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PftfCE fe COURT TABLES LIQUOR . , , , •'•• -•"• : — .'. • ' ••- ••<-• ;_._ ^ ...;.j •, ^ ^^^^^^B '^^B^^ ^^^^ ^^H VHI DeQueen Installs Italy Threatens to Withdraw Liquor Referendum Bulletins IA •i'~^~ 1.000Extra Seats Pmm I « a m,* If Rnwntharl tft RP nisnK eo H of';, — Appropriations DeQueen Installs 1,000 Extra Seats for Hope Contest Game at DeQueen Friday Afternoon to Settle District 10 Title S C O U T ED~BOBCAT S Bobcats' Performance Closely Watched by Coaches of Leopard 11 By RALPH B. KITE of DcQuccn Dally Citizen DE QUEEN, Ark.-In preparation for n record-breaking crowd when Hope High School Bobcats come to De Queen to meet the Leopards Friday afternoon, the- local school Athletics Booster association is rushing completion of extra bleachers to scat an additional 1,000 spectators at Fair park field. The game with Hope has been designated Homecoming day by school officials, and the crowning of a queen will be one of the features. Have Scouted Hope Coaches Jack Robison and Emil Bcopplc have both scouted the Bobcats this season, and they are sending the Leopards through a stiff schedule of workouts this week in an effort to get them in condition to stem the rushes of Cargilc. Bright and other luminaries of the Hope squad. Since the game will apparently determine the championship of District 10, it is expected (hat one of the largest crowds to ever witness a game here will be bond at 2:30 p. m. Friday. Leopard coaches and team supporters recognize that the Bobcats will probably offer the sliffest opposition encountered this season, and nothing boing.Jbft. undone to hove the 'team d the cheering section in first class condition. Aln inter-city meeting of Rotary clubs in this district, scheduled for Friday night at the Barlow Hotel here is expected to draw additional spectators who will arrive early enough for the game. DcQutcn Lineup The probable starling Hncup of the Italy Threatens to Withdraw From League If Boycotted Meanwhile, Italian Scouts Locate y± Million Ethiopians Ahead of Them on Two Battle Fronts ROME, Italy.—(/P)—Italy Tuosdfty implicitly threatened her withdrawal from the League of Nations by a note protesting against the invocation of sanctions against her. (8 -~ : ——— Italy, in her document, informed the fanctionist nations that "she had not wished until now to disassociate herself from the Geneva institution de- spile her opposition to the procedure which would do her damage, because she desires to prevent the conflict which is now being considered from leading to more vast complications." \'.\ Million Ethiopians ITALIAN GENERAL HEADQUARTERS.— (#>)—Ethiopians were reported by Italian scouts Tuesday to have armies of a quarter-million warriors, with more than that in reserve to oppose the Fascist invasion. On the northern front Ethiopian commanders were said to have 173,000 men. An army of 40,000 was reported in the east. Italians Move Up ASMARA Eritrea.— (/P) — Thou- rands of fresh troops moved up Tuesday to bolster Italy's northern front in Ethiopia. The Silva division marched beyond Edaga Hamus, about 15 miles southeast of Adigrat, on a route to Makale. Leopards, with weight as as follows: and numbers, No. 37 33 32 25 30 38 •13 26 36 44 33 41 45 42 40 46 Name Crowdcr J. Cooper Davis Robinson Young D. Cooper Porter Aubrey Gray R. Hcnclricks Rogers Reserves D. Hendricks Pafford Owens McKinney Walker ..' Pos. . LE LT LG C RG RT RE QB HB HB FB HB HB HB T T Wl, 145 160 155 1C5 165 200 145 155 165 160 lf>8 ICO 140 142 183 200 To Defend Railroad ADDIS ABABA,Ethiopia—(#>)—Emperor Huilc Selassie Monday night ordered -Ji'i.O'X) troops rushed from the capital to Jijiga in a supreme effort to hold, that key town against an Italian assault from the south. Officials believed the ultimate object of the Italians is to cut the Addis Ababa- Djibouti railroad, less than 75 miles northwest of .the town. They said Fasciht movements from Mount Mussa All., on the northeast, toward the railroad had failed. Jijiga, however, is one'Of the strategic points protecting the railroad from the south. Mountains to Aid Ethiopian strategists, while