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^> "• * -1 '. t A TIlOUGItt An avow*) of poverty I* no dbgntce (o any man; to make no ' effort to Mttip* tt Is IndMHi dls- { ,— Thucydldw. VOLUME 37—NUMBER 69 MA Hope M< .m* A.-WM'Inti i) |Yi"«.s Nfi\;—Mivnvt Nrwspiip'T Knli-rprls Star tWn, ftUfittty mtr In east and centrftl poo t!oi>s Wednesday rtlgtol; ThuM- dny iwrtly cloudy In we*fi probably occasional rains in HOPE, ARKANSAS, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 1, 1930 H ere a nd •Editorial By ALEX. H. ^ HBURN N a statement to the newspapers In Ftltrcll came out openly for what'] several years—use of the sales tax to . <t) 'flu- go I Tax Exemption on Homesteads to Be Initiated by Cazort ^Lieutenant Governor Will Launch Campaign for Signatures $1,000 E in last "In i desiral J:inimry H, 152!). Slur ut Uofi- JSJS; f'rfss, !»27. PRICE 5c COPY DIE NEW YEAR'S h ere week-end Governor Star has advocated uce land taxes. or's statement, published ny'.s Star, said: udgment, il would be use Ihc sales tux money. cvoiullnr of it, for the purpose odicving the hoincslettd.s from tajm, up to an amount of $2.500 if unl value. This means homestead were worth Cazort Will Attempt to Write Law by Direct Vote of People LITTLE ROCK-Lieut. Gov. Lee Cazort will undertake to initiate a constitutional amendment exempting homesteads assessed up to Si.OOO from taxation for state purposes, he announced Tuesday. He has completed drafting the proposed amendment nnd bUink petitions and copies of the amendment ure being prepared for circulation as soon a.s possible, he said. In addition to providing the original JJ.OOO valuation exemption, the proposed amendment would oniible legislatures in the future to increase exemptions up to $2,500 valuation, he said. 13,893 Signatures Necessary To Initiate an amendment it is nee- c&i&ry to have the signatures of 10 per cent of the number of voters at the previous general election signed to •petitions to get it on the ballot. The of Octal vote in (he g^awi'l dco.linn ion. "W we neve they say that if $2,500 o on his were v would the am< It is ; wlcs tax in land d is a snare and a delus- s he would p«y no lax 10. If his homestead more than $2,500 he have to pay taxes on in excess of (hat sum." I by opponents of the this proposed reduction Lindbergh Seeks "Rest and Peace," He Tells Liverpool Won't Comment to English on Report of Threats Against Jon HIS AGENT TALKS Hail, the Quesn of Roses! ays get new taxes—but relief from old ones," But thijtiot true. 71ic landowners of II i gaged tin build itrt \ provcmei not true, voted fir n 5-cont. inlay a GVi-eont tax. nnd lifted all|-riad-t(ix burden off tho eacl county who mort- rms two decodes ago to nads under the old im- *.trict, know that it is the state came along, -cent gasoline tax, then land. Ni district re since 192 at El Do John E. ral in tl plish thafrm landowner has paid a K anywhere in Arkansas lough this writer, then md others had to help icau beat Tom J. Ter- oampaign to accom- An<l wl spect to i building plished v, of the In from the where. accomplished with re- ng the burden of road- ie land, can be accom- pect to unloading part )f general government and placing it cl:,e- Novombcr was 138,930, which would make it necessary that the names of be obtained to the petitions D to place Mr. Cazort's proposed amendment on the ballot at the next general election. U is necessary that the petitions be filed with the secretary of state not lew than four months before election and at least 30 days bo- fore filing the proposed measure it must be published, at the expense of the petitioners, in a vapor of general circulation. Cozort's Statement j Mr. Cazort's statement follows: i "For years the people of Ihi-s sttiti.