Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on December 10, 1935 · Page 1
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i * Hope HOttS, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1936 Y, v f ij'-v^,,', .^ Star Star (vt iw. frcm, t3£i, .tdftuafy li 192*. FULTON IS WARNED Here andThere By ALKX. Fund Reaches $66.25 on First Day of Drive American Legion Solicit- THE government's farm program, in effect the last two i years on cotton, wheat, corn, pork and other basic commodities, is being: argued this moment before the supreme court. There had been earlier programs, but two years ago the government, after holding a referendum of farm voters, inaugurated a compulsory production control system with cash benefits paid to the farmers out of a processing tax collected from the consumers. It is the processing tax, and ar- 'FOR .lVi aiy crop cont1 * 01 ' which is being attacked in the present I Th° government says that if 'one I p nn i rpi • -o-, T ,, {^administration is permitted by law to | (J(Jcli i Ills X ear IS-4 ,'tax agriculture through high tariffs to I aild Citizens AfC Urged I maintain good wages and profits for . Dnnnfo bf Oti«« j industrial plants, then another admin- j LU LJ\Jiia\,c etl/ \_/IJl;tJ jstration ought to be permitted lo ors Begin Annal Christmas Campaign TY Pacific History Darkened by Horror Tales Death-Ships Flung on Shore Now Held by Air Line Advance Agents WRECKAGE~IS USED .Here's Second Account of Isles on Proposed Route to Australia Moving forward with n* for a Calif or nia- Australia air line, U. S. !/orernmmt officials lutc'c xt<Uioncd modern Critjsocs on three South Sea ittlea to yathcr ttnnd and weather datq. How these colonists live and (Ac interesting histories tiny isles ivhith, < drejald part series, of lohich this is the second story. By ERNIE PYLK NKA Service Special Correspondent WASHINGTON— Not all So.uth Sea islands are palm-leafed paradises Take the three, for instance — Jarvis Bnker, and Rowland— that the gov- "rnmenl is now considering as base for a California-to-Australia airline wheu and if such line is started. These islands are lonely places. For more than 50 years no human beinj, hud lived on them. They are bare and small, and the sun beats down upon them unmercifully. There is no water, no shnde. For half it century only birds, and rats, and crabs have lived there. Despite all this, these specks in the soutli Pacific may play an important part in aviation advance. The three isles were chosen by William T. Miller, airway superintendent of the U. 'S, Bureau of Air Commerce, on • » recent tour, as the most practicable stops for ships flying from America to the Antipodes. He visited eight or 1( isles, some inhabited and some not. Then he employed 12 carefully picked Hawaiian youths so stay on Jnrvis, Baker, and Howland island; for a year, lo author wind and weather daUi for the government. Four on each isle, they're living like Crusoos, though with more of the comforts of civilized life. Grim Trugcdy n the hi iff periods of inhabitation (lit islmids, they have known grim tragedy On Jury Us Island, 1600 miles south of equalize matters by taxing industrial citizens to help the farm population. This is a just and logical position. Practically everybody west of the Mis- The annual Goodfellows drive, sponsored by the American Legion, started in Hope Monday afternoon and the first report Tuesday showed a collec- sissippi and south of the Ohio sub-j llo » °f 566.25. scribes to that principle. | The campaign for funds to be used Hawaii, .still AniarHiith, n lies the wreck . pf the wooden sailing ship which disappeared in 1913 with all hands lost. The Hawaiian boys have taken lumber from the wreck and built a wooden house. Also, in the wreckage, they have found skillets and coal, which they are now burning. They also found a baby carriage (Continued on page six) sAfter all, a smile U Just in the pan. But industrialists point out that the .tariff system, while it' permits industry to charge a generally higher price for its products, in no wise interferes with the production and management of the individual factories. Furthermore, t h o administration's opponents say that agriculture itself has a great system of protective tariffs, more or less like industry, and that therefore the processing tax. levied against industry and paid to agriculture, is unjust and