refusing to concede that Sasa Banoh, a little more than 100 miles southeast of Ji- jiga, had fallen, said the mountains between the two cities were expected to offer exceptional difficulties to the Italians. Thirty thousand of the warriors ordered to Jijiga Will be well-equipped troops under Ras Getachou. Among them is Hubert Julian, the American negro. The other 10,000 will be undet Dedjazmatch Amdi, governor o: Arussi province. Authorities believed they would reach Jijiga in time to prevent fall of the town and halt the Fascist advance from the south. Afcwork Ghcvre Ycsus, former charge d'affaires at Rome, arrived Monday and reported at once to Selassie. Tccle Hawariatc, former envoy to Geneva, has gone into Tchert- chcr, his native province, to sell lands and cereals to raise money for the war. When he returns he is expected to get an important army command. Rullrond Is Goal ROME, Italy—(#)—Ethiopia's main railroad, connecting Addis Ababa with the sea, appeared Monday night to be the destination of both the Italian Northern and Southern armies. Press dispatches from Africa said Gen. Rudolfo Graziani's Southern forces, after strengthening its position at Gorrnhci, had pressed farther on to Daggeh Bur, 30 miles northwest of Sasa Ganch and only a little over 150 miles from the railway between the capital and Djibouti, French So- maaliland. These reports said the troops had already taken Sasa Baneh after their success at Gorrahei, In the north, Italian forces occupied all the heights south of Makale, taken Friday, it was said in a report from Gen. Emilio de Bono, Italian command<r-'lrr''cnief;: -General de.Bono said his sooldiers commanded the vicinity of Scnicoti south of Makale, on the road to Amba Alagi, their next objective. Troops of the Second Army Corps continued their movements for control of the area between Aksum and the Takkazc river. Liquor Referendum to Be Discussed at Rally Next Week Hempstead Co. Preacher* Call-Hope Meeting ' Next Tuesday B LAYLOCK SPEAKER Little Rock Minister Scheduled to Address Mass Meeting Here A mass meeting which was to be held at the city hall on Thursday "afternoon in the interest of calling an election concerning the liquor stores has been postponed until Tuesday • of next week at 2:30, the Rev. Wallace' R. Rogers announced Tuesday. This meeting has been delayed because of the impossibility of securing the auditorium for the date announced, the Baptist pastor said. The Rev. Ardon P. Blaylock, pastor of First Baptist church of Little Rock, has been secured to address the mass meeting, and will bring a message which will be of interest to the people of the county. . ! The announcement said the meeting | .s being called by the following pas-I :ors of churches in Hempstead county: Wallace ^R. Rogers, Thomas Brc;w- ster, Fred R. Harrison, Guy D. Holi, George F. X. Strassncr, Hollis Pur.tle, Bert Webb, F, F.' Harrcll, R. M. Crain, : J. T, Thompson, Alva C. Rogers, N. L 5ddy, Lcroy Samuels, J. C. W.illiams, H. W. Stinglcy and Floyd Clark." ' ' Bandboys Benefit ,„ , Here Wednesday"™ 01 " V MEMPHIS, Twin, — (/p) — MB. J DaUy Alexander Boot, 30, pleaded I innocent Tuesday when arraigned lit criminal court on a charge of slaying her husband, Brcnton , Root, following a quarrel over ft night club cigarette girl. MANILA —(fi*)~ Rescue of 51 persons; '. endangered when the 3 Prcightci? Silver Ifazcl ripped apart on the rocks of San Bernardino straits was undertaken Tuesday by the United States navy. . WASHINGTON — (#>)— Preparation of a federal guide book of .the .United States and other re' .lief activities were reported Tucs- i,day to be giving employment to ,2,900 writers from the relief rolls. Arkanses has 48 employed. LITTLE KOCK —(/P)— Governor Ftitrcll said Tuesday that he was .backing no candidate In next • year's gubernatorial campaign and that .the extent of his participation would be to feast my vote." Conimenting on reports that a candidate for governor has the state administration's backing, Governor Futrell said .'when my term of office expires I will be 'ready to retire from public life." HAGOON, Burma— —Crews of planes seeking Sir Charles ICingsford Smith and his co-pilot, Tom Pethybridge, lost on an Eng- Innd-Australia flight, were reported Tuesday that the search was "virtually hopeless." Officials announced, however, that the hunt would continue. A • ' ' • Appropriations Delayed Until ; January by Deficit; Justice^ Disregard Referendum Gestur i \fi -•>/' F . ,, w . „ Q , Spencers'Guest Fine 'Western" on Saen-U;< - r ' '- : - .