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•" ' "" * ' ' ' '^ _ ,Thfe ugl ckm i» the freftt«t men*** of ewf Hnia, ftrtdbm u «dhlw* to Hi wttf on uwUvidUalWw and • minority Intofifity.r'lJif, Alj«u*i L«s>« Sathaiv Unlvmity trf nil nob. - Hope Star and south and wlft to ffitiiH ista smith afld Wfit, to cast. VOLUME 37—NUMBER 51 ( \J>)-_Olt'lllln AMMIM'llltPll I'l . }_MentiN Nrn'H|iH|i(>r K HOPE, ARKANSAS, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1935 Slnr of Ifol>c 1809, T'reaa, H»27j Jatiunry IS. 162!". PRICE NEVADA Here and There •Editorial By ALEX. H. WASHBURN- ®- DRY BY 54 A CTUAL living law isn't what is merely written down in some dusty statute-book, nor is it something that men furiously fight over in the heat of an election. The one is so old, perhaps, that men have forgotten it; the other, so new that they think of it in terms of a campaign issue rather than a law. We are grimly reminded of this fact , _. _ — <j|by the election returns printed in today's Star from Nevada county, where a liquor referendum was held Tuesday. At this writing, with all but two precincts complete, thc score is 463 for the "drys" and 409 for the "wets" —s "dry" majority of 54. That probably is thc final story. It would be important, except for thc fact that it has happened time and again—yet no permanent good has Jthiopia Says ' to Peace Plan of British, French Won't Permit "Rewarding of Italy" for Her Invasion of Ethiopia SELASSIE~"ON SPOT" Addis Ababa Reveals Peace Plan Might Cost Emperor His Throne By the Associated Press Ethiopia said "No" Wednesday to the latest effort to end its East Afri- ccm war with Italy by negotiation. Scarcely had the peace terms agreed upon by Great Britain nnd France been dispatched to Addis Ababa before the empire's minister in Paris announced that his government is unalterably opposed to any settlement of the Ilalo-Elliiopinn war which would reward Italian aggression. Would Unseat Selassie ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia.—(Copyright Associated Press>—High government officials asserted Wednesday that . Emperor Haile Selassie would lose l& throne if he da.rod : ac.cept the pro- 5'sed Franco-British peace plan'."""" The proposals, reported authoritn-' lively to be based on an exchange of territories between Italy and Ethiopia, were described by officials us "a reward to Italy for breaking her covenants, and another device to delay further sanctions." Emperor Lucky WITH EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE. Dcssye. Ethiopia.—(/P)—Technical experts who examined the bombs dropped in Italian air raids at Dessyc last week said Wednesday that Emperor Hailc Selassie probably owed his life to the fact that many of thc propcctiles didn't explode. Peace Plan Modified WAR1S, France—(/p)—Premier Laval announced Tuesday night that a Franco-British peace plan, with both nations in perfect accord on its text, has been sent to Rome and Adrllb Ababa. Laval said "minor changes" had been made in the plan at the request of Jhe British government, but did not disclose what they were. Under the pence proposal, the following "doiils" are provided: Ethiopia to got a port in Eritrea. T.iE'X- province tu be. given to Italy except for the holy city of Aksuin and a connecting strip of land. A large area of .southeastern Ethiopia lo bu given to Rome. A zone of coloni/ation to be established under Italian auspices in jiiopia. 