- ' have been struggling and suffering under a much too heavy tax burden. Since every man's first thought and effort is his home we fool thai exempting homesteads from taxation would touch i.'vcry person in the state. Mirny stales have seen the urgent need of a move of this kind and aro beginning to adopt homestead exemption amendments. Not only will such an amendment be of personal aid to each and every citizen of the state, but an additional benefit can bo soon iu owning property when a goodly portion of it is tax exempt. "Some few weeks ago I announced through a public .-.pooch that I would undertake to initiate an amendment to the constitution exempting all homeseads from tho tax levied for .state purposes up to certain valuations. I have been working with a committee of outstanding citizens on this matter i.nd we have prepared an amendment which we think will be reasonable and will not disturb or seriously handicap institutions and functions of government now dependent upon tlm lax. •' /Blank petitions • ' amendment arc Followi the wee Lee Ca/i that be al exemptioi fool nroui to go dir< an initial bitrarily valuation This wi Governor will do e feat his ||. C X X trcll's statement over Lieutenant-Governor bunced Tuesday night a plan for homestead firt's idea is not to rT'fnt- legislature but the people and write v. Ca7.ort would art the first SI.OOO of notice on Lieutenant that this newspaper ig in its power to de- Tho led. makes many takes, but^eiitativL- government, with its opjiy f-,r study and debate, is nu. n ri K i,t tnan wro ,, K —while Nulled by direct vote of Ihc pe^. wrong nearly always! Initiato'l to have th orful min about that lo find p •s aro usually found backing of pow- 10 people know Curort i.s going opposition in his "appeal| fi'lN-gislature" "to the people. J You cantjtQ ., | nx J HW by direct popt. without inviting discriniinat!.. ivor O f n u , fj nil |,. ciall.v-interi xpllvt , rs wh<> ,, rL , payinu' for jj ng t j lc p ot j|j on Furlhornit t .. in , )ol wr j|,, ., lax law b.Vjvoto without par- o in its effort to nong tho schools, her public insti- ry way the poo- lo dispose of tax- public questions live government, iiont nt land aly/.ing the: distribute r( slale hospit. tutions. The only l>le have ev ation as wo" is through It was i that cured tax crisis-n of the prepared for 'Mive Kovo "piproveme printing, and the work of initiating thif amendment will bo. started at an early date." At present. SO per cent of all mails. passengers, find express transported over the London-Australia air route originate in Sydney, Australia. live govprnn| fillillly mjm . 1( , t , s to transfer ft,,, pn . S(M1 , ,.„„, burden lo otV <)f ,. ix ., tk)|1 We should),,. ,,, u . f)f (h( . is . , ... -tors stand for election tlus ory Candida clarc himself (' asked to do FLAPPER FANNY SAYS-. HtO. U. S. PAT. Off. Tijuan|d Hit Sine! Rpeal Mexican About ed ling I!an Is" Fam- tosort TIJUANA, hit by "death border town 19,'lfi will bring IIS rc.si, emergency fa plain their loyj Cardenas fade i ing edict .strni Tijuana hit the sky-limit other iiUractior and ' !< 'i«' 1 ' Jur ' l H|i(.. n t braled. p In Ihe hcyd ' Tijuana grew But Lindberghs Themselves Refuse to Permit English Interviews LIVERPOOL, Eng.