at Designated Place and Time ,/:Word was received this week from the Little Hock office, J. L. lliler, county at/ent. said, that the 1937 Work .sheets for Nevada county had received final approval. Final adjuslmonl on these worksheets wore made by the county committee week before last. Some producers will, no doubt, be disappoined in not roceivini! as high a production figure as they feel justified in receiving, but after the preliminary ndjust- menl of the work.shcts last spering was auditd by the state committee, they required the county committee to reduce the poundage on the worksheets submitted by about 173.811 pounds below the figure first submitted. The schedule for the signup of the application forms is printed below. It is hoped each producer will sign at the designated time and place so as to avoid congestion in the county office. Boughloii township, at Courthouse, Wednesday, November 10. Taylor township, at Willisville, Thursday, November 11. Georgia township, at Caney Church, Friday, November 12. 'Emmet township, Emmet Mercantile Co., Saturday, November 13. Alabama township, Falcon, Monday, November 15. Jackson township, Carolina Church, Tuesday, November 1C. . . •» Leake township, Glenvillc, Tuesday, November 16. Rcdland township, Liberty Church, 9 a. m.-2 p. in., Wednesday, November 17; New Hope, 2:30 p. m.-l p. m., Wednesday, November 17. Union township, Bluff City, 9 a. m.- 2 p. m., Thursday, November 18; Gum Grove. 2:30 p. m.-l p. in., Friday, November 19. Albany township, Sulton, 9 a. m.-12 noon. Monday, November 22; Laneburg 1 p. in.-5 p. in., Monday, November 22. Cani-y township, Calc, 9 a. in.-11 a. in., Tuesday, November 23; Rosston, 12-1 p. m.. Tuesday, November 23. Missouri township, Courthouse, any ; day from H to 12 and 1 lo 5 until November 20. Police said he told them he found his wife and Kimmel in an embrace. | Homecoming Game at Hope Friday Queen and Maids to Chosen i'or Hope- sellville Game Be lus- Tin. 1 llopc-Kii.sM'llville High .School ! football name lo be pla.vc.-d here Friday niylit has liec'ii designated as a ! Homecoming affair for former graduate.-, uf tin 1 local .school. A qiu-i-n and her jn.'iids i>! honor will bt. 1 selected t lo ri'iKH over fi-.slivitir.s. i Selei lion of ihi- (jneen and maids will ' be 1 made by llu- Miidi-n! body. Ham for tin- past two days has ki-pt Ibi 1 squad inside. Coach Foy Hammonds .-aid Tuesday that it was doubtful whether Vasco Hiiylit or Edward Aslm would gc.'t into the Uus-sellville name. An X-ray photograph was taken of Brighfs ankle, and it showed thai : k'giim'Ots Irid been torn loose. Aslin ' injured his shoulder in the Blytheville • ^anic last week. Hugh Ueese. t'lul. iiud Noble Masters, have injuries, bill Ixith are expected lo . be in ^hapc b.N gamo-timt 1 . '. Coach 1 laiiiinoiis said be planned f In give the team some new forma. tiitn- in an effort to improve the of• feiise The Kus.'-.eUv'ille team bus lost Imt t He }4aiiii- ll.i.-> season, dropping all .' jarl> season confei cnce game to For,' rest City in the closing minutes of .' play. The Hussetlville squad boasts two ; :iutsl.<;iiimg players in Salman and j' Keelon. liackficM players. 1. Was a President of the United Stales ever elected lo Congre.ss after completing his Icrm of office 1 ' 'i. His name is conslanlly in ihe. news nf (he Far Easl, but can you name the Kmpei'ur of Japan? The premier? 'J. Can sou name five American national parks',' 4 VVI.iU is the superstition about ?a bills? 5. You arc the daughter of my mother's brother. What relation are you to me? Answers on Classified I'nge Seeks (inino IMW Test LITTLE ROCK-H/l'l-Socretary D. N. Graves of the- Htnte Game & Fish Commission said Tuesday a supreme court ruling would be sought on tho con.slitutiomilily of Act 373 of 1937, regulating deer hunting, regardless of the outcome of the challenge of the ad's validity in Pulaski chancery court. Must t'ay Over Money LITTLE KOCK-r/Pi-Allomcy General Jack Holt held Tuesday Hint the siate commissioner of education had not authority to withhold any part of .sales lax money from Ihe apportionment of schools funds to the various State to Appeal Truck Violations Directed Acquittal by Judge Bush Taken to Supreme Court LITTLE ROCK-H/lV-Thc state appealed Tuesday from a Hempslead circuit court order freeing seven dc- fiMidaiits from misdemeanor charges in connection with the alleged violation of laws ruguliiting the overloading of (ruck.s on suite highways. Each defendant was fined $10 in Hope municipal court after arrest by ,•' .slate priliroirmn. They appealed to circuit court, where they were re- Icii.'