'V treaty of administrative and fi- iunclnl assistance to be drawn up between Ethiopia nnd thc League of Nations. Diplomatic sources heard that Premier Laval, informed there was "every chance" that Mussolini will agree to negotiate- fur Ethiopian peace, will a.sk that discussion of an oil tmbargo against Italy be postponed at Geneva. come of it. ! Time and again communities have I shouted a legal curse at the ghost of old John Barleycorn but witchcraft in law i.s no more effective than witchcraft in medicine. Most human ailments, whether of the community or the individual's own body, are solved only by painstaking study and analysis. The fact about that Nevada county election is simply this: That when any community is divided approximately 50-50 on a matter of criminal law enforcement there is no known body of police which is going to proceed against offenders. In this instance, all law has been abolished—regardless what thc statute-book says, and regardless what the friends of the referendum expected. XXX We had the same story in Hemps tend county in the federal referendum on the 18th Amendment July 18, 1933. The Hempstead county "drys" polled 943 votes, and the "wets" 841 votes— a "dry" majority of 102 for the county. But the City of Hope polled 283 for the "wets" and 233 for the "drys"— a "wet 1 ' majority of 50. -:'".,: '-"NoHhojt.eo.ove^ njc v ot>t-anylhiiig except, this: .ThaCrncn. are, and always, have been, hopelessly divided on this question—and this is a newspaper writer who has himself changed his position since 1928. There has got to be some compromise on the liquor question—and The Star has, ever since 1933, worked at that thankless task. We wave no election flag, and get no cheers; we offer a program based on the true facts of police and economic studies, but are greeted by silence. Thc governor of Arkansas, J. Marion Fu troll, recommended to thc legislature last spring that thc state set up just such a publicly-owned system of liquor dispensaries as was advocated by John D. Rockefeller, Jr.—yet the alleged temperance forces of thc stale refused to consider that compromise. The tcmporance^forces stayed away from the legislative hearing, and the Thorn package-store law was drafted without benefit of clergy. With the governor's recommendation already published, the temperance forces had only to speak the word and we would today have had one publicly-owned liquor store in Hope instead of six privately-owned stores. Th fcrablc. But as between the latter and this tclal prohibition which thc friends of thc referendum advocate there can be no choice—regulated sale means enforcement of whatever law we do have, while prohibition means utter absence of any law at all. Christmas Parade of Giants Is to Be Held inThis City Young Business Men's Ass'n. to Sponsor It Wednesday, December 18 PRIZES ON FLOATS Huge Comic Heads of Met-1 Study Wind and Weather Young Crusoes on, Tiny Islands Keep Eye onTPiratef Air Line Pioneers Bury Their Food, Fearing , Lonely Raiders HAWAIIAN RECRUITS Brings Home Her Own Picture ropolitan Parades Will Be Shown in Hope Hope is to have a Christmas parade i this year. I Tliis announcement was made Wednesday by tl* Young Business Men's ' association, who will sponsor thc, event. Preliminary plans have been formulated by the committee in charge, and every effort will be made to make this one of thc most outstanding parades ever held in Hope. Gigantic comic heads, five feet in i diameter, will be part of the parade feature. These heads arc similar to for U. S:, Planning Aus4 tralian Air Route This is the last of a scries of three on, plans for the California-Australia- sky route, the history of South Sea isles ivhich may be stopover bas'cn, and how modern "Crusoes" a-re living . on these islands. the type used in the large New York and other Eastern city parades. BY ERNIE PYLE i NEA Service Special Correspondent | „ . . ,-.;,,"- i WASHINGTON.—Thc three groups ' (-.ash prize awards will be made for O f young Robinson Crusoes living on' me finest float entered in the parade, j the barren South Sea Islands of Bak- for thc best costumed character and , C r, Jarvis, and Howland are modem unique individual en- I for the most trant. The parade will be held on Wednesday, December 18, at 3:30 p. m. Miss Beryl Henry, superintendent of schools, i.s making arrangements to excuse all students early enough on that day to see the parade. J. K. Sale is chairman of the parade committee and Fred Grey, A. E. Stonequist and Terrell Cornelius are members. • The committee in charge of raising the necessary financial support for the undertaking'is:: R. R. Morris, chairman; Frank, Ward,,.J,., P. ;Duffie dnd Crusoes, with many conveniences at their disposal, and they know • that, sooner or later, n ship will come to j rescue them. i So these young Hawaiians, four on each island, go earnestly ahead with their work for science, studying wind and weather for thc U. S. goverhmerij. This Hn*"r» i« Kotncr nntUovrvrl fn\' i\\t* This da f a is being time when airlines on regular schedules between California and Australia stop at the islands for fuel. .These boys are all between. 