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^->^;>^";5^ ^i^'K''' '/ ! * ipjy-j". v? &'^"?f| ?:;% ? , ? - •*. '- - . . S*cbif tftcriS b« iMfiy tftirtfl thnt butt** vanity, »tat M the bcttw.-i E«l«»Mtw VOLUME HOPE, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 1935 tltnr of Hope Itets; freHH, 192?; Consollrtnttxl January IS, 19W. »li!...i ji.u i Hun, il i i TTn.riMiniiii ( .ni...i.l.l»i*»« Here and There OIL SHOWDOWN • iiJr & <fr # ••.•.# & -fr -Editorial By ALEX; H. WA8HBURM- CDITOR The Star: We hear so much about the revenue that Ci I am wondering what it will benefit us. Before prohibition we had no roads, and no schools within reach of us country people. We could hardly get to town, to court, or to church in wagons or any other way. -fl Now we have roads. We can get out to town, to court, to church, to school, any tune. We were promised great things if tho Eighteenth Amendment were repealed. What is it profiting us? So many things are taxed now that were not taxed before. Where does the rcvcriue come in to make taxes lighter?. I feel we are going backward in- , Hope Ends Season With 9 Victories Against 3 Defeats Hot Springs Trojans Beat Locals 33-13 on Thanksgiving Day SEASON IS SUCCESS Bobcats Run Up Total of 300 Points to 65 for Their Opponents By Leonard Ellis An aerial attack that was aided by a strong wind swept Ihe Hope High School football team off its feet to give Hot Springs a 33 to 13 victory Thursday at Hot Springs. It was the final game of the season for both teams and was played before a holiday crowd of nearly 5,000 fans, including a large delegation from Hope. Four cf the five Hoi Springs touchdowns rcsullccl from passes, thrown my Paul Longinotti, 1934 all-state quarterback. He threw 17 passes, nine of which were complete. They were good for four touchdowns^ and 129 yards.-, A fcw:niinutos before the game .ended Longinotl'i.went, around end for . thc {TfuA a Installment Advances 10% Over Other Sales in '34 and 25%This Year Partly Explains Tremendous Decline in U. S. Liquor Consumption stead of forward,-.like, human craw- 1* M PORT ANT FACTOR fish, Instead of building up, we have torn down. I don't feel that the church is wrong in condemning liquor, or anything else that is Satan's instrument. If the church is wrong, what could be right? I nm sure liquor is not right. If it stays here it is likely to ruin our Admitted by Anti-Saloon League, Though Depression Is Another WA£HINGTON-(tf>)— Some students of sales trends are wondering whether. . the American public has cut its liquor consumption because it needs money to rheet installments on such things as autos-and furniture. The consumption of legal liquor is far below the "wettest" prcprohibition. days, while installment buying of a; long list of articles has Increased Hope Scores In Final Held scoreless three quartor.s Hope whipped back in the final period to rcorc twice. Bright made both touchdowns. They were Hie result of an assortment of plunges and passes that carried the Bobcats to within a few yards of the Hot Springs goal where Bright smacked thc line to score. An out-of-town newspaper report that Hope scored with most of thc Trojans' second team in thc lineup is erroneous. In fact, Hope scored without the services of its star quarterback, Cargilc, who left thc game in the third quarter because of injuries. It is true, however, that Longinotti was out of thc lineup when Hope made its first touchdown. - Although outclassed by the s-upcrior Trojan eleven, the Bobcats put up a fight and outplayed their opponents in the first and fourth quarters. The second and third periods were decidedly in favor of Hot Springs. Hope threatened twice in the opening quarter, marching to the 12-yard line where the Trojan line held. A few minutes later Hope recovered a fumble and again marched to the 10- yard line, but lacked thc punch to score. Hot Springs opened up in the second period with passes that resulted in two touchdowns. Tho