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X_ J ^" 1,'J,.. .° £•* J ** * 4 • A Thought K Iflft b^uetful our Stature fo I6V6 JertWd. VOLUMfi, 37—NUMBER 86 HOPE, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 1935 CAMPAI Here and There -Editorial By AL&c. H, WABHBURN" "Trial by a Jury Jl of His Peers" for Young Englishman Historic Anglo-Saxon Right Claimed by Member of House of Lords FIRST SINCE 1901 Entire Upper Chamber to Hear Accident Trial—Costs Taxpayers $30,000 . By MILTON BRONNEB NEA Service Staff Correspondent LONDON, Eng.—An ancient privilege may be exercised late this month or early in December when Edward Southwell, Lord de Clifford, is tried by his fellow lords in the House of Lords on a charge of manslaughter, instead of being haled into a criminal court like any ordinary Briton. Lord do Clifford is accused of the manslaughter of Douglas Hopkins on last August 15, following; a motor ac- F RED HAWKINS, publisher of a roving weekly newspaper, sometimes of Nashville, sometimes of Ozan, sometimes of Gurdon, sometimes of Washington, and currently of Hope, as the "Hempstead County News"—our good friend "Chummy" Hawkins, having published whisky advertising until it mysteriously vanished, has decided to come out good and strong for prohibition. Says Mr. Hawkins under the title „___—_— & "The Whisky Question": ''The question of having legal- izedwhisky stores in the county is coming up for a vote later, and the prohibition side is to make a strong fight to get it out. "It suils this newspaper to vote whisky 'out of the town, county and state. At first we thought having legalized whisky would help conditions. It has not helped anything. Therefore we changed our mind on the question and are with the drys. "Anyway, a local option election is the best way to decide these questions. "It's not the whisky dealers we are against, and it's not the whisky drinkers we are against, but it's .the whisky itself. We know what it does. Because in the past we have had several drinks of it ourselves." What a headache for Mr. Hawkins •fr Smashes Star of JfopB 1899; J?rtjsB, 1921; Consolidated January 18, 1320. PRICE 6e ti # o North State Team Crushed^ First Downs Against 3 Bobcats Close Home Season by Scoring Almost at Will Friday Night RIGHT DOWN FIELD Hope Marches 58 Yards for Touchdown Immediately After Getting Ball By LEONARD ELLIS Scoring almost at will, a hard-running Hope High School football team annihilated Beebe in the final home game here Friday night with a 53-to-O victory. It was the ninth win of the season for Hope. The Bobcat attack was led by Cargile, who played with an injured —they've sawed off his advertising and ankle. Cargile played half the game now he has to go and commit himself • - - - - - - to prohibition! So sorry, Chummy— but The Star will just have to limp along without one each. you. We're old-fashioned enough to Most of Hopes scoring resulted from believe that what the editorial column sustained marches up and down the fights for the business office has to field. The Bcbcats rolled up 33 first and scored four touchdowns. Bright followed closely with three touchdowns. McDaniel and Ponder scored fight for too. j downs to three for the visitors. So the whisky sheet has come out on ce was Hope forced to punt. Only for prohibition, while the dry sheet stands pat on its state dispensary platform, * Ware to Speak at Magnolia School Will Address A.' & M. College Assembly Friday, December 13 G. W. Ware, assistant director of the Fruit and Truck Branch Experiment station has been invited to speak at the assembly of Magnolia A. & M. college, Magnolia, on Friday, December 13. The subject of Mr. Ware's talk will be "Home Landscape Gardening." Mr. Ware is to meet with the Col- , ,, , , TT . ,. umbia county Truck Grower's asso- £ aH ended with Hope leading 27 to ciation at 2 p. m. on Friday, Decem- °' Hope Scores As soon as Hope got possession of the ball in the opening quarter the Bobcats inarched 58 yards for a