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Served by the .Untted.Presn VOL. XXXI—NO. 198 HOME EDITION SINGLE COPIES FlVK CBNli rW' $gy M m °:; Issues Confused But, ;Democratic. Victory Appears Foregone Conclusion O* ^^^M ^^H ^^te. " — ~ ~~~~—" ~ ~v* «»4u v iv pj \jcjwisj LEAD GUILTY TO MURDER OF MARTIN n i tt° -»i- . . .. ' -" • . ' ' • ^^ YORK. NOV. 5. (UP) — Democrats maintained n lead thru- out the national campaign which ended today and will continue in control of bou.« nnd seiuUe aftei 'i'ciesday's [lolling. The national campaign In some vespects has been the least Inter rsllng since the war. Outcome of the balloting become obvious in the aggregate ai'ter the counting of ear• ly primary voles in May and June. Democrats are due to pick up a few stnatc seats at the expense of a disorganized opposition. Republicans may gain in. the house but not sufficiently to jeopardize the Democratic majority. '• Party lines have sagged and vanished as Hie campaign progressed, So many Democrats are critical of New Deal policies and so many Republicans are afraid directly to challenge President Roosevelt that the election tomorrow cannot be accepted as a satisfactory referendum »n the New Deal. Two Clear Cut Tests For the element of susjteme which makes horse racing and elections interesting it Is necessary to look . to various state contests for national and local offices. In two states, Pennsylvania and Nebraska, the issue is clearly-drawn between the New Deal "and anti-New Dealers. Senator Davifl A. Reed, Republican, delivered a smashing crial-' Jenge to .administration policies'''!^ _ Pennsylvania, Joseph p. Guffey Democratic RcnatVrfdminceV Accepted Reed's issue. Victory for Ouffey* would be a staggering blow to Refer a revitalized publican plans party by 1936. Edward B. Burke. Democratic senate nominee, carries a New Deal ' banner in Nebraska. Robert G Simmons, Republican, was not afraid to speak for the anti-New Dealers, if Simmoas defeats Burke the administration must-accept the fact that, a powerful agricultural state lias seceded from tlie Roosevelt reform movement. 432 Congressional Seats The nation-wide poll is lo elect 432 memoers .of the House of Rep• rcscnUUyes. Maine's regular jump- the-gun election last September sent two Democrats-and one Republican to tlie House, a numerical alignment identical with that chosen, by Maine voters two years ago. Democratic" .congressional leaders are fig'hting to protect their vital two-thirds majority winch enabled them to beat down almost'all rebellion In (he 13rd Congress If tlie Democrats retain a bare two- thirds majority of 290 seats the Administration may count It an unqualified triumph. The average minority gain In off-year elections is 70 seats. Republicans are predicting an increase of from 50 to 85. Their gains probably will be much less than 50 Democrats insist that they will be as strong in Die next House as they were in the last. Thc 73rd House N'as composed of 311 Democrats, 114 Republicans, five Farmer-Laboritcs. There are five vacancies... California. Contest In California the gubernatorial candidacy of one-time Socialist Up}?" ^ ndn| r may effect the luck of tne Democratic congressional tickeu Likewise In Nebraska, due to a bit- vn"! p em [^ rRtl c senatorial right in-' nnhll. G ° V - Br ^ n Wln £' R«publicans may gain seats. A split gesls. Republican ga!ns. C> .* ™ S " 8 ~ Tile Farmer-labor third Osceola Postofiice and Two Stores Entered OSCEOI.A, Ark.