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tifdublc •Tflhrtsorr 1* (hut, sliWft tie mil <if NttA, lie Hns ft*eit Inf from menMl t»WA i IstriUof. v *£ t * t r $.. > b , . v r /fffBffiM^Mffi I^i',**-'^ - ''< ' f*", I 'ii-V-Si ^ ^ik ' - * «v w t&rtfcSfc' Mi-sAii'lie^- j4rW^fe norut pOrUWl i«€ • f*tt> VOLUME 87—NUMBERS MS&Sstss* ' -' -*i* •HOPE, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5,1935 KMi- of Hope 1899; PrMS, January IS, 192!», PRICE ATTEMPOOJLILUELASSI • - --• Here and There •Editorial By ALEX, H. WASHBURN" O LIN JOHNSTON, youthful governor of South Carplinn having gotten the worst of a legal clash with the State Highway Commission, resolved on direct action—and .called out the militia to enforce his will. Today the federal government told Governor Johnston to set his political hou^e in order, and cut off his highway aid until he does so. This is .getting to be a familiar story—and pretty soon the people are going- to have less patience than even such an impatient young man as Governor Johnston seems to be. Game Returned to Prescott Because of Many Protests Transfer of Football Classic to Hope Friday Is Abandoned GAME AT PRESCOTT Bobcats Will Go to Nevada County Seat as Originally Scheduled A storm of protest from Prescott fallowing the announcement that Pres- cctt school officinls hnd transferred the nnnunl Hope-Prcscott football linmc to this city, resulted late Monday night in changing the game bnck to Prescott. Coach Huiu telephoned here Monday night from Prescott and siiid th:it he had been swamped with protests from a group of Pvescott women and business men, and asked that the game ' ; be shifted back to Prescott where it WHS originally scheduled. Coach Poy Hammons of Hope, ap- .preached earlier in the day by Pres- tott school - officials with a request that the game be played at Hope - --" li> -"-"" ;Vl> '- For it is an ironic situation when a | governor, holding office only by Vir- tuc of civil law, and duly sworn to uphold (he civil law and compel the common people to obey It—Is himself the first to break the law. Politicians spill a lot Of rhetoric in "crucial" situations like this—but the people know that they truly have only those rights and liberties which exist under civil law. The people know; furthermore, that martial law in America Is justified only when the state Is. confronted by physical violence. For the executive to call -out the militia to combat an adverse judicial decision is wrong. ' • . . •' The executive has .put himself in the position of a belligerent common citizen—and when the executive behaves so, what militia can the people call on to protect themselves from, the executive? '. :., The only, recourse then wouW.be armed rebellion. That is chaos. ' ' jnm'c back to Prescott. When negotiations first started it was pointed out that playing the game at Hope would draw a larger crowd, and from a financial standpoint it would be better for both athletic ass'i- ciiitions. Tile protest at Prescott, it was said, revolved around a planned program which included coronation ceremonies ;it the (.'"me money for which had already been spent. Hope football fnns, however, will not be without a game here this week. Assistant Coach Jimmy Jones will .send his Bobkittens against a .second team from Tcxarkana, Texas, here Thursday nifiht. The game starts at 7:45 p. m. Admission will be 10 and 25 cents. In the meantime, the Hope High School Bobcats, heartened by the return to the lineup of Fullback Enrl Ponder who has missed a couple of (Continued on page three) Futrell Explains Clemency Refusal Crosnpe, as Arson: Leader, on Different Basis From Other Two ..LITTLE ROCK—Governor Futrell in announcing Monday .that he.will not grant jslbmehcy .to' Charles .Crosnpfc "HeVri^stead^unty^nrsori.ist s^rVlrig^sbF | years in the penitentiary; tor burning a gin at Banks, Bradley county, rb: viewed the petition and cir.curnsta'nces which resulted in his granting indefinite furloughs to Jesse Hiitson, a while youth, nnd. Chris Wheaton, negro, convicted for. participation in the Banks gin fire. . The governor^said: i ! ': '' ^ "I am convinced that Crosnoe has boon ;i lender in the crime of arson. It is a m'pst serious crime. Why I should pardon him upon 'the grounds that he confessed when this confession was not used in the trial of the CH.SO is beyond me. If a mistake was made in granting clemency in the other two cases, a third mistake ought not to bo added. Above all, the leader in the crime . doesn't