touchdown, McDaniel scoring with a plunge from the 8-yard line. Bright passed to Turner for the extra point. A 35-yard pass from Bright to Turner put the Bobcats in scoring position a few minutes later. Barr and 'Brighfc~;djrove to the- one-yard, line where Bright smacked the line for touchdown. Barr'plunged for extra point. ; • As the second quarter started Coach Hammons jerked Bright, Barr and McDaniel. Cargile, Ponder and Stroud took over the ball lugging duties and pushed over two markers before the half ended. A 60-yard drive produced the first score in the second quarter, Cargile making the touchdown. A blocked punt gave Hope the ball on Beebe's 11-yard line a few minutes later. Cargile hit the line twice to score. The her 13. He is to speak to the members of the association and to aid a special committee in planning a program in field demonstration and tomato growing. This program is to bo conducted at A. & M. college farm next year. Ford Parts Men Entertained Here Lord dc Clifford cident which occured on a big road near London. When the case was called in the Old Bailey, one of the London criminal courts, the Recorder passed it up, saying that he had rc- oprtcd it to the Lord Chancellor as a major charge aaginst a peer of the realm. The Lord Chancelor, in turn, appointed a committee of 18 members ; of the House of Lords to consider the , 75 Fl'Om Southwest. .proper methods of procedure "in order lo bring Lord de Clifford to a speedy trial." Stipulations for Trial Most of the members of this coin- were lawyers. They reported favor of quick trial. It would bo d in the Royal Gallery in the Houses of Parliament. The Lord Chancellor, they recommended, .should send a letter to every member of the House of Lords when the date of the trial was fixed, acquainting him with the fact -and asking whether he intended to be present. All the pors attending arc to wear their robes. The accused is to bo seated within the bar, (ConI inued on page two) FLAPPER FANNY SAYS : KtG. U. b. PAT. OFF. Beebe played its best in the third quarter, holding Hope to one touchdown. The Bobcats were forced to march 90 yards for that score, Spears, Barr, McDaniel and Bright alternating with consistent gains. Bright 'scored from the 11-yard line. Three in Final Hope scored three times in the final quarter with long marches. Ponder plowed five yards for the first one, Cargile raced around end for 15 yards far the second one, and then Cargile flipped a pass to Bright for the final marker. Although the game was designated as a homecoming affair, the smallest crowd of the season attended. Miss Martha Ann Singleton reigned as homecoming queen. Attending here were: Misses Angle Lee Smith, Mary j Jane Richards, Alice Kate Hutson and Seventy-five Ford dealers and sales- j phenea Munn. men, a factory man from Detroit and Tno Bobcats will end the season four representatives from the asscmb- Thanksgiving Day at Hot Springs, ly plant at Memphis, were guests at a parts and service meeting held at Hotel Barlow last Wednesday by Hope Auto company, local Ford dealer, Dealers and their salesmen came from the following points in souht- west Arkansas; Arkadelphia, Gurdon, Prescott, Camden, Stamps, Texarkana, Nashville, sas Are Guests of Hope Auto Company City Police Deny Truth of O'Neal's Liquor Shop Charge Patrolman F. B. Ward, Officer on Beat, Issues a Contradiction OBSERVING HOURS Flat Denial 'Made That Williams' Store Was Open at 1 in Morning Answering' a charge made by N: i-P. O'Neal in yesterday's star that he saw the Jett Williams liquor store open", at 1 o'clock last Tuesday morning,. 