1 s ,' 'r f '* •i. S '' ' • i#- JM>I> that life fit neither it In ctfttttfe Mid l« iffMtft of Hope ; ^« cold, snow in portion late Tuesday ffl'n 01 Irl c6«*t porUoa, 90 1 *, ,if , _,A. '^ijli- Tfat ,1'r, 4 >*$ '/i',,^ •' ';•;?.v? 'J«, •*£ y^| VOLUME 37—NUMBER 67 1'ros.s HOPE, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1935 January Buir of Hoi*' 1890; J' ift, 1MB, 1927; PRICE 5c COPf LIZZARD HITS " s j &**.•» • ffri r_ t B EHIND f HE -AC m O 1 IP*! mar 1 ITU i» *« %* By Rodney Dutcher WASHINGTON.—Your correspondent has been out among the ladies nnd JS has picked up'certain items which could hardly have come to him had been playing around poolrooms and other haunts at th* male. One of the most exciting of these bits of news is the fact that Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt can find her way around her osi'n kitchen. • Some of the girls who attend Mrs. Roosevelt's press conferences give their sworn word that she showed them through the new White House kitchen and demonstrated an astonishing -familiarity with all gadgets, fixtures, and employes. There nrc no end of cupboards and closets in the new presidential kitchens and the First Lady could tell just what each was used for, without pecking in to .see, Nor did she mind showing whole shelves of conned vegetables to a group of young women who had automatically supposed all such stuff In the White House would be bought fresh. Incidentally, Mrs. Roosevelt spoke to all the servants and "all the servants spoke to Mrs. Roosevelt in a way which showed very plainly that they had met one another before. A takeoff on First Lady Another thing which gents were not allowed in on, but concerning which your correspondent has certain information, was the Gridiron Widows' party at the White House, given for totrell Advocates JmitingialesTax -to Relief of Land Jovemor Proposes Tax Exemption of First $2,500-Valuation [UESTIONS" PEOPLE •overnor Propounds Queries for the Legislative Campaign J. Marion Futrell released the following statement to Arkansaw newspapers over the week-ends By J. MARION FUTRELL Governor of Arkansas f Before retiring from office, I shall the public some suggestions con- ernlng thc affairs of this state re- ilting from study, observation nnd Jtperience. I shall not be personally 8f politically concerned as to the re- of the public to these, c best managed business main- o financial reserve to meet un- Sreseen contingencies, such as the |epross}on. The same principle should applied to governments. If thc oycrnments of the United States and jpkansas had saved what was wasted ! fifteen years prior to the.de- .- — . J-_ .-~'\. t_7_1 Lil_ j. . *?:t ' _ ' 1'1 .* and sensible policy, neither aid now be overwhelmed with debt. ||f Due to thc spending spirit of the itimes, it is idle to talk about building J'jp for emergencies a financial reserve i in this state. Any legislature that iwill meet would not spend just three [million dollars, but instead, five mil- Ilion, ten million or twenty-five mil- Flion, if .that much revenue were available in the treasury or was in singht \ during the fiscal period. The Icgis- ^loture is not all to blame. Interested groups swarm down on the legisla- ,urc and often make them believe that lublic sentiment favors their proposi- Itons The members of the legislature ||pught to remember that the masses arc Barely represented by lobbyists who appear before committees and in the ^glslative halls. Thc only way to hold pwn the cost of government is not to jise the money. There is no such ling as saving money for thc taxpay- except by leaving it in their jjckets--don't collect it. No More Borrowing fc cannot again borrow ourselves Uo death as we have done in the past fslncc a recent amendment to the con! stitulion prohibits the issue and sale of j slate bonds without authority from thc |<voten> It is no longer within the pow- pr and pastime of a board to sit in the Lol and issue and sell stale bonds, abused power has been thc pri- any means by which the state ha.s wrecked. There is no more pad on this score. \\e legislature of 1033 cut thu cost overnment mor than half. Thc last ^Mature increased Ihe expenditures that of 1933 about six per cent. ils, wus due to the fact that we hud pre money. While •the cost of gov- was cut more than half in 4933, it is my belief lhat it can well , stand another twenty per cent cut. [ Will this be done? I don't expect it. |,-Wc have been getting along on eighty per cent of our former revenue bc- J'causc we used twenty per cent of the ["general revenue to take up the out(Continued on page two) FLAPPER FANW SAYS-. HtG. U. !