< ' ! ,: .,-. - ger Screen foi-,LocaUyhJvjJnteiteined at Hea Tues To Drill Nov. 15 on Lafferty Test Surface Casing h Oil Venture on Lewisville Highway Surface casing has been set on the Fitzwater test on the A. J. Lafferty land south of Hope, The Star learned Tuesday. Drilling is scheduled to begin November 15. The test adjoins the old location cf F. W. Martin Si Co., also on the Lafferty tract. Ask Clothing for Poor of Schools P.-T. A's Name Committees Tuesday to Solicit the Homes of the City Committees were • appointed Tuesday to solicit clothing for needy Hope school children in a city-wide canvass to be held Thursday. An appeal was issued Monday by the Parent-Teachers association, asking every Hope citizens to contribute at least one article of clothing, new or used. A committee of women also has been appointed to make necessary alterations—so style and sipc of clothing does not mutter. The committees to are: solicit clothing Ward One—Mrs. E. P. Young and Mrs. Edwin Dossett. Ward Two—Mrs. Cecil Weaver and Mrh. Bernard O'Dwycr. Ward Three—Mrs. H. O. Kyler and Mrs. Joe Colcman. Ward Four—Mrs. Ched Hall and Mrs. Ruffin White. Persons who have clothing to donate, but will not be ut home Thursday, may leave their articles with a neighbor or bring them to Hope city hall. Red Cross Drive Here Wednesday Roll Call Membership Campaign Launched in Hope and the County The annual Roll Call solicitation of the American Red Cross will be launched by Hempstead county committees Wednesday, it was announced by Mrs. Arthur Swanko, county Sponsored Show- Tickets for "Powdcrsmoke Range," benefit show to be presented Wednesday night at Saengcr theater, were on sale Tuesday at the New Capital Hotel and Briant's drugstore. Tickets also may be purchased from any member of the Hope Boys band or from a mother of a band boy. "Powdersmoke Range" is a western picture including 14 stars, headed by Hoot Gibson and Harry Carey. Bob Steel, Boots Mallory, Tom Tyler, Art Mix, arc others included in the cast. Tickets for the show will remain on sale until 8:30 Wednesday night. A percentage of the proceeds will go to the uniform fund which reached $694.54 Tuesday with donations by Bob Morris and Steve Carrigan. Previously acknowledged 5691.04 Bob Morris 2.50 dajrat.Home of Mrs.. >/' Harry J. Lemley Senator Hattie W. Caraway of Ar kansas, who with a party of friend visited Hope the latter part of October returned Tuesday for a short staj with Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Spencer. While a visitor in the city Senator Caraway will be an honor guest Tues^ day afternoon at a tea given her by Mrs. Harry J. Lemley and Mrs. W Kendall Lemley. The tea will be given in the home of Mrs. Harry J. Lemley, 320 South Edgewood street. I Steve Carrigan 1.00 Total 5094.54 • • • .. —. Arkansas First in SouthjoJDo Duty This State Leads Dixie in Taking Care of Its Own Relief Problem ATLANTA, Ga. - (/P) -Arkansas leads states ir, the South in legisla- drive chairman. The following proclamation has been signed by Mayor Albert Graves of the City of Hope: Mayor's Proclunuiiion The annual Roll Call for the Hope Chapter of the American Red Cross will begin on Armistice Day, November 11 and end Thanksgiving Day. Workers who helped in the Roll Call last year lost no time in turning from their solicitation to carry on the year's prgoriini of relief for victims of accident, disaster and disease. They come to us now to remind us that our memberships which will finance the work of another year are duo. Since our Red Cross asks so little from the community, and con- | livt ; provisions for caring for its relief tributes so much, 1 urge a speedy response again this year. Depression's Cost Put at m Billions U. S. Still "hilled" in 1934 But Gap Is Being Steadily Closed WASHINGTON.