- (/?) —Colonel j Charles A. Lindbergh left the United I States, his official spokesman said! Wednesday, "because he wants a quiet i and peaceful and restful time." Lindbergh's representative, W. H. Gregory, rnndc this statement to the ' press but declined to answer a direct ; question whether the Lindberghs quit. America because their second son Jon was threatened with kidnaping or be- j cause of the Hauptmann ease '. "You wilt have lo read between the i lines regarding thai," Gregory H.S-- ' scrted. The Lindberghs have given no inter-1 views despite the request of n score of British reporters collectively relayed ! to them through an intermediary. At ' the dock a cordon of police kept re- j porters and public at a distance and ! the Lindberghs from intrusion. Tele-1 phone calls to the hotel went unan-! swercd. j Cameramen equipped with telescopic. lenses were luckier. They photograph- j od Colonel Lindbergh coming ashore • with his son in his arms, Mrs. Lind- > bcrgh preceding the two. As to radio, j the British Broadcasting Company was broadcasting nationwide the following reference to tho arrival: Colonel Lindbergh with hi.s wife) and son landed at Liverpool today. Wo believe the Colonel and Mrs. Lind- j bergh have cpme to this country to escape publicity nnd we arc suru all', our listeners would like us to respect the privacy of the family during its ; Beheading of Two I Fascist Aviators \ Leads to Reprisals Bulletins WASHINGTON—(/p)—Tlie resignation of Franklin C. Ifoyt, of New York, as Federal Alcohol Administrator, was announced Wednesday. His letter of reslg- Italians Say This Is thej " ntlon hlnlcd at Reason They Bombed i tion with the liquor setup, but the Southern Front E T HIOPIA PROTEST S; blamed personal reasons. Buffalo Explosion and Arkansas Road CrashoTFake Toll Four-Story Tenement Razed—1 Killed, 2 | Buried, 7 Injured i B O B S L ED FATALITY Arkansas High f School | Student Loses Cdn%ol j and Strikes House i BUFFALO, N. Y.—(#)—A f6Ur- j story brick "tenement in the Italian I quarter housing at least 11 persons was leveled by a terrific explosion Wednesday morning. At least one woman was killed, two men were known to be buried in the ruins, and seven other persons were hurt. ! Gas in the top of the old building -.,•"' ~~.'':,""''~ "-»•«-•»"•" * •"-"' I L.H iuc, nvji^n.—i/rj—Hurvcy Couch, i was blamed for the blast -Emperor Ha.le Sealssic- telegraphed \ Centennial chairman, announced Wed- tor the blast. a protest to the League of Nations j nest i ay that the initial event of Ar- ! 2 Die in Arkansas uS" oTtCf B r ± ± g l±!r I *™'.£™*. ^ ™**J* th < ™ ROCKH^w Year', ATLANTIC CfTY, N. J.-(/P)- Hnrry B. Smith, 75, author of musical comedy and operetta texts, -— ' died of a heart attack here Wed- Selassie Reports to League; ncsda> "the Alleged Bombing of ! Ambulance Unit Laildmg Centennial Event ROME, Italy i-(/p)_The Italian gov- j ernmcnt announced Wednesday that ; the beheading of two Fascist aviators! j by the Ethiopians after the airmen' j fell at Daggah Bur led to Monday's! , lr ... ,_. ^ ^~~ i aerial bombardment of the native dc- ' Will OC Re-EliaCtecl j fenders on the .southern front. ; j ng R ooseve l t ' s y is j t to Ettwopia Protests ! State in Spring WITH HAILE SELASSIE at Dessye, i Ethiopia—(Copyright Associated Pross)! LITTLE ROCK—( i. . , _ ,. . _ , _ i-{ re-enactment of Fernando DeSoto's mcnt of a Swedish Red Cross Ambu- landing on the west bank of the Mis- lance on the southern front. • f i fs i pp i r i ver . "-"'"'~ j Tile ceremony will be in charge ! | of the Catholics of Arkansas, and will j coincide with President Roosevelt's 112 Believed Lost on Sea Airliner City of Khartoum, British Liner, Crashes on Mediterranean Flight visit to the state. Churchman Urges R.O.T.C. Boycott Declares Boys Should Get Themselves Expelled From School As fair as the roses framJng her blond beauty, Her Majesty "Queen" Barbara Nichols is pictured in the regal gown in which she reigned over Ihe Tournament of Hoses in Pasadena on New Year's