Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on December 22, 1938 · Page 4
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Hope, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 22, 1938
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f>£GE FOUB HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Thursday. Dcccmb'cr 22,1938 ijl Ned Stewart, Leaving Office Soon, Tried 83 Murder Cases in 4 Years Obtained 703 Convictions Out of 1021 Cases Tried of Which Five Were for Death Sentence, the Record Shows TEXARKANA, Ark.—When Ned A. Stewart, prosecuting attorney for the eigth judicial district, comprising Miller, Lafayette, Hempstead, Nevada, and Clark counties, relinquishes his office to his successor, Dick Huie.of Clark county, January 2. Stewart will leave behind him the enviable record of having obtained more than 72 per cent of convictions in cases tried by him. Stewart, who did not ask for reelection, heici the office as prosccu- tng attorney for four years, and during that time, tried 976 persons. There were 1031 cases, as there were two charges against some of the defend- ents. He obtained 703 convictions. This record was obtained on felony cases in - circuit court, and does not include misdemeanor cases tried in the lower courts throughout the district. During his four years, he has obtained five death sentences. Three o! these defendants were electrocuted one had his sentence commuted to life imprisonment, and one case was reversed and remanded for a ne\\ trail and the defendant received life on the second trail. The shorter- term one of the defendants he triec ever got was 90 days in prison. During the four years there have been but 83 acquittals; 81 casos dismissed; 60 suspended sentences handed out; 25 cases reduced to misdemeanors: and 24 cases pending. The 703 convictions Stewart obtained FHA 5% Loans New and existing property. Real Estate Mort. Loan Service Pink Taylor, Agent; 309 First National Bank Building. Phone 686. Razorbacks to Play in Sugar Bowl Basketball Game Try Us For Your Meat Curing and Smoking. We Do It Right. Home Ice Company 916 East Third Street Hope, Ark. ictted a total of 203-1 years in the pen- tentary for the defendants, exclusive if 10 prisoners, who receive life imprisonment. Two of the three prisoners who received death sentences and who were elecrocuted were from Miller county. Dne Jesse Amos, negro, convected of rape of a 14-year-old white girl here; md the other was Willie Noble, convicted of having killed a Texarkana grocer. I. V. Jackson, negro who killed Bill Adcock near Garland, had his case remanded for trail by the supreme court, and on the second trail, was given life imprisonment. The other defendant to be electro- culed was Sandy Edwards, negro, convicted of killing a white in Nashville. The convictions Stewart has obtained under each charge, follow: grand larncey, 641; burglary and grand larceny. 212: assualt to kill, 80; arson. 12; burglary and robbery, 23; carnal abuse. 21; forgery and littering. 93; murder, including all degrees of homicide. S3; robbery, 19: rape, 5; assault to rape, 7: and perjury. 14. Other felonies, listed under various crimes make up the difference between the number listed above and the lotal of 703. 11 is noticeable that in Stewart's firs ivo vears in office he tried 42 murdei use'in the district, and 41 during the econd two years. Tom Marshall, Miller county negro eceived Ihe short sentence of 90 day >n a charge of invluntary manslaugh er. A gun accidentally discharge! nd killed a negro boy. The longest lerm assessed a felon exclusive of life, was 43 years givei ^on Johnson for Iwo robberies i Pexarkana, including one liquor store Olher long lerms included Jame Sampson. Hempstead county negro ;iven 21 years for murder; Pallon Sul ivan, 14 years for robbery of a fillin station at Prescott; and Ernesl Dougla negro, given 21 years in Hempstea county for robbery of a while man Hope. Slewart believes Ihe mosl interestii cc-ses he handled during his lenure o office, was the Amos rape case an Ihe Noble murder case. This, he ex plained was inleresling from ihe ir vesligaiing angle, as well as ihe Iri angle. Both negroes have been elei Iroculed. We Will Now Take in a Further Quantity of Round Sweet Gum Blocks. Payment for this Timber is made at the time the delivery is made. For Specifications and Prices Apply To: Hope Heading Co, Phone 245 No Drug Co. Link, Patman Declares Lectures S p o n s o r e d by McKesson & Robbins— No Direct Contact Carol Program at Spa Christmas Eve Eighth Annual Community Program on Hot Springs Mountain FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.,—The Un- versity of Arkansas basketball team. Southwest Conference champions, will play Purdue University. Big