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T *• ^.vAtW^.fcj.— ^ __ ^t...^. .,.„!. t jHE« u L ^ ,. *v - . . ."" . * / ,. f « i "* i, i ' 3 _i, T _ Si&'.jnCS is btrt (he dror*tn| 6f Ihe floWcf that UMJ foil* Word fcetta*. .VOLUME 87—NUMBER 65 HOPE, ARKANSAS, ffft -,- sSrfVMg* tbAY, DECEMBER 27j 1935 Sonaolidul*>d' January "ft,'" 8taf of Hope 1899: Preeil, By Rodney butcher •.WASHINGTON.- Don't be surprised ' If ' Cong.res.'t hires a '"brain -'trust" of i'tt own. • It 'will be Tasked soign to create a -- - — - . -- _-_ - ---Mslnff of experts which would ndvide I it on peon.omic and' technical aspects •'of proposed legislation, The idcn Is the outgrowth of a stUdy of proposals for ri national economic council,' 'mode by a siib-eortimlttoc °f ' the ..Senate Commerce .•Committee, composed of Senators Bulkley 'of Obio, Costiifan of 'Colorado, and LaFollctte of Wis' '"' " ' French Pledge to Fight Italy If Sk Attacks Englaiid Stakes Fate of Cabinet on Frank Declara' ' tion pf Policy E M B A R GO ASSLJRED Yugo-Slavia, Turkey . ; and ^Greece Also Pledge Aid '! -' to Great Britain PARIS, Fjnnce—(/?>)—Premier Laval, staking the life of his government on his- explanation of 'efforts to 'settle 'the Italo-Ethioplan conflict, told the, Chamber 'of Deputies Friday' that 'h'e' hafl b^en, |i>f,orm.ed. Ita.ly. would ,oon.- sider an oil embargo "an act imply- ing'wl*'against Italy.'"• .. • "He promised whole-hearted 'aid to Great 'Bfitain In fightiiig. off . 4ny' lta,lian attack -which might result from too enforcement of-sanctions.: •,.:•'-„ l's speech was regarded as in-: him,a narrow but safe Vote of confidence, • , . . ' ; Mediterranean Pact LONDON, !Ehg.^P)^AuthoritatJve sources hinted Friday that the nations arou'nd-,the/Medierrariearl niay .hold a ' joint defensive ' cpiisln. ... . ,. ' man . who Worked o.ut the plan . ; committee -Ls lxx>n rlehderson, •Was.- (drafted from a group- of tirig' : .cor»stimer ropreseVitatlves by; General Johnson and mncle chief bf 'rcseiircn and planning at NRA and ' 1 - has'-bWh- 'directing' the ecpnpnuc' council study..,! • |n '.the last twcj/or .three , years Congress. has '''frJoquently ' .passed laws Which few. of its-rnembers understood j)rvd.,it!s usually agreed that isn't a goc-d th'irig~! quite J asidc -from 1 the irt i creiisin^* desire of • Congress -nSl to 'be :ire of- Congress • a New Deal grubber stamp. • .Every, .member, .must .now be' his own economist or hire one if he needs advice:' The' ' congressional • economic council would study legislative proposals' qf'ih'e administration as 'well as .tfi(r,^ijls. offPC^d, by, members .on; behalf bf, special interests sntlgroups 6i rtnStittit6hts t V'aj(iia;.retKirt- on the • need arid' probrible'-'effiSct' of Such rrie'asures without'regard 4o-pfjficial policy. ' It' y/outd .use the vast uccuxniilatiori ,J,eco)y>mic and sta.ti](ical.data in.the federal ,de^partmct)tls' and..might be a grciftt- Improvement .over ' the system of public ^ehrings on bill*—ut 'which pressure gu;oups'.^nd lobbyists appear arid frequently befuddle .congressmen. I ; •' , p^rlan/Scorcs a Hit i If you were .surprised to hear that »iti i* V' *'^_ .¥ >\'i(«"-t i.'^., 1 ** • i' . '*'.• w i.. • i 1 1 It was said ithat thcTftritish govern'-" ment, ;i»ponsor otthe idea, had-reached no-decision regarding .he conference pending f urther discussion, which pow* ors jwhich have ' already been approached, concerning mutual support. The British government has received replies ftom Yugo-Slavla, Turkey, Greece" and France saying they would give military support.if. necessary, to any country attacked 1 as the result of sanctions. • ' , . Spain has hot replied. ", '''•;." 'EOUopia's'Tenns AEfDIS ABABA; .Ethiopia—(/P)—Rcliabio: sources, disclosed Friday that.the. EtKioplari delegation to the Lc«gue of Nations''Has' been' authorized' to discuss peace.-. •-....The basis on which;'the delegation' is authorized to'talk of a Settlement of the, ttalo-Ethioplan war is said .to rest on itiyer points, including: "WithdraNVal of Italian troops from Ethiopia. ',-••' >''.