>. HAT. OFF. * newspaperwomen. Some of the girls called it the "Flatiron Dinner" just for fun, but they all had a good time when Mrs. Jay Hayden impersonated Mrs. Roosevelt, voice and all. When a lady acting as stooge asked her, "What docs Your Majcsly think of thc latest fashions for women?" Mrs. Haydcn grabbed a microphone and said: Whether the beret should be worn on formal occasions is a matter of taste. 1 hope that during the coming summer each little family will get into its motor and inspect th& grent natural bounties of. our land.,. , can sit happily by your own fireside and remember the pleasant times you had among the flowers and the bees. And, besides, the peace of the world lies in women's hands. Some More of the Same "Oo the picnic we had cold chicken salad, pineapple, and cheese. But the children had hard-boiled eggs. I sometimes think there is better character and more kindliness among people in the high income lax scale than there i,s among people in the low income tax scale. . ' ' ' "On Thursday I am riding a bicycle down to Windsor for breakfast. And on Saturday morning 1 have an engagement with the Lord Mayor of Dover lo swim Ihe Channel to Calais tor lunch. The World Court must have the support of its friends. In a few minutes this interview will be terminated, as 1 have an engagement to open a golfl mine on the air. I shall proceed immediately thercallcr to pilot the China Clipper. One is assured that Mrs. F. D. laughed very heartily at this takeoff on her press conferences. |c skipper is ths knows tho rone?, who ' Urge Prohi Cause to Church Youth Methodist Bishop Addresses 6,000 at Memphis Meeting Sunday MEMPHIS, Tenn.—</P)—While fi.OOO Southern Methodist youth cheered Bishop Edwin Holt Huglu's Sunday called for a "ceaseless contest" against the liquor traffic. "We should not bo scared away from the advocacy of a century-old reform by the yapping party-ties of a ' passing political campaign," the Wash: intfton (D. C.1 churchman, told the i Methodist Young People's Conference. "This is a time when the principle of prohiblion is to bo proclaimed unless we arc to confess that a 10-do- cade agitation lias boon based on falsehood," he said, advocating a program of propiirutio hut the homos and firesides of America. The Methodist loader declared thai "lo admit that law ha.s no real relation to this whole reform is to .surrender a final trench of the ethical warfare." He said that a cry for national prohibition at. present would be unwise, but urged prohibitionists to center their campaigns among their neighbors. "Wo musl starl in the homo." he said, responding to a question from the audience. "Take your message there and then lo your city, county and state-. Remember lo support those al the polls and stand by our cause. That is the plan for briiicinu about the return of national prohibition." »»*»- 1'oli.sh Students iiluod Donors WARSAW.- I/P) - Several hundred Warsaw university students live on fees for their blood used in transfusions. They arc enrolled with the medical factulty. are on call day and night. Parity Checks to Be Delivered Upon County Schedule At Hope Tuesday—Then Spring Hill and Patmos on Thursday OUT UNTUTJAN. 9th Checks Won't JReturn Here Until Completion of County Itinerary The following schedule has been arranged for delivering parity checks in Hempstcad county: ' H.OIX;, Tuesday, December 31. , Spring Hill, Thursday, January 2, j 8:30 to 1:30 n. m. | Patmos, Thursday, January 2. 1:30 to 4:30 p. m. . Washington, Friday, January 2, 8:30 to 11:30 a. m. ' Ozan, Friday,; January. 