—W J )-A staggering $26,631,000,000 was tabulated by the government Monday as the depression's cost to business. The Commerce Department reported this sum had been taken out of savings to make up the difference between expenses and the value of goods and services produced. It noted that a marked improvement in 1934 failed to prevent another loss. Last year's production of goods and FLAPPER FANNY SAYS: HEG. i.. b. PAT. OFF. You don't have to bo a pholog- rapher to develop romance iu a. thirlc room. President Speaks at Soldier's Tomb Warns of Trade Restrictions as War Source on Armistice Day WASHINGTON. — "<>) - President Roosevelt, leading America's Armistice Observance at the lo;iib of the Unknown Soldier, struck sharply Monday at trade restrictions as a cause of, diceord among nations. Mr. Roosevelt stressed "Ihe power of a good example" as the "strongest force in the world," and announced that the; United States and Canada had cemented a century of friendship with an agreement to lift "unreasonable" trade barriers. 4 "If we as a nation, by our pood example, can contribute to the peaceful well-being of Ihe fellowship of nations," the president said, "our course through the years will not have been in vain." Stressing need for peace, the president said it was "the primary purpose" of this nation to avoid being drawn into war. He pledged "ade- The Red Cross is recognized by city officials as a potent, factor in meeting problem, i services was valued at $48,561,000,000, a End of the federal dole is scheduled , S a '» of 56,672,000,000 over 1933. for November 15, and what to do after i This value, however, was sufficient , that is an outstanding questions in; for expenses. Business had to draw present needs, and as an agency of I Kentucky, Mississippi, Florida, South 'down $1,628,000,000 from surpluses and incalculable value in the event of Carolina, Louisiana and Alabama. other savings in order to meet wage, possible emergency. In Mississippi, Florida, South Caro-1 dividend, interest and other outlays, I, therefore, as Mayor of Hope here-' " na anc ' Louisiana, no provision has I' 1 1929, income produced was grcat- by set aside the designated period as the time when all past members are asked to renew their memberships and those who have not before been members add their names to the roll of honor in Hempstead county. ALBERT GRAVES. Hauptmann Goes to Highest Court been made to cope with the situation' er when federal help slops. ! 000,000, income paid out by ?2,402,with the result that this Made of Appeal to Federal Supreme Court WASHINGTON-(/P)~ Bruno Rich . iircl Hauptmann appealed to the United States Supreme Court Tuesday to The 1934 legislature of Kentucky ap- i amount was added to business *av- propriutcd $250,000 a month for re-! >»gs, in contrast with the losses, or lief, but payments have not been made l withdrawals from savings, in the sub| regularly to the Federal Relief Ad- ', sequent years. , ministration and the matter is expect- From the standpoint of separate scc- |ecl (o be nn important one before the ' tion « "f <«e nation's economy, agri- I 11)36 assembly which meets the first' culture showed the largest gain in its i week in January. No special provision ' Proportion of income produced. ; was made for relief after Nov. 15. Whereas in 1929 it accounted for 8.8 Arkansas is caring for its unemploy- P cr cent, in 1934 its share was D.2. jables with proceeds from the liquor j —••*••» l gallonage tax, horse race levy, pool MJJJ1_ ril • table* and slot machine tax and part| jf|mflJA (,[%$$ III oC Ihe revenue from the sales tax. The i *'** % **** v V*|*OO 1*1 State Welfare Commission allotted j $75.000 monthly to care for 11,000 un- j employable families. l Prohi Resplution Is Tabled 12 to 10 After Long Debate *V : . Star Publisher Blocks Vote to Put Quorum Court on Record A SOUNDING BOARD Washburn Declares Prohis Sought to "Use" Levying Court Session Claims Brought Over From 1934 'Outlawed' LITTLE ROCK—County Judge H. M. Stephens of Hempstead county was advised by- -the attorney general's office Monday night that if county revenue