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fl ' [I...1 ,'-- '/> ; > v A Thought i cum* not to cull the rithl- cmw, tart sinners to -St. Lukt. •HMHHMk nqgguyn Hope Star Arkansas — (JeMwlty Saturday night «»d Simdftyj slightly cooler W BtffihefK portion Saturday nifhi, VOLUME 37—NUMBER 6 --Mi-niiH .iHiM'liiH'iJ 1'ri'Kn Ni'wspnp.-r Kmorprl fe Ans'n HOPE, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 1935 Star of lloiic 1S99; Press, 1&27; Consolidated January 18, 1929. PRIGS So GUI Here and There •Editorial By ALEX. H. WASHBURN- S HERIFF Jim Bearden and Prosecutor Ned Stewart deserve wholehearted support for their courage and fidelity to public duty in enforcing the Hempstcad county stock law. Official warnings having been defied, warrants were issued Friday for six men alleged to own livestock that has been grazing on the right-of-way on highway No. 67. I ..'-.- - - C«> Your writer attended a city meet-J _ _ , _ -ing Friday noon. Three men sitting! Egypt Worried as Te X a rk »32 M |" THOU SHALTNOTKILL"b y CH a Here Friday Night Little Rock Beats Tootsie Cargile a Bright From Liberty Magazine of October 19, 1935. Reprinted by Special Arrangement With Liberty Publishing Corporation, New York City. Copyright 1935. All Rights Reserved. Star in Defeating Bor- cler City Team j Hot Springs Loses 33 to 12 T DON'T understand you," the Rev, Peter Very declared. —Pine Bluff Defeats l .v°u' re opposed to war—" 'If EARL PONDER HURT British Fleet Eyes Italy's Land Force '40,000 Fascist Troops Massed in Libya, on Egypt's Frontier DRAMA IN DESERT Whole Armies of Ancient History Swallowed Up by Treacherous Sand ALEXANDRIA, Egypt.— —Concentration of British fighting ships in the Suez sector coupled with reports of Italian military preparations on Egypt's western boundaries, have caused Egyptian officials some anxious moments lately. An estimated 40.00 Oltalian troops now are reported in Libya and along the Egyptian frontier, which extends from just beyond Solloum, about 300 miles due west of Alexandria, down to and Including the Oasis of Jarabub, ceded by Egypt to Italy several years ago. S> Barbed Wire Burricr Built Reports also have it that a barrier of barbed wire entanglements has been built by ,thc Italians, stretching more than 200 miles from the Mcdl-. tcrrancan southward until it is lost in the impassable Libyan desert. Behind the barrier the Italians have a series of forts, linked by wireless and a motor road. At the cotat end of this system Italian colonials recently completed a macadamized road which stretches back through Cyrcnalca to -Tunis, more .than ,X20Q, jnilea,..: Mussolini's recent reference to unrest in Cyrcnaica, which lies adjacent to the Egyptian frontier, causing a decision to reinforce troops in Libya, did nothing to improve the Egyptian sense of security. Desert Trails Dangerous Egyptians, troubled by this evidence of warlike preparation by land, sea, desert and air on all sides of their country, wrankly fire puzzled by Italian activity on the Libyan front—at best a sorry stretch of desert almost uninhabited and practically worthless. Indeed communications from Alexandria to the Libyan frontier can be had only over highly dangerous routes which furnish nn indication of the desolation of this part of Afriqn. One route lies along the coast, but the going is extremely bad. Further south from Jarabub a track leads through Siwa across the waterless desert for 180 miles to Mcrsu Matruh, near the oasis of Fnrafra. Another (rail passes through Mogara and thence to the environs of Alexandria. The first of these gives the shortest cut to the const, but the great depression of Kattara is encountered, passable only by those who know it well It comprises an extensive swamp, froro which there is no escape, once one is lost in it. Army Swallowed In Sand Annies have been lost in these treacherous sands. Nearly 2,500 years ngo Cambyscs, son of the king of Babylon, made himself phuraoh and turned his mind to Siwa—then known as the Oasis of Amman. The army he sent to take possession of the place lost its way in the desert and never was heard of again. Conditions have changed little since then. Yet there are many nervous Egyptians and the government respects their feelings. Recently King Fuad's cabinet appropriated $1,000,000 to purchase war materials from Great Britain and it postponed the discharge of soldiers whose army terms are expiring. A big parade of native and British troops in this city, with 10,000 men -Pine Bluff Defeats Camden 27 to 0 infi r rKiny jiuuu. AUICW mi-u ;>in-i»»« j , • nlongsidc each other discovered thai I Pulled Ligament May Pl'6-j LITTLE ROCK..