18,and 21. They arc students from the fine Kamohameha School in Honolulu', .•nlficehtP'phjysical' specimens;?,atid sii- "per-irlt'elligent, •' loo. Thby'^Jjll/speak | English.' j They were choson after 'most physical examinations, for they were to be living on desert islands for a year, and the government didn't want any sickness. After their South Sea sojourn, most of them will return to school. ... ''-' Cutter On Tour i Last spring a coast guard ship, load- i ed with supplies, and with the boys rwirArri , m , . ,. ,. .. ,; aboard, left Honolulu. William T. Mil- h^AAA^-^rl,^ 1 !^.. 1 ^ I", an old-time flyer, was in charge on in Legal Form Way Will Be Found, Regardless of Present Suits, Says C. C. Davis #&*& the AAA would be rebuilt within the framework of the constitution if the Supreme Court finds its present setup unconstitutional brought applause- of the expedition, as airway superintendent of the U. S. Bureau of Air Commerce. The cutter stayed several days at Tuesday from delegates to the Amer- ,' L Cf ,, 71 • i i ° V Scan Farm w,,rna,7 v n A n ™ t L ,,C ,' : cach of the three islands, supplies ican Farm Bureau Federation's annual convention. Chester C. Davis, administrator of c^t^^r^At bSi ^ < h < "*«* «— *«* with ^ the court this month, and declared: "I do not assume to guess what the were taken ashore, and the boys help- to "set up housekeeping." Since then, thcy have been there alone, except TOP—With crowds lining the shore, the China Clipper is here pictured landing In the harbor of Manila, capital of the Philippines, making the first commercial trans-Pacific flight in history. She brought tills picture back with her on the return voyage, as well as the bottom photo. BOTTOM—Here is Manuel Quezon bcbiff inaugurated as first president of the Philippine Islands Commonwealth. Quezon appears at the extreme right. Reading from left to right the others are as follows: Vice-President John N. Garner of the U. S. A.; High Commissioner Frank Murphy; and Secretary of War George H. Dcrn. More than 250,000 persons packed thc area around the legislative building during the ccre- n'allies. plies. One of the four boys is captain. If i there are any decisions to be made, | or disputes to be settled, he does it. i But he doesn't have to exercise much ' intensely' thinVcA^wmrf^'unto"^^!;}^ *P "^ W ^^ former would have been prc- i stitution whatever the court's clocis- ' -? ' S ' Vl than ° U1 ' whlte boys ' court will say, but I some conviction that, can say with if congress is willing, it is possible o shape a legis- B " »V'°T\, T '° CXCr ' lalivc program to carry on in some-' authonty ' for tho boys aro 2 Held Here for Texas Auto Theft j on *,„ c •.• • r it" , TonHnueT-bu ! The first thing thc boys did on each Men DeilV It Rut TPVflim island was build their little village, i „",,.?"" AL, Out ItXailS the principles are here to stay." Davis, concluding his second year as administrator, mentioned increased up. Gn one island they from an old shipwreck, and a house. Thoy made little streets. farm mcome and the signature" of T- i ^corTro.^ """^ ^ "^ ^ ! Will Come Here to Look at Accused Pair Kthiopian.* Clnlm Victory ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia— (K>)— Thc (Continued on page two) FLAPPER FANNY SAYS.- HEG. U. 5. PAT. OFF. ONE* You may coiu u. phrase yet not (•ash It en it. Nevada Countian, Hit by Truck, Dies Victim Believed Brother of Walter Holly, Mt. Moriah Community PRESCOTT, Ark.