is exhausted and he has on hand approximately $3,000 in unallowed claims, he probably has allowed many claims which lie should not have approved, since it is his duty to' see that the statutory claims are allowed before he approves contractual claims. The opinion added that wan-ants for claims brought over from 1934 should not have been paid from 1935 revenue and. could be paid legally only from 1934 revenues. An attempt to put the Hempstead County Quorum Court on record as opposing the state liquor control law and advocating a county referendum was blocked late Monday when the justices tabled the prohibition resolution by. 12.votes to 10. After a six-hour session .that had disclosed .that the, county government to be so .badly, overdrawn that appropriations for the coming year had to be delayed until the first Monday in January, the prohi resolution popped up unexpectedly on the eve of adjournment. Sheriff Jim E. Bearden read the resolution, and the Rey.x Wallace R. Rogers, pastor' of first'Baptist church of. Hope»--8poke in its behalf. Sheriff Bearden anoT'Clty/Attorney W; S. Atkins> of Hope also urged its adoption. Publisher Blocks It Alex. H. Washburn, publisher of The Star and justice of the peace frorn DcRoan. township, replied with a speech denouncing any movement "to make liquor tax-free at a time when the state has to tax the bread men put in their stomaches and the clothes they put on their back." He also criticized the churches, as tax-free institutions, for presuming themselves to say what the taxpayers should or should not tax. Dr. F. O. Wood, justice from DeAnn, spoke for the prohibition resolution; but A. J. Fafferty, justice from Patmos, spoke against it. Mr. Lafferty said: '.I speak for the people down our way—we are proud that we have jot the liquor out of the brush and out in the open where we know what's (oing on and can police it." As a roll call was about to be ordered on the resolution Washburn count- erpd with a motion to table the meas- re. The debate started all over again, his time not on the wet-or-dry qucs- ion but as to whether or not the quorum court had any authority to discuss the liquor question. Point of Law Washburn told the justices: "It is provided by law that any ounty can repeal the liquor control ct locally by circulating a petition vith 35 per cent of the poll tax list 'nging it, and then calling an election. "There is no point in calling this latter up before the quorum court. Ul that the advocates of this resolu- on are after is simply this: They nd the circulation of their petition • exceedingly hard, and they feel that the quorum court can be made to apear to be supporting their position —however illegal that might be— icn that would help them to obtain gnaturcs. "There is nothing in the oath of a istice of the peace that requires him vole publicly on the liquor question, losing the right guaranteed evpry citizen of voting privately. As justices you aren't charged with the responsi- bilily of settling the liquor question— and I am moving therefore to table the resolution," It was tabled by 12 to 10. Pulaski Reduces Tax by2% Mills With $175,000 Surplus, Capital City's County Relieves Its Taxpayers LITTLE ROCK.— The Pulaski County Quorum Court Monday reduced the general fund levy from five to 2& mills by a vote of 100 to 1, when threatened opposition to the reduction dissolved in' the face of assurance from County Judge, Cook that the.4preserjt treasury: surplus of SltS.OOCfrfiad-Ajt •been accumulated at the' 1 expense of public charities. " -" "•'•. , v Harry C. Malcolm,' deputy state labor commissioner, who -'charged in a statement issued Saturday that the county had neglected permissible charities during the past three years, cast the lone vote against the reduction. He advocated re-establishment of the mothers' pension fund and diversion of surplus revenue to care for unemployables. W. S. Mitchell opposed the tax reduction from the floor but voted "aye." The resolution was offered by Harold A. Young, chairman of the Budget Committee, and seconded by Hayley M. Bennett. Mr. Young reiterated Judge Cooks declaration that charities had suffered