—nurglar.s entered two stores aiid the postofticc Saturday night, did considerable damage,, but found little of value. v At flic posiofflce, where entry was gained by tearing away a .screen find talking a rear window, drawers were ransacked, sieej dies were Jimmied a,ml letters were opened but so far as could be determined loot amounted only lo a few psr : , nies. ,Ciiecks which the burglars found In letters which: they opened were not taken away. The other places entered were Mrs. Charles Drake's grocery store where cigarettes and a few cents in change were taken, and Ben Butler's store, where a pav Phone was stripped from the and a ; few nickels removed. Now He's Red Cross Member No. I Little Enthusiasm Shown In Election Tomorrow Except On Proposal Principal interest in tomorrows, general election centers on five proposed constitutional amendments and Initiated acts. Democratic candidates for county .and all states office wliii the exception of governor are unoa- posed. v Voting booths in this city will be at the city hall and the Auto Sales company building. The proposed acts and amendments in the order they appear on he ballot are: Proposed Amendment No. 19 providing llrtxl no (ax increases' may be made except by a three-fourths \W«f.™^house of the General Assembly, or approval of voters Proposed Amendment No 20 prohibiting issuance of state • bonds except for certain purposes iuniesS by approval of a majority of qual- fiorf iilan^Aw^ " " . •* • I "' electors. party the —....— »,.u U | until Situation in Minnesota and me La-Fotlette Progressive party campaign in Wisconsin are disturbing factors In congressional races in those slates. The Guffey-Rced- Pmchot argument in thc Pennsylvania senatorial fight may have repercussions In congressional districts. Pick Up Few Seals Minnesota. Kentucky and Missouri elected Iholr Congressmen at '"go in 1932, and Republicans are expected to pick up a few scats in those stales now that recfistrictln" !s completed. ,,. 1 . 11 Rhode Island, textile strike violence . rebounded into politics Massachusetts was scorched by a wh^t^T 3 " 0 senau >™l primary fight "-SS^™**" ***<*. substantial In. those states Republican, but tlie Roosevelt Amendment No ">1 providing a four year term for late, district, county and .township officers instead of hvo rears as now provided for. '. Act No. 78 to abolish the state board of education and provide ror another form of control of schools. Act No. 280, to reduce the penalts on tax delinquent real eslate ant iena the time ft Electors will nko rate fo] . "gainst the three mill roacl tax. Says Lumber Business In Arkansas Improved HOT SPRfwOsTArfc., Nov. 5 (UP) -The lumber business in Arkansas over 7h '" 0reaWd M " er C( -' nt over the same period of 1933 and r ?,"' of ' the dc3lers or e sup- p,"^i NRA ccde ' J ' w - Wilson El,Dorado, said today at an ev- urn'rl 0 :i rtf°" ° ! ffif «*^ umber, Dealers association S? rBafni;!ation of th « «"*> «»« for . solltnw estern Arkansas the principal consideration to- l^h Said lhi! " pt " r ^ in ^ er business came will) the In- a ° n ° f the fcd " al h °»s "g i0 "' S drive a Che annual Red Cross roll call was started at the White House whci 'hyllis smith, aged 5. pinned « Red Cross button on President lioose- -elt's lapel lo signify (hat he had set nn example for the nation bj renewing his membership. The President Is lending a helpin- hand 10 p " y "' s ' "'«> w °s perched on Ids desk for the ceremony ' .BJ.L ROLL CULL day. 'er way on Armistice Day." Caruthersville Child Killed by Automobile Demands Japan Explain Wand Expenditures GENEVA. NoTl )_ The y ex- of Jar-c (Continued on California. Iowa. 3) Ward Line Attorney Blames Alagna for Delay NEW YORK, Nov. 5 (UP) i n __? tl , oni( * "?r (he Word Tt^ • the 20 Hens Missing from °'! lck «» fhl?ves or***™""** cording to reports of thefts from chicken houses. "• The latest Marcus Evrard who had 20 wiiii. rock hens stolen from his « lb ! urban home on the North hl«i. Will Direct Annual .Red Cross Membership FNeal.This Mbnlh •'•• ' In accordance with a long established custom, the American lied Cross will conduct its annual Roll Call -in this and thousands of "(her communities throughout the country from- Armistice Day until Thanksgiving. This statement was made today by C. A. Cunningham chairman of the local chapter. Appointment of Mrs. B. A Lynch as campaign chairman alsc was announced. For years tlie "P.*'..? 01 . 1 Cal! 