Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on January 10, 1936 · Page 1
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A THOUGHT (Helios nnd honour BIXJ with! nw; yen, durable rlchw and rl«ht«nwnc»s.—PtwvMtw 8:18. •••MMW t^--——, Hope Star Arkansas—MosHy cloudy And j w Armet Friday night; Sfttur* day partly cloudy, *o(n««rli*tf noJdcr In wMt portion. M7 MTTA/rniTP 77 IAD -MC.-HIH A.«*».'|HHJ i j of INUiVlOrjU ll (..SKAT-.Mi-aim N(!\v.H|«i|..T Kiilr> prl sr As.s'r HOPE, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, JANUARY 10, 1936 <JonsolM:ttr<I .I'timary IS, I'.'"('. Bini- of Hutu ]','.•'.>: I'lif-.K, 1U-7; PRICE 6c COPY* BONUS PASSED BY HOUSE Here and There •Editorial By ALEX. H. WASHBUWT H ERE is the kind of news-item that causes a prohibitionist to Kct a law passed and at the same time ruin any chance of ever enforcin"; that law. The news-item is by Neal O'Hara, nationally-syndicated writer appearing in many papers, including the New York Evening Post, whose clipping I have. The item is brief and to the point. "Fill 'em up again, pardncr," says the unsympathetic Mr. O'Hara, "In proportion to its population, Arkansas is the hardest drinking area of the states and territories when it comes to consuming whisky." Law does not change habit. I3ut . ' _ — <ljwise law-makers lake habit into reck- ! cming when the bill is being drafted. IfifGAV I Allfi" 'fn ' Excessive drinking is no argument tlt?l UVJ IjUUI L l/U j h> r statutory prohibition. Rather, it is * ! a powerful argument in support of jibe Star's position, that since the i traffic can not be suppressed it should bo controlled. The control argument is rejected in its entirety by the radical prohibition leaders who are determined to carry ArkansB.s back to the outlawed, tax- free status that liquor enjoyed here for nearly 20 years. All figures and all arguments in behalf of fair taxation, public morals and the public safety are against the prohibitionists—but they are undaunted. It coes down in the record, undisputed, that drinking among women and among high school students was relatively light until prohibition came along and furnished a "tin-ill." And these prohibition-drinkers, fed originally on moonshine, have naturally carried over to the present day. Although must of the Southern states were still technically dry in 1935 the South that year showed an increase of 3 per cent in auto fatalities, while the Eastern stales were reducing their average 3 per cent. This contradicts the prohibitionists entirely, and rightly so—we solve one thing at a time, and highway safety is obtained only by highway patrols and some workable system of liquor control. Prohibition ignores problems it doesn't solve. Court to Pass on Bruno's Case on Saturday! Prisoner Loses Last Chance to Appear Personally for Appeal NO PRISON HEARING Meanwhile, eLtter Is Received From Mysterious "Faulkner" TRENTON. N. J.--(/T)-Tlie last hope of Bruno Richard Hnuptmnnn to make a personal appearance before the Court of Pardons faded Friday when Hoffman's office announced that the court would not meet nt the state prison. Tin. 1 governor said the court, convening Saturday to consider Haupt- mtinn's clemency plea, would meet as usual at the executive offices. "Faulkner" Heard From TRENTON, N. J.—The mysterious J. J. .Enulkner, unWcnlIfiwl*dcivositor of $2.980 Lindbergh ransom money, has absolved Bruno Richard Hauptmann in a Iwo-png'; letter to Governor Harold K. Hoffman. The handwriting on tin- sensational document, mailed two weeks ago from New York city, was reported Thursday by a handwriting expert to be positively identical with that on the Faulkner deposit slip from files of the t 114 Are Indicted ! by Nevada Jury New Deal "Antis" Poll Nearly 62% of Digest Ballots 36 States, With 399 of 531 Electoral Total, Voting "No" NEW YORK SAYS NO I TO PARALYSIS FUND) President's Policies Command Only 