unconstitutional. This is the situation, then, which .confronts the supreme court—and a decision is expected before Christmas. XXX Regardless what the court rules on the processing tax and arbitrary control .of crops it is likely there will be continued government aid for agri- Culture. There almost has to be, for this .reason: Thc. United 'States, as economists have always pointed out, is thc only instance; in all history where an industrial and an agricultural civilization have existed side by iidc und,cr ^11 Mhrwgh American history this "'political cdnflict has laged. and whenever the South <and West stood together there wore material benefits for agriculture in the programs adopted at the national capital, But when the South and West divided, the high tariff men of thc East rode triumphant—and industry profited while agriculture languished. Today, even the great industrialists argue that our extortionate tariffs should be reduced. And the administration, being Democratic, is pledged to reduce them. Some progress has been made in that direction. We have executed treaties with Russia and Canada, and have made overtures to the South American nations—but progress is slow, since other countries have learned to build tariff walls themselves and are suspicious about coming out from behind them. This is a new situation for Americans—to be confronted bv a tariff machine which in all prior years only Americans themselves knew how to use. The quick and certainly legal way in providing Christmas cheer to needy Hope families is expected to be completed Thursday afternoon. A goal of $200 has been set bv the Legion. Committees soliciting funds are: Fred Gray, B, L. Wellborn, J. K. Sale and B. C. Hollis. Any person missed by this group and who desires to con- tribute'to the fund may do so by turning in donations to Hope Star. Mrs. Arch Mooro has been oppointed treasurer of the drive. She will also supervise all purchases and the distribution of gifts. Contributions contained in thc first report Tuesday: Hope Star J. K. Sale Mrs. B. C. Lewis Mrs. C. P. Holland Scott Store John S. Gibton W. P. Singleton J. S. Gibson, Jr. •...*: Theo P, Witt J. C. Hall C C. Eprngms _ L. D. Reud I. , E O. Winnfteld J. R. He'ard O. A. Graves Albert Graves Duffia Hardworc Co. Reese and Spears Named Co-Captains for 19j6Bobcats 100 Attend Rotary Club's Annual Banquet for Football Team ' GIFT TO HAMMONS Bulletins WASHINGTON -K/P)— President Roosevelt returned to the White House Tuesday shortly before 11 a. m., and arranged for an afternoon meeting on the budget for the next flcst-l year-July 1, 1936 to June 30, 1937. WASHINGTON — (fi>) rr- The organized utility holding companies ottered to co-operate Tuesday with the government in reducing the multiplicity of suits tinder thc He Gets Automatic Shot-i holdWfr com P an y act gun—Coach Ivan Grove, S. Walker M. Smyth H. L. Hanegan Eula Jones John P. Cox L. A. C. F. Keith Routon C. C. Lewis Eriant's Drug Store R. M. Patterson Burr Store W. S. Atkins Roy Anderson Mary Sue Anderson City Bakery Hollamon D. Middlebrooks , M. S. Bates I C. C. Johnson F. G. Ward Tom McLarty R. L. Bry'ant J. D. Barlow ..$10.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 . 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 About this, time evciy year the Goodfellows club makes up .1 fund so that no youngster and no family circle in Hope shall go down thc calendar to Christmas Eve unrc- memberod. It is a story not paiticulaily of Christmas but of every < day, and in the tiachtion of every human race—thc tradition that the fortunate shall help thc unfortunate in order to wish away future disaster from himself! Thc government piograms help the needy—but this Good- fellows fund helps also the helper! Even in pagan lands of long ago there was this admonition to each householder Be hospitable to a stranger—you •may sometime need him! But Chustinnity goes, further than that, pleaching the gospel that all men arc/brothers, and that the abler brother must help thc weaker one. The story of giving is age-old, and world-wide. We observe it particularly in the .Christmas season. Let us remember thc Goodfellows solicitation. li 4 Are.Ajsted hi 3 Negroes and a White Man Seized in Separate County Searches Three negroes and a white man were arrested in separate sections of thc country over the week-end as the result of liquor raids by