—After three quar- cach had smashed a car and narrowly escaped injury in collisions with livestock in recent months. You read about these local accidents almost every day in the paper. They are so wide-spread, and they involve so many people who otherwise appear to be normal, careful drivers, that you conclude accidents arc unavoidable where livestock are turned loose on concrete highways. In advocating enforcement of the Hompstcad county stock low The Star has aimed to take a position fair and just with respect to economic conditions today. All our editorials have pleaded for a policy of co-operation. If there are important stretches of fencing to be built along the trunk highways, and the burden is too great for individuals, then public money can pay for it. The newspaper would go down the line on any proposition for public aid. But no aid has been asked, that we know of. The great majority of stock men make an earnest effort to keep their animals off the road. They do so out of regard for the stock, as well as the safety of the traveling public. All of us go up and down these highways. We have a mutual stake in seeing the stock law enforced. And The Star congratulates Mr. Bearden and Mr. Stewart for acting in behalf of the people. vent His Playing for Next Two Weeks By LEONARD ELLIS The Hope High School football team had little difficulty in defeating a lighter Texarkana, (Ark.) eleven here Friday night, 32 to 0. It was the second game this week for the Bobcats, they having won over Arkadclphia here Tuesday night, 55 to 0. The game cost the services of Earl Ponder, Bobcat fullback, who pulled n ligament in the left shoulder. Ponder may be lost to the team for two weeks. The Bobcats, led by their ace ball currier, Tootsie Cargile, had little rouble in scoring after the first luartcr. Cargile Star of Game Besides scoring three of the five lope touchdowns, Cargile's individual icrformnncc furnished three-fourths f the Bobcat offensive. For example, ic took the ball on his own 20-yard Mrs. Muench Had Planned Adoption Maid Testifies in "Solomon Case" of Two Women and a Baby ST. LOUIS— (/P)—A former maid of.Mrs. Nellie Tipton Muench, one of two "mothers" who claim a two- months-old baby, testified Friday Mrs. Muench discussed adopting a baby a short time before she announced the birth of her own son. The testimony was given by Mrs. Kitty Lazaroff, former domestic in the foshionable Muench home, in connection with the habeas corpus application of Anna Ware, an unwed servant girl who has charged that the "Muench baby" is her son. Mrs. Muench announced the birth of a son on August 18, a day after Anna Ware's baby svas born and subsequently disappeared. At the time Mrs. Muench was preparing an ultimately successful defense against a kidnap- ing charge. The maid, since discharged by Mrs. Muench, said the sister of a state Supreme Court judge told her a short time before the announced birth of her son that she was going to see a doctor friend of the Mucnches and was "going to make him believe I'm going to have a baby." Mrs. Lazaroff said when Mrs Muench returned from the visit she contented, "I made him believe it but I had a hard time." Mrs. Muench's husband is a physician. On on other occasion, the maid testified, Mrs. Muench told her of plans to adopt a baby, saying she intended to go to California with a St. Loui.s "society girl" who was to have hei baby there and that Mrs. Muench was to bring it back to St. Louis. in line, was part of program. the "security" I FLAPPER FANNY SAYS: HCO. U. B. PAT. OCT. When you see .what you fouad, you may bi, lost tor words, Severance Tax on Bauxite'Too Heavy 1 State's Production Has Dropped From 493,000 Tons to 89,779 LITTLE ROCK.—The heavy severance tax placed on bauxite by the 1923 Arkansas legislature forced the Republic Mining and Manufacturint Company to look for other fields o: bauxite, with the result that large deposits have bciju found in Dutch Guieana in Central America, offficali of the company said at a meeting o | the Ark-La Club of the Rock Island i Lines Friday night. They said that because of the sever ance tax, the output of the mines a Bauxite was reduced from aproxi mately 493,000 tons in 1923 to 89,779 tons in 1932. L. U,. Branting, superintendent o: the mines at Bauxite, declared tha talk that Arkansas has a monopoly in bauxite has done the state much harm and was partially responsible for thi severance tax. He said the company could not af ford to place itself at the mercy o the Arkansas legislature and in sclf- dcfcnsc had to look Cor other t'ifkls. Gilbert McCullacli, personal relation manager for the company mines ii the state, explained processes through which the bauxite ore is sent befoix the finished aluminum is produced. He said that Arkansas mines pro duct- only 37 per cent of bauxite usec and only 9. 