32',; of Empire State Vote President's Ball, Benefit Event, at High School Jan. 30 Crone Negro Orchestra Will Play at High School I Gymnasium : Committees N a m e d by • Mrs. C. S. Lowthorp, .' ' Chairman Tlu 1 vote against the New Dcnl increases markedly as over 300,000 more ! ballots are reported in the latest tally of Tlie Literary Digest poll bringing ! the total vote so far, which appears in ! the current issue of the magazine, to 1.688,462. In answer to the poll question of "Do you now approve the acts and policies of the Roosevelt 'New Deal' to date," G'13,314 arc shown marked j "yes" and the balance of 1.044,948, or '• This imixirtiinl development in the ' fight lo save the German carpenter j from the electric chair, was disclosed . a few hours after Prosecutor Anthony j M. Houck Jr., of Hunterdon county j announced that a conference will be held Saturday lo decide what action to tiike on a farmer's story that Mrs. Anna Hauptmann was near the scene of the crime on Sourland mountain ' in the spring of 1931. j The dejection of Bruno's wife over what she characleri/.cd as a "last-min- ule framcnp to railroad my husband," however. wiis more than compensated by the new Faulkner revelations. She defied the aullmrities lo arrest her and slate officials admitted il unlikely that she will be taken into custody. Hauptinann's as.scrled innocence of the crime for which he is under .sentence to die was stressed in the note signed "J. J. Faulkner" in the same bold, facile penmanship of Ihe jwrson who on May 1, 1933. gave Ihe fictitious address of 537 West MOlh street. Manhattan, when exchanging a hatch of the ransom money for new bills. Detailed reasons for sparing Haupl- mann's life were given by (be writer, whose script from beginning to end showed pceularities linking unmistakably with the sub-Treasury slip. The handwriting experts' report, completed after more than n week's studv. was turned over late Thursday. Hoffman declined to comment, but his secretary, William Conklin. indicated that Ihe new evidence will be considered | n;, T(rfl cf MoVPllli'llt In by Ihe Court of Pardons when that | i51 KK C ' L . V. L _ l tribunal meets at 10:30 a. m. Saturday. I Circuit Court Adjourned by Judge Bush Until Next Thursday PRESCOTT, Ark. — Judge DexK-r Bush adjourned circuit court Thursday night until next Thursday when three civil and six criminal cases arc- set for trial. The grand jury adjourned after returning M indictments. Mrs. C. T. Turner recovered judgment for 51,000 against Kroger Grocer & Bakery Co. A similar suit for her son. Humphrey Turner, resulted in a verdict for the company. The Turners live near Arkadelphia. Roberta Simpson, negro, was acquitted by a joury of a charge that In: killed Fred Scott, also a negro, in a dice dame last August. Seven negro boys drew one year sentences in the Negro Boys Industrial School on pleas of guilty lo stealing brass fittings from Prcscotl fk Northwestern Railroad Co. Dock Gil-.-s negro, convicted of stealing cottonseed, received a two-year sentence, and Hubert Leake, negro, one year for .stealing limber. Process Tax Off, Hogs Go to Town Skiing pupils in a Berlin school ur" taught on an indoor chute. FANNY SAYS: HtG U. b. HAT. Off. As in tho ballroom tlie coy girl peers from behind a fun ul the bull vain..'. net in Year Causes Prices to Drop CHICAGO.- l/IV-With hogs flooding the nation's livestock markets and pork prices pointing downward, market adjustment to the lifting of the processing tax with AAA invalidation continued in a spectacular manner Thursday. Producers and consumers alike .sought benefit from the removal of the S2.ii per hundredweight lax, which constituted a portion of the packers' cost on every 100 pounds of hoys processed. Socking to profit from the upturn in bog prices that followed Monday's .supreme court ruling, fannei.s sent the largest number of swine to principal I corn belt markets since late in 1931. The price structure was shaken only moderately. Under normal conditions large marketings result in a definite break in prices. The seven major .slaughtering, cen- | tens in Ihe corn bell got 79..11)0 hogs, bringing the total for the week lo d'jle lo 321.000. compared with 117.1100 for the corresponding period last week and 20:)..'