stand' upon the same basis with those who are mere followers and servants of his in the crime," Street Tax Drive Renewed Tuesday by Cify^s Police Police Payroll Withheld- But Street Tax Connection Is Denied COLLECTIONS LAC 134 Persons Have Paid to Date—Including 30 Who Worked It Out A hungry-eyed, unpaid police force canvassed the citizens of Hope Tuesday for payment of the $2.50 city street lax. •'. . Monthly checks of the police dcpnrt- ment, due last Friday, had been hold up, The Star learned—and a rumor was circulated that the release of the cheeks depending upon the police's strcet-ta'x collection record. The rumor, however, was quickly denied by Mayor Albcr.t Groves and Police Chief John ^W. RIdgdill. They mayor explained th'at the checks were delayed by'the'possibility of a alary adjuhtmcnt,' to be discussed by the city council Tuesday night. Meanwhile city police were making an intensive drive through the day to clean up street-tax delinquents. • City Treasurer Charles Reyncrson reported at noon that 134 citizens had paid the tax. .'Of the 134 citizens 30 had "worked it out." .Chief Ridgdill said that he had met much ''opposition toward the tax, and that some persons had flatly refused to pay. The chief pointed out the following exemptions in the tax law: Members of' the fire department, national ^guards, physical''disabilities, the age •limit ranging from 18 to 45, exemption of ..preachers, school. students over 18, ministers of the GpspeJ, physicians, and lastly city' officials. Bank Statements Called on Tuesday Third Call So Far, It Indicates Total of Four for Year WASHINGTON.- (/|>) -The comptroller of (he currency issued a call Tuesday for the condition of all national banks at the close of business Friday, November 1. Under the law the comptroller is required to issue at least three calls a year for the statement of condition. Tuesday's call is the third thij calendar year, indicating that national banks will report four times. FLAPPER FANNY SAYS: HtG. U. S. PAT. Of F. Cold Wave Hits; Low of 39 Here Mercury ; at ' 70 Monday, Falls 31 Degrees Overnight A 31-degrce drop in temperature since 6 p. m. Monday sent the mercury to within seven degrees of freezing to register a minimum of 39 degrees, the coldest weather here since last spring. The Weather Man predicted cold wave, although somewhat delayed, f'arted the mercury tumbling at 6 o'clock Monday afternoon and dropped it from 70 to 39 degrees. The low of 39 was recorded at 5 a. m. Tuesday at the Fruit and Truck Branch Experiment station. The station also reported .18 inches of rainfall Monday and .70 Monday night, bringing the total precipitation for the 24-hour period ending Tuesday morning to .88'inches. Low temperatures were expected to remain two or three days with rising temperatures toward 1he end of the week. Drop Federal Aid in South Carolina 17, Pies at Bodcaw Pneumonia Claims Secre- i tary qf High School ' ••' ';,\V:";Student Body . Vclna -Lqe Russell, 17-.ycar-oid Bod^ caw vHigh- School student, died late Saturday afternoon at her home. Death was caused by pneumonia. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elliott Russell of Bodcaw. She was stricken with pneumonia only four days before her death. She. was a popular student, secretary' of the Bodcaw High School student body .and reporter for the senior class. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon with burial in the Bodcaw cemetery. The Rev. Martin conducted the services. Survivinf! besides her parents, is a sister, Mrs. Bill Cornelius, and one brother, Troy Ford Russell. Jobs and Food, Not Election, Wish of Steel's Workers Frazier Hunt Finds Labor to Be Almost Solidly for Roosevelt LIFE INJTHE MILLS Cost of Living Has Advanced, True—But Men Have Money to Buy ' By FRAZIER HUNT • Copyright, 1935, NBA Service, Inc . .1 pulled up tho. car alongside'a group of about fifteen negroes loafing on a street"corner in Indiana Harbour's rather uninspiring" main-street. They!; worker in a neaf- by high - walled, 1 ! .fortress ,w.h,e.rjc men and machines make steel' -plates and-glrdersi ; ;and- innumerable .things the Ccen- On Firing Line With Italians Hunt able -goods." '; ; i "Wish 'you boys would settle a t>et," fsaid to the gang. Th'cy 'crowded "around the Car as I riur- ricdly concocted a fjCcstibn.' "I've bet a buck with this fellow here that there are more' ' ° Republicans'"" than Roosevelt men among you." • • .: A tjiick,-lippcd, '.good Tiaturcd boy in '.his early twenties