county officers and revenue agents. Millard Loveless, white, was arrested at his home, four miles northeast of McCaskill late Saturday night. Officers seized nine gallons of moonshine liquor Loveless has been released on bond, pending a hearing in federal court at Tqxarkana. Participating officers were: State Ranger J. H. Htinis, Ifritish Threaten to Tufn on Envoy Dissatisfaction at Home Menaces Plan to Settle African War By the Associated Press Reports that the British cabinet had rebelled against its own foreign secretary's plan for settlement of the Italo-Ethiopian war were heard in London Tuesday. Sowell. office announced that negotiations concerning the peace pro- iwsals were being reopened in Paris, where Sir Samuel Hoare, foreign secretary, had reached an agreement with Premier Laval of France. In thc House of Commons, Prime of Hendrix, Speaks Election of Hugh Reese and K. E. Spears as co-captains of the 1936 Hope I/High School football team, an inspira- ' tional speech by Coach Ivan Grove of j-Hondrix college, and thc presentation of an automatic shotgun to Coach Foy Hammons, furnished the highlights of i | Hope Rotary club's annual banquet to , the high school football team at Hotel j Barlow Monday night. Approximately 100 persons attended, including Rotarians, guests, out-of) town visitors, Coaches Hammons, j Jones, Martirl and the Bobcat football squad. Roy Anderson acted as master of ceremonies and introduced Rotarians and most of the speakers. Grove's Speech : j High tribute to Coach Foy Hammons (was paid by the featured speaker, I Coach Ivan Grove, who in his opening 1 remarks.' said in one sentence about the Bobcat mentor: "In Coach Foy Hammons you have a good coach, a wonderful sportsman, and a real gentleman." He then launched into the fundamentals of football and told of the benefits derived from' the national game. He talked of sportsmanship, courage, character building,' arid other helpful factors resulting from football. He concluded his speech with .a .ringing plea^to keep Arkansas" ! "athletes / in Arkansas He praised the U&v<irsity pf 'Arkansas as an institution pf higher learning, and said that one of-the finest equipped athletic plants in the state could be found at Fayettcville. "We have other fine colleges over the state equipped with the best of athletic facilities. Why leave Arkansas to play football? You owe it to yourself and your state to remain here. Think twice before accepting some offer from another state institution," Coach Grove concluded, Praises Good Season j Other speakers Monday night were I Miss Beryl Henry, superintendent of ' Hope schools, who praised Coach Hammons and thc Bobcat team, for a successful season. Dean Glenn Durham gave a two- minute talk on moral and team spirit. Assistant Coach Jimmy Jones briefly gave thanks to the business men of TATSFDELD, Kent, Eng.— (#>V- Ten persons were reported killed Tuedsny in the crash of. a passenger plane flying from Brussels to London. .The airliner left Brussels carrying a .pilot, , radio, operator, steward and seven passengers, one reported to bo a woman. Stage of 26 to 28 ;; Feet Is Forecasf in Next 48 Hoiif 1 '.4 Art Crest to Reach^Fulto1$ Wednesday or Thursday '7 —25 Feet Is Flood Stage» | f HITS 23.2 TUESDAY.! Flood Gate Under Coi struction South of Fultoi Is Threatened CHICAGO— (JP)- The Boston Red Sox announced Tuesday the pur- chas eof Jimmy Foxx. home 'run slugger, and Pitcher Marcum from the Athletics for cash; and Pitcher Gordon Rhodes and Catcher Savino, who were with Syracuse this past season. Hoffman Denies He Will Save Bruno 1.00 Herb'Spears Morris_of Blevins, and Deputy Sheriff | He told the legislators he was not at R. Williams Clyde Holloman Cash E G. Coop L N. Garner Cash Cash J. E. Allen J, A. Brady Guy Card Cash H. B. Hall to have remedied thc injustice be- j 9 li !i lt l c .. M ,? mn tween industry »nd agriculture would have been to slash tariffs drastically and immediately. But that was impossible, since today wo must start any tariff discussion by first asking a foreign country what it will do in exchange. You understand, therefore, why Secretary Hull of the Department of State, has been out of the country so much the last two years, visiting foi - eign nations, making friends, and lining up tariff treaty plans. Meanwhile the agricultural areas await the verdict on the present AAA system, a verdict