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3 A Ex-Spa Policemen, Convicted in Karpis Case ; Refused Bond Mrs. Goldstein, Along With Akers, Wakelin and Brock, Is Given Two Years in Federal Penitentiary LITTLE ROCK.—A telegram expressing its appreciation of his work "In behalf of civic righteousness" was received by Fred A. Isgrig, United States district attorney, from the Hot Springs Rotary Club within an hour after the conviction of four Hot Springs residents for conspiracy to harbor Alvin Karpis, one time public enemy No. 1, by a jury In federal court here Saturday afternoon. Six Arkansas High School Conference BattlesThisWeek Hope Prepares for Tilt With Blytheville Here Friday Night WILDCATS VS. ZEBRAS "This shows that Hot Springs has <s>somo of the right kind of people," Mr. ' Isgrig said Sunday. "Ninety-two per cent of the residents of Hot Springs are opposted to vice, but inlmVidallon by the underworld elements have kept them from protecting" The convicted quartet, Herbert (Dutch) Akers, former Hot Springs chief of detectives; Joe Wakelin, former Hot Springs chief of police; Cecil Brock, former Hot Springs police Ijeu- tcnnnt; and Mrs. Grace Goldstein, operator of houses of prostitution in Hot Springs and Karpis' common law wife, remained in the county jail here. They were denied bond by Federal Judge Trimblo after he sentenced each to two years in the penitentiary Saturday. Razorbacks Meet Rice in Homecoming Battle at Fayetteville LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — (/P) — Inlra- circuil aclivily in Ihc High School fool- ball conference hils a new high Ihis week with six games on the schedule. Probable number one game of the week will find the Pine Bluff Zebras, foasling five wins againsl one tic, enlerlaining Ihe Norlh Lillle Rock Wildcats who bounced Bcnlon from Ihc unbealen-unlied ranks last week. The game will be the scvenlh straight in Ihe conference for Ihe Striped Mules. The Little Rock Tigers are due to fatten Iheir percentages and add an- olher victory lo Ihcir unbcalcn-un- liecl record when Ihey play Ihe For- dycc Reclbugs here. The luckless Camden Panthers will go lo Hoi Springs for a boul wilh Ihc Trojans. Hope, holding a .667 figure in conference slandings, will be hard-pushed lo mainlain Ihe pace when Ihey loc up wilh .Ihc Blylheville Chickasaws, El Dorado, bowled over by non- conference Malvcrn last week after a brillant tie ga'm'c with Pine Bluff, will go to Russcllville doped to muffle the Cyclone down lo a breeze. The sixlh loop game find Clnrksvillc engaged Forrest Cily Thoroughbreds at the Thoroughbred stables. Other games involving conference teams include: Bcnlon at Conway. Jonesboro at home with Mariannn Fort Smilh al home wilh Musko- gec, Okla. Plan Homecoming Four Convicted 1 LITTLE ROCK—A jury in United States Districl Court returned n verdict of guilty at 3:30 Saturday afternoon for four Hot Springs residents charged wiht conspiracy to harbor Alvin Karpis, one time Public Enemy No. 1, in the resort city in 1935 and 193G. The jurors dcliboraled one hour and 4' minutes. . Federal Judge Trimble sentenced each to two years in a federal penitentiary, the maximum penally on a conspiracy conviction. Fine, a maximum amount of ?10,000 were possible in connection with the convictions but the court assessed only the prison senlences. Those convicled were: Herbert (Dutch) Akers, 44, former Hot Springs chief of dcleclivc. Joe Wakelin, 60, former Hoi Springs Star WEATHER. Arkansas — Fair and warmer Monday nigKt; Tuesday partly cloudy. VOLUME 40—NUMBER 15 HOPE, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, OCTOBER 31,1938 PRICE 5c COPY ROBBERIES HIT Deadline for City Candidates Near, Twelve Have Filed W. S. Atkins Only One to File for the Mayoralty Post OTHERS CONSIDEREb Four Candidates in Race for Alderman in Ward One Travis Jackson's Father Succumbs at Magnolia MAGNOLIA, Ark.—(/PHW..C. Jackson, C3, father of Travis Jackson, New York Giants coach, died at his home nere Monday. LITTLE ROCK, Ark.