4per cunt of the world's supply. tors of breath-taking football, the Little Rock Tigers made even Coach Earl Quigley blink in surprise as they annihilated the Hot Springs Trojans, 1934 Arkansas high school champions, 3 3to 12, at Kavanaugh Field Friday night. An approximate crowd of 4,000 including around 1,500 from Hot Springs, was knocked pop-eyed. There was no end of thrills as the Bengals more than matched power with the vaunted Trojans, in the air as well a,s on the ground in a way that made the hysterical audience wonder if the champions were wearing the wrong uniforms. Thai's the wny it looked as the surprising score indicates. Not even the brilliance of Paul Longinotti, Hot Springs superb triple throat quaterback, was sufficient to thwart the black and white jersied Tigers. The tough little Italian rushed over a touchdown in the first period and the Tigers came back to knot the count in the second. Longinotti personally presented his side with another touchdown in the third and ine in the third quarter, and on eight j again Little Rock retaliated and also consecutive attempts lugged the ball. scored the extra point, placing them up the field 60 yards to Texarkana's 0. On the ninth attempt he faked to a thing about it. Brgiht, who fumbled. In the final icriod with the ball resting on Tcx- irkana's four-yard line, Cargile called ahead, 13 to 12. From then it was a riot and even Longinotti couldn't do upon Stroud to take it over. Stroud ailed and Bright hit the line, but also I'inc Bluff Beats Camden CAMDEN, Ark.—Flashing n brilliant last half offensive, the Pine Bluff High School Zebras defeated the Camden ailed. Cargile went back and smash- | Fanthers, 2 7to 0, before 3,500 fans ed it over. here Friday night. Camden held the The Bobcats outplayed the visitors throughout the game, and rolled up 20 irst downs to two for Texarkana. The fame was played on a slippery field and fumbles were frequent. Hope's first score came in the second quarter as result of a 44-yard drive featuring Ponder and Stroud. With the ball on the three-yard line, Zebras to six points for the first half but weakened in the final quarter. This was Camdcn's frst defeat of the season and sent Pine Bluff on towards a state championship. The first quarter saw Reed run 12 yards for a Pine Bluff touchdown after Camden had been penalized three times for off-side and the Panthers had held three times. Reed faked a pass and then went over. Try for goal failed. 1 That was all the scoring and Camden marched up to the Pine Bluff two- yard line in the first quarter for their only threat. Pine Bluff held for downs. Senator Caraway •> Honors Husband Arkansas' Woman Senator Dedicates College Building to His Memory Harriet Quinner looked up from her knitting. "There's no 'if about that," she said. "I've been a member of every peace society ever formed in this town." Bearden Praised for Stock Move Carl C, Burkett, State Safety Director, Writes Sheriff a Letter "Exactly," Mr. Very assented. Sheriff Jim . Bear den's effort to on He was a square-jawed, ! force the Hempstcad county stock law nning Pollock*nitpts . Into Ethiopia EveofBigBaf Lifting of Embargp , leases Delayed to Emperor Hon. Jim Bearden, Sheriff & Collector, Hope, Arkansas. My Dear Sheriff: Allow me to congratulate you for the courageous stand you have taken in regard to cattle, hogs, horses, mules, etc., roaming loose on our highways. In these days of high speed transportation, these animals have become the most hazardous of all objects confronting the traveling public. I am enclosing a copy of my last safety bulletin as evidence that the Highway Department is cognizant of the fact that too many avoidable accidents are happening with too consistent regularity. Animals loose on the highways are a contributing factor in at least 50% of these accidents. If every Sheriff in the state would show the same courage you have, the accident rate would show a marked decrease. Keep the good work up "High Sheriff," as you will find public sentiment solidly behind