bellowed out the first reply. "You lose, bos$—we's all Roosevelt-" , "Shore, thing," another cut in. '-' Ain't no Republicans 'round.heah." . A tjiird stepped close, to. the. open windojv. "We ain't interested in .the party no more—we's interested.in.the man. That's Roosevelt now,." . !." ' '.:„•-. Men otSteel,* ••; " "> [ The livcs-'of men >who make steel ' are,;in'turn, made by..steoL In the awesome.: shadows- of the great, fortress-like mills that sprawl over the country between Chicago and Pittsburgh livo and work a mighty body of men .whose votes will loom ^ large in the next presidential clec- "tioh, jusf, one year -'from- today.' Fnmed CorrcspondentTFrWicr'tHunt' "touring the industrial re'gions of the United States for NEA Service, ' has interviewed these men of-steel and their bosses to find out how they feel today about the New Deal and about the state of the nation in general. His report is contained in the accompanying article, 'the second of six in an illuminating scries called "Listening to Industrial America." Xmas Seal Sale Is Planned in County Mrs. Dodds, Mrs. Jones Attend District Rally in Texarkana A district meeting of the Arkansas Tuberculosis association was held in Texarkana recently at which plans were outlined to conduct the annual Christinas seal sale in southwest Ar- kartsas. Attending the Texarkana meeting from Hempstead county were Mrs. George Jones. Dodds and Mrs. Burgher It was announced here that the various Parent-Teachers associations of Hempstead county, would conduct the annual drive in selling Christmas seals in this county. Prescott's City Officials Unopposed A slender, high-yellow crowded in- o the picture. "Don't forget Huey," 10 announced. "They was plenty of us Hucy. folks around here 'til they went an 1 killed him. Gudss most of us Hucy folks is got to be- fer Roosevelt riow." Want lo-.Organize 1 ialkcd about things in the plant. "We're working eight hours, five days a week," the boy_with the wide grin explained. "We're gettin 1 $3.85 a day. Kain't hardly live on that . . . Some of the boys tried to strike once but they Jos' shut down the mills and tol' us to starve. They pick wrong time. Right time to strike is when the mills is mokin' money and orders is comin' in. They won't shet down on us then." A boy with a green sweater stepped in close. "It's the machines that's makin' it tough on us. They're put- Asserted Atta in Capital Verified, Hov Officials Silent oii;*_ patch of LaTribtini)* Rome Newspaper^' RAIN HALTS FERA Begins Cut in Its Personnel Organization Will Be Wiped Out by December 1, Dyess Says LITTLE ROCK.-(/p)-With the activities of the Emergency Relief Administration in Arkansas drawing to a close in anticipation of complete cessation by December 1, State ERA and WPA Administrator W. R. Dyess announced Tuesday that a retrenchment program along all lines has been initiated. Dyess said the absorption of the ERA personnel to be let out forms one of the hardest problems yet to face the' relief administration in Arkansas. Coast Guard Aids Ship in Hurricane 4 Known Dead on Mainland of Florida as Result of New Storm JACKSONVILLE, Flu. - ( /p, - The Coast Guard Cutter Saranac reported The others nodded m approval. Ihey j to headquarters here Tuesday that it were in dead earnest. Everything was standing by a Bull line freighter here seemed to be in earnest; there is aground off East Miami beach but .somberness and depression in the very ! that the vessel was in no immediate air of a steel town. Arid these color- j danger. tin' in new ones all the time An' if we'd try to organize the company spies would find out about us and we'd git fired.' The elaborate defenses erected at Adigrat by the Italian army following capture of U>c city is shown in this picture rushed to America by Ray Rousseau, NEA Service staff cameraman. The Blackshirts await possible counter-attack behind the security of elaborately sandbagged breastworks, with their tents pitched nearby in the protected area.' - •Attacked? cd boys brought up north to replace | white striking labor after the great j Four Reported .strike of 1919 seemed to symbolize I MIAMI, Fla. — (ff>)— Four persons their depressing environment. At best ] werc reported dead in a freak hurri- they could live only a precarious hand , cane that struck Miami Monday cans- Id mouth existence. They with the | j ng heavy property damage, conl and ore and sand were poured j Diminishing in intensity, the storm into the great furnaces to come out | was reported by the Jacksonville as steel. i Weather Bureau to be traversing the HOIKS OH Wagner Bill sparsely population region of the Assurances on the beach of ucvnns o£ love may turn out to be u shore Hue. of uovernors of Militia Against Highway Department WASHINGTON.