Ten champions, in the annual Sugar Bowl aasketball games at New Orleans on Wednesday. December 28. It will be the Razorbacks' second appearance in the Sugar Bowl cage classic. Ark- defeated the University of Tennessee :!.) to 2!) in the H>37 game. Nine days after the Suuar Bowl ;;;.nie the Ra/or- hac-ks will begin defense of their Southwest Conference championship moL-tina 'Southern Methodist University in a pair of games at Dallas January (J and 7. The Ra/orbacks' starting lineup in the wmio at Now Orleans against f ! ur- and John Adams at the forwards. John j John Freiberger at center, and Howard llu-key and Gerald GammiH at the guards. Captain Martin is a .senior but the other four players are s'opho- 'iv.ores. Members of the Arkansas squad shown on the picture are: 2.'! Ray C'-chran. 20 Arnold Hollingswnrth. Sli Freil>erger, 40 John Mathis, 57 Carlos Parks, 41 Clarence Edwards. 34 Howard Mickey. 31 Louis Ramsey. Coach Glen Rose. Front row: 30 E. J. Briggs. 42 Maurice Brill., 58 Jan Carter. 33 A. E. Mite-hull, 55 Captain Neil Martin. 52 Glenn Smith. 50 Leslie Hagood. 3-1 Uurns Tilton, 51 Ritchie due will have Captain Neil Martini John Adams. 53 Gerald Gammill, 591 Smith. Looking Down at a Two-Pointer on the Way Up 11 iii in i miMiiiiiiiii iiimiBinnnnmiTTn imrmnFini minimum Him lillllllliiillMililTlTl li'ii II II iiiiiiiiiiiiilHnOTM •••^•^••••••^•••••••i Roosevelt urges pay-as-you-go for defense costs. Why didn't somebody think of that when we were lending to the Allies? City Meat Market CHOICE K. C. MEATS, HOT TAMALES and OYSTERS. PROMPT FREE DELIVERY. PHONE W FREE DELIVERY Phone 871 ^^__ •^•••i ~ Christmas Holiday Special For FRIDAY and SATURDAY, RAISINS, Seedless 2 Pound Package Capt, Bob Stewart, leading scorer of Syi 1C A IliM , yracuse University's all-senior basketball team, .seta the stage for an unusual action picture as he demonstrates his under-thc-baskct style. Argentina Blocks (Continued from Page Cne) Pure Cotton Seed Oil CRACKERS 2 Pound Box 13c 25r, ORANGES Large Size, doz. Oranges, 2 Doz 25c Apples, 2 Doz 25c Del Crushed No.-I Cc Pineapple, 2 can lU Walnuts and 'b Bezerial Nuts Nice and Ripe Tomatoes, Ib. Drop in Bucket ftPPLES LargeSize COCOANUTS Dozen Each » * Oranges, Texas Large Size, doz. LETTUCE Large Heads 7c CANDY 2 Bags 19c FLOUR 24 Pound Heliotrope 48 Ib $1.50 80c Swift's Premium 10 to 12 Ib average HAMS, Ib 24'/ 2 c Brookfield Cream CHEESE Pound FAT HENS Dressed Pound Chuch Roast Pound Texas Seedless 2 Grapefruit for e Lemons, large size, doz. PEAS, Libby's No. 2 Can Country Gentleman CORN, Libby's «C A No. 2 Can, 2 for fcllU DRY SALT For Boiling Pound t fy M m FRESH EGGS Doz 30c to the Pan-American Conference here, Isidore. Ruiz Moreno, approved the final draft While Ihe conference was awaiting ratification by his government, it became known he had received a telegram from his capital which was not complete acceptance of the draft. At this point, the Brazilian foreign minister. Oswaldo Aranha, telegraphed from Rio rle Janeriu to the president of Argintina, Roberto Orti/.. appealing to him to accept the final ill.if 1 .Negotiations were begun for pre.-enfi- tion of the declaration to the conference without Argintina if ihn country pedsists in its position. The declaration provides for cunsultatioi among 21 Fan-American nations the call of tiny one of them in even of forceful aggression or. in case o indirect aggression such u.i by pro piiganda. on the call of ihe menace country. The United Stales and Argentin have been in dispute over phraseolo of the declaration for 10 days. Argentine sources said the instructions from Buenos Aires objected to hie final draft on the grounds it constituted an alliance, which Argentina toulcl ont admit. A telegram to this effect was said to have corne directly from President Ortiz. Afranio Mello Franco, head of the Brazilian delegation arid principal negolialor for the declaration, then i sought to meet the Argentina objec- the declaration specifically suiting it I tion by offering to insert a clau.se in j did not constitute an alliance. j The Argentine delegates replied that i whether or not a clause was inserted government would nevertheless set up , the declaration in the view of iheir j an alliance. ' The Ar yon tine delegation published : the le-xl of Argentina's, own continen- I tal solidarity tiiid defense plan with i announcement that is was as far as i the government would go. i This re.iluution called for the AIIKT i ican republics t declare thai "faith| fu! to th'.- rteiiiucTijtic principals mi beret in their absolute .sovereignly \ they le.jfl'uinn their deci.-ive intenli"' ! to maintain ihc.'in and defend then ' again.-.' eveiy foreign intervention o ;,i tivily. and . i ' "Second, thai in cu.