—A man believed to be a brother of .Walter Holly of Mt. Moriah, .southern Nevada county, was struck and killed on Highway 67 seven miles north of Prescolt about 6:30 p. in. Tuesday. The body was held in a Pr^cott undertaking establishment Wednesday, pending positive identification. A book found in the clothing of the man bore the name of Holly and gave hi.s address as Mt. Moriah. i The man. aged about 55, was walk- ! ing alcng the highway and wu.s struck by a truck driven by a negro employe of it Prescolt grocery company. Sheriff Arlice Pittman said Wednesday that no charges had been placed against the ncgr>, pending u furth- ecl investigation of the ease. , Nevada^heriff to Force Collections Arlice Pittman Threatens Seizure of Delinquent Personal Property PRESCOTT, Ark.—Delinquent per- 352,000 contracts among thc accomplishments of the AAA. Secretary of Agriculture Wallace .said that the new reciprocal trade treaty with Canada promised "very real gains to American farmers." The agreement, he said, "attempts to undo the terrific damage done by the Their towns are built heart-shaped, Chief of Police John W. Ridgdill said Wednesday that he is holding two men in jail here booked as Marion and Melborn McGlothum, brothers, rr i. „ ,. . * I (1*111 *t+t lUVJf (1 .IT4L.W 1ULJ Jill Hi Ml a Hawaiian custom. Everything is neat on chargcs of aut3mobne tneh . exports from the United States to Canada fell from 5100.000.000 annually to $40,000,000. Of American concessions to Ca on agricultural products, he said that "in none wno of these cases arc imports i ".,';,. " •ospcct that will have materially ',' " °" JtB '! rse effects upon American m-n- , t _ U ',., ' in prospi adverse ducers." Canadian concessions on meats am! meat products duties, he said, will open the way "for our farmers to get back a bigger share of the British pork market. "Thc new agreement will . The two men were arrested Tuesday night as they rode into Hope in a Pontiac coupe. The car is believi. ! lo be the property of Jerome McLcster, Colcman, Texas. Chief Hidgdill said Coleman officers had 'telephoned here to hold the men. Texas authorities are expected to arrive in Hope Thursday. arrest gave Coleman as their address, but denied they had stolen Die car. Thc gate keeper at the Fulton toll permit 'Continued oil page three) sonal taxes in Nevaclu county ure g'i- in« to be collected. Sheriff Arlice E. Fittiruui announced here Wednesday. and clean. Life on Island The boys have an open air gymnasium, where thcy exercise every morn- - -„ , „, ,..„ I"?,;, ™% puti ° nn . toxins Blovon. and , of Colcmau , Texas . Smoot-Hawicy act." Under that tra ff f"^' weights made by lynx? act, he said, agricuUura, ex.U^ . ££ £,£{*< »!„£ " "'* ™« On the highest point of cach island Of Amprimn cnnpi>K<:ir.nu i ' r- i —which on tho highest of the islands. Of Amcnc.ui concowions to Canada is (mly 20 fcct ab ° vc thc water _ thc \ The two men under boys have a cone-shaped tower, liku an air race. On to pis a But thcy fly the flag only when a ship comes over thc horizon. • bridge became suspicious of the two No use blowing a falg to pieces when mtm when they passed over the bridge nobody can see it. j Tuesday night and telephoned local of- Tlio boys have six months' food i fleers to make an investigation when supply, and water for a year and :i J 'he car arrived in Hope, half. Practically all their food i.s can-| Thu two men were arrested by Of- nc'd. because fresh stuff will keep I ficers Baker, Ward and Stuart, only » couple of clays down there, and they have no refrigeration. A ship will visit them every four months, with new supplies. \Vatrr i;; in 55 gallon bled drums. I To yet it ashore from the supply | I hey poured seven gallons out ; li barrel, which gave it buoy- and then thcy floated it ashore.' I " In addition to their six months' food ! ! Futrell Says No Centennial i • su| ; l ' b / " 10 boys havc cnou « h hul ' (1 > —. ~~ ~ * l ' c " me " : tack for many more months—just in j cusc. Also, a part of their food and water is buried. This is in case some trump steamer, out of supplies, would come along and take their food away from them. Il could happen. There are only four of them, you know. Only the other day. the buvs oa Jarvis saw a trump. It fame uo from thc south, and went west. It fliw no flag and did not answer their waving* The lads have a large chest of firsi aid stuff, and one of each group knows considerably more lhan just the first principles of treatment. There Bulletins LINDSAY, Okla.