-. iRecbghition of Ethiopia's sovereignty, ' Payment of indonmity 'by Italy. Old Roman Forts Found in Palestine Believed : 'Built by the 10th Legion, Which Destroyed Jerusalem JERUSALEM-^—The ruins of a chain of second century Roman fortresses,'extending Spilth from the Dead Sf?a towards Petra, have been uncovered by Professor Alt of Germany. <Tbe ruins dale 40 years after destruction of the Temple by the Romans. Milestones from Rouds, joining the fortresses, are bfclioved related to the encampment of the tenth Roman legion which headed the attack on Jerusalem, . tiord G'Erian; former Republicaii aKI attorney general, had -been specja^b* engaged to present', the gov- '''*'' 4. gQlfer prefers the fairway, a travolef Uve '. Supreme Court,' you would' have been-even more surprised (f you could have seen him, in action.. . ' ;'It is the'; opinion of 'court attaches that' O'Brian,- the Republican, made a more .brilliant presentation than any other government attorney has made since New" Deal'cases'.first began to reach the court, (Such attorneys include Attorney General Currunings, Solicitor General Stanley.'Reed, • Don-- aid-lUchbcrg for NRA, and ex-Soloci- tor General J. 'Crawford Biggs.) ... O'Brian proved quick of mind, and tongue and was rievor caught off base. Many wefe" tlejighted ' when he be- carnia. what court followers termed the fif^t atorney in^y.eari to pill Justice McRejy'nTocta (faiumis for asking' bit- inft,. dftei\•irrelevant qUcstioi-^s-V- "in his place."' " ( '- , ' ! ' ' '.' " , 0'&rian|'s . plpqlient urtanity and good humor came -Into play, • for .in- .stan'oo, >yheri McReynolds nfcked & que'sitiori which,was off.thtf .ppint, '"fjfow, if your honor will copcede -.;hat tliis Question lias nothing to do wi^h t'ho issileo' here, I shall be very •fla'a , to discuss -that phase for a few minutes," O'Brian said pleasantly. 'Even McRo'yn'6lds'< smiled, though few attonieys, ever dared be so firm with him—an exception being Assistant Attorney General Joe Kcenan, fained as a kidmiping expert, who not long agOj when McReynolds asked if he were arguing so-and-so, replied: "I didn't-mqkc any such stupid argument and I didn't even infer it!" " 'Reed Carries Heavy Load Stanley' Reed, upon whom the burden of presenting New Deal cases fftlls, is not a brilliant advocate, although he has greatly improved the Department', of Justice legal staff in the. last 'few months. His.worst fault is that he gets mixed up in answering questions from the bench, It's- worth recalling, however, that never wefe so many searching—and often partisan—Questions asked by supreme court' justices and that never bpforc did a sojicitor general have such a load to carry as has Reed. Cities Sm-ico First •Unless plans change, the Cities Scr-. vice'Company will .be first up when the Black lobby commitee resumes its hearings. The committee had barely started'on the'rft'nry L- Doherty crm- pem whe nit recessed last summer. 1 Cities Service,. . officials estimate, spent at- least 1200,000 lo defeat the public utility holding company bill, exclusive of what its 160 subsidiaries may .have spent. About half the ex-. Dense was for lawyers and the biggest- bill; iiV .that category probably was one for an .opinion by Jolxn W. Davis that the legislation was unconstitutional. Cities Service also retained such Widely ki\o\vn Washington lobbyists us Arthur Mullen of Nebraska and i Joseph P. Tumulty, but it is not kijown whether these'two Democrats' will be called before the committee. II was revealed la.st summer that one anti-holding company bill letter from Doherly was sent to 50(^000 persons. Federal Trade Commission investigators have rhurged' that Cities Service was one of the worst offenders in the mutter of excessive valualioji writeups and. strongly criticized its methods .of security manipulation and sales. ' Taxafiott for 1935 W h i sky L e v y A 1 p n e Brought in; $429,873, ' Commissioner-Reports HOSPltAJ^ENSlQN Race . tax to •Sanatorium Fim' d— .Liquor.Tax to the : /Welfare Agencies By O. P. HANES , Asioolated fress Staff Writer LITTLE ROC;K— (A^- Legalization 6f liquor, horse.,and d,og racing added $625,254,93 to 'ArkdrisajS- revenue 'during 1935. Legalization • measures Were passed by the last. general assembly. • ' The liquor tax 'was the biggest item of the three, bringing. in ?4Z9,873,78. Horse racing produced $114*533,85 in stale taxes and do^ racing netted $80,848.30. " 'f : . . ' : State lnsUtuUoh£' Including -the hospital for nervo'ujsL diseases, and the welfare •department are the bencfiei- iiries, from the levies^ ' ' , . ' - . . . , . . •..