— (IP)— Two intrastate tilts, two intersectional engagements and the. University of. Arkansas homecoming make up the ingredients for this week's state callegiale football rarebit. The Arkansas Stale Teachers of Conway will start the proceedings Thursday in a game here with the Howard Payne College Ycllowjacfcets from Brownwood Texas. The Teachers, who launched their defense of the state title with a convincing 20-0 victory over Henderson State Teachers last week, will be playing their fifth intersectional galn'c of the season. They won three of the previous interstate starts. Ouachila College Tigers will meet Arkansas Tech of Russcllville at Arkadelphia Friday while Monticello A. and M. will entertain Arkansas State of Jonesboro for the frst of a seasonal home-and-home scries. The Aggies return the visit next week. Hendrix College of Conway will be host to the Delta State Teachers from Cleveland, Miss., in the other Friday program. Henderson will lie idle. The university's homecoming foe at Fayettcvillo will be the Rice Owls. Scores last week included: Arkansas 7; Texas Aggies 13 Ouachila 13; Emporia, Kan. Teachers 2B. Arkansas Tech 14; Hendrix 0. Monticello Afigie 0; West Tcnn. Teachers 50. By Hie Associated Press Stronger each lime out, unbeaten Texas Christian swings into ils November schedule next Saturday, and swinging into November is quite significant as concerns Texas Christian. Not in five years, or since Coach Leo (Dutch) Meyer took hold of the Horned Frogs, has this crew lost 'mbre than two games once it edged into No- vcmber. Centenary sneaked up on them last year and got away with a 10-9 surprise and way back in 1935 Southern Methodist licked them in the greatest of all Southwest games. "We're usually pretty hard to get along witli in November," admitted Coach Meyer. Next Saturday it is Tulsa's Golden Hurricane at Tulsa, then it is Texas, Rice and Southern Methodist in order. Almost alarming to'Christian partisans predicting an unbeaten season is the manner in which Rice is perking up. The Christians were all powerful in surging over Baylor 'Saturday, 39-7, whipping up 526 yards in a varied attack, but Rice, ils slars benched because of injuries, won it's second game Chief of police. Cecil Brock, 35, former Hot Springs police lieutenant. Mrs. Grace Goldstein, 32 operator of houses of prostitute in Hot Springs and Karpis's common law wife. Judge Trimble denied defense motions for bail for Ihe defendants and Ihey were lakcn lo Ihc Pulaski counly jail by depuly United Slates marshals. Defense lawyers indicated Ihey would file notice of appeal wilhin the five- clay period allowed for such action. Courl rules require that the appeal be perfected within 10 days unless the presiding judge grants a 30-day period. The defendanls in lurn, paled when Ihc verdicts in their respective case; were )ead by Ihe clerk of Ihc court but otherwise registered no expression of emotion. Mrs. Goldstein, who bul a few minutes before returning to Ihe courl- room for the verdict had expressed unconcern over the oulcomc, arose anc walked before Judge. Trimble lo awai sentence. Brock and Akers quickly followed. Members of their families anc friends who had sat near them Ihroughoul the trial, walked with them lo Ihe Uniled Slates marshal's office whence Ihey were removed lo Ihe counly jail. Mrs. Akers remained alone on a bench in the corridor for several minutes wilh head buried in her hands, sobbing. Then she arose and walked down to Ihe marshal's office. The verdict of the trial nearcd the end of its eleventh day. Final arguments were completed shortly after noon. Judge Trimble then made his charge lo the jury and turned the case over to Ihe jurors at 12:35. The jurors then wenl lo lunch and returned at 1:45 p. m. to begin deliberations. Conviction of Ihe four increased to five the number of persons sentenced in Ihc case. Connie Morris, sweetheart of Fred Hunter, Karpis 1 lieu- Twelve candidates seeking office in he city Democratic primary election November 30 had filed party pledges ind paid fees at 2:15 p. m. Monday. The deadline for filing expires at midnight. Only one candidate for the mayor- :ility post had filed, although several were coasidcred in political gossip as possible candidates. W. S. Atkins filed as a candidate foi Mayor. Others that have been considered as possible candidates arc John L. Wilson, L. F. Higgason, Roy Anderson, J. A. Enibrcc and Albert Graves Charles Reynerson filed as a candidate for city treasurer. Others seckint office who had filed early Monday afternoon are: Alderman, Ward One—Carter Johnson, A. C. Erwin, J. R. Williams, J. L. Anderson. Alderman, Ward Two—Kenneth G. Hamilton, F. Y. Trimble, L. N. Garner. Aldei'nYan, Ward Three—Roy Johnson and W.. A. Lewis. Alderman, Ward Four—Syd McMath. One alderman is to be elected from each of the four wards. Frighten Nation, Probe Radio Hoax Broadcast Purported to Be Atack on U. S. A. by Men of Mars Fact-Finding Body in Railroad Crisis Rejects Pay Cut Wages Only One Factor in Trouble .Confronting the Carriers WASHINGTON -(/P)— Th6 Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Monday began an investigation of p dramatic radio broadcast Sunday which led some people to believe that men