- (ff>) -A bony tentatively identified as that of Ray Evans, missing Shawncc civic worker, victim nf the mad Chester Comer, was found In a canyon six and a half miles north of here Wednesday. LONDON, Eng,—(/P)—The British government made public Wednesday night the text of a note delivered by the British embassy in Washington to the Department of State again stating that Great Britain declines to make the semiannual payment on its war debt owed to the United States. MINNEAPOLIS, Minn, - i/P) — John Hilborn, supervisor of detectives of the Minneapolis police department, announced Wednesday that Mrs. Walter Liggett had positively identified Isadorc Blinnen- folci, liquor agent, as thc slayer of her husband, crusading Minneapolis publisher. (Continued on page two) Increased Driver's License Tax "Ouf'iEH «/ ----- — ~- •«-- - »x^ *** j.i | Plan Has Crystalizecl in Legislature j LITTLE ROCk-(/P)—Governor Fu- I trcll siid Wednesday that tho semi- j nifiil ol the majority of thc state I legislator.'; apparently "has not erys- i tnlixcd on any plan for raising Ccn- j temiial celebration funds." i The thief executive declined to com- j mom on the prospect of a session being called, but indicated that a stat LONDON, Eng. -(/P)- Admiral Nug'itno placed Japan's demands for a navy as large as that of any oilier major world power squarely lufiirc the • delegates to the intcr- iiiitiuiial naval conference Wcd- m.'day. The admiral was the only speaker, and the session was adjourned until Thursday when the American and British delegates will reply to the Japanese demands. ment would be issued on the subject before the end of the week. "It i:- certain the legislature will not pa.sv a bill increasing the driver's license tax," thc governor said. (Continued on page three) | Red River Threat Believed Averted Rate of Rise Slackens,: Stream Standing Only 23.0 Wednesday Red river ;\t 7 o'clock Wetlnt-.-dny morning .stood at 23.6 feet, a rise of only four-tenths of a foot since Tuesday, and old-timers don't bclievo the stream will yo to the predicted 28-foot -stage. Ben Wilson, Tho Star's Fulton correspondent, reported Wedr.ciilay morning'. Drift is still running heavy, and • crews on both the highway and Mi.s- i souri Paeifie railroad bridges are busy pulling it away from the piers of the ' big structures. -—•••* - ; their lock at Buen js Aires. That tax , velopins with six'ginnin" plants now India now has apprcxiinatcly 40 ijvi- ! now applies only to persons who stay i in operation. The product i.s used in lion picture producing studios. j 60 days. ' upholstering. WASHINGTON —(/}>!- Further .'iiprcmc court arguments on (lie liaiiUhcad cotton control act were deferred Wednesday htTuu.se of the illness of Solicitor General Stanley Rci'd. Argentina Eases Tourist Tax BUENOS AIRES -(/Pi-- Argentina. by abolishing a 11) per cent tax on steamer tickets, hopes to get more visitors from North America and Europe. Tourist agencies protested when British tvippvvs. who spent 24 hours here, were taxed §50 each for Goodf ellows Fund Reaches $101.25 $35 in Gifts Wednesday , Sends Total Across the Halfway Mark The Goodfellows Christmas Cheer Fund, soliciated this year by the American Legion under direction of J. K. Sale, passed the halfway mark Wednesday on its journey to a goal of ?200. An additional donation list of 535 put the drive's total at $101.25 Mr. Sale reported to The Star. Wednesday's list follows: Previously acknowledged ... Syd McMath Lloyd Spencer Roy Stcphenson Cash Chester