3, 1:30 to 4:30 p. rn. Sardis, Saturday, January 4, 9 to 11 a. m. Blngcn. Saturday, January 4, 1:30 to 4:30 p. m. Fulton, Monday, January G, 8:30 to 10:30 a. m. , , Saratoga, Mortdny, January G, 11 lo 12 a. in. ' ' Columbus, Monday, January G, 1 to 3 p. m. ' DeAnn, Tuesday, January 7, 8:30 to 11:30 a. m. Piney Grove, Tuesday,' January 7, 1:30 to 2:15 p. m. Beard's Chaple, Tuesday, January 7, 2:30 .to 4:30 p. m. Blcvins, Wednesday, January 8, 8:30 to 12 a. m. McCaskill, Wednesday, January 8, 1 to 4:30 p. m. The checks will be out in the county after Deccrnber 31, until January 9. Those who do not receive their checks on December 31 will not be able to obtain-'thurrvaU the otfice>'until-Junu- Great African 'BattleZone These checks are made out to the contract signers and not to the tenants. Tho tenant will have to receive his part of the parity check from the landlord. Be sure and . bring your record book when you call for your check. City License Tags on Dessye, field headquarters of Emperor .Hailc Selassie, appears hi the map nliovc Addis Ababn. From Dessye the emperor is pcrsonaly directing nearly \k million Ethiopians hi tlicir crucial stand against iho Invading Italians. The map pictures the entire northern front. Ethiopians Mass for Great Battle Bitterest Fighting of the War Believed in Pros-. ,,pect ThjsJVeek ^ ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia—(Copyright Associated Press) — Ethiopia's capital became jubilant Monday at reports from Dcssyc, imperial headquarters, thnt Emperor Haile Selassie had at last ordered his warriors into battle against Ihe Ilalian invaders. Government officials estimated that Hugh Critz Quits as College Head 111 Heath Cited in Resig. -nation of Monticello ' PINE BLUFF, Ark.-(/p)-The resignation of Hugh Critz as president of Monticello A. & M. college at Monticello was disclosed Monday. W. I. Payne of Sherrill, member of the college board, said that Critz's resignation was prompted by continued ill health and that it has been M It was generally believed that a ( critical stage of war was at hand and : that this coming week would see some of the bitterest fighting of the Ihrec- months-old campaign. No Peace, Mussolini ROME, Ilalyr-(Copyright Associated Press)—Premier Mussolini dealt a belated death blow to the already defunct Anglo-French peace proposals in laying plans for thc African war nnd a European economic siege with his cabinet Monday. i Critz became president of the Monticello college last April, succeeding Frank Horsfall. The college board has been called to meet at Pine Bluff i Tuesday, State Auto License Books Are to Be Opened on Thursday City automobile license for 1936 wont on sale Monday at thc office of City Treasurer Charles Rcynerson at Hope city hull. Tho new license will be in thc form of u .sticker, to be pasted on thc whid- .ihiold. The sticker bears a picture of n watermelon with a lino above thc melon reading "Where the big watermelons grow." Th« purchase price is 52.50. Automobile owners have unlil February 15 to purchase the sticker. After that date a penalty will bo assessed, the minimum of which is ?l. Number of the license ranges from 1 to 1,000. All persons wanting special numbers are requested to make purchase immediately, A total of 711 Ings were .sold last year, compared with C59 the year before. Treasurer Charles Rcynerson , predicted thai 193G would set n now ; TRENTON. N. J.- •(/)')— The Court of record. ! Pardons, before which Bruno Richard Ajipliealiniis for stnto license will be ' Hauplmann's petition for (.'leniency is received Thursday, January 2 in Ihc 1 pending, mot behind locked doors office of Revenue Agent Ed VanSicklc M '—' Carrigan building, South Elm street. . He told his ministers that the peace terms wore "very far from satisfying the minimum lecniircmcnts of lialy, especially regarding the .security of frontiers and Italian citizens." The dictator withheld publication of his budget estimates. Bruno's Nerve Is Believed Breaking Confession Expected o n Eve of His March to Death-House Service Curtailed at Hope Postoff ice Windows to Close at Noon Saturday 'Because of 40-Hour Week Nearly a Million in Beer and Liquor Taxes During 1935 Wiseman Lifts 1936 Estimate $200,000 Despite Local Referendums LIQUOR TAX LEADS Produced $659,845 in Gal- Ton age and Permit Taxes Since March By O. P. HANES Associated Press Staff Writer LITTLE ROCK.