Trojans mixed line play with aerial heaves by Lon- fiinotli to score twice in thc third quarter. Longinotti raced around end in tho final quarter for the last score. His all-round work stamped him as thc outstanding player on thc field. Itright and Curgilc Bright and Cargilc did most of Hope's ground-gaining. Both were handicapped with injuries, Cargile being forced from thc game in the third quarter with a bad ankle and iiijnrcd hip. Bright had a leg injury that hampered him. However, he turned in a great game, offensively and defensively. Anderson, regular left tackle, saw (Continued on page eight) schools and churches, and our good roads Will be dangerous to be on. MRS. J. M.-SELF. November 27, 1935 McCaskill, Ark. X X X Dear Mrs. Self: Let me first thank „,. .„„ you sincerely for writing me that let- I markedly. £u,, „„„, , , . . . , . . , | Treasury statistics show thnt in the The problem about what tp do with yoar cndcd Junc 30 legal Iiqum . con . the public liquor question troubles sump i ion was onl y 45.7 ^ c ^ nt o{ thc you. - I be perfectly honest with you neok ycari 1917 . Americans drank 75,073,993 gallons in the last fiscal year, compared with 164,291,683 gallons in 1917. Installment Buying Gains Department of Commerce experts' said that in 1934 installment buying, compared to al Ibuying, increased 10 know what the solution is, either. But- I do kno'w this: The Rockefeller family, who for nearly two generations practically supported tho Anti-Saloon League, and who paid all thosc~ traveling; clergymen who went through the countryside Ions before I was born and preached the idea that per ccYit. Scattered reports indicate total prohibition by law ^s an an^ I the ijF rcasc this year may have been ccnl . in * 1932 said that tho attempt to make prohibition a workable law had ruined thc enforcement of all the'other laws, and Although>no,jitudies have been made of'tKe economic and .social effect of such buying, one statistician said he thought some of the decline in liquor- thc Rockefellers, therefore, came out drinking might be attributed to it, for a system of publicly-operated II- A study of the effects of installment quor stores by which thc stale coiild| sn ' cs on *' 1C country will be included regulate the sale of whisky, selling to one man, but refusing to sell to men who arc unfit. 1 am accused by some misguided in Department of Commerce projects starting in January. .Officials hope that some "general stalcmcnl" may result people, Mrs. Self, of running a "whis- i Statisticians pointed out that, with- ky newspaper"—when, as a matter of j out further study, it would be impos- fact, all in the world that I have done ' sible to say definitely whether liquor- is to lay thc Rockefeller liquor-control j drinking has been affected by thc rise program before the people and sug- | in installment payments. gest that it be given a trial. XXX You asked about thc improvement of the roads and the schools under prohibition. Of course, Mrs, Self, these are things we get only when we are willing to pay for them, I think I can show you that' prohibition -has nothing to do with them, one way or the other. The fact is, Mrs, Self, Arkansas was for many years a politically "dry" state and tho same time remained practically at the bottom of thc 48 states in regard to roads and schools. "We got good roads because we put a CVii-ccnt state tax on each gallon of gassolinc; We got good schools because we put a 5-cent state tax on each package of cigarettes. You mentioned a connection between legalized liquor and accidents , on the highways. j All I will ask you to do, Mrs. Self, i One Factor, Says League Anti-Saloon League officials said they dclieve thc liquor decline might be affected by installment-buying, but they consider that thc depression and thc fact that Americans have "lost the habit" arc important factors, too. Leaders of he liquor trade associa-. tions said they had not studied the. problem. Harpist