Harwell F. D. Henry Dr. A. J. Neighbors . . J. H. Weaver j Dr. T. L. McDonald j E. F. McFaddin ....; | E. P. Stewart : 'M' System Store i - M' System Market I E. C. Brown I W. M. Duckett ! Andrew Wagner .. .. ! M. D. Shell ! Houston Electric Shop IS. E. White 1 Wesson Millinery Gorham & Gosnell Tom J. Wardlow G. Bernier Ira Halliburton Wards Esso Station I A. E. Slusser I Ed Williams : Tom Kinser T. S. McDavitt . N. T. Jewell Dick Watkins Cash Cash W. F. James '.'' Bernard O'Steen Dr. L. M. Lilo Glenn Durham Munts Seed Store Cash Floyd Porterfield P. B. Corrigan Cash Cash E. S. Greening NSv.s. E. S. Greening Mi.-* Rutha Mouier $66.25 . 1.00 1.00 . 1.00 . .50 .50 . .50 . 1.00 . 1.00 . 1.00 . 1.00 1.00 1.00 .50 .50 .50 1.00 l.Ofl . .50 .50 . .50 1.00 1.00 . 1.00 .50 .50 .50 . .50 1.00 . 1.00 1.00 1.00 I .50 .50 .50 .50 1.00 1.00 1.00 .50 1.00 i .50 ! WithlPrecine Missing, Vote?! 4631)^40^1 City of Prescott Vote's-Drf by 33-Vote Margin^ County Referendum " HALF LIST~VOTIN)li Total of F,904 P Receipts in Nevada $ County This Yiear"';"'-"' 1 By LEONARD ELLIS Staff Writer; The Star PRESCOTT. Ark.-Un6fficiai' .., turns from. 19 complete precincts out;?ffj of 21 in Nevada county at 2 p. <»v v "l| Wednesday gave prohibltim w fdrees* a^vp 54-vote lead in Tuesday's local op*vM tion liquor election. \-^ !lt^ Prohibition forces here predicteSfl that the votes from the two 'missingf' boxes, Union Church and 'Lea township, would not change the : i suits. - , -v,"!; The tabulation of the -vote' against,£$, liquor sales was 463; for liquor sales Ml 409. • ' ; ^T The city of Prescott gave the? diy'fM supporters a 33-vote margin. Out .of ?£ approximately 800 poll tax receipts is->'L, a sued to citizens living , in Prescott?,»S| about half were used. ,, '** ' ' ''"'"'• The Emmet Township *L liquor 13; against 47.' ir " ,^ At Falcon the vote was: For'liqubr";^ 41; against 1. • ' ,.',vW Waterloo helped the wet cause ,by « voting 36-to-l in favor of liquor sales.,.;' Prescott has two liquor stores, v theK' only- ones in the county. O Of 1,904 poll tax receipts issued'in •• Nevada county about half were usedtj, m the vote Tuesday. The maximum,^* voting strength of the county, itakeft 0 ^ ' ^S^S^T^SS&^SS^ There are 11 absentee ballots _., tabulated at the official canvass. Pick up—Tabulation. -, The;tabulation by precincts: WET DRY .MS Falcon Box _ 41 J, Nichols School ... 6-2 Laneburg Box. . 8 22 S'utton Box 15 10 Boughton Township 8 15 Cale Box.,.:. _„...? 10 Rosston-Box _, 21 ~ 16 Emmet'Township , 13 ' 47 Georgia Township , . 4> 13 -----. ? Jackson ;Tpwnship Leake Township „ , , Missouri Twp. (E. side) , Missouri Twp. (W. side) Bodcaw Box Union Box Liberty 1 Box , 9 New Hope Box _ 4 Willisville Box 8 Waterloo'Box 36 Union Township 16 Delta Box . 1 , 13 4> .20 (unreported) .- 96 130, 94 93 ., 2 22 (unreported) 17 9 20 1 17 11 Total 409 463 Tenant's Share of Benefits Increased Terms of 4-Year Cotton Contract Explained by County Agent The new four-year cotton contract announced last week by the Agricultural Adjustment Administration provides for a more equitable division' of the adjustment payments between landlords and tenants, and for a furth-.' er reduction in 1936. of one million acres under the 1935 national allotment, Frank R. Stanley, county agent, points out. Adjustment payments will be made in one check, and will amount to 5,,",><s cents per pound, which is about the'""-* same as in the 1935 program. This~ single adjustment .payment will take tho place of the two rental installment payments and the parity payment under the 1934 and 1935 programs. The single adjustment payment will >e divided between landlord and tenants on a basis which represents an effort on the part of the Triple A. officials to evaluate fairly the factors of land, teams, equipment, and labor n the making of the crop, Mr. Stanley (Continued on page three) Total S101.25 One of Florida's newest industries, the ginning of Spanish moss, i.s de-

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