from Mars had attacked the United Stales. Chairman Frank McNich said: "Any broadcast which creates such general panic and fear as this is reported to have done is regrettable." Terrorize Thousands NEW YORK—(/P)—Thousands of terror-stricken radio listeners throughout the country fled from their homes Sunday night when they tuned in on a series of synthetic news broadcasts depicting the beginning of an inler- planitary war. Bulletins accompanying the Colum bia Broadcasting company dramatization were so realistic that they sent a wave of mass hysteria across the continent. Demands for an investigation multiplied Monday. Senator Herring, Iowa Democrat, was said to be planning a bill "controlling such abuses." This Is a Wedding Picture o MAY OFFER LOANS Speculate on U. S. Action —Decision of Roads Still Uncertain BULLETIN WASHINGTON — (ff) — John J. Policy, president of the Association of American Railroads, said President Roosevelt expressed (lie hope Monday that an informal committee representing railroad management and labor would draft a constructive program for rehabilitation of the carriers. Sullivan Opposes Poll fax Abolition Aroused by Bill to Be Voted on in November 8th Election tenant, and once employed in Mrs. Goldstein's house s of prostitution, pleaded guilty lo Ihc charge againsl her lasl spring and received a year and a clay in a federal reformatory. Boy, 15, Is Held on Murder lharge Billie Agee Held, at Walnut Ridge as Slayer of Father (Continued on Page Three) Some of the following statements are true, and some false. Which are which? 1. California's population increased the most rapidly of any state between 1920 and 1930. 2. Ideas may be patented. 3. Most traffic accidents in New York Cily happen between 5 and C p. m. ' 4. Apples have an extremely high content of water. 5. A carob is a type of boat. Answers ou Classified Page Three olher persons indicted on Ihe charge by Ihc Federal Grand Jury- John Stover, manager of Ihe Ho Springs airport; Mrs. Al C. Dyer, operator of a boat landing near Ho Springs, and Morris Loftis, carelakcr al Hie boat landing—were freed by a direct verdict of not guilty WudncS' day. Widow of Indian Barnett Is Oustet - • '' ""* ^ Government Men Carr Her Screaming Out of Big Mansion LOS ANGELES, Calif.—{^—Kicking and screaming, Ann Laura Barnett, 57, widow of the wealthy and eccentric Indian Jackson Barnett was led Sunday from the gas-filled wilshire boulevard mansion which he built, but in which the government lias ruled she no longer is entitled to live. United States Marshal Robert Clark and more than a dozen deputies, moving on the white Colonial home from Iwo sides, dragged Mrs. Barnell and her daughter, Maxine Slurgis, off to the county jail and booked them on suspicion of resisting federal officers. Their removal followed a tear-gas attack during which Marshal Clark said Mrs. Barnett, armed with a hatchett, stood at the top of a flight of stairs, daring officers to come up and get her. Two deputies, emerging from the home, told reporters Mrs. IjarneU had hurled the hatchet as the officers clustered at the foot of the stairs. But Clark said she was over* come by a tear-gas shot and dropped it as he ltd liis 12 men and Iwo women up the steps. Editor The Slar: Several years ago was on Ihe school board ;uid I put ix children through high school. Dur- ng the time they were going to school was only paying a very !,'m'all tax. I tm now in debt now to. the Slate of Arkansas for Ihc education of my children. In talking to my friend Sheriff Bear- :lcn, he told me that Ihey had collccl- cd 54700 poll lax thai was turned over :o the schools of Hempstead county wilhoul any expense to Ihe slate. Simi- amounls have been collected in every county in Ihe Slale of Arkansas for poll lax receipls, ancVnpw I understand that they are aboul to do away wilh the poll tax and establish a registration of voters. Doubtless this will give somebody extra employment and become an expense to the schools of Arkansas. While on Ihc school board I took a census of the schools in a rough way and I found that about 40 per cent of the people who had children in th'e white public schools were not paying the tax and to my surprise I found about 80 per cent of the negroes who had children in school were taxpayers. In the lasl two or throe years I have been acquainted with school teachers who have had to depreciate their warrants in order to cash them; and, while we arc spending too much money for the ovcrheacd expenses of our high schools for foolball and olhcr exercses, we have not been overpaying out teachers in Ihe common schools. We ought to have law in the Slate of Arkansas that every man and wo- nan sending children lo school could how that not only their children were vaccinated, but lhat their parents were poll tax payers. We are now furnish- ng free school boows to the common school which is all right The parents who are gelling free, school boks are able lo pay Ihe poll lax for bolh molh- WALNUT RIDGE, Ark.