was "not true." He said the treasury surplus was the result of increased tax collections and the redemption of tax-forfeited property. Alton Durden, auditor assigned to the county by the state comptroller advised the Budget Committee that the reduced levy would be sufficient Courts Imperiled;" County Is CIosm| Year ((t, /) .: % Levying Court Carrie Over Most of Businel* to January 6 A SALES TAX MOfE! Justices Vote 15 to 7, Petition State for of Levy The Hempstead Quorum Court look- /'; ed into the county's cupboard at the'"!, annual levying session Monday, at?. Washington—and found that the ""'" " board was bare. * ,, In fact, it was somewhat worse than*" that—in the "red" about 54,500., A few tentative appropriations voted, subject to the finding'of ficient revenue, but the court i' ad-, journed until the first Monday in",Jinyl uary without voting on statutory<and".'! general contract demands. , ' ••" % '<vS&^ The delay until the first of the was requested by County' to operate tfce county, he said. Bring Police Raid But Rube Goldberg Calls Raid on Artists' Benefit Show "an Insult" NEW YORK-(/P)-Charges that five girJs appeared before 500 male spectators in varying degrees of nudity at ii benefit show given by the Society of Illustrators were mado public Monday in New York state's spicy complaint against them. A police raid interrupted the show last Friday night and the five girls were hustled off to a police station. Wearing a transparent dress was the alleged misdemeanor of one performer. Two of the girls were charged with appearing "in a nude condition" in a -skit entitled, '.The Warming of the Bastille. One girl allegedly carried a dress, "and wove it at times in " olcl cour t- front of her person." I "Under present condition it is inir The complaint alleged another girl' P° ssib le for the circuit court ever to "did disrobe on said stage," in a scene rcach tlle misdemeanor docket at all. entitled "War Clouds." Seven men • • • We are reminded of that fact by Stephens who was awaiting' a yuB.^. from Attorney General Carl'E/Bailey as to whether the statute ,l!ntiUng>a?*f county's expense to ' the year's, rey/*S enue applies merely against claims^' lowed -within the year or all. ou! ' ing cJahfTsf - J -'^g.»-^i%ii'\, ., Judge Stephensrecalled 1 the '/float", of several thousand dollars ind n,ess that has been in existence county government for years, and said that until the status of this debt was determined by the attorney general , the quorum court wouldn't know howp' 0 ^ much revenue it would have avail- - 1 *' 1 '' able for 1936. '/, ,,, Stephens'.. Statement. " 5 "At the present moment," the judge" V. told the justices, "the county has ihV „ sight about $300 more revenue than/* , the total of outstanding warrants. Butfj v ^ there is pending $3,000 in unallowed^ claims, and the county government. „ still has two months to run, which "f'4 will cost about $£500 additional. So. "" we stand to finish the year about $4,500 in the hole. .'",'.• ' "When 1 took office I inherited a debt of about $7,000, It has been hard to make ends meet. You know the crash hit us in 1930. In 1931 and 1932~ the people were struggling with small income and heavy property assess-, ments. By 1933 they began to get smaller assessments—and then, the county's tax revenue fell off, making it difficult to keep expenses within income, let alone trying to retire indebtedness, "Now I am not going to allow any claims unless I have the money'to pay them. "I think an official should handle 1 the public business just as he would (us private business—and a private business man wouldn't give you a check unless ho had money in the bank to honor it. "It is my hope to leave the county out of debt when I go out of office Many of your justice of the peace claims are unpaid. I'm sorry about that. But I'll tell you this: I'm not drawing any salary as judge for September, October, November and December." Btardca on Enforcement Sheriff Jim E. Bearden caljcd attention to the deplorable condition in the courts and law-enforcement agencies as the result of insufficient revenue. "The public knows," he said, "that , , we have no money with which to ' To Complete Gift of Surplus Foodstuffs __ ... ___ .. „„ that the stolid German carpenter had qualc" preparedness. Then, speaking * 3ecu L ' onvictt ' ci aftcl ' a trial which had of "dangers" confronting mankind, he resembled a circus. snirl- i The nf'tifion nlsn nnnfnnrl^,! .u..