'lirector has been community's civic iinder- iskmgs. Other leaders in tin- membership appeal will be sslcet- ed at nn early date, the chapter head said. . "Manned almost entirely by volunteers," said ths chapter chairman, "the organization's 3,700 chapters form a bulwark of hope and w", , '"stressed citizens every- file Red Cross is no stranger ii rnts community. ' Locally it has rendered an indispensable 'service during Hie period of de- Sf 1 !.?. 1 "' l>«"<" Recovery. I U identified with the in ninnv must, go on " ' es " rc ma ; Since ail its ,, h V 'fi' !li Sllpport ' l am Convinced that the local citizenship will r>- spond quickly and graciously when I " Mo-Little a''-old dau- by a icr. ' i, - almost late Friday wnm strltcji srltc (ruck driven by Ross Tan • • , occ " rrcd °» So"tn A 000 ';''"^ to witnctscs thi- girl dirted Into (|, e pn , ' I»M li He n, r° 1 T? Clt5 ', rfTl ? c ^ of Battery shop. ' 10lcl llnavot «- Refunding Board Super- ^'visoi-'Reports Surrendei "'of Road ; Dtst. Obligations Of S5,433,000 tn'outslnndliio prc- Mnrtmcaii lay- bonds of Mississippi county road districts' $3,443,000 worth have.been deposited, at the stnte treasurer's office in Little Rock for refunding, nccordin^ to a compilation prepared by, J. Frank Beasley,-supervisor of Hit refund- nig board, and made public ye.itcr- The figure docs not Include jiny Mississippi county bonds that may be among $7,000,000.01 r'oad dLstrict bonds assembled af St. Louis for refunding. Mr. Bcastcy's tabulation contained m a report to Gov. j. Marion Futrell. showed a total of $111 m- 475 In highway, (oil bridge, and road district bonds deposiled or assembled for refunding. The following table shows Ihe amount of bonds of Mississippi Ruling Indicates Liberal Attitude on Recovery Legislation WASHINGTON. NOV. s <ui>>— The supreme court ruled loday "mi minimum price fixing for the milk Industry Is cunslllutlonnl oven If weaker companies may thereby find ihwnsL'h'rs unnble to keep nnec «'Hh llic- , .stronger. The court made Its ruling, con- .sitttrecl of great Importance as Indicating its nllltudc un recovery L'glshllon, In nilhig.oii nil attack "J 1 '.he Hcgemnn Farms company, .Jew York milk wholesalers, ns- nlling die milk control board's orders fixing Ihe minimum price 'I'hlcJi (he cfimpnny might naj iroiiuccrs, , . The company raised (he ploa I" Ls allack that it, like u public utility, was entitled to u "fair rc- |"«i" on us Investment. Thc courl held this was not irue. i The decision was unanimous exi- ccpt that Justice Sullicrlaiid illd not agree to some of the statements In thc opinion, although IIP nsreccl to the conclusion. l.onjt Musi Answer Suit Senator Huey P. Long (Dem. La.) was ordered by the .supreme court loday to face the 5500.000 htel .suit brought against him bj Samuel T. Amcll. former senate elections committee Invcsllgiitor in Ihe supreme .court of thc Dls'rlct of Columbia. Tlie court held that Long's presence lu the capltol attending the 1033 special session of congress did not exempt him f rom sen , ic( . of papers In u -civil, proceeding / •Long lost another phasV'bf th case when the col , rl du| no[ Throne SKalcy; . Derelict Held for Threatening Insull CHICAGO, Nov. B. iUI')-4lncoli John Znlinler. 11 "l!o|> lioiiso" dwv- llct, wns arrested todny;outside -l\w liisull man fraud comlrpBiij'.'nricr illegally threatening Ihe life ot Samuel Insull. . ' Ziihnler, about 50. hi ragged clothing, was .seized by, l/iuls Cnlln- han, court bailiff. The bullinr nuoled /iihulcr as [ell- Ing n frlciul: ."Sinn insiiii win be by here In a few minutes mid we can <lo what we plonsc to him." the lower court's findings „ ,,„ ut lVHVll-T3l|JlJI county d.stricis outstanding nt the beginning of the refunding program, ni tlie first column, and In tlic second column the amount turned in for refunding: LllX'.-L. River .. S 365,000 S 2-13,000 1.453,501) ; ........ Osc.-L. R. No. 1 Oct.-I, R. ff 0 . 5 Elowah , ____ Bnrclette ...... Wnrd-Whltlon' 2.160,000 1.514.000 315,000 163,000 83,000 (55,500 114.500 55,000 837.000 581,000 103,500 42,000 42.000 18,500 42,500 u ca ° itor General J. Crawford Biggs that the court give immediate con- meae consideration to the question as rnlsed .. „„.