which must be written by nine justices looking across a country where exists the only parallel industrial and agricultural civilizations in the whole history of the world. Fulton Awarded New Postal Route 60 Families on Other Side £ of Red River Served " by U. S, Mail i Mrs. R. E. Cain Cash H. M. Olscn Cash R. L. Patterson D. B. Thompson R. M. Lagrone R. M. LnGrone, Jr, C. L. Harwell Clifford Franks Cash Lon Sanders S. H. Briant Cash C. C. Mitchell Wallace R. Rogers Cash 1.00 1:00 .25 .25 .25 .50 .25 .50 .25 .25 .50 .50 .50 .50 50 .50 .50 .50 .2; .50! .50 | .50 50 ' Tom Roberts and Norvcll Chcatham. negroes, were arrested at the scene of I a still, located 12 miles northeast of' Hope near Columbus road. A third, all sure that n "finality" had been reached. , • Peace Actually Near i** nr Sclasi " e agree to begin the still, a 20-gallon capacity outfit All the negroes have been released official circles Tuesday. Mussolini seems inclined to . best in the history of the town. v He j said this spirit was a contributing success to the team. Lawrence Martin, coach of the Junior High School squad, said the most impressive factor to him, during the 1935 ,,campaign, was the co-operation of 11 Bobcat players on the field, working as a unit. Co-operation of (players results from a well-drilled team, he said. New York Journal Stor of "Pledge" Contradicted by Governor TRENTON, N. J. — (/P) - Govemo Hoffman said Tuesday, that any rep resentations'.that he, had pledged him self to .save Bruno, Richard -Haupt mann from the electric chair "are ab Eolutely untrue." New York Humor -'NEW YdRK^^Sje,4*ew Evening Journal $ajd Tuesday tha Governor Hoffman had definitel committed himself to a vigorous figh tp save ."the life. of ; Bruno Richar Hauptmann, .convicted slayer 'of th Lindbergh baby." The Journal quoted the highes sources for its statements, saying "The governor, has definitely .mad up • his mind about .Bruno, 'that h wil Iseek to snatch him. from .th shadow of the electric chair even i the teeth of a contrary vote by th board of pardons." This disclosure, the Journal said "threatened one of the greatest po litical upheavals in New Jersey's history." Mrs. M. Anderson Dies Here, Aged 68 Heart Attack Fatal to Widow of Late J. W. Anderson .mi me negroes nave oecn released i ,,, , ., r . ; . —, r main, nc saio. on bond, pending a Hearing in federal i ~ scttl f mcnt on tnc b f * of Anglo- | C oach Foy Hammons took the floor court at Texarkana i Fi rcnch peace proposals which have | and introduced the Bobcat squad He Raiding officers wcie. Deputy , beon subl "t»cd to him unofficially, it' thcn , n troduced Coach Ivan Grove as Sheriff Reginald Bearden; Frank Tur-j W « s , . '" mfol ™ ed quarters. | one of thc smartest college coaches nor, constable of Spring Hill; and Revenue Agents Ed Van Sickle and C. C. Mitchell. ' Selassie, these sources said, is expected to resign himself to cxchang- | ing part of his territory for n seaport if i — » — • —'—>i Negro Christmas FundJ^Solicitetf •%l'. Annual Campaign of Hope and thc assurance that he may the remainder of Ethiopia. Bombings Continue in thc state. Near the close of the banquet Mayor Albert Graves presented Coach Ham- ' .50 25 50 50 ' 2r) Negroes Will Be Launched Thursday A postal route extending from Ful- i'n, acro.'s thc toll bridge and thence our miles southwest » to the Reed Brothers' farm at Clipper, Ark., has lecn established. Cash Henry Hitt A. T. White 50 O. D. Middlebrooks 25 Allison Shields .a. 1 ! The annual drive by the jiegn Goorlfellows club will start Thursday '25 December 12. ' A committee of one, W. L. (Shorty) Thc new route will benefit apprux-1 r ' .]: .lately 60 families in that urea, it was ; f, , H. A. Thomas J. A. Embrcc E, R. James .... i E. R. James .. mately estimated Tuesday by C. H. Wilson, 'Ural mail carrier. Twenty mail boxes have already )ncn put up, and others are expected hortly. The route is a month and 10 days old. Fire Tuesday Hope Fire department WHS called to * negro home on South Ha/el street t 3 p, m. Tuesday where fire slightly lamaged the roof of the negro home. Novel Dramatized i STOCKHOLM.-! 