'City Policeman F. B. Ward asked the newspaper Saturday to print the following statement: -- -.. "I am patrolman on the South Walnut street beat, where the Williams liquor store is located. "Under the city ordinance liquor stores must close at 10 p. m. I make the rounds on my beat every hour throughout the night, paying particular attention to the liquor stores—and I have never seen one open after hours. This is true as regards last Monday night and Tuesday morning. "I have been on this same beat for the last seven months. "I have seen the Jett Williams liquor store open after legal hours only once in all that time, and that was absut three months ago. Mr. Williams came downtown in-his car with his family and looked up the police, asking them to accompany him to his place of business. He said he believed he had forgotten to lock his safe, and wanted to make sure about it. •' ,'• ^'1 personally:; epter0d.ih.fr, stora, -jjrith hirh-r-and "we found the^$af<? ojx;ri:;' He" locked it, and we left the premises together. F. B. WARD November 23, 1935 City Policeman Hope, Ark. Pacific Air Liner Takes Off Liquor, Sales Tax, Old Age Pensicwl Are Issues for * Breakdown of Courts Stresses of the ' Immensity of tue China Clipper. Pau American Airways trans-Paclflc liner. Is vividly shown in this .picture, contrasting with the tiny figures of workmen busy with Hual preparations Oefore the takeoff from San Frnuusco wiib the nrst airtnali rot the Orient. A 25-ton. $5uu.uoo ultra-modern ship, the I Clipper.is the world's most advanced type of any craft, with ample space for Us mall load and 48 passengers. Tbe ship IB so reet long. 24 feet niKh, and bus a wing span ot 130 feet. It naa a top ' speed ot 179 miles and a cruis.UK speed of 16? tulles an hour. , Ashdown, Murfreesboro, Magnolia and Bradley. A. J. House, 72, Dies on So. Fulton St. $ Garland Highway Bridge Suit Opens State Refunding Board Carries Judgment Appeal to Federal Court ST. LOUIS—(/P)—Attorneys began arguments Friday in the United States Circuit Court of Appeals in the case of the Arkansas Refunding Board j against the Kansas City Bridge com- The case involves a $100,000 judgment recently given the bridge company in feciera,! court against the board in connectiDii with the dynamiting of a highway bridge. The bridge, over the Red river at Garland Cily, Ark., was destroyed in 1931. The board refused the company's demand for payment for construction on the ground the state of Arkansas Funeral Held for Pioneer Citzens Who Died Here 1 Last Sunday ] A. J. (Andy) House, 72, died Sun- clay, November 17, at his homo on •South Fulton street, He had been ill a number of months. He had been a resident of Hope and Hempstead county since the age of 12. He had been a member of Melrose Baptist church uincc parly manhood. He is survived by his widow, two sons, John of Hope; and Leola nf Idabel. Okla. One brother, J. A. House of Hurt Athur. Texas; a sister, Mrs. Nettie Johnson of Keota, Okla., and a number of grandchildren. The t'ui eral was held at the family home, conducted by the Rev. Joshua Rodgers, assisted by the Rev. Homer Henry. Burial was in Robinson cem- etoo. Fire Damages House on N. P. O'Neal Farm Fire damaged the roof of a rent house on (he N. P. O'Neal farm north Tennessee Fugitive Is Arrested Here Douglas Brumley Signs Waiver Papers, and Will Be Returned A man arrested here Tuesday by Deputy Constable C. A. Shipp has been identified as Douglas Brumloy, safe-blower and fugitive from the Tennessee penitentiary. Fingerprints sent to Tennessee authorities were returned here Saturday with an order to hold the man. Ufficr Shipp said that Brumley has a prison record at the Arkansas penitentiary. Brumley has signed waiver papers and will return to the Tennessee prison without fighting extradition, Officer Shipp said. 13-Cent Cotton Is Forecast by Cobb Demand Is Strong, With European Stocks Nearly Exhausted, He Says ' WASHINGTON -(/PJ- Forecasting 13-cent cotton, Culley A. Cobb, chief of the AAA Cotton Section Friday expressed a belief that a "considerable -art" of the 4,450.000 bales controlled by the government under 12-cont loans .vould be moved to market this season. "The demand for cotto nis strong," Cobb said, "and the European slocks •>f American cotton have been exhausted. The price has seemed fairly -.toady recently above 12 cents." Cobb said that an announcement of the 1936 cotton