-.u the ) e.ice. se i '• curity or territorial integrity of any , Mjever Aiin'ricitn republic U threaten Late Hours, Many (Continued trom Page One) nake a precarious living informing in those who use other than Peruvian nade matches. These are a government monopoly, and severe fines arc imposed on iiiyone possessing other than Ihe- regulation brand, or even a lighter other ban those sold in Peru under suitable compensatory taxation. Tims the fellow who asks you on the street for a match may go directly from you to the nearest |x>lice- itan if you produce the wrong brand. Such minor annoyances are completely overshadowed by the hospitality and courtesy of the Limenos. who arc justly proud of their clean, well-lighted and beautiful city, and who have added to the official functions for the delegate's an endless series of personal entertainments. The American delegates are practically unanimous in the opinion thai 'It's a great life if you don't weaken." T E X A R K A N A—Representative Wright Patman told the Associated Press Wednesday he had lectured on his chain stores tax bill two years ago under the occasional sponsorship of McKesson and Robbins Drug company, but had never had any dirccl connection with the firm. Patman made that statement in explanation of a New York Herald Tribune story saying he had lectured from coast to coast tmder the sponsorship of the drug coWpany now involved in the Coster Musica scandal. "I made three national lecture lours in recent years. Two of them were in behalf of veterans' compenwition. The third was for the chain store tax bill, in H13G. Some of these lalter mcclings were sponsored by McKesson and Robbins. The arrangements were handled locally through a speaking bureau and I ha duo contact with the drug company. "The company did not pay me. McKesson and Robbins was one of the few big firms which supported the chain store bill and they occasionally appeared as sponsors of the lecture where there was strong sentiment for the law. "I soon ha dto give up the idea of lecturing on these subjects because it took up too much of my time in speaking to comparatively .s'mall groups | of people." j The Dallas News Wednesday recalled, in connection with the McKesson-Robbins sponsorship, that Patman spoke before several hundred druggists in Dallas in December. 1936. on behalf of his chain store tax. Th Dallas affiliate of the company, McKesson-Crowdus Drug company, made Ihe announcement of the lecture. HOT SPRINGS, Ark.—The eighth annual community caroling program sponsored here by the National Park Service and the Chamber of Commerce under the directorship of Mrs. Eli/.a- Iwth Bowe Sims begins at 9:30 o'clock Chrisrm'as eve. The singeis. wearing white robes and carrying burning candles, will march from the brow of the Hoi Springs mountain bluff, which overlook. 1 ; Central avenue at Fountain street, down double winding path:; to the park l>c- low. The program consists of the proi-i-:-s- ioniil, a bell solo, "O Hly Night." played by Richard Morris. Jr.; carol, "The First Noel;" carol and tableau, "Angels We Have Heard on High:" carol, "God Rest You, Merry Gentlemen;" carol and tableau. "We Three Kings:" carol, "O Little Town of Bethlehem;" carol and tableau, "Silent Night;" prayer. The Rev. Marion A. Boggs; finale, "O Come. All Ye Faithful;" recessional, bells. Force Chinese Aid (Continued from Page One) McCaskill Miss Willa Mac Reese who is teach ing in the Nathan school spent the week-end with her parents, Mr. am ! Mrs. W. L. Ree.se. Mrs. Jane Askew, Mrs. Melvin As kew and Sherwood Askew were Na.xh ville visitors Saturday. Mrs. J. M. Curtis Misses Claudia ant Fern Curtis were shopping in Hop Thursday. Miss Lucille Smith of Blevins an Lola Wortham spent Saturday in Hope Mrs. Corvin Blackmail and babie were Nashville visitors Friday. Mrs. Herman Rhodes, Charlott Rhodes. Mrs. Dora Wortham and Grac Wortham were shopping in Nashvill Saturday. Mr. am! Mrs. Bob t'otette and baby ,f Port Arthur, Texas, spent the week- nd bore visiting relatives. Miss Wilma Wardlow was a Nasli- ille visitor Saturday. Miss Velina Lee llarnillon of Denon. Texas, returned for a holiday vis- l with her (vircnts, Mr. and Mrs. Cleve tamilloi). Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Buckley. Mrs. Warren and girls were shopping in Washington Satnwith.-- e JwufET Nashville, Salurday Earl Reese of El Dorado spent the week end here visiting relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Alvis Stokes of Delight Spent Friday night with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. 