Dny. Queen "Babs" was the cynosure, of eyes during the impressive floral parade, and the gala ball preceding it. An outdoor girl and student of art at Pasadena Junior college, she i.s Ifi and pt-Utc. 170 Varieties Grape Mrs. J. B. Smith Given 8-Year Test MEMPHIS. before the Mcthoi Conference bore Tuesday. Dr. Kirby Page advised Christian boys to get themselves expelled from college by Dies, Washington Pioneer Hempstead County Woman to Be Buried at 10 Thursday ; I ; P r'T"' EiBh< ycars of «Pe""nicnt work on ', Mrs. Jennie Benson Smith, 76. died ........ Tt-nn. - W) - speaking Experiment Farm Reveals •thodist Young People's' ftp,,,,]^ n f V....-.L Of.,,].. Results of Fruit Study in This Area mirv,,,, r' ing if they wanted to gel rid of it. ,)ie University of Arkansas. College If we had four or five hundred ; O f Agriculture, Fruit and Truck Christians expelled for that reason, ',' Branch Experiment Station, with sw- he said "we wouldn t have compuls- , O ral hundred varieties of different ory milhtary training in our schools." ki , w | s of f rlli ,. s s))ow ,, l;ll somc val . jc _ Senator Nyo. Republicnn. North Da-: ti es arc much superior to others, states kola, chairman of the Munitions In- ; Q. W. Waor, assistant director in charge vostigations Committee, told the dole- ; o f tho station. at 7 a. in. Wednesday nt the home of a daughter, Mrs. Luther Smith of Washington, following a lengthy ill- LONDON, Eng.—(/P)—Nine passengers of the airliner City of Khartoum, including an American whose name woS'given at C. Luke, and throe members of the crew, were feared dead Wednesday after the Imprial Airways plane crashed in the Mediterranean. Searchers abandoned virtually all hope that any occupants of the flying boat would survive except the pilot, who was picked up Tuesday night alter the wreckage of the airship was found. No Special Session LITTLE ROCK—(yf)—Governor Fu- trcll said in a formal statement Wed-, ncsday that he desired to say definitely that there would be no special session of the legislature for Centennial purposes unless he had advance assurance from three-fourths of the membership that that number would make an appropriation. Hempstead Is 13th in Sales Tax Total Third of Tax Is Collected in 6 of the 75 Arkansas Counties LITTLE ROCK, Ark.—(/P)—Revenue Commissioner Earl R. WiWseman announced Tuesday (hat six of the 75 counties in Arkansas collected approximately a third of the first million $10,500 Pledged LITTLE HOCI?—At .6 .Ttiesday night the Arkansas 'Cemenmat: Corhntisgibir had its 100 volunteers to aid in preliminary financing of the slate's 100th birthday celebration—and then some. To be exact, there were 105 names on the list of persons pledging §100 each to get the program started. Response to the call for volunteers was characterized by members of the commission as a remarkable demonstration of public interest and belief in the centennial. The call was published Saturday morning with the announcement thot the time for enrolling as "Arkansas Centennial Volunteers" would expire New Year's Eve. Chairman Harvey Couch beamed as he announced the successful termination of the volunteer movement He said ho was "highly pleased and greatly heartened by the response, and particularly by the fact that enrollments are from all sections of the state as brought two Arkansas deaths from highway accidents early Wednesday. Wayne Benton, high school senior, died at Mountain Home from injuries suffered in the loss of control of his sled. He crashed into the porch of a house. Fred N. Akins, of Saline county, died here from injuries received in a car- truck crash near Lonoke recently. North Little Rock Fire NORTH LITTLE ROCK—(^P)—Fire resulting from an explosion in a -fireworks plant Wednesday destroyed. a * business at Forth and Main streets Wednesday with an estimated loss of $75,000. R. Baum owned the two-story structure. * -•^••~. '"'"->_•_"''-•— *ty^ ' . ~* ••• ' ' Air Traffic Gains 51% Over Record Passengers Increase One- Half, and Volume of Air-Mail Doubles well as from people in many different walks of life." WASHINGTON.