Is to Be Offeredin Concert Angelo Cortese Will Play 'at Hope City Hall at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday _ M 4-ij ^ The Friday Music club will present is "this": 'Look" over" the""newsijape"s i An « el ° Cortese, harpist, in its annual after each week-end and judge for art !? ts concct ", t al 7:3 ° P- m- Tuesday yourself where most of the highway al "" pc cl . ly "V"-, accidents, considering population, oc- i...._!?;? J« ...!?..!. y _, recommended^ as cur—whether they occur in tho large Installment Buying Survey, Star "Hunch'* The Associated Press story in the column to thc left of this item,' telling of a possible relation b&f, twecrt the growth qf installment; 1 buying and the decline of whjsk£-j, drinking, in America, was .tho-Ire- suit of a letter writ.en to flic Wash*;' ington bureau of the'A.P.-oh-No^ vember 22 by _A. H. publisher of The Star and;'Asso-' dated Press correspondent fo't the?"'. area within a, -30-mile radius -of' 1 Hope. • ,' .'-f, Mr. WashbUrn made two requests of the A.P.: First, f that it run authentic figures ' on liquor con sumption in America since repe.'a'l as Compared with the old saloon days; and, second, that the 'AJP. interview the bankers • of . installment-buying systems of automobiles, radios, refrigerators, and '• the like, for a possible relation < b k oi twcen thc growth of these and.tHp- decline in the liquor traffic. . '. ' ' Thc figures on th6 liquor, traf-fiej wore put on the Associated ..Treks wires and published iii The.-.'Star. last luesday, November 26. ' ( , s " The comparison • of • instal-liriorit- ' buying and the liquor traffic was put on the wires from- the 'national- capital this Friday. The results, of course, arc inconclusive. Trjc- publisher of The Star singly had'' a "hunch." There appears to.bcsonie truth in it, but complete, and ac.-" curate , figure's are nowhere available at the present time. •'' ' V V' ' Leads All Sales ! Majority Against State Revenue Agent Denies New Deal Growing in Digest's Poll '-With 12 States Reporting, 'RopSeyelt Policies Mus"', • • ter Only 44% DECISIVE IN OHIO "Peak Passed inr Federal JExpefise' Deficit Will Decrease, President Says ATLANTA, Ga, — (/P)— Prcsiden Roosevelt said Friday the governhicn "has passed the peak of appropriations" and can "look forward with assurance to a decreasing deficit" without new taxes. Addressing a great throng gatheret en Grant field for a Georgia homecoming celebration in his honor, he also spoke of the drive to provide work relief for 3Vj million persons being near its goal. He, said 3,125,000 arc already, placet in jobs. -....- • •'" "wet" areas, or in the "dry" agricultural areas. an artist of unusual charm and distinction. Born in Italy, he became a naturalized citizen at an early age. .•• I v« L| | «) | I (ID, _ , - - - — You will find, as I did, that most of ...^iTJ" ^J^. h ,5SL l ™. d _? ™?£ the time a '"dry" state like Georgia or Kansas is running pretty close to thc accident total of a "wet" state- like Mow York. Here, again, Mrs. Self, the answer to public safety is not in statutory pro- FLAPPER FANNY SAYS: HEG. U. S. P«T. Off, strides as a musician. Thc local music club considers it fortunate in obtaining thc performance hero. This is the first time in the history of Hope for a harpist to appear here in concert, a member of the music Band Excursions Plannedj or 1936 Rotary Club to Sponsoi Monthly Visits to Surrounding Communities A proposal by Terrell Cornelius for thc Rotary club to sponsor a oncc-a- monlh excursion of the Hope Boyi, band to the smaller towns and com- munitics of southwest Arkansas, beginning the first of the year, was approved Friday by the civic club at its noon luncheon in Hotel Barlow. Club members will be called upon to furnish transportation for the musical organization, numbering neax-- l.v 40. C. C. Lewis, in charge of Friday's club program, introduced George W. Robison, Jr., who spoke briefly on topics at the University