-(/p)-Soulh Carolina was reported Tuesday in gpvern- ment quarters to have been cut off from further participation in federal aid highway funds as the result of Governor Olin Johnston's military control of the State Highway Dcpart- ! inent. One official said no further award of contracts would be approved by j the Bureau of Public Roads until the I dispute had been settled in a manner j acceptable to the office here. This tied up 7 million dollars in federal funds allotted the state. Without a test for First Time in History of City PRESCOTT; Ark.—In the city Democratic primary held here Monday the For fifteen miles along the shore of i Everglades Monday night and ..... Lake Michigan stretch the great plants expected to strike Everglades Citr on with a thousand tiny factories gather- j the southwest coast, ed around their feet. Here possibly i Gordon E. Dunn. Jacksonville half a million people live out their j meteorologist, said the hurricane jhumbrum lives. It is jobs and food, 'would pass into the Gulf of Mexico! Quorum Court to Meet on Monday Annual Levying Session at Washington Courthouse November 1-1 The Hempstead County Quorum Court will hold its annual levying session at the courthouse in Washington Monday. The court will be convened at 9 a. m. by County Judge H. M. Stephens, the first business being tho naming of committees to ascertain the county departments' financial needs for the coming year and the probable total tax revenue. The court usually concludes its business in one. full day. Emperor Huilc Selassie following were nominated: • I not elections, that interest them—but 1 tried to find o.ut how they would vote next year. I talked'to men off their shifts, housewives, storp keepers, and might regain the strength it in crossing the peninsula from Miami and likely would turn northwestward. , The dead were listed us: MW , R Q ,,rl i i t> • u u minor labor leaders. | Herman Thomas, 65, who died while- Mayor, Randolph P. Hamby; re-1 Mrs. Gus Michan. in South Chicago, piling st0 rm shutters at hi.s home. Belief was expressed by authorities that he died of a heart attack. Ruth Levy, 13, killed when her head wa*i crushed by a falling beam at her home. David Dachraeh, 39, real cstalu < i'King Pledges Self to Greek Nation cwder, Werner Hamilton; marshal, told me about her attack of flu and Curtis D. Ward; treasurer, Wren ( j icn added: "People around here is Scott; Aldermen, First ward, Dan I kicking a lot about the way relief is Kills Husband in Night Club Affair Wife Slays Son of Memphis Churchman in Fit of Jealousy MEMPHIS, Tenn. — (/P) — Monday's grim aftermath of a week-end tragedy resulting from a night club quarrel over a "cigarette girl," found a slim, pretty young widow arranging to accompany officers to the funeral of I the handsome young husband whose life she allegedly snuffed out in a rage of jealousy. i Quoted by officers as saying she I went to her estranged husband's home early Sunday, roused him from his j sleep and shot him t.i death with a i pistol he had taught her to shoot. Mrs. | Daisy Alexander Root, 30, was silent, nervous and worried as she passed her cell at the county jail, formally charged charged with the murder of ! H2-year-old Brenton (Brett) Root. ; Root's father, the Rev. Benjamin | Franklin Root, rector of St. Simons' I Protestant Episcopal church. Chicago. ! was almost overcome b.v grief as he Italians Call Twq-Dajr'Ej —Occupy Heights OvM looking Makalfe ;>; ROME, Italy — (/P) — The/. (Italian Eritrea) corresponddrit;,; newspaper La Tribuna repor*" day that an attempt 'had i I on the life of Emperor : of Ethiopia. u ;, /,-„ <3ii Selassie was reported inj'dlifiai from Addis Ababa to be in" tSai ' ital. , , K There was no direct comment'orf! Tribuna report. ' ' "'t w ." . Rain' Halts-; Advance ,,^'A ASMARA, Eritrea—(Copyright socialed Pressi—A two-day^'haltU- the advance of Italian . troops"*~ui; Ethiopia was ordered all alotig'tKe^ifn! Tuesday because of rain and the f*"*' of building supply roads up-* to present front. During the intervening time'j the move southward is ~_ begin again, the line will be'; ened out and communications i ed to permit continuous contact ;i tween all Italian columns., •_ I",' 1 ,.