!00 a year ago. Chicago prices dipped 15 to 2j cent' at Ihe opening but Ihi.s v\ a.s renamed und heuvv hogs; closed five to 10 ecu'.-- higher. The extreme top was !>10.0,>, compaied with a Sil.50 top ju.st before the AAA was voided. Other market.' regained part of Ihe early losses recorded there. Chicago's xupnly total ed 32,000. the largest since Decembej 18. 1934. Seventh U«port Literary Digest New Deal Poll From The Literary Digest of January 11, 19M. W 5 ft '£ " ' 53 * State > £ Alabama Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware Florida Georgia Idaho Illinois Indiana -....'. Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan .. Minnesota . . Mississippi Missouri Montana . ... Nebraska Nevada ... New Hampshire New Jersey . . New Mexico New York North Carolina North Diikota . Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vcrwont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming State Unknown Totals 7,234 1.152 5,252 50,82-1 7,179 8,046 1.211 5.605 11,565 2,127 50.985 24,544 17,062 17,169 13,590 G.531 3.113 7.139 14,390 19.131 17,552 4.933 27,939 2.070 10,487 597 2.066 14,483 1,115 58,460 10,405 2,958 39,616 11,045 15,895 44,671 2.481 3,922 4,02li 14.182 26,246 3,441) 1,918 10,066 11,169 6,889 11.616 1.298 7,483 3,522 • 1.561 3,473 76,023 13,867 20,690 2,235 5,729 5.616 3,521 96,920 • 35,951 23,845 23,349 9.265 4,579 12,270 14,007 58,650 40,965 30,931 1,861 37.4X1 3.704 15,849 765 7,425 39,566 1.307 123,724 5,651 4,272 70.093 12 358 9,194 98,536 8,119 1,641 7,148 8,048 16,926 2,919 5,865 9,10!l 18,630 9,530 26,124 1.949 1(1,330 643,514 1,044,948 61.811 per cent, are tabulated as balloting "no." Tlie vote in support of the New De;tl has declined from 46.72 per cent in the first report to 38.11 per cent in this week's tabulation. Thirty-six states, which represent 399 out of a total of 531 electoral votes, continue to express disapproval of the Administration's policies in Ihe latest returns. 'Hie other twelve, all Southern and border states with the exception of Utah, still voice approval of Ihe President's policies. The additional ballots tabulated currently indicate a larged affirmative vote for the New Deal in eleven states and a decreased percentage in 111' 1 thirty-seven other states since the previous week's report. The only ••harp declines are noted in New York and New Hampshire. Mississippi and South Carolina give a 711180 per cent majority for Ihe New Deal, while six other states wive a (ill- ill per cent approval and four more Males show a percentage of 50-60 in support of tlu' Administration's policies. Massachusetts is the only state registering more than 80 per cent disapproval of the New Deal. The five other New England states and New JLT.SCN are showing voting 70-801 per cent negatively. Fifteen more state* are in Ihe 60-70 per cent bracket and the balance of fourteen stales are ballot inu 50-60 per cent against the Administration's policies, A close vote is indicated in only five states. New Mexico with a .">.'!,% per ccntagc, Oklahoma with a 526(1 percentage and Florida with .">U.."i5 per cent against the New Deal; Utah with a 54.11) percentage and Virginia with i 52.5(1 per cent vote in support of ill 1 . 