-(/P)-Shc'r- iff M, C. McLeod Monday held Billie Agee, 15, for investigation in connection with the slaying of the boy's 55- year-old father, Everett Agee, near Ravendon Sunday night. The sheriff quoted the boy as saying he shot his father when the latter threatened him. England Resigns as Red Cross Head Succeeded by Mrs. Kline Snyder; Annual Roll Call Soon Wayne H. England, Hempstead Coun- ly Red Cross chairman, announced his resignation in a letter received by The Star Monday, Mrs. Kline Snyder, vice- chairman, automatically succeeds Mr. England who has 'nVoved to Texarkana where he is connected wilh the insurance business. In his letter lo the editor of The Star, Mr. England said: "As you know I have served as Hempstead counly Red Cross chairman A Thought All the principles which religion teaches, and all the.habits which it forms, are favorable to strength of mind. It will be found that whatever purifies dlso fortifies the heart.—Blair. (Continued on Page Three) •m « m Six Municipal Court Cases Heard Monday Only six cases were heard Monday in a short session of municipal court. The results: Edward Evans, drunkenness, forfeited $10 cash bond. Carl Strong, drunkenness, plea of guilly, fined $10. G. H. Cealon, drunkenness, forfeited ?10 cash bond. Mack Trotter, assault and battery, plea of guilty, fined 52.50. Beltie Davis, possessing unlaxcd liquor, plea of guilly and fined $25. C. T. Thompson was given judgment of $65.10 in a civil suil brought against Ray T. Allen for action on a promisory note. No slale cases were heard, because of the absence of Deputy Prosecuittng Attorney W. S. Atkins, who is away from the city due to the illness of a son, Steve, who is confined in a Lit- l|e Rock hospital. (Continued on Page Three) MIND Tour MANNERS X. M. Me. W,* FM. 00. Test your knowledge of correct social usage by answering the following questions, then check against the aulhoritalive answers below: 1. Is it good conversalional manners lo quibble over a delail such as the exact date when some event occurred? 2. Should you challenge Ihe word of someone at a social affair? 3. Is it correct to answer a telephone with just "Hello"? 4. Should a hostess be careful to dress so as not to overshadow her guests? 5. Is it good taste for an older woman to try to appear youthful by dressing and acting like a girl? What would you do if— You are with a person who has a physical handicap? (a) Help him at every opportunity? (b) Ignore his handicap unless he is having difficulty? (c) Assist him only when he asks you? Answers 1. No. 2. No, leave challenges to on open public forum or debate. 3. Yes. 4. Yes. 5. No. Best "What Would YOU Do" so- lution—(b) to save his pride. (Copyright 1938, NBA Service, Inc.) WASHINGTON - (/P) — President Roosevelt will confer'wth rcpresenla- lives of railway labor and managemenl Monday in an effort to avert a strike of 1,000,000 rail workers against the proposed wage reduction which his fact- finding board has declared unjustified. The White House gave no inkling as to what the president would say to the deadlocked parties. There was some speculation, however, that an effort might be made to reach an agreement on recommendations to the next congress concerning liberalization of government railroad loans and other rail legalization. "Some execulives in New York predicted that the government might offer I the railroads about $1,000,000,000 inj easy-term rehabilitation loans, as a seque^J^fche prtri»t!ential*bpard's 'l^c* omhifendation that the managements abandon their proposal to reduce wages 15 per cent December 1 Although the president's fact-finding board recommended Saturday that the rail managements withdraw their notice of a pay cut, the recommendation is not legally binding. The managements have not yet indicated whether they will comply. Still up to Ihe president, in Ihe words of one member of the fact-finding board, is the problem of averting the strike which the workers have voted if the reduction is put into effect. Oppose \\1agc Cut WASHINGTON — (fP) —. President Roosevelt's Fact Finding Board recommended over the week-end that the railroads abandon their proposal to reduce wages of approximately 1,000,000 employes on December 1. The railroad management gave no