* The -Italian advance, .'sloj through mud and water, has, the heights commanding the no of Makale—which city is the\,i 'diate objective of the present ari League in Action V^. . GENEVA, Switzerland— (flO-jsj economic subcommittee of ; " of Nations sanction^ called together ' •^tion.,of,"a 4 jBi equeeze to'the boycott againsf: A resolution providing for a the exportation to Italy of troleum, iron and steel was-prepared. 9 ;for presentation to the nleeting the first step in cutting off .these e&*f sentials from Mussolini's country. \b4forei Meat, Fuel Curtailed ,",» V ROME, Italy—(./P)—Fascist Italy put '. into'effect Tuesday self-imposed eeon-~ omies to combat the League of Na-fj tions' sanctions, . '" • Henceforth . under Premier Mus>so-*_ lini's six-month edict meat stores' will $t close every Tuesday and will sell no' pork, veal or beef on Wednesday. The National Association for,Fuel Control applied limitations on the \ sales of combustibles of .all sorts, < By ANDRUE BERDING Copyright Associated Press ON THE MARCH WITH THE ITAL- V IAN ARMIES in Northern Ethiopia.— Machine guns of low-flying Fascist * warplanes and rifle fire from thou-sands of massed Ethiopians roared'out near Makale Monday in the path of •> the vast advance of Italy's; northern armies. • . > ! , ( (*t '\ Behind the fighting planes the • blackshirts of Gen. Ruggero 'Santini— ^ one of four'invading columns—sTvepI „. up the highland commanding Mai "An- 4 ! esri, 18 miles southeast of Hauzien gn4 M oh toward Makale, 20 miles deerier i| nto the rock-bound heart of Ethiopia.^* To their right two more columns— '; under Gen. Alessandro Pirzio-Biroli and Gen. Fietro Maravigna, pushed • ihead. To their left, over the searing <alt sands of the Danakil desert, a 'mystery column" of fierce Danakils ' lurried west. Air squadron, flying low over the cgion about Makale, taking photographs, making observations, encount- red several thousand of the enemy ;athcring around the objective qity. Zooming down on the Ethiopians, hey opened up with machine-guns drew sharp fire from enemy ufle- men. ' The troops, swarming through Pittman and Lee Montgomery; Second ward, Ralph Hardey and Watsbn While; Third ward, J. D. Cornish and Emond Logan; Fourth ward, J. M. Stripling and Homer Ward. This was the first time in the history of the city that all Incumbents were venom- ilia ted without opposition. handled. Still I guess most of Un- people is still for Roosevelt, even if they don't think he kept all his prom, iscs. Maybe he done the best lie could, but you know what it's like j hotel of when there's a hole in my boy's- over- Athens After His Exile Since 1922 (Continued on paje two) broker, who died in a Miami Beach! ATHENS. Greece.^ 1 )—King George j h uxu 01 . so pr j ol . to tn e time Root wos .cl of a heart attack which attend- ' lll ° Second, recalled to the throne of I slain, was less moved s said apparently was induced by (Greece which he lost in 1922, Tuesday -J nevea . told ^ m j lovcd nill)i » ^a . .: iisued a proclamation pledging his cle- I . . . _ (Continued on page three) votion to the Greek people. (Continued on page three) zicn and on from left and right Monday had encountered the foe in no uch numbers. Ras Seyoum, the BUl*' opian northern war lord, had begn' cported lurking with some 15,000 roops in the Temdien mountains near Makale, but there were rumors he ad withdrawn to Amba Aalghi, south f that city. On the heels of advance patrols, 3 irzio-Biroli's Askaris (native troops) rested through Hauzien from the iglit (west) and Santini's Blackshirts rom the left (east) at dawn Monday, U that point they were one-third of 10 way to Makale. Farther west, Maravigna's column uncoiled down ancient "Emperors street" from the sacred city of Aksum. Ahead of each column snorting, <tecl-ribbed. whippet tanks tossed and lumbered. Behind, thousands of workmen toiled to transform rocky caravan trails into military roads for the . - : i supply trucks. luesday. , 7-0 the northwest, said dispatches Lucile Underwood, 19 and red-hair- f,. om Asmara, Eritrea, native troops i'd. the 'cigarette girl," over whom I Daisy and Brenton Root argued an n-o CM T3 n tin.ii;vi<v fr> i alten ded to arrangements for the last ge ^ Keturnmg to; r i tcs f or Ws on i v son . to ta kc place nit the Setit river drove back new Ethiopian attack with heavy eu- emy lorscs. The "mystery column" of Danakils from the eust, said these dispatches, (.Continued on page three)

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