adjustment program might be made Tuesday or Wednesday, j AAA records showed that on Novcm ' ber 1 a total of 4,450,678 bales were | held under loans of 12 cents a pound. ] Title lo this cotton still is held by ; he fanners, who obtained the loans, inrl before the cotton may be sold, officials said the price would have to •quctl the amount of the loan, plus interest and carrying charges. It was estimated unofficially that be- t'oic the loan cotton eould bu marketed, the price wculd luive to b" 13.50 cents a pound. Cobb saitl he was "very optimistie" about the outlet for cotton. Most of the current cotton crop is moving out ES. May Protest in Flags Torn Off Car of Four Americans While on European Tour ROME, Italy.— (ff>) —The United States embassy is considering making representations to the Italian government regarding a riotous demonstration against Americans at Paduak, it was disclosed Friday. Breckenridge Long, the United States ambassador in Home, said: "If further investigation warrants, we will make representations to the Italian government." He said that Dr. and Mrs. Bollman, and Dr. and Mrs. Moersch, of Rochester, Minn., who are touring Europe, were made the center of a demonstrating crowd at Paduak. He said that Aemiracn flags were torn off their automobile. The Americans left under police protection. Bulletins SINGAPORE, Straits Settlement —(/P)—Reports that fool prints had been seen in the sand of Saycr island, oif the west coast of Siam, brought fresh hopes Saturday that the missing Sir Charles Kingsford- Sinith might still be alive. WASHINGTON.- (ff>) -John L. Lewis, international president of the United Mine Workers of America, resigned Saturday as vice-president of the American Federation of Labor. WASHINGTON.— (ff) -Determined to see a liberalized Republican party for the 1936 presidential campaign, Senator Borah, Idaho independent, announced Saturday he would begin his drive in a nation-wide broadcast from Washington December 7. Jap Army at Grips With Own People Desperate Political Battle Ethiopians Caught at River Crossing Mowed Down by Italian Machine-Gunners While Attempting a Raid ASMARA, Eritrea—(Copyright Associated Press)—Ethiopian troops under Dogiac Gheremedhtm. one of the chief diplomats insisted the separatist dis- Between Military and Civil Power Great Clipper Plane Takes Off for Philippine, 2 Tons of Mail ALAMEDA, Calif. — (/P)~ Airmail service across the Pacific began Friday night as the first of a fleet of giant sky liners thundered westward, Manila bound. The majestic China Clipper, loaded with nearly two tons of "first class" and official main, gave thousands a thrill as it dipped under the San Francisco-Oakland bay bridge cables in the takeoff. The cables are only about 300 feet above the water. Spectators gasped at what appeared to be a daring feat. Fan-American Airways' officials said the huge flying boat made the dip for the benefit of watching school children. The China Clipper started a mile run on the bay at 3:57 p. m. dipped under the bridge cables an dskimmed on through the Golden Gate. Anchored near the Golden Gate for the occasion was a slipper ship of other days, the Star of New Zeland. Postmaster General James A. Far- LIQUOR TAXATIOJf Revenue Goes to Funcllf &*• Old Age Pensions an<i'| the Unemployable, By O. P. HANES Associated Press Si&'.t Writer LITTLE ROCK— (&)->• The'/ ouertion, the sales ,tax, old 3 ri'-r's and financial reli-f for' will be 1ha four^big issues' 1 Arkansas electorate in next sumtiu election unless veteran political'* servers miss their guess. ^''Vif Local option elections called in^ttiore; than a score of towns since liqudr. •wlisss k£alized by the 1935 general assettyblfc have resulted in ovemhelroing"lylc-.