- Eugene L. Vidal hailed 1935 Tuesday as the "most important year in the development of flying as an industry and a transportation system." "The 860.000 passengers carried represented an increase of about 290,000, or 51 per cent over 1933, the best previous year. Express increased 55 per cent over 1934, and air mail almost doubled. Miles flown by the air lines gatos that 90 per cent of the danger of war would vanish if the govern- lute George J. Smith, and member of one of the county's pioneer families. She was born at Princlcon, A recent n-porl issued by U)c station: Dallas county, in I860, shows that Mayflower, Early Rase, | Funeral services will b a. in. Thursday from the First Pros- ness, i dollars of revenue obtained by opcr- Mrs. Smith was the widow of the i ation of tho salcs lax - bytcrian church nt Washington ment took the profit* out of war. Ho,: Fair Beauty. Mamie Ross, Rochester' predicted that "national defense" i Carpenter and Elgerta are the leading curc n would he an issue of the next pros,- p , ach V)irlclii;s for „, Q , * c , of hi} R j denlial campaign^.nd .said ho would ,, r n,isin« varieties are Alton. Loom,, (or. Burial will bo i support Senator William h. Borah of Chinese Cling, Carmen and Golden | ton ccmtory. The counties and their collections were: Pulaski, $139,828.65; Sebastain. ?57,G60.-19; Garland, $39.716.80; Union, Xi8.046.59; Mississippi, $37,423.25; and hold at 101 Jefferson, S34.555.77. Calhoun was 75th among the counties in the amount of collections with little '35 Cold and Wet Says U. S. Observer ti Idaho for the presidency if Borah be- Jubilee, 10 Republican nominee. ry. Surviving C. Williams, pas-i* 781 ' 60 - No «'ton was only in the Washing-j "'"'"d with $804.44. | : Miller, one of the more populous • Throe sons. Fred ! counties, reported only $866.08 as Tox- - December 5.1 Degrees Colder Than Normal for Little I were 60,000,000, the highest total in air j line history." I • « » • • Air Conditioning in Sweden STOCKKHOLM,— (XPJ-Stockholm's first air-conditioned picture house is being built by the Swedish Film Industry company. The air will be warmed in winter, cooled in summer i and washed and humidified the year round. ! A Moscow-Prague air line soon to be established will operate on a j schedule of nine hours, approxirnate- ly one-fourth the tmic taken by rail. The AnuTu-nn, Gold, Sap.'i, and Opata. in tho order the loaders in production. I roe. ington, D. C., told Iho conference that toslei.. 10 old plantation system is blighting Happiness 10 South, "white and negro alike." , listed, i.re •'The negro knows that more South- ; Neither apples nor cherries have i-rn while people are suffering from done well generally under southwest 1 the .share-cropping .system than his Arkansas condition*. Early Harvest i raoo is," Dr. Johnson said. "Ho wants Early Rod Bird. Golden Del'icious and' to help his white fru-nds gut rid of it." Hod Delicious appear to be the load- ' Dr. Willis A. Button, superintendent ing apples; while Montmorenev and of Atlanta iGa.) schools, told tho con- Suda Hardy are cherries which have ft-ri-nec Ihijt Uirough raising the cul- shown some promise, lure level of the masses, negro and Although fit's are subject to winter while, tho South is promised