—(#")—Legal whisky marched into Arkansas in 1935 but marched right back out again in many ares. In more than a score of elections held under the local option clause of the Thorn legalization legislation, the trend has been more than ten to one in favor of prohibition'. Two counties—Howard and Nevada —have voted dry. Elections on the question arc expected to follow each other thick and fast during.the coming year. • . Despite thc "election box score" showing a big majority of those voting favoring prohibition, Stale Revenue Commissioner Earl R. Wiseman predicted Monday a $200,000 increase in liquor gallonage tax in 1936 over 1935. The revenue commissioner produced figures showing that the thirsty of Arkansas added nearly a million dollars to state revenue in 1935 in tax payments on alcoholic beverages. Tho Revenue His tabulation of the revenue follows: Liquor Tax §429,873.78 Wine Permits :.... 8.495.00 Wine Tax 4,383.47 Beer Tax ., 131,440.04 Beer Permits 52,700.00 •a.i't it,. *,,£ x V "Human Fly" to Clinib First National JHere Johnny Woods, above, ^nationally- known -"humaii fly," will scale "the First National'Bank building in Hope at.5 p. m. Monday. The photo shows Woods' 'climbing" ah "18-story bank building at Butte, Mont. Acting on official orders from tho Postofficc Department, Washington, D. C., Postmaster Robert Wilson announced Monday that window service at iho local office would be discontinued on Saturday afternoons. The now order goes into effect Saturday, January 4. On and after that date all .so.rvice windows will close promptly at 1 p. m. i "Tills is an economy move, and- is made necessary by the 40-hour week law recently enacted by congress," Mr. Wilson said. "It is in keeping with tho custom that has been observed in practically all offices of this size for some time. "This e-arlior closing of window service, which includes stamp, money expected lo limit, its • order and general delivery windows mlmailll rn^t> *f\ ftv- c>.n R;»*,t,.rl.n. ^ft.....m n .x.. ...:l! :-. Six Drunkenness Cases Are Heard •u'ti'in in Ihe Huuplmann case to fix- IIIR the date 1.1 consider his appeal. Total 5860,953.97 Beer tax collections in 1935 were $40,889.62 greater than in 1934 and beer permits this year netted $52,700 compared to 544,244.75 last year. "The malt tax collections for this year and last furnish proof that home brew making is on the decline in Arkansas," Wiseman said. "We collected $12,837.46 in malt tax in 1934 but it fell off to $4,089.88 this year." Beer In Warm Moutlis i Wiseman's records showed that beer i consumption is at its peak in July nnd August, with January and Feb- I ruar'y tho months of fewest sales,-the! 1935 monthly beer tax collections wore; January, $3,146.32; February, $2,494.46; March, $6,828.45; April, $9575.88; May, $10,513.83; June $13,393.78; July, $17,971.71; August, $17,358.97; September, $15,636.49; October, $15,225.55- November, $11,294.58; December, $8,000. October, November and December were the big liquor tax collection months. Heavy tax collections for April were credited by Wiseman to Jie rush of buying that followed legalization by the last general assembly. The 1935 monthly liquor tax collections were: March, $29,096.05. April, $55,181.80. May, $32,818.24. Juno, $23,136.75. July, $35,234.52. August, $.'14,806.05. September, $43,019.25. October, $60,813.54. November, $55,767. 58. December, 60,000. the' performance 'here. He-has many newspapei--clippings and photographs showing him scaling some of the 'highest buildings in'the United States, including the Woolworth in New Yo'rk^ «• »•» -^ •' Lindberghs Offer Betty Her Old Job of Slain Infant Invited to Return to Ill- Starred Family GLASGOW, Scotland — (Copyright Associated Press)—Bttty Gow told the Associated Press Monday that Colonel and Mrs; Charles A. Lindbergh had asked her to work for them again," but I don't think I'll go." The little Scottish nurse in charge of-the first Lindbergh baby when he was kidnaped and slain, was interviewed on the top deck of a Glasgow street-car while she was going to work in a dress shop Monday morning. 