* said: "Jealousies save him from the electric chair on LITTLE ROCK— (/P)—State Works a charge t-f murdei-tor the kidnaping ' Progress Administrator W. R. Dyess ' announced approval from Washington Tuesday for a project to continue the distribution of surplus commodity foodstuffs to uncmployables through new trial on the grounds the State Welfare Commission. No allotment for the project hns been made. Under the present system of distribution, uncmployubles have been receiving commodities from the ILS. Disappearing 80 % Were 'Owners' a Century Ago —Propertied Class Reduced to 12'; j Huey's Brother to | Talk in Magnolia , Earl Long Scheduled for i Columbia Address at | 2:30 p. m. Saturday and death of Charles A. Lindbergh, Jr. A 32-pago petition filed by Edbert Rcsecrans, counsel for Hauptmann. asked for ' ' NEW YORK—The Circulars were distributed in Hope Tuesday announcing (hat E;irl Lout yciuigcst bother of the late Huey P. Hjbli'.' .'H.Ull'.'S.S ut the court- j The petition also contended that between nations con- Hauplniaim's constitutional rights had (Continued on page three) j been violated in the sensation-packed I trial ;it Flemington, N. J. FERA, but in anticipation of this or- isanizalion being liquidated this month the new project was set up, old " to u Proportion of the population cf | at 2:30 p. m. Saturday the United States through the concen- j house in Magnolia, tration of wealth in the hands of ;i j Mr. Long will speak in the intent financial oligarchy, Lewis Corey co:i- °f llis candidacy for lieutenant :.,»•tends in n book published Tuesday, j ernyr of Louisiana and in behulf of A century ugo, 80 per cent of the " lc share our wealth movement, nation's gainfully employed popula-J P r - "• H. Dillon of Springhill, La.. lion derived is income wholly or j wil1 " IEO appear on the program. The mainly from ownership of productive Circular was issued by the Columbia i dressed as veterans of the War Be- twecn the States appeared in the ' tame skit. 1 Another defendant was charged with nudity in a scene culled, .'Give Me a Ciparette." Rube Goldberg, who was in the audience, called the raid -an insult." It may have been riyque. but it wasp.'t indecent, declared Fred C. Cooper, manager of the show, which was staged for the benefit of needy artists. He said the girls were -all from good families." Police Commissioner Valentine replied, "It makes no different.. Tin.' indecency laws relate to all." 'Continued on page three) county association of share our wealth otieties. Presbyterian Men to Meet Tuesday Night There will be a meeting cf the juen ol the First Presbyterian church at 6.30 Tuesday night. The Women's Auxiliary of the church will serve .-upper. The address will bo delivered by the pastor. All men of the church arc urged to be present. the very fellows we go out to arrest. They promise that they'll beat us back home from the courthouse. ''As your sheriff 1 have tried to enforce the law and at (he samo time hold down expenses. By waiver of indictment mid accepting pleos of guilty we have saved §1,031 in the paj-t year that otherwise would have been i:dded to the circuit court bill." ' State Senator John L. Wilson waited on the quorum court with a resolution in which the justices culled upon the stale government to grunt the counties 15 per cent of the state sules tax. and also fsked the state to relieve the counties of the charge of §5 per week per patient for ictizens placed in the cubcrcutar sanatorium. The quorum court adopted the resolution by 15 votes to 7, the opposition developing because of feav that any disruption of the present sales tax division would lead to repeal of the entire sules tax act. Sales Tax Threat Washburn, r.sktd by members of the ccuit to outline the history of,.the (Continued on piige three)

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