-..• . . •) . .'.'.. TO the Sanatorium** -. i i Sixty six and. two thirds per cent of the racing revenues, go. to the char- jties fund,, the .money .being used to maintain the -state. hospital and the tuberculosis , sanatoriui'ns. The .remainder is credited to .the- .welfare; fund for aiding, unemployable? . and paying old age pwsipns, AjlTpf' the ga.Uonagc.tax is .credited .to t))e welfare fund. ... , '. '• • ', ... - . I Ten per cent '.of the .gross horse racing tax is deducted for. administrative, expense, bef ore. Jh^.Ju.nd division is made. .Five per; ccnir. of - the dog . rac- Hig, moneys .'is 'listed, as for administrative. casts, W-* ' biqn '•'. .. ''•.'. ' +J- '•: ' Business legal horse races, we're held during the ye&r but the Arkansas Jockey club .of West Memphis has- been issued a franchise and has. assured the state. racing commission that it plans .to have a track constructed in time .to stage races in 1936.. Dog races were held at. West Memphis,' . . $60,000 Per Mouth Revenue commissioned Wiseman';) records show that October arid December were the months' when most liquor was purchased. The liquor tax in October amounted to $60,813.54 'and the estimate for December was $60,000. ; . ' :•'• ' The weather governed the amount of ' beer sales', Wiseman said his ru- portS indicnted, the largest tax collections from this so'urcfi being made in mid-summeV. The beer tax netted $17,971.71 in jury 'and $17,358.97 in August, January and- February were the low months. The toial beer tax collections for the year w-ere' $131,440.04 compared to $90, vi' f _r_ <t of 550.42 for 1934. man predicted Commissioner Wise- that beer revenues would amount to approximately $140,- OOOduring 1936; Mary Smith Dies on Fulton Street Heart Attack Fatal to Red Lake Negro Woman, Fisherman's Guide Mary Smith, negro woman, better known as Aunt Mary to hunters and sportsmen who visit the Red lake area near Fulton, is dead, Death cume at the age of 77. The other day she went to Fulton to do some Christmas;shopping. While there a grandson lind a negro youth engaged in a knife fight. Aunt Mary stepped up and separated the pair. One of the combatants fled at the approach of Marshal J. C. Pate who pulled a pistol and fired. The shock was too much. Aunt Mary dropped dead in the street. She had lived on Red lake all her life. She possessed valuable knowledge as to the source and habits of wild life In the Red l;ike area. Hunl- Iirl98-5, r 'the" : .Recovery' Mechlaiiimir tJlie'ked "Therci ulna fifteen., ufen at work !for. ev«*ry; fctiiriem' )«'?>>. at woirk a year ago," writes' John T.-. flynii'. : .';;* % Fjqr/eyery $80'worth' of goods made in 19M, factories turned o.ut;^ i worth tliis j^r.'I ; ,".-.', " ,' Story of a iGadet Told to Rotarians Lieut. Han\y Lemley, A. B. Patten oh Luncheon Program Friday j Plan Is Dropped Less.Than Third of Legislator^ Answering.-Are in Favor of It LITTLE ROCK—(#•)—Governor Fu- troll said' Friday "any idea of holding a special session-for the purpose of providing Centennial money seems to be. definitely out." . : Lest- than a third of the approximately 100 ; legislators answering the r.ecenl questionnaire sent out by the •governor favored, calling a session, V A dual program, a description of a cadet's career at West Point by Lieutenant Harry Lemley, Jr., and a humorous talk ori "The Art of Being Kind" by A. B. Patten, was presented Hope Rotary club at its Friday noon luncheon in Hotel Barlow. Lieutenant Lemley, son of Mr, and Mrs. H. J. Lemley of this city, now' stationed at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, took the Rotaria'ns'through the four- year course at the United States Mil- iary Academy/ reminding his audiwicii! that it still stands on the records-of the academy that.Robert E. Lee was the only cadet