you. Yours very truly, CARL C. BURKETT, Safety Director. Ponder plunged, over. Kick for extra point failed. The second score camo a few minutes later when Cargile got loose for 18 yards through the line. Stroud ticked for extra point. As the half ended Hope was out in front, 13 to 0. A 50-ynrd march in the third period resulted in another Hope touchdown. With the ball on Texarkana's five, Cargile faked to Bright who went around end and across the goal. 1 Holly Recovers Early in the final period Captain Holly recovered a blocked punt on the Razorback three-yard line. Cargile raced around end for the score. Stroud kicked goal. As the game drew to a close Stone blocked a punt and Turner recovered for Hope on I RUSSELLV1LLE. Ark—Friday Texarkana's 20. Stroud, Bright and ]ongcd to the grcen and go , d jn Rus _ sellville, and a night of rain, followed , by a morning dark with overhanging- 1 : clouds, was no barrier to success of be- Cargile took it to the four-yard line. When Stroud and Bright failed, Cargile smashed through for touchdown. In the line, Captain Holly's work at center and backing up the line was outstanding. Holly was in practically every play. Turner <md Ramsey turned in a nice game at ends. Stone and Anderson, Hope's two big tackles broke through frequently to smear Razorback plays. W. Parson's and Keith fought hard and took care of their positions well. Nashville Next Week the twelfth annual Dad's Day at Arkansas Polytechnic College. Nearly 275 parents and students at the school turned out to honor the occasion. Caraway hall, the new $75,000 dormitory for women, was dedicated to the late Senator Thaddous H. Caraway in an impressive ceremony at the college armory- His widow and successor in | office, Senator Hattic W. Caraway, the Next Friday night the Bobcats will, nation's only woman senator, was lion- play Nashville at Hope. Nashville and j or guest and one of the speakers. DcQuccn fought a scoreless tie Friday , "This building will be a means of U jght. ' fnstcri »G "°ble ideals, of creating in- The lineup: ' ' lcrest in government and of proving Hope: Turner and Ramsey, ends; i J»e unselfishness and loyalty of Ar- Anderson and Stone, tackles; Keith j Kansas to the cause of education," she and W. Parsons, guards; Holly, center; • sa jd- . Bright, quarter; Hpears and Burr, half- ! Ille mlnd that is not merely train- hacks; Ponder, fullback. Sub: Stroud, i cd '" curriculum subjects, but is Cargile. Reese, McDaniels, D. Parson, phoolcd to think things through and b I backed by character is the mind for which the hour calls. Young people should not become discouraged and abandon hope of attending college because their means arc limited, or because no jobs appear to be in sight Wilson. Tuxarkana: Bvannon and Smith, ends; Price and McLeod, tackles; Sut- i.on and Elrod, guards; S. Stevens, center; H. Stevens, quarterback; Pat- 'crscn and Schmidt, halfbacks; Halter, fullback; Subs: Giles, Hunsaker, Duke, Anderson and James. square-built little man, convinced that there were two sides'drew praise Saturday from Cart c. to every question—his own and the wrong side. He had i Burkett, safE ty director of the Ar- known "Miss Q." for years, and respected her. Every one in j k *™ aas g*£ * this part of New England respected "Miss Q." For genera-,kett wrote: tions her family had lived in the same white-clapboard house and made its influence felt in every righteous movement. "You agree with me that nations could and should settle their disputes as good citizens do—'' went on the clergyman. Miss Quinner nodded. "—and yet you refuse to sign a petition calling upon our own country to disarm." Miss Quinner was reversing her needles. Mr. Very had seen her do that hundreds of times, but still he couldn't help looking at, her poor maimed left hand. Now his hostess followed his glance. "I lost those fingers in Yucatan," she said. "I know." "I lost my sister there, too." "Yes, I know that." "She was all I had," Miss Quinner went on. "I've been alone ever since." ***** S HE rose and put down her work and crossed to the tall old-fashioned windows that faced the prim old-fashioned garden. She was a curiously quiet woman, Mr. Very thought. She reminded him of an ocean liner in a harbor—in a world full of panting undecided tug-boats. Mr. Very waited a moment and cleared his throat and resumed. "Some one must lead the way," he said. " 'Thou shalt not kill.' Some one must show that there can be no excuse for murder." He stopped because Miss Quinner so obviously