4'j-"Thc Story of Josta Borling." famous novel by Selna Lagerlof, Nobel prize winner and 'fly woman in the- Swedish Academy, s being dramatized by her for the Royal Dramatic theater here. The first 1 Coles Ice Cream A. B. Patten Total .5(1 50 .50 .50 .25 .50 .50 ' Holbcrt. negro, has been authorized to i solicit funds. It will be the third annual drive by the club. All funds will go to needy negro families of Hope at Christmas time. $66.25 Sister of China Clipper Hops Officers Are Elected by Woodmen's Lodge Election of new officers of the Woodmen of the World lodge was announced Tuesday by John W. Ridgd ; ll. : Mr. Ridgdill was re-elected clerk. hold j mons w ith a 12-guage automatic shotgun, a gift from the Rotary club. Syd McMath, representing the Young Business Men's association, presented Mrs. Martha Carolyn. Anderson, 68, died of a heart attack Monday night a the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. M Houston, 315 North Pine street. She was the widow of the late Rev. J. W. Anderson. Mrs. Anderson was a native of Mississippi, She came to Hope in 1919. Funeral services will be held at 10 a. m. Wednesday from the home of her daughter, Mrs. J, M. Houston. The services will be in charge of the Rev. Fred Harrison, pastor of First Methodist church. Burial will be in Rose Ras Desta Demeu, son-in-law of Em„..-,. . >oror Hnilo Selassie, A squadron flew from Dolo to Juba to diop 70- pound bombs on thc wai- | uors Thuitdaj Ethiopians ictuincd the file ,md one Italian obsci\cr v,,is killed. The Reuters correspondent at Addh Ababa said there were unconfirmed I I arc juniors. Reese is an end. Spears i 1 is a halfback MOGADISCIO, Italian Somaliland, Coach Hanmoniwith TeaseT shot HU1 ce » let ^' Oec. 7 (Dclayed)-(/p)-Hundrcd5 of!™ 'hells Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Ethiopians wore reported today killed i Rccsc an 'ri Sucars oloetprl to Ir-id th P i J- M> Houston > Mrs - Robert E. Cain, n an Italian air attack on troops of j x ^ p * ^ ^hoo, feotb^r^m I "^ ^M 8 " 818 ^" 1 ', aU "/^ ' a sister, ftlrs. Anne Douglas of Hope. Five grandchildren, Martha Carolyn Houston and Martha Eleanor Blackard of Hope, Mary Lee, Margaret Carolyn, and Nancy Ruth Anderson of Athens, Texas. Active pallbearers: W. B. Mason, P. B. Carrigan, C. C. Lewis, R. D. Franklin, Clyde Coffee. Honorary pallbearers: O. A. Graves, Cold to Industrial Council reports that 850 Ethiopians and 700 Italian Somahs had been killed in a , fierce buttle north of Dolo. (Dolo is on the western end of the : border between Ethiopia and Italian ; Somaliland. The town of Jabis, up- ' parcntly the '•Juba" referred to in the ; „ ..„ ,„.,-«,..„„., c,,- ^ispatch. i s placed by the British War monls of American industry Monday Office map 17a nnles north of Dolo, ] gave a cool reception to Maj. George the Sbibeli river region.) j L. Berry's proposal for the establish-j ment of an industrial council to advise i ' M- Palterson - C - D - Les t cr Major Berry's Proposal.S^VV Gets Off to Slow Start sprngins. in Washington WASHlNGTON^ft-Essential fle- Agce and C. C. Ilalian fliers and tanks are raiding British Stand Pat Against Japanese ahead of their troops from Gorrahci. the government on methods of hasten-' T •, T T O • T> j? • L Mure supplies are being taken there ing recovery. ! JOJll U. O. Ill KeiUSlllg [0 ofX>' ' A flood warning on Red issued late Monday by J. S. *C the U. S. weather bureau, ShreVeg He predicted a stage of 26 , feet at Fulton by Wednesday oc' Thursday. Flood stage is 25 feet, ,. , At 7 a. m. Tuesday the river 'WSd^, climbed to 232 feet, a rise of about M$/ foot since Monday night. For the past!/ three days the river has been rising-'jv rapidly and drift is running heavy, * > A stage of 28 feet will flood most of"«V the lowlands in the Fulton area, river observers said. Farmers in the bottomlands were busy Tuesday gathering late corn, fearing that a stage of 28 i'eet would cause its loss Concern is also- felt for the new levee, under construction from the flood gate for a distance of three.miles down the river. r About a mile and a half of the levee has been completed, but the dirt Js still soft and it is feared that a stage of 28 feet would wash away a big por- tidh-of it. ; <& Editor tiggett Is Slain bf Assass| Ma,n, h o .'Invalid - Is Shot to Death MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.