.-Cf.l after Judge Dexter Bush directed n verdict of acquittal. J. Hugh Wharton, revenue department atlorney. said the appeal was a lest suit 'to determine if the revenue department had authority to regulate the load on trucks. Me .said the revenue's for excess loading, and for licenses for heavy tonnage, hud shown a marked decrease- since the lower court's ruling. County Red Cross Setup Completed Chairman for Townships Named—Drive Opens Thursday Wayne If. England, Hcmpstead County Red Cross chairman, announced Tuesday the appointment of township chairman to aid in the annual membership drive which oixms Thursday morning. The county quota is 750 memberships. Kach township has been assigned quotas, the chairmen receiving their quota through tin- mails Tuesday. Mr. England appealed for co-operation from every cili/en in putting over the drive. The Rev. Bert Webb is chairman for the campaign in Hope with Reginald Boarden taking the south half of the county and John Wade the north half, the Missouri Pu- cific railroad being the dividing line. Township chairmen are as follows; Mrs. Ruth Seymore, Fulton; H. B. Hristow, Guernsey; Frank Hill, Spring Hill; Luther Rider, Palmos; O. J. Phillips, Shover Springs; Deward Silvey, Rocky Mound. Clifford Bycr.s, Providence; Charley Green, Emmet; Lieut. Oliver Hardy, Alton camp; Mrs. Wilbur B. Jones, O/.an; R. C. Stuart, Columbus; Miss Huby Leslie, Helton; George W. Ware, Experiment Station; Monroe Samuels, Do Ann. A. P. Delony, Washington; Ollie Harris, Mi-Caskill; If. R. Holt, Tokio; Mark Jackson, Uingcn; Mrs. Ollie llus- key, Sweet Home; Otis Landers. Beards Chiiiiel; It. M. Peebles, Saratoga. Mrs. Emma Phillips, Mrs. If. M. Stephens, Jr., and Cecil Smith, all for Bluvuis. Adjustment Group to Meet Tuesday Chairman Invites Debt- Burdened Farmers to Participate K. M. Osborn, of Hope, chairman of the Hempstciid county farm debt adjustment committee, announced Tuesday that farmers facing complicated debt problems and possible foreclos- iuc- HIV invited to submit their case to tin. 1 rommittuc- for possible adjustment and solution when the body meets in a regular session at Hope Tuesday, November IB. Tile meeting wlil be held at the FSA office and will begin at 3 p. m. The chairman pointed out that either the farm debtor or a creditor may seek adjustment assistance. The services are fro and the committee proceedings and information presented are treated confidentially. The committee acts as arbitrator in bringing debtor and creditor together in workig out new agreements that will "benefit all concerned and enable the fanner to carry on. Colds, diphtheria, measles, and scarlet fever, in the order named, are the four most common diseases. Hope Star WEATHER. Arkansas—-Cloudy, rain in cast and south portions Tuesday night; Wednesday, cloudy and rain in extreme east portion, VOLUME 39—NUMBER 23 HOPE, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1937 PRICE 6c CJOPY CONFERENC «.. Mrs, J. Brundidge Dies Here After Extended Illness Born at Mt. Holly, Ark., Daughter of Dr. and Mrs. K. G. McRae BURIAL WEDNESDAY Funeral at 2:80 p. m. From Residence on East Second St. Mrs. J. P. Brundidge, 58, died a I 10:15 it. m. Tuesday lit her home cm E.-ist Second street lifter mi illne.vs of several munllm. Death came on her 58th birthday. JL'lio was born November 9, 1879, at Mt. Holly, Union county, Arkansas, the daughter of the lute Dr. ami Mrs. K. G. McRae. She moved to Hope with her parents in 188G. In 19(t.'f she was united in marriage to J, P. Brundidgc of Hope and the couple had made their home here .since with the exception of a few rmnlhs when they lived at Hot Spring.';. Mrs. Brundidgc had been a member of First Presbyterian church of Hope since early childhood. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p. m. Wednesday from the family residence on East Second street with the Rev. Thomas Brewster, pastor of First Presbyterian church officiating. Burial will be in Ro.sc Hill cemetery. Pallbearers will be Richard Bruu- didfic, Harry J. Lemloy, L. M. Lile, W. K. Lemlcy, W. E. White and E. S. Greening. Surviving are her husband, two brothers, Charles C. McRae of Houston, 1'exas; and R. G. McRae of Hope; three sisters, Mrs. W. K. Lcm- ley, Mrs. Harry J. 'Lemloy and Mrs. E. S. Greening of Hope. Compulsory Cut Is Still Cotton Issue Forecast of 18 Million Bales Stirs Up Faitn Bill Advocates WASHINGTON —(fl't— New support for compulsory control of cotton production may result from the forecast of the record-breaking crop of 18.243,000 bales this year, farm administration .spokesmen said Tuesday. Agriculture Department authorities said the indicated production would probably focus attention on proposed controls, either by acres or bales, or both. Suspected Labor Organizers Seized by Memphis Mob 4 Taken at Ford Plant and Escorted Outside City Limits IS DENIED BY UAW Meanwhile, AFL and CIO Move Nearer a Union Agreement MEMPHIS, Tenn.—07 J )—The Press- Scimitar said a crowd of 200 men gathered outside the Ford assembly plant here and escorted four other men to tin.' city limits Tuesday. The newspaper said an automobile bearing a Kansas City license parked near the plant and two men got out and went into it restaurant. The crowd of men approached, the newspaper said, and "accused them of being CIO organizers. The men netih- er denied or admitted they were CIO workers," the .story said. Harry Elder, organizer of the United Automobile Workers association, said he did not believe the men were connected with his organization. Kcuniun la Near WASHINGTON—W-Peaco negotiators for the AFL and CIO agreed tentatively Tuesday that the industrial type organization shall prevail in group industries where vertical unions have predominated. Movie Strike Settled HOLLYWOOD, Calif —(A 3 )— Swift peace sent 400 men back to work at the Columbia studio Tuesday after a one-day walkout called by the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employes. A round of conferences ended with the announcement that the difficulty had been adjusted and that a satisfactory understanding exists. J. R. Page, Wounded by Mother of Georgia's Governor, Recuperating in Hope Hospital Russian Envoy to Abandon Brussels Litvinoff May Eliminate Russia From Oriental War Parley BRUSSELS, Belgium—M 1 ;—Foreign Minister Maxim Litvinoff, Russian delegate to the Brussels conference MM-'king to end the Chinese-Japanese war, announced Tuesday that he would leave Tuesday night for Moscow. Litvinoff's departure generally was regarded as a protest against a move he tl.inks may eliminate Russia from major conference activities. _ _ _ • „ _ T , . —Photo by The Star ;cr..-:• •;J. R. Pag6,-,of Nashvil2£, -photogr^phe4*at Julia,Chester hospital Monday afternoon, where he is recuperating from a bullet wound alleged to have'been inflicted by" Mrs. R. C. Kelly at Mineral Springs. Ark., last Wednesday. Mrs. Kelly, free on $500 recognizance bond, is the mother of Governor E. D. Rivers of Georgia. Russia and Japan, on Verge of War Japanese Take Shanghai, Send Powerful Army Toward Russia TOKYO, Japan—M 1 )—One of Japan's most powerful armies deployed Tuesday along the Soviet frontier of Japanese - dominated Manchoukuo, while Japanese and neutral observers shared the almost unanimous belief CContinued on Page Three) Famous Fisherman Is to Give Exhibition Here Wednesday When Jack Lamb, nationally famous fisherman, author and writer, comes here Wednesday for an exhibition of his skill with rod and reel, the people of this section will have their first opportunity to take free lessons from a man who has taught four million people how to catch fish. j On a month's lour which will carry© — - - - him throughout the slate, Lamb is appearing in a. limited number of cities, and at the same time gathering material for magazine articles. He writes for Colliers, Travel, This Week, Field and Stream and numerous other mara/ines. Ihe noted angler also is u motion picture camera enthusiast who makes colored pictures of beauty spots all over the nation. He will shoot pictures of the great variety of colors which now adorn the Arkansas countryside. These, pictures urc shown before- thousands, and give u great amount of good publicity to ihe