1 New Deal. All other states give over i ;V~i per cent majority for or against.. New England, as a seclion, voles (Continued on page three) The T. H. Crone 12-piece negro dance orchestra was booked Friday as the band to play for the President's Birthday ball to be held Thursday. January 30. in the Hope High School gymnasium. Crone and his band played here for the first Cotillion club dance held (luring the Christmas holidays at the Hope Country club. Tlie orchestra is from Shrcveport. Mrs. C. S. Lowthorp, county chairman, announced that a dance for negroes would be held at Yerger High School January 30 in honor of the president. H. C. Yerger will be in charge of the negro dance. Tlie Committees Committees appointed by Mrs. Lowthorp to complete arrangements for the dance at Hope High School arc: Building committee: Miss Beryl Henry, chairman, Robert Wilson, J. R. Henry. Music committee: Andrew Hutson, chairman. Lyman ' Armstrong, Hamilton Hanegan. Decoration committee: Mrs. Roy Anderson, chairman. Robert Morris, George Wilson, Lyman Armstrong, Mrs. T. S. Cornelius, Mrs. L. C. Johnson. Mrs. Robert Wilson. Mrs. T. S. McDavitt. Mrs. C. C. McNeill, Mrs. N. T. Jewell, Mrs. E. O. Wingfiold, Mrs. Ralph Routon, Mrs. J. S. Wilson, Jr., Mrs. Alfred Brannan. Mrs. R. T. Brian). W. R. Alexander. Ticket Kilos committee: R. R. Morris, chairman, Oliver Williams, Chester Harwell, Earl Harrison, Fred N. Gray, S. C. Bundy, A. E. Stonuquist. Hosac Garret). Lawrence Martin, J. H. Jones. Finance committee: Roy Anderson, chairman, Glenn J. Durham, Syd McMath. Reception Committee Reception committee: Mrs. C. S Lowthorp, Miss Beryl Henry, the fol- the mayor, president of the Rotary club, president of the Kiwanis club, president o fthe School Board, commander of the American Legion, president of the Young Business Men's association, the president and cashier of each bank; the following officials and their husbands, the president of the D. A. R., the U. D. C., American Legion Auxiliary, Ilie B. & P. W. club, P. T. A. Council, Music club, Garden club Library association. Women's Democratic club. Telegram committee: C. S. Lowthorp, chairman, T. S. McDavitl, E. G. Coop. E. M. McWilliams. R. M. LaGrone. Jr.. C. A. Monts, W. C. Brunei-. C. N. Cook. Admission this year will be $1.00 for gentlemen, $1.50 for gentleman and ladv, and 75 cents for ladies unattached. Lee Butler, the young man who was the beneficiary of funds derived from the 1935 ball, will be invited as a special guest of this year's occasion. Boys Work Topic 'of Rotary Meet H. W. Stillwell, Heads Croup of Texarkana Visitors Here Friday The boys work committee of Ihe Texarkana Rotary club had charge of the weekly program of the Hope club at its luncheon Friday noon at Barlow hotel. If. W. Slillvvell, superintendent of Texarkana. Texas, High School, addressed the group on the subject of Boy Scout work uncl its value to the community, in an effort to stimulate activity of scout work here. Included in the group of Texarkan- ians were- W. II. McMullen, scout executive; Munnie Stevens, commissioner: J. A. Buchanan, Jr. member of the Rc.tary youth advancement committee. John llolinan, and the principal speaker. H. W. Stillwell. Mr. Slillwell is a member of Ihe executive board of the Tcx-Ark council, and is also past governor of the Texarkana Rotary district. Oilier guests included tin 1 Hc\. George F. X. StrasMicr of Hope, scout ' official. John Sale. Jr., and Rufu.s llcmden. Jr. All made brief talks on ^ciuit work. The Hope club will meet at noon \Viilnesday of nexl week inMeiid of Friday, the dale being moved up because ul a Ihrcc-tJay convention of comity agents and home ilcinolistra- tion agents, to be held here. —«» * *»r— Tlu i longest elephant tusk on record inrasui'ed 11 feet 5 1: ^ inches. Morgan House Chief a Man of Many Moods Vote Is 355 to 59; F. D, Pledges Help to the Farm Belt Summoned before the senate munitions inquiry to tell the part he played in financing the World war. J. I'icrpnnl Morgan was cast in the role of a history-making magnate, whose every tug at the world's purse strings swayed the fate of nations. Here the all-seeing candid camera records what Morgan's inquisitors anil the spectators crowding the