„ „._ Mr Beasley's report, jn addition to the items listed above, showed 511,000 in bonds of "Road Improvement District No. 2" of Ihis county turned in for refunding. The Elo- wah and Ihe Wnrdell-Whitton districts are both designated "No. 2" — -• ^"ui^.-, Miium^ that members of congress may be held accountable for distribution of their speeches In congress although ilicy are immune from prosecution for the speeches themselves. .- The lower court' In deciding tills Point, Long's attorneys claimed, prejudiced his defense nt Ihe trial oi the Anscll suit. Had Speech Printed The charge against Long In the Anscll suit was based on n speech ngfilnst lhc investigator, made 'oy ""- on the senate door. While tots are Immune from civil or criminal prosecutions for utter- •nccs ir: legislative chambers, Lo Jlg 5.1e 8 etlly went farther by dlstribitt- nif broadcast copies of his speech inntccj. as is. his custom, at his own cx.xnsc. •Government participation in the controversy over devaluation of thc dollar as applied to the gold clause In public and private debts was permitted by the supreme c o,rt o eranl<! " tlle T,l^ H,t ----- "i-j.js.mivu nu. 4 . illd tnis item may refer to bonds D t , , , of one of these districts in addi- ' <0 ads and Labor Musi tlOn lo Mine,, ,n,«_i.^ ... .,.- .-,_. A/I I -r- lj " u ' u ' IHUbt iVIake Temporary Sacri- . . • '--V.MV llioil ll,lx> Jll iXIJUl- "On lo those reported in the table above. Funeral services were htld Saturday afternoon by the Kcv. D of the Baptist ' pster ' ..... - '"lermenl was made In Little Prairie ccmclcry. She is only by her parents. Use of Rubber Stamps on Ballots Held Illegal LITTLE ROCK, NOV. 5. (UP)— *ubbar stamps or stickers cannot * used to place name.? on ballots n tomorrow'^ general election. Attv. Gen. Walter) L. Pope said today In an opinion f,skcd by secretary of •tale Ed p. .'McDonald. Names canibe written on the bal- H, Pope said, but the law dbos not for I stamping or placing Luxora Man's Bond Forfeited In Court Bond posted by Tom Warren, charged with transporting liquor, has been forfeited in municipal court here, according lo the court Warren w a s arrested by Herman splcer and Webb Grear. deputy sheriffs, while allegedly transport- nig liquor in a car. No" charge was preferred against John B, Driver, said to have been in the car with Warren. way. Tlie thieves roosters. lcft -j on thi ballot. Although nl, case was In the request for the opinion ^ c " n " S kll0w » ! l ci 'e Hint reports had h * ballot ton RENO. Nev. (UP)— Despite blindness, Joe Hargreaves, n. is an honor student of .the sophomore claw at lhc Reno High School, l^EATHER Arkansas—Fair and cooler to- nighl, Tuesday fair. Memphis and vtclnlty-Fsir and colder tonight. Tuesday fair. The maximum temperature here yesterday wa» 71, minimum 43, clear, according lo Samuel P. Norris. official weather observer Friday 'day totaled 3.01 Inches. nll(1 amir- fices Says Eastman .BIRMINGHAM, "NOV. 3. (UPl- " Mai small .sacrifices by Individual railroads, labor, and shinr.-™ " r n ° r ' Eastman tn tli1iZC Ihe rail industry. I»H,II i' C Tramc m <* Trany> portatlon c ub here that such sac- r flees would be the first step «,. tta for all concerned, for Improving the con- of carrier revenue were dt- Eastman. to lower operation very it harm to ser- i said, "by the use of niiinv i Other savings would result, he Indecision marked tiio «tatu» ot King Praladlilpnk ol .slum (above) as ho wallwl at lila cslaiu In Surrey, England, for conclusion or negoliatlons lo kooii liliu on liln throne, lie || B> tlnealeiicil to nlxltauo If hfi royal Drevocu- tlvpB nr« curtailed. REV. t J, LfJO! Lake Street Minister Sent to Twtnann After Five Years Here - The Rev.-w. J. LeRoy. pastor of, the Lofee Street Methodist church for , five, years, was transferred to the First clmrcli at Trii- 'nann, , at .the .