of Texas, where he is a student. Other club guests Friday were: Douglas Bemis, of Prescott; and Max Walker, Hope. club said. Assisting Mr. Cortese, the Friday Choral club will offer Iwo j groups of songs. The chorus, costumed in gowns j the 60's, made a successful appearance hibition, but in a hard-boiled state highway patrol. New York and some other states have such a highway patrol. Slates that don't have a patrol ., c ,,. , , , continue to have alarming hi g hway he BU s, nuulc a successful appearance- accidents, whether "wet" or "dry." I ^ r °'' c a , lal =' c audience in Hot Springs | X\X ! during the national U. D. C. conven- | "|3 More Negroes Held for Robbery odisls, Baplists and P; my parents were staunch supporters of the Anti-Saloon League. I have never aimed to speak disrespectfully of any church. But I think tho church organizations are making a terrible mistake in trying to return the people to prohibition. When I lie State of Arkansas was disru.--.sin3 the liquor question in the last legislature, and the legislature was trying to frame a proper kind of law. the churches practically boycotted those commit tec meetings. A Hope clergyman told ire, "Don't mention the Thorn law—we had noth- hiK I" ilo with any of that discussion." But, Mrs. Self, this newspaper tried lo arouse- interest in the- Rockefeller p'rjn of a stale dispensary. ;it that very I am a Methodist, thc son of Melh- i , tion andare '•Bating those numbers . " rcsbyterians. and j here at the request of many Hope cit- Total of G Picked Up US Suspects in Seconcl- Hand Store Raid The chorus is composed of: ! Mesdamcs Fred Harrison. W. Y. Foster Jr., R. T. White, Sam Warmaek, (Continued or. page three) ~»»«»» Commercial Study Is Opened to All ., ...... Mrs. Ethel Whitehurst opqnod a time, and we lo.st. The Thorn bill was • general commercial school al her res- passed instead. ' ' "" . —. . . Anu i thiiiic one of the reasons why Hope has six private liquor stores lo- Poliee Chief John W. Ridadill announced Friday the arrest of three more negroes as suspects in the S200 robbery last week of the Lee Do- Vaujjhn second-hand store. The latest iirrests increased the list to six. North little Rock police picked up Luther Williams,. LcRoy Laudermilk _ j and Isaac Holmes. They were roturn- i/-« T-II' -i i 1 ed to Hope Thursday night by Officers' 16 ElIglble ; Bukcr and Burden. ; Chief Ridgdill said all three negroes, have confessed. Some of tile loot' laken here was found in possession of ihe negroes when arrested at North Little Roek. The nessro Holmes admitted lo of- irk'iice, 423 We.-t Division street, Fri- | fiee-.-s Fiicluy that he stole several pair •-111 .Buckeye State •, Of, -Straw Balloters Op, ' pose F. D.'s Policies ' An'.incrQase is shown in thc majority' vote against the New Deal, registered last week in The Literary Digest's 10,000,000-ballot nationwide poll, ,;Ss ,;1G7,600 additional .returns are re- p'orted, 'in the second tabulation of the "straW", referendum. /••An "analysis, of the 207^087 total votes n'o^v tallied, which appears in the cur- reni.issue of the magazine, shows 91,' in support of Roosevelt's "acts and poh'cies" to 115,736 opposed .tfl.t.ri'cm: .'•The' poll protest against the New Deal rises in percentage from 53.28 of .last week's balloting to 55.89 of thc current week's tally. In 1934 a similar poll conducted by The Literary Di- geStrto. practically thc same list of names rcVealod only 38.85 per cent of the straw ballots of the entire nation opposed to thc New Deal, or 61.15 per cent In favor of it, i Initial returns are reported this week i from thc, seven States of, Florida, Illi- jjois, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Da- kof&j 'Ohio -and-Texas -in addition to more 'votes from Georgia, Iowa, Kan- *afe', Missouri and Oklahoma . which first appeared in last week's tabulation. 'Oiily.'