an ecu- injury in severe years, tho Green ; mimic security it has never known. I.srhia. Drown Turkey, Urunswick and , Dr. Siillon doclured that if negroes Mission have made satisfactory vields aro given Iho opportunity "to grow in Kl.mdykc. Hlakemoro. Missionary ulnire. education and religion, there and Siuithlund are Iho most hanly anil will not be a surplus bale of cotton in prolific strawberry varieties Of the cane fruits. Ozark Beauty Paul Dudney, Eut'cno Pinegar. Lee McDonald, Paul Jones and L. F. Mon- .owing counties, llu-ir ranking im d the rui » fa " fi 8 urcs Tuesday night in amounts collected follow: ' : '"» ua l summary of weather condi- Ifompstend. 13th, $12,03fl.OO; Clark, 17lh, $10,580.60; Columbia. 34th, $7,- 1 tions. but changes occurring between 7 p. hour o! ' !. h last reading. Lessons i in Law-Making By tho Associated Tress 200 Glass Plant Workers Strike Too BusjFighting to Sign Up Pact 0:«.07; Howard. Slith. $6.829.15; Nevada an<1 n }^ w e,M. Ihc official end of the 37111. $6,728.15; Sovicr, -191 h 04 88564-•' yoar for lhe Wci " ller Biu-cau. may Lafayette. 52nd. S4.257.94; Little River! ; ca " sc mmor cna "<JCS. 51th, $3.915.80; Miller, 73rd, $86608. . Th ^ " 1Cii11 'empcnilure for tho year is 1.9 dogrooji. a departure of one (In.- South." "Give wages lo th ;-Three times this once gay and hopes prosperity. Ijsisting on jean buy what they ley make it I "and ther ident Lazaro | Ihinji." anli-gainbl- ( esorl. i i 1933 with • mbling «nd lo tho town Walkout Is Scheduled in 24 Hours at Fort Smith Plant masses so they FORT SMITH. Ark.-i.-V) - -Approximately 200 union glass workers -the entire force- of the Harding Glass it . on . a[ ._ s ,^, bootblack or an Oxford eiiii- give you a hij}U potish. ., uiixious to try 1 custom, from floiiiuslied. Then came i lor a ilealh l)lo' , rrit'fl on by est;. 1 l;iry as a free j: I business from ! Repeal, howei iCunlinuvd has been an outslandiny blaoklx-rry will b,- nT" 1 ''" i hU • S: ' i(1 ' I'"" 1 ' 15 '' L ! iucrl>ti!1 is lnu ll%i " li »B <^- pb,nt-wcrc oxpoc.<-,l Wmhu^L.'v i,", will bo no surplus any- berry on the station, and tho Young- ! be on strike within 24 hours ' berry has been quite sali.sfaetory, ; Tin None of the ra.sphorrii-s have iloiu> i well. ' ' Kxporicnco nil Iho station shows that il pays I,, set fruit trees in lalo ; \ vu ' m ; , ( | usput fall or tluring the warmer part of tho! year contract winter, rather than in the spring, i ' Since .several years aro required to produce a bearing tree, a farmer can- > not afford to plant untried varieties alian-French Boundary Deal in Africa'Never Completed 15y C'HAItl.KS KOLTX Associated I'n-ss Ciirropondi-nt i. Tlio 'Third House' The conference is so important in the congressional .scheme of things that it is known as tho "third house." The house of representatives, for tenth of u degree from the normal of j example, passes a highly controversial 62. Tho year's high temperature mark i «'"• It sous to the senate- whore it was 103 degrees on August 7 and the I » 1; »' l» changed by amendments. The lowest was 10 doprot-s on January 22.! house refuses to- acoopt the amend- Total rainfall for Iho year was ~49.74 : ment.s. so the bill is soul to confor- inchcs. which was 1.36 inches above enee. the normal nf 48.38. Total snow in 193.V Tho house appoints three- or five was 1.3 inches. The sroatost 24-hour | members as conferees and the senate rainfall was 3.9-1 inches on May 14 nainos an ct|iial number. The; con- and 15. fen-os have limited powers. Tlioy can December was colder than normally tl( - Ll1 " nl - v witn llle actual matters ip in Little Hock, hut the amuuni of rain'- . disagricmenl. They oannnt