was thinking of her own tragedy. "I want to tell you how I lost my sister," she said. "No one else knows that." "I had understood she was killed in a jungle." "In the bush at Uxmal," Miss Quinner corrected him. "That was just before I came here," Mr. Very remarked. "It was something over ten years ago. The country really Wasn't opened up yet, but Thompson had interested Harvard, and" published a book or two. My sister and I had been in Egypt with my father before he died. I was anxious to compare the Egyptian ruins with those in Yucatan." She returned to her chair but remained standing. "I don't know why I took Florence. She was hardly more than a child, and very gay and romantic. I needed some one like that with me. We spent a week in a rest-house at Chichen Itza, and then we went back to Merida, and engaged an Indian to take us to Uxmal. The man's name was Raymundo, and he drove a decrepit Ford from the end of the railway at Muna. We two women spent the night at Muna, and started for Uxmal at daybreak. "It was frightfully hot, and the road was unbelievably bad. Florence and I were in the back seat of the Ford, and Raymundo sat in front with a double-barreled shotgun beside him. Florence asked him why he had brought that. He said he wanted to kill pigeons." "What did he do with them?" Mr. Very asked. * * * * * "T DON'T know. Ate them, I suppose, or sold them. But I was horrified. I love birds. I used to be president of our Audubon Society. So I argued with Raymundo, and then j^an^automobUe^ccideTrthis"^^^^ tried to buy him Off. I suppose he thought I was Crazy. Any- j near Huntingdon, Tenn. He ,was re- Way, he brought down one dove from the car. The poor little | turning to Hope from Nashville, Tenn. thing; it wasn't even dead yet. Florence cried, and I was B - A - C °PP ? f Memphis sustained a 07 i-ii iii -i »• t* r»i-r»lr«« nrtllnr nnn*» arm thrpfi FIDS. IWt furious, but Raymundo only laughed and reloaded his gun. Mr. Very inclined his head. He'd heard an outline of the story before, and he was anxious to get his petition signed and go home to dinner. Miss Quinner picked up her knitting and sat down with it in her lap. "It was noon when we reached Uxmal," she continued, "and no shade anywhere. Just bush and half-buried heaps of stone and a blistering sun. Raymundo said there was a big tree | half a mile through the bush. Be began carrying our lunch j there, and Florence wandered off, and I waited alone in the • car. And then Raymundo came back for us and his gun and ! . the dead pigeon, and I told him I'd rather starve than eat that. Jury Disregards Insanity T-W i i i • i ii j_*__j_. j i i .»_ _i i_ _ j ! T~\I _ _ - .- ^^i™ i«*-* A. A T\/r« *4-« i f* Study Course to Open on Monday Presbyterian Series Will Continue Through Thursday Night A study course, sponsored by the woman's auxiliary of First Presbyterian church, will begin' a"t c tKe r cKilfcli Monday night, October 21, arid will continue through Thursday night. " Classes will be taught for men, women and children. Supper will be served at the church Monday and Thursday nights before the study course, which begins at 6:30. Tuesday and Wednesday nights-the various classes will meet at 7:15. The public is invited to these services. APPROACHING Italians Hearing Moutifiafi iVhere opians Await ADDIS ABABA-(Copyright 'A&ad-' aled Press)—War materials, released, from other countries by the League of' , Nations' lifting of the arms «nbafgo",*V flowed into Ethiopia Saturday as gw*'f ernment officials disclosed that Em« • peror Selassie's armies are concentrating for., a serious combat the invading Italian forces. The arms shipments now enteri 1 were ordered by the emperor the embargo became oprativ. They included American , guns and Belgian and Czecho-Slova kian rifles and cartridges. Foreign observers stationed agree that Italy has no easy task if!->' her armies attempt to launch ari',bf-,n 'ensive against Ethiopia's mountain, ^ strongholds, which are guarded ,with ,^ a forest of implacable warriors arm-' cd with mortars, machine guns and .-; rifles. -, ',, No French Sea Aid , J PARIS, France— (Copyright Associr ated Press)—High French sources said , Saturday they did not believe there * '• % was any possibility than France would *'<j assign warships to replace British na- '- val units hi the Mediterranean. , ^ Under an official interpretation of \t*> Premier Laval's note to London it was '' - si »W: .