-.two- of the twelve 'States give a majority vote for thc New Deal, Political Tale in Nevada Co. "Bad Condition in Hope" Referred to Crowded Traffic, Not Liquor Business, Declares Inspector Mitchell Reports rcadhing The Star from Nevada county that State Revenue Inspector C. C. Mitchell was being quoted as saying that liquor conditions in i Hope were so bad that "my wife can't go downtown Saturday/afterhbon"' were indignantly denied Friday by Mr. Mitchell in an interview with the newspaper. < Information reaching The Star said that Dr. J. P. Atkinson, of Bodcaw, Mr, 1 Mitchell's father-in-law, was quoting the revenue man to that effect. Mr. Mitchell flatly denied this in behalf of his father-in-law and himself. The revenue agent said: "Neither I nor my 73-year-old father-in-law ever made such a ridiculous statement. "It isn't true, in the first place. "In the second-place, the only time I ever referred to conditions of any kind in Hope was to the crowded traffic condition, when my father-in-law and I were discussing the best time to bring a load of cotton to our city. "If Dr. Atkinson made any statement about Hope it was in connection with the heavy fatality list on the highways over the week-end—and not any statement as regards the Hope liquor business. "My wife, and I have been in the habit of doing our shopping on Saturdays, but with the crowded traffic condition in recent years we have often talked, about switching over to some other day—just as hundreds of others. "And that, positively^ is all there is to it." Last Publication Personal Tax List Hempstead County's Delinquent Notice Appears Today for Final-Time Hcmpstcad county ^ completes the second and final publication of the delinquent personal tax list-in Thc -Stan - •"" lt«-f- L •-,. The publication,'" which requires nearly 12 newspaper columns, was published for the first time Friday, November 22, and today's publication completes it. Total cost to the delinquent taxpay- Georgia voting over 2 to 1 and TexasSers for the newspaper publication is Second Report Literary Digest New Deal Poll From The Literary Digest for November 30, 1935 Stato Total Votes to Date Florida ; 7,762 Georgia 12,885 •Illinois ;.. ; 8,350 Iowa ..'....:...:..; 34,930 'Kansas , 29,548 .Minnesota 21,903 Missouri 44,680 Nebraska 5,960 North Dakota 4,582 Ohio .....: : L. 14,868 Oklahoma :.. 14,021 Texas 7,598 Vote YES in Support of Roosevelt's Policies 3,834—49.397n 8,704—€7.55% 2,737—32.78% 14,571—41.71% 12,666-^2.87% 8,072—36.85% 19,850—44,43% 2,442-40,97% 1,824—39.81% 5,124—34.46% 6,825—48.687o 4,702-61.88% Vote NO Against Roosevelt's Policies 3,928—50.617o 4,181—32.457o 5,613—67.22% 20,359—58.29% 16,882—57.137o 13,831-63.15% 24,830-55.57% 3,518—59.037o 2,758—60.19% 9,744—65.547o 7,196—51.32% 2,896—38.127o Totals 207,087 91,351—44.11'; 115,736—55.89% Caution Urged in Burning of Trash i Householders Asked to Have Flues Examined Where Wood Is Fuel In an effort to curb the, city's fire loss as much as possible,' Fire Chief J.* K. Sale cautioned Hope citizens Fri•day- to btocareiful an bur to have^ues^exali^. where wood i? used* as a fuel. Mr. Sale pointed out that ( the city fire department answered seven calls last Saturday, all of which he said started from'negligence. Most of the fires were caused from burning trash. He asked that Hope citizens use a container in which to burn trash. He pointed out the danger in grass fires, especially when whipped by wind. He also cited the fact that every fire causes thc taxpayers money. An automobile fire caused the fire department to make a run at noon Friday. No damage resulted except the burning of wires on the car. to England; 1 MayBorf Mussolini Attack on • Me'diteii-a'tte! HAD SOUGHT^ Italian Dictatorial —League Comnljl to Decide MonT GENEVA," Switzerland,-^! meeting of the League o^Nat mitteei of 18 to > consideriil turn of an oil embargo ag was set Friday for- December';;? Monday. ' v x v?,*.