immediate indications as to whether they would comply. Still up lo the president, one board member said, was the proble inof averaling the nation- mide strike which the rail workers have voted if the proposed 15 per cenl reduction is put into effect. The White House disclosed that Mr. Roosevelt would discuss this problem Monday at a conference with George M. Harrison, head of the Railroad Labor Executives' Association, and John J. Pelleyk, president of the Association of American Railroads. Presumably, the possibilities of other proposed solutions of the railroads' financial plight will be discussed at this conference. The administration's ideas on government aid and legislation at the next session of congress are expected to be canvassed. Summary uf Board's Unanimous Report The board summarized its unanimous report to Mr. Roosevelt over the weekend as follows: "1. The wages of railway labor are not high even as compared wilh wages in other comparable industries. "2. A horizontal reduction of wages on a national scale would not meet Ihe financial emergency of the industry, since the savings would nol be dis- Iribuled merely to the needy roads. 3. A wage reduction in the rialroad industry would run counter to the trend of wage rates in industry generally. "4. The financial distress of the carriers which lias obtained since October, 1937, when Ihe last wage increases were granted, is as yet a short- term situation. As such, it cannot be regarded as grounds for a wage reduc- lion, especially in view of present indications of an improvement in the business of the carriers. "5. The board concludes thai the pro- ^100 Loot Taken in 2 Robberies Here OvertheWeek-End Prowlers Make Biggest Haul at B. R. Hamm Residence Husky Fleming Tackett, 34-year-old coal miner, and his 10-year- old bride, Rosie Columbus, pose for their wedding picture in th« backhills of Kentucky near Paintsville. Married by the Rev. W. G. Ratliff, a blacksmith, Tackett and his wife—the neighbors say she's "just a baby"—have moved into a two-room log cabin with her parents, two brothers, a sister and "some in-laws," NO CLUES ARE FOUND Pistol, and Small Amount of Change, Stolen From Liquor Store Police Monday sought clues in two robberies here over the week-end that, netted burglars approximately ?400 in loot. . . . The first robbery was at the B. R. Hamm residence, 1500 South Main, street, which occured late Saturday afternoon. The second robbery was at thft Robin's Liquor Store, East Third street, which was entered Sunday night. At the Hamm residence the robbers carried away jewelry, clothing, bed clothing, silverware and other articles, valued at between $300 and ?400. Entrance to the Hamm residence was gamed bj^ cutting a rear screen door. Inside, the burglars used bed- preads in which they tied up the loot One of the bundles was left behind, pparently dropped in a hasty get- way. However, the burglars took time out o help themselves to fried squirrel and sweet milk which was missing • from the refrigerator. It was believed the robbery occur-' red soon after dark Sunday after- loon. Mrs. Hamm, who returned home about 7 p. m. from a fishing ;rip discovered th'e robbery. Polices-were without clues, hut.exjL/ pressed-a theory : th'ar it was a'ldcal^ job. There was no insurance on the, stolen articles. The Robin's .liquor store on East'' Third was entered Sunday night through a rear door. Missing from the store was a small amount of change and a pistol. A check-up of the whisky : and wine stock showed none missing. Three Are Arrested in This Child Bride Case PRESTONBURG, Ky. -(/P)- Floyd County Judge Edwin P. Hill Monday signed warrants for Fleming Tackett; 34; his child-bride, Rose, 10; and "Tackett's mother-in-law, Mrs. Grace Columbus. Tackett is charged with rape, Rosie with being a delinquent child, and Mrs. Columbus with "constpiring" with Tackett in the crime on Rose. Man Executed as Heart Is Studied Electro-Cardiograph Records as Bullets Strike Condemned Man SALT LAKE CITY, Utah—(/P)—A firing squad executed John W. Deer- iny in slate prison Monday while an electro-cardiograph recorded probably for the firsl lime Ihe aclion of Ihe human heart while being pierced with bullets. Scientists said it would be some time before they could announce the results of their experiment to determine how long the heart beats after being struck. Decring was executed for the holdup-murder uf a Salt Lake City business man. British Move in on Arabs in Jaffa Largest Native City in Palestine Is Attacked on Monday JERUSALEM, Palestine— (IP)— A bat talion of British Iroops was sent int Jaffa, largest Arab town