16 More Deaths .; Are Reported as Cold Wave Strik^ - * H * * ' Property Damage Run's 1 Into Millions, Temper- rf\ ature Falling AT LA N TA SUFFE R S» Light, Heat and Tele,-^ phone Service Disrupt- ^ ed in Many Homes NEW YORK—(/P)—A raging blizzard ' covered the middle Atlantic coast >Y r ;ig Monday with six niches of snow and' V*i swept on-into New England, leaving in '^'' x its wako at least 16 deaths and millions - w , of dollars in property damage. ' l , £ A heavy snow fall started about . dusk Sunday night" and continued t f Monday with falling temperatures that*;, »*? in some.sections dropped to zero, ( / '"" In Atlanta alone th» damage was 5 estimated unofficially- at, $2,000,000"Lights heat and telephones were miss— , ing from many homes and street car , service "was stopped during the weekend. , t .. ( j 27V4 Degrees Here ' / " •> The low temperature for this area' * Saturday and Sunday nights were) 26% and 27M: respectively, the Smutty; and Truck Branch Exepriment sta-* tion reported. * " , ^ • Monday brought some relief , fromV v "^ the frigid weather of the past three\ days which hampered traffic and made footholds precarious. At noon Monday the mercury had. climbed to 31. " •>, Pine Bluff Man vf First Subscribe •-.^>i.'':e: ... •ff^^^aSu^fvSna&^. Lindberghs Arrive LONDON, Eng.— (#>)— Press asoseia- , . — - j tions reported Monday that the Amor- I ican Importer, freighter carrying the ! Charles A. Lindberghs to England, ; had arrived off Liverpool and expected ta dock between 7 and 10 o'clock Monday night. j Lyinan A. Miller i Dies of Pneumonia ,J6 Nichol Starts Couch's:*' . Roll Call for-the Cen- ",' tennial Fund ' FINE BLUFF, Ark.—Jo Nichol, pres- • ident of the Simmons National bank o'f Pine Bluff and former president of the Arkansas Bankers association, Sunday urged business men of the state to enlist in the movement to give Arkansas a centennial celebration "worthy of the state." Mr. Nichol became the first "centennial .volunteer' 'when he delivered his check to Harvey C. Couch, chairman of the Centennial Commission, after reading of the call for volunteers. Mr. Nichol said: "Business men of thc state bhould get behind this movement 100 per cent. Their co-operation will stir up the necessary public opinion. The centennial celebration should mean something to our pride as a state. The citizens of our state want a centennial but we need the co-operation and backing of our loading figures. "Public opinion, I feel, will result in finding the necessary finances somehow. I believe the busines men will respond to the call for volunteers, but we need the co-operation of our people through civic pride." 1 Ed Collins, 59, of Spring Hill, Dies IHiglnrayDepa ,, rae , itMe . Five Plead Guilty, and. Bond of Sixth Forfeited Monday His Nerve THKNTON. N. J. - Bruno Rich.-ml I Hriuplmiinu'.s iron nerves were reported breaking Sunday night on Ihe eve of Moiid;iy'b meeting of (he Court of i Purdnns and the scheduled execution I uf imnllier df his fellow inmates in j the death house. Rinnan Johnson, negro, murderer of a fanner's wife, is the only man doomed to 140 to Ihe electric ehair here he- Charges of drunkenness against six ; fore Bruno himself, is slated to walk defendants made up the municipal ; the la.si mile. court docket Monday. ' "Soim-thing must lie done," the for- Fleading guilty lo drunkenness and l met- finniiMi eanienter, paring his eell drawing fines of $10 each were: . Ike a man rla/.ed by fear and smokng Dallas Summers. Bernice Strong, j iuc<..-.-anil\. lias exclaimed repeatedly Curl Strong. John Phillips and Dan; sinee Col Charles A. Lindbergh's vol- Straughter. . untary exile to England was made A $10 cash bond posled by Calvin' known u. him. •eorgo on a charge of drunkenness j "The time is getting short," he also was forfeited when George failed to [ has .said, a^in and again, appear for trial. I H.iuptmaiui j s sentenced to die the Three state eases were continued | week of January 13. Officials who iv- Well Known Citizen Succumbs Suddenly—Funeral Is Held Monday chanic Succumbs Sunday of Pneumonia Lessons in Law-Making By the Associated Press r.n Saturday afternoons will in no way affect Ihe receipt and dispatch of mail. "Mail will bo dispatched the samei as oil any other day and will he plac- j ed in postoffice boxes on the same schedule as any other day. i Ed Collins. 