slute. In his, long fusing career, Jack Lamb bus caught more than 50.000 black bass. But he rarely eats fish, and tht-rofore turns most of them buck. He fishes for the sport and not for the game. Last year he caught 4,600 bass but very few of these ended in the skillet. Last week he caught 2, r iC bass. He fished Sunday near Huttig (south >•! El Dorado), and reports that Arkansas has some of the finest fishing L.'ioumis in the nation. Lamb also stated thai fishing is far better at this nine of year lhan in Ihe summer, l-'ish slrikc bettor when it is cool, he ays., and %lso the fisherman is not troubled with heat and mosquitoes as ui tlie earlier summer. Lamb has appeared in 800 lending American cities before millions of people. If you like to fish and want to learn more of the fly and bail casting rod, don't fail to sec Lamb Wednesday. A street downtown will probably bo roped off for his demonstration at •1 p. m. War Looming in the West Indies Haiti Reports "Massacre" of Citizens by Dominican Republic WASHINGTON -(/P)- Haitian Foreign Minister Georges Leger Tuesday said the slayings of Haitian citizens in Dominican territory "constituted a wholesale massacre." He said he had received unauthenticated reports that Haitians had been drowned and others burned alive after gasoline had been poured on them. He declared the attacks on Haitian citizens occurred "well within Dominican territory" by Dominican police and civilians. A spokesman for Legcr said the attacks began as a result of a sudden order by the Dominican government for (lie expulsion of Haitians from Dominican territory. A boxcar was once held on a siding at Tacoma, Wash., while a robin hatched a nest of eggs on the air clump. MIND Your MANNERS Test your knowledge of correct social usage by answering the fol- lo\ving questions, then shecking against the authoritative answers below: 1. Should a girl remain seated when she is introduced to an older woman? 2. Should members of a family enter each other's rooms without knocking? 3. May one read a letter or message when in the presence of a guest? •j. If a man knows a woman does not mind his smoking, should he ask her permission each time that he is with her? 5. Is it thughltul of a man to take a woman's eldow to guide her along a crowded street? What would you do if— You arc leaving a person whom you have just met and you wish lo express your cordiality-— ta) Say, "I hope that I shall sec you again soon"? (b) Say, "Good bye, Mrs. Moore, very glad to have met you?" ic) Say, "It's been a pleasure indeed!"? Answers 1. No. 2. No. Knocking on private doors is a courtesy that should be observed even among members of a family. 3. Yes, but first he should ask, "May 1?" •1. No, that would be unnecessary. 5. He should offer her his arm. Best "What Would You Do" solution—cither (a) or tb). Negro Woman Here Stabbed to Death Arzilla Witherspoon Is Killed—Augusta Nunley Held by Officers Arzilla Witherspoon, 19-year-old negro girl, was stabbed to death about 5 p. m. Monday at the edge of the city limits on the Hope-Blevins highway. Officers arrested Augusta Nunley, 22, negro woman, for the slaying which officers said was witnessed by several other negroes. The Witherspoon woman was slabbed in the back and near the heart by a long-bladed knife. She slumped to the ground and died almost instantly. Coroner J. H. Weaver said either wound would have been fatal. Policemen Clarence Baker and Claude Stewart arrived on the scene about five minutes after the killing. They found the Witherspoon woman lying on the ground, dead. About a block away they arrested the Nunley woman who had gone to her home. Officers said the two women had quarreled recently which led to the killing of tho Withcrspoon woman. Mrs. Marie Hahn Sentenced to Die No Mercy for Woman Accused of Poisoning 4 Old Men CINCINNATI — A jury of eleven women and one man last week-end found Anna Marie Hahn, self-styled "angel of mercy" guilty of the poison murder of Jacob Wagner, 78. There was no recommendation of mercy in the jury verdict making a sentence of death in the electric chair mandatory. Mrs. Hahn, accused by the state of poisoning three old men in addition to Wagner to get their money, tried to smile at her lawyer as the fateful moment approached but ihe smile did not come. Her face twisted. Presbyterian Men to Meet Tuesday Night The Presbyterian Men of Ihe Church will hold their rcgulad meeting at the church at 7:15 p. in, Tuesday. An interesting program has been arranged. Every member is urged to be present. There are 3SGS miles of railways within the boundaries of the stale of Tennessee. A Thought Love God, and He will dwell with you. Obey God, and He will reveal to you the truth of His dcepc-Kt teachings.