••'.' '-, ' ."' •„*) "British ships are presumably in the H t% Mediterranean solely to protect'Brit- 1 ish interests which France has Jio pbr <.. » Hgation to safeguard." ' r , '*£• 'Some French officials failed to share M the optimistic tone of the press on^the,, outlook for a nearly settlement! of Italy's war ,with Ethiopia. for college graduates. "The world needs the trained mind _ , ,/•>,., c i more tha never before." «.» , B !£ 5he ? r Ouach.ta), ref- , Sena|or Car recalling that -she crooj O'Neal (Hendnx, umpire; Mon-| first met her h £• d ' "«' |« der (Ouachita) headlmesman; Mul-, ma , collcgo in Tcnness said (h ' a , his ; ins (Arkansas U.) timer. interest in schools continued through- Guy Basye Hurt in Tennessee Crash B r u n e r -1 v o r y Official Turns Over Returning Home From Nashville /ory> broken collar bone and three ribs. M. O. Sheldon of Malvern was slightly injured. All were riding in a sedan owned by the Bruner-Ivory firm. The auto overturned and was badly damaged. "No Nation Is Secure" WORCESTER, Eng,— (fl>) — Minister' Stanley Baldwin'(-dec Saturday no nation is 'secure.. Zenge Sentenced to Life in Prison He laughed again, and we all went into the bush and had bread and a native dish of beans and some fruit. There was a cool breeze there, and Raymundo dozed off. So did Florence, j "I was nodding, myself, when suddenly I saw a queer movement in the bush. I touched Raymundo's arm and pointed and whispered, 'What's that? 1 "Raymundo listened, and then whispered back: " 'Wildcat. 1 "An instant later the boast broke cover. Raymundo Revolt in A, F. L Convention Fails Green Re-"Elided Presi-! in that way '" shc sai " : came to our town learned of his sympathy and friendship for the young who were searching for the intellectual tools of life, and £0 me of his pk-asantest associations were formed dent—Wpll Survives Op- j position Test i ATLANTIC CITY, N. J.—(/T>)-By, acclamation, the American Federation j of Labor chose William Green Friday | to li-'ad organized labor for another j A small group of young Left-wingers made an unsuccessful attempt to oust Matthew Woll, veteran spokesman for the federation, from the third vice presidency, a post he has held since 1919. Conclusion of the flections left the (.•kniiing up of three majority resolutions ;i- s the only important work bc- fuix- tin-- convention. l.Tu direct the Executive Council lu draft an amendment to the United Slates Constitution that would bring New Deal legislation within constitutional limits without any question. 2. Ti> take drastic action again.st Communists within the federation. 3. For the federation ty organize an independent labor party. Bulletins HELENA, Mont.—(^P)—A second f: Uility from Friday night's earthquake was recorded Saturday. Charles SlygwUnt at Apnleton, Wis., a tnwriewt, died at Injuries received when A transient cans? roof collapsed. The first to die was Dave Harris, about 23, negro, who was killed instantly in the f: II of the building's front. IIT 1SS Quinner looked uown again at her maimed hand. _- , i j T «>n nr \T 11 une vertiiui wcu> uuuvuruu. He was too late, I suppose.' Mr. Very remarked sym- His lawyer> Joseph Greeil| announc . Plea in Chicago Mutilation-Murder CHICAGO — (IP}— Mandeville Zenge was convicted Friday night of the emasculation murder of Dr. Walter J. Bauer, his rival in love, and heard a • Criminal Courts jury recommend a sentence of life imprisonment. j The 26-year-old Missourian, central i figure in one of the most sensational criminal trials here in recent years, i maintained the impassivity that characterized him throughout the trial as ' the verdict was delivered. WASHINGTON — (ff>] — Good cliiiiiccs for passage of the Frazivr- Lcmke farm mortgage refinancing bill »t (he ucjft session were seen Si'.turday by Senator FrazU-r, North Df'kota Republican, c"- i'uthor of (hut legislation. There is great demand for Uiis aid, Frazicr said after a trip across the comity's pathetically. Miss Q. shook her head. "His aim was bad, then?" "I don't think so," Miss Quinner said. "He was a dead shot. But my sister was killed—almost torn to pieces. And my arm and hand were torn too. The beast was half starved. Uay- mundo had to club him off.' 1 "I don't understand." Mr. Very repeated himself. "If the Indian was a dead shot, and the g-un was loaded—" "It wasn't," Miss Quinner interrupted, suddenly upright in her chair. "The gun wasn't loaded. I knew that. I knew it before I heard the hammers click on two empty chambers. I'd taken the shells out while I was alone in the car so Raymundo couldn't kill pigeons." Miss