hearing chamber actually saw—a mild-mannered titan of powerful build, who rcsllli'ssly smoked pipe and clgnrcts, smiled genially, scratched his scalp, rubbed his chin. Formerly an awesome name and little more, the candid camera strips him of UK last shred of fearsomeness with which his reclusive-ness once cloaked him. 2 Local Prisoners j Sent to Rock Pilej Negro Chicken Thief and Fighter Are Shipped to Pulaski County ' Leon Jackson and Joe Kelley. local negroes, were taken to the Pulaski county rock pile Thursday to work out fines for theft of chickens and for simple assault. Jackson was charged with chicken stealing. Kelley wa.s convicted for simple assault. Sheriff Bearden announced that he had made arrangements to commit persons convicted on misdemeanor charges here to the Pu- Inski rock pile. 2 More Arrested in Local Robbery Curtis Cooper, William Cannon Taken in DeVaughn Store Raid Japan to Reserve Filipino Pledge } Won't Commit Self to Pre| serve Independence of Pacific Islands TOKYO", Japan—</P)—A : strong indication that the Japanese government is adverse to any pact among the Pacific powers, guaranteeing the independence and neutrality of the Philippines, was given Friday by a high official source. Tlie spokesman declined to say definitely whether Japan would refuse to conclude such a pact. Take Moonshiner at River Crossing Lee Hilton Arrested at Fulton by Deputies— Held for Federals Lee Hilton, white, of Fulton, was held by the sheriffs department Friday for sale and possession of illegal whisky. He was arrested at Fulton. Thursday night by .Deputies Reginald Bearden and William Robins. Officers said they used an "informer" to capture Hilton while making sale of a gallon of moonshine. Officers .said .,tha,t «Hj)lp\Viteta*j*t* tempted to cross Red river in a.-boat with 10 gallons of moonshine. Realizing that he would be trapped on the Hempstcad side, Hilton dumped the cargo in the river, officers said. Hilton will be charged with selling and possessing liquor on which no tax had been paid, and will be given a hearing in federal court at Texarkana in the near future, officers said. Naval Parley Continues LONDON, Eng.—(Copyright Associated Press)—British official circles said Friday if Japan withdraws from the international naval conference the parley will not. collapse but will be- I come a six-power conference with the inclusion of Germany and Soviet Russia. Reliable sources reported that Great Britain and tho United States had reached an agreement to return to the consideration of Japan's demand for equality. Curtis Cooper and William Cannon, negroes, sought for weeks in connection with the Lee DeVaughn robbery here, were arrested Thursday in Hot Springs and were returned to Hope for trial, by Sheriff Jim Ucardcn. Cooper had bei"i arrested previously. He walked out of the municipal court room here three weeks ago while waiting trial. His whereabouts were unknown until Thursday. The negro Cannon has been at large since the robbery. Ho was avve.stcd nt Mountain Pine, near Hoi Springs, by Sheriff Bcardcn, Deputy R. O. Robins, and Arch Cooiier. captain of the Hot Springs police department. Cooper and Cannon will be given .1 hearing in municipal court next Monday. They are the last of five negroes to be iirretted in the cii.se. The nther three are held in jail or under bond. The DeVaughn .secondhand .store was robbed several weeks ago of approximately $200 in merchandise, most of which wa.s recovered. „ S License Is Urged Bulletins IDAIIKL. OKla— i.l'i— Two Mis- peels were captured here Kriduy in connection with (he Horatio I. \rk.l bank holdup of several month ago. F.rncst llusy waived ixliadiliun and was taken In Ilo- ralio. lluck Jan.iway. the second suspect, is still held here awaiting identification. UTTLK ROCK.— (,1 'i— Dr. A. < Kolh. stale hospital su|ieniitemlciii. said Friday (hat the population "' (be institution hud inciTJiscil l.