> tories fcr the "drys' 'in all but'"' towns. One county—Howard—haa^u^-j^ ed to ban the sale of liquor and'move-j fo ments to obtain county-wide vfties'aT '"' under way in a number of others.'i Sales Tax Issue - jps Although many officials believe th&t'J; the oppcsition to the 2 per cent sale's^ ^ tax has decreased in recent months,jit*jf & still is recognized as an outstanding is-"[/\S sue. They concede that the sales' tax "f< would have been voted down if votecT'r upon by the people last summer but, '4 claim that the public since has~react-,'!.;{' ed favorably and recognizes the levy"2 as an equitable one. " Aspirants for constitutional i fices will be called upon to definite stand on old age pensionsfThe^ neighboring states of Texas an? '•"--•*- tucky are among the latest to : large majorities in favor of , the pensions. , Several Arkansas counties arj bad way" financially.' Circuit *cp necessity-as funds were not for paying. Warrants ot some --^ r , are being sold at a discount for'ai J as 40 cents on the dollar. vl Dry candidates will face the the faction which claims- that better for revenue from liquor to go to the state than into the pockets'' of the bootlegger. This has been ttfe]f *.' stand of Gov. J. Marion Futrell, e^;-,;-! 1 pressed again recently when Ke'^ answered criticism of the stiaie ' t Women's Christian Temperance Union. \ Old Age. Pension Fund ^ '' Ancther argument liquor proponents will advance is tha fact 'that the liquor;, gallonage tax goes to the State Wei* •.*'.' fare Commission for the payment of " eld age pensions and the care of un- r ^ employables, which include cripples "- / and indigent widows. \>" ''•''' Any candidate coining out on a plat- • form calling for abolition of the sales t tax will have a fight on his hands. Sixty-five per cent of the sales tax •" revenue is allocated to the common school fund. The school lobby is ad- ,> mittedly one of the strongest in the state. The sales tax act was passed as an J emergency measure to be in effect . for two years but plans already are re- parted under way to open a fight in TOKIO, Japan—(/P)—Japan's isttcr of war and her foreign minister ' ?G3,000 and the maximum cost §15,000. debated opposing views of autonomy of five provinces in North China before the cabinet Friday while Tokio leaders under Degias Ayelu Burru. governor of northern Amhara, were driver, back Saturday by Italian forces when they attempted to penetrate Italian-occupied territory. Tho loses were not announced, but authorities said they believed the Ethiopians suffered heavily because . they were caught while attemntincj the difficult crossing of th? Takkaze river, when; the Italians had lined the northern bank with machine guns. pute was "a matter of Chinese politics." The war minister, Yoshiyuki Kawashima, urged, acceptance of Japanese military views at a cabinet session which pin heard the "report" of Foreign Minister Koki Hircta. General Kawashima the obtained a half- V.ur audience with Premier Keisike — u »v»t»wvw* V^fc.lt^.4. «* ISdJli^O <1. A' Ml— • * ---„ -- -*-• — --«_,--•• ley announced that the China Clip- lne 1937 legislature to have the law per's mail load brought a profit of remain on the statute books. " Amendments to allocate 35 per cent of the revenue directly for the payment of old age pensions and unem-f ployable aid and to remove exempt $47,000 to the Postoffice Department, | The postoffice gross revenue from the min-1115,000 letters carried, he said, was The China Clipper's first scheduled stop is Honolulu, 2,40'0 miles away, tions on certain foodstuffs have been suggested by legislators. The 35 per Pclitical experts, who said that the life of the present government might depend on the autonomy discussions, Ogadiin Fully Occupied I ROME, Italy-(Copyrteht Associated j ai ' se . rted ^ cab 'net debate involved Press)—The entire C'gpden region of an '^"i betwec » a strong army ele- Eihiopia, with all its population was I mcnt whlch U ir > sitin g that plans for ,„ ! announced by the clay to have come completely Italian control. MrsJJL Hyatt Succumbs at Ozan ««» "» °? North China be carried which it is expected to reach in about | cent now goes to the general fund, IS hours. Thereafter it will touch | with only $500,000 of it to bs used