Quinner's voice had become shrill. And then, very quietly, she picked up her knitting. "I've never told any one else," she concluded. • Mr. Very rolled up his petition. "You were right to tell me," he^aid. THE END ed immediately that an appeal would be taken. ' The jury deliberated four hours and , 25 minutes before reaching its decision which disregarded entirely the defense contention that Dr. Bauer was attacked during a fit of temporary madness. Under Illinois statute, Zenge would be eligible for parole in 20 years, with time off for good behavior while a prisoner. Tbii a Much Illumination To Go on Air The Cook Trio, of Emmet, will sing BKttlcrielcl 1'ic Supper There will be a pie supper at Batik j ever SUilion KCMC every at 11.30 o'clock during tin LOS ANGELES. Calif.—Halted by a ' polcieman in surburbuii Norwalg for j ! questioning when the officer observed | him kicking a lamp post. Charles Quinn explained: "It snapped at me." Further questioning, the policeman ' said, revealed that Quinn thought it was a dog he was kicking, not a post j Makale is 60 miles southeast of ; Quiun's foot, very sore, is being j ^duwa, which was taken by the Iwl- that'periaL" _ ., In a speech to his 'political constituents he warned that the 'world will* find a vast diference if war breaks •*' out today from conditions prevailing in the World war. ~~\ Copyright Associated Press PARIS, France — France's "fayora- & ble" reply to Great Britain's demand'-*! for assurance of aid if the vast British fleet is attacked in the Mediterranean ' was announced Friday night. «, It was sent to London, French officials said, after Premier -Jierre Laval, had been appeased by an assurance that Great Britain has no present intention of taking military sanctions or , erecting a^blockade against Italy. • It is not* impossible, some said, that Great Britain might withdraw some of her battleships from the Mediterranean* in exchange for Italy's reduction of her troop concentration in Libya, on the western border of Egypt Offiicials declined to comment on a report'Pre- mier Mussolini of Italy has indicated a willingness to submit terms for peace with Ethiopia. The French note was reported to have interpreted Paragraph 3, Article XVI of the League covenant as'mak- ing mutual support imperative for any member of the League which might be the object of reprisals by an aggressor nation. This was regarded as meaning France will expect Great 3ritain's instant aid if she ever is attacked by Germany while taking League sanctions in the future. "Avenue of Escape" Officials admitted Friday night that the note assured aid for Britain through its acceptance of "political considerations," rather than through its text, because, they asserted, the French government was careful to "keep a legal avenue of escape open" if it ever needs it. The meaning of "political considerations" was not clear even to Foreign Ministry officials, they admitted. The note, they said, stipulates that Britain will get the automatic asMt- ance of France only in case Britain is attacked by Italy while the former is acting on orders of the League of Nations. Thus, if terrns of the note strict- *s\ ly were interpreted, these sources said, Britain could not efeim French aid instantly if she were attacked before the League should give her fleet an "errand" to do. The note, they said, is so worded that if an Italian attack on the British fleet should be "provoked" by Britain, the questio nof assistance would become a matter for the League to decide as entirely separate and epart from the Italo-EUiiopian affair. Some officials said that, under the wording of the note, an Italian attack on Britain "tomorrow" would not legally assure Britain of automatic aid from France. Copyright AWWciWed ftm ADDIS ABABABTSWorilA-Ethio- pia's government reported Friday night that a fleet of IUli4n airplanes had raked the strategic northern village of Makale with machine guns. Forsaking more expensive bombs the government said, the Fascist fliers sprayed the natives with bulleU. Casualties were not announced. (An Exchange Telegraph dispatch said GO were killed at Makale by both machine-guns and bombs). morning field church next Friday October 25. cared for by the police surgeon while j an srm i es UJ their first big push in coming ; proceeds to go to the church, it was he is in jail charged with drunken- iweek, it was announced Saturday. [announced Saturday. ness. i Continued on page three)

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