* 4 " J ? $ France Joins BrHairi ij&f PAWS, France—(>P)—GroaVJl was reported by informed Friday to have achieved^rts,! sought assurance of French! *lr in case of an Italian 'attack^ British fleet in the MeditefeaB It was stated:that PreWerlL who previously delayed League oK ticns action on' the proposal Jof,)"embargo against Italy, h'ad'giv to the' British, demand for; acU this subject—thereby wrecldh : ian hopes.for further delay;,''V^ '" "War," 'Says Italy^ ROME, Italy—(Copyright; Air ed Press)—A new' .European!, arose Friday over, the League^ tions project for an 'oil;/ei' against Italy, with responsible;;* asserting that Premier Muss&J __„ evolved a counter' progra^-Jncll ing a swift thrust at 'the BHtisliffl^ The responsible paKons-fibt'offi * but holding high connectibr^ sjtfd a - fresh ^ conflict—perhap^ "jt-aii over 3 to 2 in support of Roosevclt's$$205.10—a total of 2,?51 delinquents at for WPA Course at 423 West Division -iy morning with an enrollment of 2ii. ! of ho.vc from Kill's Shoe .store several WFA ' days ago. Brother insists tlwl pa must be u ijig liero because be gives jio quarter, either. Those already held arc Curtis Coop- school will operate as a day instead of one publicly-owned ' l u '°J ucl - slore, is beeau.se Ihu preachers were' *^"- v w ' 1 ' 10 Person in the county . IT. Robert Johnson and Dauk-l E. determined to f;o their own v,-ay re- i " l>vcr " le i{ * e . °f ^ is eligible lo enroll. ' Jackson, all Hope negroes. All the • • . ; ' • — j No chm-ifcs will b.u made, Mornin? siifoucts will be arraigned in inunic- CContinued on page three) and night classes \yill be taught. i ipal court next Tuesday. policies. All twelve of thc States in the current count of the poll voted for Roosevelt in 1932. Illinois registers tho heaviest response against thc New Deal with a more than 2 to 1 vote of "no" in answer to the question: "Do you approve the acts and policies of the Roosevelt 'New Deal' to date?" The current tabulation shows a state tolal of 21.903 votes from Minnesota of which 63.15 per cent are against thc 'Jew Deal. Missouri returns 44,680 votes bus far of wliich 55.57 per cent are anti New Deal. Nearly two-thirds of the 14,863 re- turn.i reported from Ohio this week vote "no" against the New Deal. Nebraska, which voted more than 3 to 2 or Roosevelt in 1932, now polls ncar- y a 3 to 2 majority against the New Deal. Four of thc five slates from which nitial returns were tallied list, week, ! coreia, Kansas, Missouri, and O'kla- loma, show an increased votn against lie New Deal, while thc vote in Iowa Jains fractionally for the New Deal ut still shows a percentage of 58.29 gainst, tho Roosevelt policies. Tho balloting in Florida so fur indi- utcs-practically a stand off with a| wrc majority of 50.61 per cent of the | talc's tally scored against the New ' Deal. ! ^utrell Requests I Post-Season Game; Governor Wants Title Determined by Pine Bluff and Blytheville LITTLE ROCK—(/P)'-Gwi.-rnor Futrell ifMied a formal request Friday fcr a post-season football game be- twceii Pine Bluff and Blytheville to decide thc Arkansas high school cham- | pionship. —«p * fr—- Only 800000 of thc 6.000.000 farms: in tho United States are electrified. Holiday Accident Toll IsVery Light 40 Killed ways Thursday, According to National Survey By the Associated Press At least two score motoring fatalities were recorded in the nation Thursday night as automobiles making Thanksgiving Day pilgrimages crowded many highways. Snow and ice were hazardous factors in scattered portions of the Northern tier of stales, notably in Iowa, where six persons died in crashes. Holiday traffic claimed five lives] was considerably less than on corre- ' m California, four each in Missouri | sponding advertising taken from fac- """' T11! — ! - " : " T ~ 1! ™-'- ' 10 cents each. Tho publication totaled 242 column inches, for which thc newspaper received an average of 42.3 cents per inch for each insertion. The newspaper's national advertising rate is 42 cents flat. Owing to the extensive overtime charges required for prompt publication of so large a "legal," the