5i), died at 2:30 p. m. - -- - — "This is a matter over which the; Sunday at his homo in Spring Hill, i ''' <>( ' "' W s home here Sunday. local office has no control and it is! He had been ill only a few hours. 1 " believed th.-it, with tin; proper spirit] Mr. Collins had been a resident nf ' jand co-operation un thc part of the I Spring Hill many years nnd was well! j general public, it can be accomplished' known in tlial tection. with very little inuonvenienc one." Mr. Wilson concluded. Lyman A. Miller, 35, employed as :i mwhar.ie by Iho Arkansas Highway Department for a number of years He . vtived detailed reports until Tuesday, January 7, Lt.-Gen. Liggett, of Indian Wars, Is Dead SAN FHANCISCO. Ciil.-(/H)_Lieu- temuit. General Hunter LigBCtt, 78. one i ..,,, VL . a i any ,h ini; .-- Tho govcn ,or retime Indnm Ughlcr and a co m , nilll d w -j |clU hiis ^ , ha . ( uUhfc h h[ . hll . •of an army m Germany, died in a hos- I _.- ._____.__ pita! hero Monday. [ (Continued on page three) Byrns Calls for National Defense 2. Ho\v Laws Are .'Bora' Legislation in congress originates in various ways. Thc president may send brief messages from time to time, each jna^pg a specific re<;onvmendatipn. Vsually a senator or representative will prepare a bill carrying out the president's recommendations and introduce H Immediately upon receipt, of the message. If this is not done, the committee considering the message may draft such a bill and report it to the jtcnatc or house. ! Bills for raising revenue, under the constitution, must originate in the house of representatives. A bill may originate through any : senate or house. Thc i member prepares his bill and intro- !i- of House Advocates New Alaskan and Hawaiian Bases Death resulted from pneumonia had been ill only a few days. Funeral services will he hold at Hl:30 a. m. lui'.sdjiy from First Biipti.st to any-j Funeral services were held ;il 12:30 • church at Stamps in charge of the, 'p. in. Monday ut Huckabee cemetery, .Rev. Wallace R. Rogers. Hope pastor,' -- --•=— —= near Spring Hill, in charge of the HevJ "•»'! assisted by the Rev. Mr. Webb. , lllombcr of 'he senate or house Wallwee R. Rogers, pastor of First i pastor of thc Stamps church. ' • • apt 1st church of Hope. j Burial will be at'Stamps, in charge j ti ", ccs ''• In lnc hollse he drops it in Surviving arc hi.s widow, two sons.: of Whitfield Masonic lodge of Hope. ' Bess Collins ',! Spring Hill; Virgil Col- j Mr. Miller was a member of the lodge, lius uf Huu.slon. Texas; two daughters, i Surviving are his widow, u dauyh- Mrs. James Martin of Houston, Texas: j ter. Betty Jo; Iwo brothers, Frank Miland Mrs. Elbcrt Tarpley of Spring [ ler of Waldo; Ernest Miller of Indian- Hill. One brother, Arthur Collins of|apoli.s. Ind.: a sister, Mrs. H. C. Ar- Spi-inR Hill, also survives. ' rington of Nalajo, Calif.; and a iiicce, —«•»••«••--••" -- i Clco Arrington of Wichita Falls, Drop Criminal Count • Texas. on Revenue Agents j wills i^UcsTui Soviet i MOSCOW-lflV-A i-ollcction of SOU BLUFF. Ark.-i-Pj—Charges | ancient bronze idols, dug from the i a basket on the clerk's desk. It immediately is- referred lo thc proper commit ice, which will consider it nnd report it favorable if the committee considers Ihe proposed legislation desirable. Many bills remain in committee undisturbed and never are heard from figain. In some cases they have served their purpose without further ac- tion.1 They have advertised the moui- und the project. Miiny bills introduced have no ehance of serious eon- , , i>''<-'i 1 /less for war was "good insurance i rgairsl ii," Byrns bespoke his support | fur an air power lit the Aulskiiii base. ;'He spoke, of Hawaiian fortification as i ;i necessity. un inotioa of Prosecuting Attorney Henry W. Smith. The prosecutor suid ho believed the men already hud been punished sufficiently by Ihe publicity givn llv.-iv iirre-t. Lack of oil will cause wheel boiu- uiifl king pin bushings to wear and dirt picked up by the wheel? •:oon completes tho dnintitiv bill, or it may write an i measure and report it. ' fome k-nislution originulos by pe- l 'iiions from citizens. i Tomvrj"\v—l.i'-sJ. luMvf l*prcl!«,>.
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