insert now fall recorded during the month was ' matter or leave out mutter agreed to considerably below normal. both houses. If they exoeed their au- Tho approximate moan leinper.miru ihm'ily a point of order will lie ayainsl Patman Has Talk With President taken rdor car- i-iide lorri- icliny new Ilowod by fongresfiinan Refuses to Discuss Rumor of a Com- l)i'omi.so Measure \\-ASl UNGTON-^'i-A long talk Wednesday between President Hooso- volt and Hoprosontalivu Palnuui. author of Iho L-a^Ji-puynu-ut bonus bill which was vetoed at the lu.st session, led lo speculation on a compromise bonus mca.surc before tho next congress. Paun-vji ducliiiL-d tu discuss liic visit. received orders lo strike ill | midnight Tuesday night from Pre.si- PAH1S.- -i.-l'i--IU 1 ly has been so busy : was 38.5 decrees, a departure !.f about tllei >' report. dunt Glen W. MoCabo of tho Kedera- fi^liting and France so busy trying to ' 5.7 iVoiu tho tuirmal uf 44.2. Tho T ' K ' ennference usually is held in tion of Flat. Glass Workers of Amur- settle the fight llml the two 'nations ' highest toinperuiurc was 61 ck-groos on . ll " u ' senate wing of the oapito! by ar- havc never consummated territorial , December 8 and tho lowest 17 on Do- ranaement. i.-hanges ayrood on in tlie Franoo-Ilwl- '. coluber 26. Tlio gre;ilo.-l daily ran ian aoeurds of January ti. 19.'!:"). . wu.s oO degrees oii December 17 Under Ihe agreement Premier Laval. -••«— made in Homo, two Franco-Italian ,, VL ,,. renewal of Opium Uacksliilors I'aco IKulh from questionable .sources, re. Detailed information on fruil.s Mnokers pronounced cured and found ,,f i,. m iory lo Ilal\'s Afriea'n posses- GRANITE. Oklu.—i/Pi.-Bill Albert. Wi can be obtained from (he county farm agent',, or by writing directly to tho station at Hope. I'iio on Kasl Avenue I). A small mil house on Easi Avenue D was destroyed by fire aboul 9:30 p. in. Tuesday. The house was owned by Sid Houston. Tho loss was sjnull. id Mr. CHUNGKING. China, -i/l'l -Opium up new adding 7H.OUO M|iiaro miles Prisoner I'atenls Wheat Shocke using (lie opiate again arc subject t Ihe death pen.ills' under an order issued hero in S/.eclniiin by Gonorali.-- iimo Oiiany Kai-Shek. Planting of Ihe opium poppy is prohibiled for Ihc entire province. - *^» » ^t~- There aro indications that air .service between London and Australia will soon bo extended to either HoJig Kuiy or Bangkok. negro serving a two-year sc-nlcnce in - weeks, or The senate conferees ;igreo lo some changes, the house conferees agree tu othrs. Finally the conferees ugrco or. a bill somewhere bet won the position taken by each house. Sometimes the cimferci-i do not give up easily and (he conference drags on for days. Fn-juh eoluiiiiil the reformatory hero for burglary. holds a patent on u wheat .shocker, a ; mudol of which has been built in the ' reformatory shops and which may he : u; ; od on the prison farm. official.-, admitted however that, the two oommis-sioiis have nov«-r gone to work. The reason, they s;ii.l, was "too much other business." liritisli Sea I.anc Imulvcd Mussolini's cryptic estimate of tin. value of tho new territories was re- "t-'twecn Canudu and tiio United Stales. , I The third international airmail i-ou;e iCVnlinued m \.v>tf: was opened recently between couver and. Si-little. Van. Tho stubborn fijtht in conference over tho so-called "death .sentence" c'l.iusi. in the ulilily holding cumpiin; bill vluring the la.st congro.ss is ;-n ox- amplo. Which end of the eajjilol i.s jnoit .stubborn'.' Tho other end. of course, as any sonutor or representative svill toll you. '.Twxfvruv • '.\vc' i'u'l 'No')

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