ever to come through without a siiigle demerit since the founding of. the school, in 1802. West Point now. has; an enrollment of about 1,800, Lieutenant H,emley ^aid. The fourryear course, is' quite a serious matter, the Hope boy said, cadets being forbidden such varied things as dogs, cuts, wiVcs and 'moustaches." About 60 per "cent of the riginal j "pit-be*" finally -are -graduated and! WASHINGTON-:—The opinion that Believe Drinking by Women Gains Financial Improvement, as Well as Repeal, Is Cited .as Cause ys qi\d fishermen could always ob- j given lieutenant's commissions'in the | -"drinking among women has incruas- tain that information for the asking, Student Night at 1st Baptist Church regular Al'm.V. In his humorous address on ."The | Ari of Being Kind" Mr. Patten quoted i at length frunj; a'Rotariaii magazine | article by -Channing Pollock. , ; . '' Pollock once, cross T examined u i Southern darkey recently returned j from New York as to what mogt im- I pressed him about (hut great city! ed. materially since the repeal of the • ' ' To combat the danger oC carbon moji'oxide ^as, there'should be a cir- cwlation of frosh air-Un'ough -tlie car, whether it is idling ov in actual traffic use. D~4.,,,,,-,^l fi^lls, cij. i i '"What moa' impres' me, sah," replied KetUmed College Students ith« darkey, "wax how everybody had to Present Program I such u mad ^ok-everybody look like Qiii-i/-lo^ NTi'^U* \\hcy hate everybody els*.-. •] DUIKldy ixlgnl j Mr. Pollen went on to say that while j —• i affability shouldn't be practiced ju.st ' The annuiil Student night of First j l.o win ;i scat in heaven, still, it was ;i ; Baptist church will be observed at j very good practice just, on its own ac- 1 7:30 o'clock Sunday night, it was un-; count. One never could tell whou nounced Friday The entire program will be in charge i est. he j kindly devd would return with inlei> of students who ar« now'attending various schools and colleges, but are in Hope for the holidays H A Flsk, Jr., a ministerial student at Guaehita college, will direct the program, \yith Miss Frances Snyclefi 'directing the choir The RJ«V. Thomas Brpwster .direyU-cl Friday's program. -' ' Leaki in the water pump can often be slopped with • a tuv» of the- connecting nut.. ...;,., ; ed to the Anti-Saloon League Tuesday of tlio Kccley Institute at. Dwijjht, 111. His letter, quoted by the league, reported a H per cent increase among women 'palieiils" during the first ten mpnths of 1935. Of these women pa- titiit* \vere housewives and the remainder .school teachers, nurses, book- keepei-f, salesladies, offiec workers and restaurant keepers. The League s;iid more patients were Irhited at the institute in 1934 than any | l^ar since ttSO. and 1935 is expected to j show a considei-ublc increase over .1934.' '"..-'..- i ."We do not say that the open syloon j is entirely responsible' for this con- j dition." NeU-oa said. "We feel that j the'improvement of* the financial con- I ditioii of ike county has also had con- i iijderable to do witli it" The iwUtute biis beeu treating' addiction for 55 US _, Jobs and Payroll Better, But Natural Recovery Lacking Spending of 300 Millions a Month Is the Main Power-House CAPITAL~£OODS LAG Pi'esent Rise in Commerce Traced Back to Roosevelt Policies Business '"'got: 'batter or business got ~t/!W'se this y ea. r ;~ d^p&idmg on 'which potttiQUMi'/.yoii lis: ten to. John- T. Flynn, •probing through the vmze of conflicting pre\ electwn cjatins,. gives you : an impartial-, accurate review of business during 19.36, ' This ,is the second \~of three' articles which ' thte distingvAshed * journ- •' ' .'attst-eepnomist hap "writ-^ ten 'exclusively for NJ$A • Service.: "' -~ \ "' v By : JOHN*" Tl' TFLYtfti ;; Copyright, a935, : NEA Service, toe. ,iii : These : ; .have-ibeeii f ttiei& months of ' ' , . trtil-'fincling.- That. 'is*, labor, business groups, political groups, after theifevi FLYNN er and confusion and bewilderment of .1033 , and '1934, have been slowly finding their way. At least they have been. drawing together hv definite schools for. movement in. their sepr arate direction. The years 1933 and 1934 Were vast,' turbulent mob scenes. Now organization begins to express it|gelf again. 