11. B. Kiev. Mrs. Homer Rhodes and children were Hope visitors Saturday. Mrs. Graydon Anthony was a visitor to Murfreesboro Saturday. Mrs. Bert and Marshall Scott. Mis. G. Shuffield. Miss Nell Henry and Miss Jean Shuffield were shopping in Nashville Saturday afternoon. Woodruw Gentry returned Saturday for a visit with his parents. Ur. and Mrs. J. E. Gentry. Mrs. Horace Anthony was a Hope visitor this week. Mis.s Era Kelley was shoppini; in A Boston judge ruled a man may slash his wife's clothes to ribbons. On further consideration the judge ruled the husband can't slash them while she is in them. from the Military School with their cock-feather hats are the last word in military smartness. Anyone wearing fewer than 10 medals is a shamefaced nonentity. Less easily identified are sundry characters hanging about the fringes f the conference, scrapping acquaint- mice wilh delegates and newspaper-j lm i u . s i ni il plants to make men. .souding them out of that. Some of these are resenting any cause fn form to Communism. Some arc Germans. German mediation. The .showdown had its beginning wh.n Chiang and British Ambassador Sir Archibald Clark Ken- conferred at Changsha late in November. Chiang had a two-hour talk wilh United States Ambassador Nelson T. Johnson at Chungking. December 11, when John-[ sun was leaving for Washington. I The general and Johnson were said to have agreed that the United States faced the choice of yielding her com- < incrcial investment and mission interests in the Far East or graining .some aid which would encourage China's resislance to Japan. Wednesday Premier H. 11. Kii'ng said al Chungking that the S2o.UOO.000 credit advanced to China by the United States Export-Import hank would be used for development of industry and coni'nVuni- j cations in China's western provinces. I • Building of highways, railways and western and • 1938 PENNEY'S YEAR Attention! Please! Today Is the First Day of WINTER SO PREPARE! Ladies Fur Trimmed COATS Were $14.75 Reduced 70x80 Part Wool Double BLANKETS $1.98 lobbyists rep- mcalendar re- lufid or im- i tj 19c BRICK CHILI 15c ! cd by ,id '' lure IT ly liiH.-iit.il in 1 > tlii:;. prucla :m'i their f force of any.,oev(.-r na m mi tin- parl of a con fMi-a-caiiliiiciitiil powei i!! then common inteies U'niiijialiuii to niuke the 2 Lb ^Sliced Rindless 1BACON, Ib. 23c I solidarity effective by co-urdinatin | their respective sovereign intention i by means of consultative pruceedin for which existing conventions an decliii'uti n.-, of inter-Ainericiin coi Terences e-.t;ib!i--h means for each cas us the cii'cuni.' tance.; warrant. ported for the conference, who scarcely can be expected to wish success to the proceedings. Match This One The representative uf one large American magazine bad an amusing experience. Dining in a mixed company lie was surprised to boar an apparently wealthy and conservative- iooking Peruvian launch into high praise of Hayj tie la Torre, leadei of ihe AFRA (revolutionary political movement now driven underground.) But his surprise was yet greater when a little later be was passing down the slrecl with his "revolu- lionary-minded" friend, and two po- liccmenl on the corner drew up anc snapped a .smart .salute to the Per uvian. And of course anyone who ask you on Ihe street for a light is sus peeled. For certain unsavory peopl Urstl (Slim) Wintermute, six- foot, eight-inch center of the barnstorming University of Oregon basketball team, doesn't, have to expend much effort to diop the ball through the net. outhwesteni provinces a war base is a n;0or item in China's revised program j 'or resistance to the Japanese invasion, j n London reliable sources said Britain uid agreed to advance China credits of | ibout S2.5UO.OliO for purcha.se uf trucks, md a bill permitting the government to guarantee exports up to $50,000,000 In China was before Parliament. Ladies Smart Winter DRESSES $298 72 x 84 Double 50% wool A Value BLANKETS 90x105 New Chenille Bedspreads $j).90 LIBBY'S PINEAPPLE Sliced or Crushed Grocery & Market Ladies Pilophilm Rain Capes 98c Men's Domet Flannel SHIRTS 69o Compare! Anywhere MEN'S Single or Double Breasted Men's All Rubber Rain Coats $4-98 SUITS (Jrccns, Blue, Grey; $14-75 72x84 Moth Treated Single BLANKETS $4-98 Ladies All Rubber GALOSHES 98c For A Real Holiday Treat! Fruit Cakes—Christmas Pasteries Ribbon Bread BKEBHBHMBHHM0VN* BBB!laBHI0B1 American Radiator Floor Furnaces Installed Easy Terms Harry W, Shiver PLUMBING-ELECTRICAL UTV BAKERY ' BRCAO At Your Grocer and City Bakery Men's Quality TOPCOATS Choice 90x105 Smart Chenille Bedspreads $2-98 Men's Fast Color Full Cut Dress Shirts 98c Special Close-Out 70 x80 Single Cotton BLANKETS Choice $1.00 ea Men's Suede Leather COATS $990 Men's Suede Leather JACKETS $444 Boy's Suede Leather JACKETS $3.98 COMPANY ACROSS STREET FROM POSTQFFICE IvVHERE HOPE SHOPS AND SAVES]

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