—Robertson. Leaders of State Methodism to Be the City's Guests Bishop John M. Moore Will Preside Over Local Sessions WEDNESDAY NIGHT Little Rock Annual Conference to Continue Through Sunday The meeting of the Little Rock annual conference, opening here Wednesday, will bring together many leaders of Methodism. Bishop John M. Moore, who will preside over the conference, serves an episcopal district which embraces the -.ittle Rock, the North Arkansas, the Missouri, the St. Louis, and the Southwest Missouri Conference. He is the senior bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, and is chairman of the Board of Missions. He is a distinguished leader in the educational work of the church, and is recognized as one of the leaders of world-wide Methodism. Other out-of-state leaders to be here are: Dr. G. L. Morelock, general secretary of the Board of Lay Activities; and W. E. Hogan, treasurer of the Board of Christian Education. Church Leaders Conference and state workers in important posts include: Dr. J. H. Reynolds, President of Hendrix College, Conway; Dr. J. M. Williams, Vice-President of Hendrix College; Dr. C.; J. Greene, Hendrix College Professor, who has served as secretary of the Little Rock Conference since 1912, with the exception of two years; Dr.; A, C... Miller; Little Bock, editor ot the Arkansas methsdist;"ReV.- Clem Baker, Executive Secretary'of Christian Education; Dr. James' Thomas, long-time leader in the con-- ference; C. E. Hayes, of Little'Rock, Treasurer of the conference, Fred Gantt of Foreman, assistant treasurer; and J. S. M. Cannon, Conference Lay Leader. The seven districts of the conference have the following ministers as presiding elders: Little Rock, Dr. J. D. Hammons; Arkadelphia, the Rev. Roy E. Fawcett; Camden, the Rev. E. C. Rule, former pastor of the Hope church; Monticello, the Rev. John L. Hoover; Pine Bluff, the Rev. J. E. Cooper, Prescott, the Rev. J, D. Baker; and Texarkana, the Rev. J. Wayne Mann. The elders, with the bishop, compose the cabinet, which is charged with the responsibility of placing the ministers in their appointments for the coming year's work. The first session of the Conference will be held Wednesday night at 7:30 o'clock, at which time the roll call of the ministers will be made. Bishop Moore will address the conference. Collegiate Dinner All graduates and former students of Hendrix, Galloway avid Henderson- Brown colleges are invited to attend the Ailumni dinner to be held at Hotel Barlow Friday evening at 6 o'clock. AH local alumni are asked to phone the Hotel Barlow for reservation. Judge J. S. Utley, president of the Alumni association will be the Master of ceremonies. Dr. J. M. Williams, Vice-President of Hendrix College, and Percy Goyne, executive secretary of the Alumni Association will also be on the program. 3 / ' 4, *' £?/.• ••*,— r, Kiwanis Club Is Addressed by Cox Former President of Club Tells of Accomplishments in Past John P. Cox addressed the Hope Ki. wanis club Tuesday noon at its luncheon meeting in the First Christian church cottage, using as his topic "club service." He reviewed events of the past gen^ ;ration that have been accomplished jy civic organizations of Hope. Air. Cox is a past president of the Kiwanis club. His spech was well received. The Board of Directors of the club will meet to make a recommendation to the city council in regard to traffic hazards on highways leading through Hope. The Rev. Bert Webb discussed the Red Cross roll drive to open in the county Thursday morning. He appealed for co-operation of all citizens in an effort to make the campaign a success. Cotton NEW ORLEANS.— (/P) —December cotton opened f uesday at 7.89 and closed at 7.95-9$. Spot cotton closed steady six pomts up, middling 7.98.

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