'This year h,as another ' significance'. Its place in the . business cycle, has been more or less fixed. That cycle began its long and steady descent in the fall of 1929' and continued down until April Jot 1933— three and a half years of decline, From then to September, .1933, there was a hiatus. There was a sudden, hectic rise in business and a more sudden collapse in July, and August That was an interlude of inflationary disease. In September, 1933, the real ascent began. But it .was 'very irregular and uncertain during 1934. In. the summer of 1934 it commenced to sink alarmingly. The whole gain was wiped out and more by fall. It did not pick up until September and contained through the holidays. This year was different. Through the first half of lie year business sank. That decline was not checked until about June. Since then it has moved upward precipitately, swiftly, Recovery Clicks A glance at the chart of the business 'curve re'veuls fairly clearly that this year marks the moment wheiuthe recovery mechanism— whatever it was— clicked. The total gain in; business between January and December of last year was abput five points. The total gain this year has been about 12 points. These simple figures fairly U'll the story. Employ men t during the first half of the year as a whole was about the same as it was last year. But in the 'last half it began to pull away from last year. The year ends with a definite improvement. That is, thuru are about fifteen men at work now for every fourteen men at work a year ago. This is a rough figure but fairly (Continued on page two) Bulletins TOKYO, Japan— —A Government spokesman said Friday that Japanese consular reports reaching the foreign office charged that" missionary schools under American and British Influence are taking a leading part in the present Chineio student agitation against Japan. JVtON*TEVn>EO, Uruguay-' (IP)— The Republic of Uruguay Friday broke off relations with* Soviet Russia. The action, was regarded as, part of strong precautionary measures against rumors of an armed rebellion 'inspired by Cofa- munlst sources. -Uruguay has been the only South Amertcart nation to recognise-the Moscow government. " - "« " Subsidy Cheeks to. Be Issued Jan. 15 AAA'Will Pay Difference 1 Between 12 Cents and Cotton Sale Price WASHINGTON — OP) — First payments to farmers .under: the. 1935 cotton subsidy are expected to be 'made January 15.' The AAA will pay to adjustment contract signers the difference between. 12 cents a pound and the average market price on the d|Sy of sale, provided the difference is "not more than 2 cents a pound. ' 4 Blind Ai$ Two-Thirds of Severance Tax Supports the Blind' and' the Deaf LITTLE ROCK— (#>) —Union and Ouachita led all counties of .the state in, 1935 in producing revenue for the maintenance of the state .schools for the.blind and.deaf at Little Rock. The two institutions, are supported by the severance tax, receiving two- thirds of the total collected. The other third is returned, to the. counties from which the raw materials upon which the tax is levied are pioduced. Union and .Ouaehi.ta.' are the principal oil producing counties and a severance' tax 'is assessed upon :the •product. All state institutions obtain their sup-r plies 'through, the •; purchasing agent's revolving : fund, All supplies .being bought :by the purchasing agent-and stored -in a central storehouse located in-North Little Rock. When.supplies are needed by an institution, a, requisition for transfer is made and the post of the supplies is transferred out of. the funds of that institution into the purchasing agent's revolving fund. The money thus derived is used to replace the merchandise consumed, "This plan has resulted in an enormous saving to the people of Arkansas and is generally regarded as one of the most intelligent pieces of legislation on our_ statute books," State Treasurer Earl Page said. Military Funeral forEx-Gov.Brough State Service Planned at Little Rock Sunday— Body Is En Route LITTLE ROCK—(tfVGoyomor Fu- troll directed to completion Friday plans for