in Palestine Monday, continuing an intensive driv lo quell Ihe Arab insurreclion in th Holy Land. Officials ordered a 24-hour curfew. Troops began searching the city. Vioivnu Conference BERLIN, Germany—(/P)—The German foreign office organ declared Monday that revision of the Trianon treaty, fixing Hungary's postwar boundaries, would play an "essential" role in the Vienna conference Wednesday in which Ilaly and Germany will ar- bilrale Hungary's territorial claims on Czechoslovakia. New Jap Drive CANTON, China—(/P)—The inland port of Wuehow, gateway to Kwangsi province, was evacuated under pressure of a Japanese aerial bombardment Minday, believed a prelude to a Japanese drive in that direction. J. R. Williams in Alderman's Race Lumber Company Owner Seeks Post in Ward One J. R. Williams, lumber company owner and operator, announced Monday as a candidate for alderman in Ward One, subject to the action of the city Democratic primary election November 30. Mr. Willianxs is well-konwn in Hope, laving been a resident here since July f 1931. He said Hope was his perm- nent home and that he desired to do is share toward the advancement of he community. Mr. Williams was in the race for the 4dermatic post four years ago, asking public office for the first tune, and was lefeated by a small margin. In announcing as a candidate again, Mr. Williams expressed thanks to his riends and supporters and urged them .o support him in the coming primary. If elected, Mr. Willia'mjs said he would discharge his dulies in a business-like (Continued on Page Three) m 9 •» School Carnival for Patmos on Wednesday The Patmos High School will hold its annual carnival at the school building Wednesday night. Last year this event attracted immense crowd, and this year various new and spectacular features will be added. The various attractions will be spread all over the school plant. The doors will open promptly at 7 o'clock and an hilarious time is promised lo ail. Seek to Maintain Spa Radio Station Governor Bailey Arrives With State Delegation in Washington WASHINGTON. - (ff) - Governor Bailey arrived here with an Arkansas delegation Monday to urge the Federal Communications Commission (FCCC) to order retention of radio station KTHS at Hot Springs. The commission is to hear oral argument Tuesday on the proposal to transfer ownership of the stalion froVn' Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce lo Radio Enterprises, Inc.', headed by T. H. Sai-um of El Dorado, who would move the slulion lo the vicinity of Little Rock. The governor said he did not intend to discuss the Rooksbery ouster with federal officials. He said he woulc inquire wherther there had been unnecessary delay by the WPA in passing on Arkansas applications for loans and grants. Landowners Given Judgment in Suit Western Union Company to Pay for Damaged Farm Lands LITTLE ROCK- -The Arkansas Supreme Court ruled Monday that the Western Union Telegraph company should pay 59 Pulaski counly landowners for flood damage to farmlands resulting from a levee break in 1932. The plaintiffs claimed that digging a hole in the levee for a telegrapl pole weakened the dyke, causing it to crevasse when the Arkansas rivei rose. The court appointed Carl R. Steven son, veteran deputy clerk, as clerk succeeding W. P. Sadler, of Van Burei resigned. Stevenson, connected with the cour since 1905, had been chief deputy since 1932. He is the sixlh clerk in UK history of the court, Stevenson appointed Ashlon Sadie chief deputy, and Frank Cox, forme assistant court librarian, as deput; clock. Forty-fove Tennessee towns beai names similar to countries in whic! they are not located. Farm Ownership Lists Open Again Applications Made Here With Farm Security Administration The Farm Security Administration Dffice of Hope, in the old Elks club Building, has reopened the taking of ap- >licalions on Tenanl Purchase through he Bankhead-Jones Tenan Act, for 3oth white and negro tenant farms until November 10. Any tenant farmers who wish to make application can contact the County Supervisor, A. H. Wade, at the Fariri Security Administration office for application, blanks. Patrick H., Benjamin Kelly Enlist in Army Patrick H. and Benjamin H. Kelly, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lev Kelly, Route 3, Waldo, have been accepted through the Texarkana Army Recruiting station and were nliclcd for service with the Cavaly, Fort Bliss, El Paso. Cotton NEW ORLEANS —{.?>— December cotlon opened Monday at • 8.65 r.nd closed al 8.67. Spot cotton closed steady and unchanged, middling 8.77.

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