net income to the newspaper, however, tories and stores. Upward Trend of Trade Continues Business Improves in St. Louis District Despite Bad Weather and Illinois, three in Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky, and two each in Massachusetts and Virginia. Michigan, Minnesota, Georgia, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Washington each counted one death. Two hunters were killed in Tennessee. Two aged men were killed when an explosion and fire damaged a Franklin (Pa.) apartment house. Anna Plum, 33, was killed in New York when, returning home with a addition to ,?ts present spric'tionst,, cut short Italian warfare rn'Eth1qpia| Italians Destroy Fort ROME, Italy - (/P) - TwV' ,*„,„«,, squadrons wrought destru'ctionfSpn Daggah Bur, official Italian ^ispa^tcKSS said Friday, leveling this Importat}^ fortress lying between Italy's soutli cm armies and their major objective of Jijiga and Harar. Copyright Associated Press '4 ROME, Italy—Responsible pe'' with high connections said'Thuisuo night a 'war that might be a s w$r1 war would be certain to result'ifi'" League of Nations places an oil*/ bargo upon Italy. ' >*'„, These persons were not offici-~ They said Premier Mussolini,", at^ midnight session of the Fascist Gra " Council .'November 18, adopted . < j three-point program to be used If, i embargo is applied: - ^ I 1. Italy would withdraw her^ am, bassadors and ministers from al •I "enemy", countries (those applyingiftu oil sanctions). t * *• 2. Italy would quit the League pf' Nations. ) f t; 3. Italy's "Death Squad" air force «{$ the navy would strike immediately al;';' the British, fleet in the Mediterranean^ Tills is reported to be a force of 185'" pilots pledged to go to certain death-*' Each would carry one huge bomb .In/ his plane, pick out an enemy warship' and dive upon the vessel. It would. >%flw a sudden, desperate war in an attempt^ to break through the ring pf 53 ,*-- - sieging nations, these sources France, Britain Notified .Tliis determination was Sir Eric Drummond, the British' _ bassador, here last Saturday "»' the Italian ' ' It was knowledge of this prggra these sources continued, that cg"~ postponement of a. mefit!Jj- League of Nations cominlttef ninfi f or Friday to consider an ST. LOUIS, Mo. — (/P) — Commerce and industry in the Eighth Federal Reserve district continued recent upward trends during October and the first half of November, the St. Louis federal reserve bank reported Friday. A moderate upturn in employment (Continued on page eight) Bulletins FANT.-V I5A1U5AKA. Ciilif.-l/Ti— .les*<> Live run.-re. Jr., 15, son of (he famous Wall Street operator, wi-s probably fataly wounded early Friday. Undcrshcrifr Jack Ross said Livcrniorc's muihcr firctl llic thol. LI T T L E I! O C K.- I/PI—Sluie Cumptrullcr Ci riff in Smith said Friday he was ypposcJ to any pro)•< cd tax increase to provide funds for Ihp Arkansas Centennial ccle- lu-aUun. ''I don't Iliink any i-incrjcciK-.v olla-r tliau relief to prvvcjil intuii.sr siiffcriiiir \vquld justify ixddilHDial taxes," Smith di-clart-d. She fell ,6 the street from thc elevated * l " Women Members of Party to Meet Mrs. Louis Rhoton to; Speak at Hope City Hall at 8 p. m. Tuesday Mrs. C. S. Lowthorp announced Friday that a mass meeting would be held al 3 p. m. Tuesday at Hope city hall to organize a Democratic Women's club of Hcmpstcad county. I She urged the attendance of all j Democratic women of the county. ; Mrs. Lowthorp announced that Mrs. Louis Rhoton of Little Rock, state; chairman of Democratic Women's ' ••lubs. would deliver an address andi Iv-lo in organization of the- county 1 elub. Mrs. J. P. Bowen of Little Rock, national membership chairman, will i, also be a speaker. would be "another step which eventually lead to European hos't ties." Beyond that officials do no$ Wai- PosslljiHty Recognize^ MussoUni plainly recognized, (Continued on page eight)

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