—Walter Leggett, publisher of the controversial Mid-West American, a weekly newspaper, and former editor of Plain TS(Jk magazine, was shot and killed by professional gunmen in the rear of his apartment here Monday. Isadoie (Kidd Cann) Blumenfeld, who^served a year m the work house following a recent liquor conviction; was-taken into custody by police for questioning. Liggett was returning to his apart-, ment after a grocery .shopping tour. On the front seat Of the car beside him was a bundle of groceries. In the rear seat was his wife, Edith, and his 10- year-old daughter, Marda. Liggett swung into the alley at the rear of his. apartment and halted his car. Across the alley, headed in the; other direction, was another car, its lights burning and motor running. Liggett stepped from the auto, his arms full of groceries. Three shots' were fired in quick succession, apparently from the other car. Liggett fell,' the groceries tumbling from his .arms, Mrs/Liggett leaped from the. ca^ and ran to his side. For a moment his daughter was stunned. Then she screamed: "Don't kill daddy, don't " Liggett had been a storm center in )olitieal controversy since he entered the publishing field m Minnesota about five years ago He began mblishing his Mid-Western American at Red Wing and several years ago noved his equipment to Minneapolis. During the last few years he had )een involved in a number of polit- cal encounters and only recently was cquitted of a statutory charge in Ramsey county District Court—a harge which ho insisted was a polit- cal frameup. During that trial Mrs. liggett sat by his side and aided him. The recent attack upon Liggett, who ppeared in court a month ago beai> ig bruises suffeicd when he Vs(? eaten by gangbters, ib considered an utgrowth of the long war against the Minnesota "gag" law. The fjrst proscp ution under this law, that against the aturday Press, a weekly of a type milar to that of the Mid-West Ameran, was started in 1927. The con- iction of editors of the paper was >pcalcd to the United States Supreme ourt by interested publishers and ewspapcrs and the law was declared nconstitutional. Howard Guilf-jrd, a former employe the senaticnal Saturday Press, was ain by gangsters September 6. 193-1. Second to Go in Transpacific Service • AI.AMKUA. Cal.—|,P|—The Fhilip- uino Clipper look off at 3:17 p. in. ; by caravan across the waterless plains. ! Important groups in the conference Italian scouts reported Ethiopians ! of industry, called by Berry. President Roosevelt's co-ordinator of industrial co-operation, vetoed the idea or decided they had no authority to name ut Djiggah Bur, hoping to cut M Italian access to wells on the road to Chiihar. 'crformancc will be a gala event. ncc )y, auditors. He has served in that capacity for the ' Monday for Honolulu, first leg of th past 22 years, believed to be a rcco.cl second transpacific airmail flight lo for continuous service. Manila. Other officers, are: J. T. Crosby, consul commander; T. O. Bryant, advisor lieutenant; W. B. Boyett. bunker; C. C. Parker, escort; O. Simpson, watchman: W. F. Garner, sentry; J A, Sullivan, T. R. Bryant, S. w" Ken- Alton CCC Camp to Hold Dance Friday The plane, sister ship of thc China Announcement was made Tuesday Clipper which inaugurated the serv- 1 of a public dance to be given at Camp ice, carried approximately 15,000 let- Alton, six miles .south of Hope, Friters for the Hawaiian islands, Guam ; clay night. December 13. and thc Philippines. The schedule i Alvin 'Spain and his Rythm Ramb- ealled for the Clipper's arrival at Hon- I lers will play. The dance starts at oJulu. 2.400 miles distancl, Tuesday. 8 p. m. Agree to Equality in Naval Strength LONDON, Eng.— (fl>\— An authorita- i-eprcscntative to such an orguniwi- j livc source disclosed Tuesday that diction. | international naval conference has de- These developments followed a j tided to plunge immediately into thc stormy opening of the business-labor] question of total tonuages of the conference called by Berry to discus.- i world's greatest nayies. industrial recovery. Shouting «t one Following the first meeting it was stated authoritatively th&t the British had reaffirmed their opposition to Japanese demands for fleet equality. Great Britain, it was said, in view of its commitments and requirements was unable to accede to the Japanese stand "ur equality. . man who sought to speak that he trying Berry shout: to "dynamite this meeting." was the object of a return an unqualified liar." "You're Finally, the general meeting was dissolved into group conferences us originally intended-

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