a state funeral here Sunday for Dr. Charles Hillman Broiigh, Aiv kansas' war-time governor, who died suddenly Thursday in Washington. With the l>ody of the famous Arkansan on route to his adopted state, Governor Futrell's military aides pror ceeded with arrangements for an impressive ceremony. All state capitol offices will close at noon Saturday. All Eyes on Congress! What congress docs this session is of vital interest to every Hope citizen. So that you may understand more clearly the news stories from Washington, The Star begins tomorrow a scries calk-d "LESSONS IN LAW-MAKING." Prepared by The Associated Press, this series explains in simple terms the way bills arc introduced and pased, how money is appropriated, how.cowmiviues operate — and many other fact* you will want to know. Look for "LESSONS IN LAW-5IAK1W l>. b. JJklory and political science »tmlci>l$ >vUl a helpful supplvwsut tv tlufir IMs Traffic;^ Claim 86; Down tdli . > t « Record- CokV> spread record Void ^^V^sttticKj residents of at leasj^ 28, stales Friday had' contritfuted to 1 -VI apprdJcima'tely 200. VS?V;p Traffic accidents ^accc-'tintea* latest numbfer, *&?* "•••"" 13 Were' snuffed out D 'Seventeen'died In' .. attributed ,to r thc'-(Veath'eS SejwsjK cumbed to carbon Tmohox'ide; t' five weie drowned; of miscellaneous causes. 1 'V° T. * Low of Winter's coldest wave' new low temperature • 'marks'^ Wednesday and ThursflAyV ri records at the-Pruit"and Truck-Be Experiment station showed Kid The mercury dropped to-a 17 Degrees Wednesday night,,-s new season mark. > ,"•$,.„. IThursdaynight was iilmost=a¥*i the thermometer, registering^ 'The vforecasU for * this* 'area lCl i night is: Cloudy "and (not'tscTcol casional rain; SV—•'— '' -- f - '• SeSi in Patmos CftizVn JSa&7pi! ed - r — ;" v t, £ J. A. Hamiter, former IRatmos,farjhi cr and widely 'known county cit«Bn,4^ & £r in Tampa, Fla.,rThiirsdayf^m according to a telegtam*re^chin]g shl brother, Tjp t I?amiter,,o Mr. Hamiter' was TS.^ in Claiborne parish,' . April, 1862, -moved to, county in.1878,, and'hud Hyed continuouslyi ever t since until -lasts Febmarj', when h.q toolt 1 Hp,h}s'';resiV dencc -with his sons in Florida; where ' they are engaged in , the', truck*' crop * commission business. ,, ;V V ^' Mr. Hamiter is survived r ~byt hisi<- widow and six children, and two girls, all of Florida: rWW}is t ' Wesley, .Charley, Georg6; and 'Mrs, Edna Meadows and Miss Callie Hamiter. . ' :'• He i§ also survived by f our r broth- r ers; Tip,. of Patmos; J. ' Hanjlter^ tif Port, Arthur, Texas; B. Hamjter of '' f (i Cove, Polk county, Arkansas; ar$ W. W. Hamiter, of points In Texaist ,- ••«<• .... i Postof f ice ProWs Threats in Mails Public Should tortion Notes to Postoffice By WUJHAW S, Associated Press Con-esj>on4e«t;-tf5 a threateiung letter, take it at your local postmaster; he'll Jknoisr''' what to cjo- ' v Silent as (o the threats that reputedly helped drive the Lindberghs out of America, the post office inspection, service, whose 550 operatives constantly trail fxtprtioiuMs, gives> that advice to citizens. The public isn't told to go directly to pn inspector because, officials px- in, the public doobn't know where they are. The postmaster does, and it is part of his duty to sep that we, toi-tion notei reach the pro[x;r official, A high service officer, acting 8i> spokesman, bays "innumerable" tellers are turned over annually to the inspectors, although the number has decreased slighfly in the la>t year- Alost supposed terrorists turn out. upon arrest, he taid, to be ihivwirii weaklings. f * The so-called "Lmdbergl) law'' is tlie statute under which the post office department now works, against "black- banders." Briefly, it provides that it is a. felony punishable by fine of $5,000 and jail sentence of 20 ycai> 10 send a letter tontdinmg a threat (p injure reputation inflict bodily harm or kidnap, accompanied by «my other demand for "money or any otliuer thing of vajue." Work of Um post office inspectors* en? braces many activities other than tracking down exLortiimisU. Nuver- tlveless, tlujy macitf 5^3 dt-luilcd \»-

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