Midway, Wake and Guam islands en by the welfare department during the route to Manila. | biennium. Educational leaders and pension advocates will insist that politicians favoring elimination of the sales tax advance some other plan for raising revenue to care fcr school children, the aged and those unable to work for a living. The "Broke" Caunties State lawmakers were reluctant to, £ MacDonald Gets New British Post Defeated Veteran Is Retained as Lord President of the Council LONDON, Min- " military in China from enforcing the r, , ^ M « ec »™ a . I ' eu "» ea "™i« snn:,,-:,iis-t mm^mnnt Frjmo Minister Ramsay MacDonald ; separatist movement. The foreign minister generally wo c > expected to support a compromise i suggested by Akira Ariyoshi. Japanese | ambassador lo China, which would | permit the Nanking, or Chinese cen- trul government, to retain much au- as lord president of the Council and express their views several weeks , on a proposal that part of the sales ! tax moneys be allotted to counties to j help them "get out cf he hole." Goy- ernor Futrell asked for their opinions after receiving a report from a com» mittee he had appointed. Only one legislator wrote that he favored such action. But subsequently, the Lawrence county quorum court met and passed Sister Cf A. L, and Horace t«°«ty '» the disputed area. Ariyoshi Getting to bed lute is 1 sion for alarm. had not aecjpled the bridge from the j n f Hone Brick yard Saturday morning. !'" market rapidly, he said, and records company al the tune the span Was The Hope- fire department used the ; db-cU>.->e (hat on Ntvcmber 1 only 32.- dtmolished. A federal court action bcuMur lank on the larso truck to ex- '628 bales c.f 1935 cotton had been pl;tc- was decided in favor of the bridge ' tin K u"sh UK; blu/c. Damage was csli- I'ninpan.v, tic- hoard appealed. j niad-d al $75 id under the 10-eent loans beuiw made year Black of Hope—Funeral on Sunday Mrs. J. M. Hyatt died at 10:30 Friday night at her home at Ozan. She had been ill for some time. Funeral services, although not definitely decided upon at noon Saturday, will probably be held at 2 p. m. Sunday from First Methodist church •it Oian. She is survived by two brothers, A. L. Black of Hope and Horace Black of .-ink' Rod: ; recently conferred with Chiang Kai- Shek. Chinese military overlord, to the annoyance of Japanese military leaders. —«v>flmn»~ Air Mai) Succeeds treated a place far MaL-olm MacDon- ' a resolution urging its representative _ in tiie assembly to vote for allocating (Continued on page two) 20 per cent cf sales tax revenue for ««>««•.- county needs. The governor has recommended that the number of constitutional officers in counties be reduced and said he would draw up a constitutional amend ment to submit t3 the people before retiring from office. Suggestions cften have been made STOCKHOLM —(.*>)— The Swedish Aeit transport company announces that in the season just ended only three of the scheduled 109 night flying trips had to be cancelled by weather. Starting next May the flying of night mail will be carried on throughout the year. Opal Simmons Honor Maid at Magnolia Miss Hester Williams, freshman at A. & M. college, Magnolia. Ark., has been chosen by the fnoiball team as. __.^ _._ _. _.,_ cue of the maids to the Homecoming ; that the number of counties be cut down from 75 to 25 or less. Either proposal will bring on a battle of the ballots. Few county politicians would endorse either proposal, tor adoption would mean a drastic reduction in the number of political Queen. Miss Esta Ruth liolt. Haynesville. La. The o'her maids are; Miss Opul Simmons. Patmos: Miss C/eo McCollum, Magnolia; Miss Le Moyne McCollum, Fmei>-on. The queen and her maids will reign over the festivi T tie.s at the homecoming football game '• "plums." played between Magnolia A. & M. j ust how potent and Monticelli) A. & M.. Thursday, XijvcinbtT 2.S. ('C.'niuinucd on page two) factor the "share

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