-ltw during the last 11) years anil thai l.:!fl(l of (he :i.!IU(l inmates arc mm sKcping on the floors. i/ri— '''he sen- ale foreign relations eonmiilHc Friday eliminalcd from (he iidm'n- M rat ion's mu(n<lily hill a part »l the sccliun relating to bans mi exports of commodilics (n belligerents. ADDIS AltAUA. K(hio|)ia— ,. T The Ethiopian suviriiiiii'nl announced Friday Unit one Italian officer and several hundred Somalis had been slain in the HiX Important clash along the \\Vli river en the southern front. jHas Reduced Traffic Fatalities 25 r ; in States Adopting It • RUSSKLLVILLE. Ark.—"\Vliy not a standard driver's liccnsu law in Ark- 1 tni.-as'. 1 " was one of the questions pre- ! 1 rented to Miss Marian Tel ford of ' New Yelk city, member of the Na- j tional Safety Council, ill the first scs- ; sion of the Russellvillc Civic Forum ; I Wednesday night. ' Discussing the .standard licen.se law. | which would require drivers to pas: | menial and physical te.sl.s. Miss Telford ! said traffic fatalities in states where, thi-s law had been enacted have .slum n | : a decrease of approximately 25 per I ! cent. States not having the law have' experienced increases in fatalitic.- from G in !."> per cent. ! "The modern automobile i.s too! powerful lo be turned over to .iu.st aiivlindy." Mis.-, Telford said. "The publ'i- cannot settle back nnd take j accidents as a mutter of course. There ' i.s ,i cat;. v e hack of every accident. , St.iiislies show an incrciiM. 1 in iirresis for driving while drnnk, tile increase raiiLiiu 1 from ii per cent the hist year j of prohibition lo l.i per cent for the' fir.-i year of repeal, Miss, Telford said, l This increa.se may he due in part. ; hiiAi-vcr. lo more rigid law enforcement, she said. Henry Disappears From Fayetteville Hope 1 Man, Oil A^ent. Missing From Fayetteville for Week FAYKTTKYIL.LK. Aik TulK Ilen- r\. 10. a-.:ent fc-r the M.ignolia. Petroleum Company here, disappeared Krid.'iv. a week ago and has nol been lici.nl from .since, officers reported t riday. He wa.s at it station of the company about U a. m. that day. Hob Hannah, manager of tlie station -said. (Coniinucd on page three) Own Money Used to Sterilize Girl Ann Cooper Hewitt Pictured as "Crazy About Men in Uniform" TRENTON, N. J. - Ann Cooper Hewitt's own money financed the operation which deprived her of motherhood. Chancery Court records here indicated Thursday. This sardonic trick of fate occurred because the 515,000 needed to pay the surgeons and hospital bills had been taken from a trust fund sot up for the girl by her father, the late Peter Cooper Hewitt. The girl herself .supported by implication the application for money for the operation costs. She filed a supplemental affidavit declaring she ought to be allowed 10 draw money whenever she needed it, without making it necessary for her mother to intercede. "1 do not wish my mother worried about me any more than she has been", her affidavit said. Tlie papers were filed by the Newark law firm of Lum. Tamblyn and Fairlie. The Chancery Court records failed to show whether tho $15.000 wa.s allowed. Court attaches, however, believed it was. Another affidavit filed several days ago in Chancery Court as Hacken- ,-ack. portrayed the pirl as a giddy, lovelorn young woman, easily infatuated by men in uniform. "About four years ago. while we were living in Rivcrwood. Calif.. Mrs. McCarter said. "Ann became infatuated with our chauffeur. -He persuaded her to prepare to run away with him and encouraged Ann to write letters to him. Tile- chauffeur tojd me he had such letters. It wa.s neve.ssary to secure possession of them and I did so. "The letters were <f ,. iharucter Sticks to Production Control—Thumbs Down on Export Subsidy ALLOTMENT^ CHOICE Chester Davis Personally Favors the. Domestic Alloment Plan WASHINGTON -(/P)- A crushing house majority Friday passed and sent to the senate the bill authorizing immediate cash payment of the bonus lo nearly 3'/fe million World war veterans.' Its immediate cost was estimated ' ] variously from one to two billion dollars. The vote on passage was announced as 355 to 59. The bill was backed by the American Legion, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Disabled American Veterans. Prompt consideration by the senate committee was promised. ' Tlie house rejected a motion design- , i ed to require payment with unex- t , pended relief funds. j *i F. 0. Pledges Farm Aid WASHINGTON - f/p) - President Roosevelt at his first farm discussion,' since the AAA'? death asserted his responsibility Friday to treat farming', as a national problem and re-emphasized his determination for soil con-" scrvation and the control of product tion as an answer to the farming situation; , , ' i He turned thumbs down on proposals to provide subsidies: for exports. He proposed no specific plan to meet the situation. WASHINGTON-'^-AAA Admin-' istrator Chester Davis indicated' to farm leaders Friday his personal pref-" erence for a new farm program in(Continued on page three) -<»»w Philadelphia Gets Convention Choice Democrats to Meet in Pennsylvania Metropolis for First Time WASHINGTON.- (ff>) -Tlie Democratic National Committee late Thursday selected Philadelphia for its 1936, national convention. The Pennsylvania city, never before the scene of a Democratic convention, won out ovor San Francisco and Chicago when its representatives finally offered a certified check for S200.00D. Then, to meet higher bids. Philadelphia concessions estimated to raise the total to between $250,000 and $300,000 were offered. Party Chairman James A. Farley announced the convention, intended to renominate President Roosevelt, would start June 23. The Republican party will meet in Cleveland beginning June 9. Farley, in opening the National Committee's meeting. predicted a "campaign of defamation" financed by the "largest slush fund on record." "Just remember as we go into the campaign." he told the delegates, "that Franklin D. Roosevelt is Ihe hope of every man who suffers and the foe of every man who does wrong." Lessons in Law-Making By tlie Associated (Continued on page threiO • - - -«•«-•Congressman Dies Suddenly at 53 % Wesley Lloyd, Washington Democ'vat, Is Victim of Heart Attack WASHINGTON -(.-IV- Kepic-seni.i- , live Wesley Llo\\l, ."M, of Tacoma. Wash., died here Fi ida>. A Democrat. Lloyd ,-ervcd in both this ami the 73d C-mgrcss. He was a.s.-istant to the Democratic whip fo ' the 15th ri'giynal district. His secre- i lary was informed that In 1 died from j ,i heart attack. I 12. Does Oratory- Pay? Legislation usually is lilile influenced by the flood of oratory which accompanies it. Measures enacted by any congress aro largely those originatin!: with or sponsored by the majority parly. 1m- ncrtan; legislation hrougln up for consideration in cither houae- has had the careful scrutiny and a favorable report of a well-organized committee. Most of the debate, therefore, has little bearing on the outcome. Kivriuenily nieir.lx'.vs ->f congress e.-pccially in the house, seek lo extend their remarks in the Congressional Record. Once pcrmisMon is granted tor inserting .. speech in the Record it is available d'l 1 iii.iill:ig to constituents-. Such ^icechis u.-ually arc printer! a; I ho gi vcninici'.t piniiny office and 'lie number i;> chaige.l the cost pricv. The cost* 'o members of congress fir | rinr.ng .srccchc-- i uiis into thousands of ilollais annuaUy. dcspilo the fact the maliTii.il is- caii'iccl free of cluirge in the mails One year congressmen paid Sjtn.fXW in printing costs. The senate is more lenient because of the custom of "semuiTi.:! d'urtesy" in tin.- ma'.lcr of extending speeches in the Record than is the house. Last of a series.

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