-annual conference 'Fayittlcvlllc; jMilch closed 8nt» night, *Hc ; w be' re. plnccd by (lie Rev. V..E. Chalfant ofBnlrt Knob, Ark., • rfho will arrive Tliursday, the day Mr L-noy leaves. The Ucv. and Kirs. Chal- fnnt have two young children.. "The Rev: W. V. Wpinnck, pastor of (he- First church ,for. thc past year, will remain here another year as.wiirthc Rev. brovcr Sulhcr- Blytheylllc - -v u ..-,,i, manager of UK- local radio stntlon KLCN wns appointed, supply pastoj-' at Brookfcuid. nnd he will leave the last of the week for his new charge. lie also plans lo attend boro ° S S " UC CCllcee . nt Jmf ' s Don c. Hclmnn was returned to thc Dell circuit for laud, pastor of circiill. '• ' The Rev. ottls Roast te Dell circuit for Ihe second ^,',"«'° 'V'.'i ^wjucry-jennle Mel year; .,„,„„ T . R n ,,Sle to Joiner ]|™ M»»n , ty: C " rrle Mny PlliT " """'' """ Turrcll churches for the third „..„, J. R. Nelson (o Luxora-Keiser churches for third year- J w Moore to Lcachvlllc-Mniiliii churches for third year; R. C . Moorehead to Osccota for second year; H, Al. Lewis to Wilson for fourtli jcar; Oihnorc-Turrcll nnd Dyess colony will bo filled by G H Hii-rison. who lias been pasSr of I he church at Hayncs, ircleua ->->-'-t, for tlic past six years - C °° le 5'. who Is n member or tlie JoiiMboro district, remains Max Isaacs Receives Couch Award for His Out standing Work Max Isiincs, of Manila, MI,, awardwl thc Harvey Couch awiirt Tor the (most oulslniullng 411 club meinbcr in tiie chlckasawlm ills trlct of Mississippi county thi> year,- It was niuioimced nt the 1111 tniu) Aclilnvemcnt Day progran here,, Suturday. The all- day _(ilfalr at the Wo man's club consisted of n wclcom address by, Mayor Cecil Shnne presentalion of medals by Mis. Winnie Virgil Turner, county sup ervisoi-. talks by Lucllc Ciirtwrlgh and Mnx Isaacs, both of Manila on "What Cliiu Work Has Mean To Me", a lap 'dance by pupils o Miss Marjorle Duckett, a radii program, and a matinee nl thi Rltz theatre us guests of Mr niii Mrs. O. W.. McCutchcn. Winners In various contests werc Pig Club-Junior Gom, Mnnlla iUlllnrd Estes, .Brown School; Al te.rt-.Lov^'.Brbwii 'Schijoi;..Thoma bilbrldge;; Dell; 'H. R. -'dviwford Dell; Hoover Dclbrldgc, • ben James Oreenway, Dell; Wilson Del bridge, Doll; Tliomiis Clark Dell JullnJi Mullls, Perry School. Cotton-Club—Floyd Henry, Man lla; Clarence Reed, Ekron- Druci Gulp,' Jr., PnwhecH. Com Club—Miiicolm Grecnwny Dell; Claude Sanders, Yarbro Peanut Club—Milton Creamy Dell. J Potaloc Club—Alvin Orn,tty Dell Poultry—Doujthy N[OUU 'ocll- Rnchlel Orr, N cw Liberty Jcnn- etle Kennoii, New Liberty; Mar- Urn Ann .MIddlcton, New Liberty H o m e Improvement — Wyncma Daughcrty, Manila; Mclba Lawery Jfmilla; Mildred Ann Armstrong Manila; Jnnnlla Ray, Mn'nlln. Foods and "Cooknrv—ipnni» McV- i JURY TI mm FOR Mil' Four Killed as Trains Collide in Dense Fog CLINTON. Mass.. Nov. 5 (U P ,_ . f °8 . _ coincidence com- . e com- ed today to cause a freight traln wreck In ii-lilcli four men were kill- Tlie Boston and Maine railroad ticad . William B,\foore. Clinton, engineer: Charles s. Winslow. 55 Lowell, engineer; A, T. Mason Na-' hua, N. H., fireman; A. o. Colby Rochester, N. H., brakeman The crash occurred a mile north of Clinton station when an eiurl- iccr of Ihe double cngln e( I freight Apparently failed (o see a danger signal in the thick (o~ Jl «>••**(; ivmy r-Jlll- llps, Manila; Jean Fowler, Manila Gardening and Cnmilng-Latira Chllders.' Dell; H c i cn McNil i r Route 2. New Liberty; Juanlla White. Manila, Guards Kill One Convict, Wound Three Others This Morning ANGOLA, La.. Nov. 5 (Up>_ Prison guards S h 0 t and killed one convict and wounded four others in an attempted break from Camp E "^Louisiana state penltcnttary here ,,r i L™? V ' C ll t / lt(1 A 0 "<ape from » , nr or U « lr fire or guards. , P ° tato pa(ch by the gun- "" was Jamcs c - B 'rd, from New 'Orleans for •Jffljilt and robbery. Bird was O ne of the survivors of Angola's blood- wt prkon break two years ago in which twelve convicts look part The wounded men werc Patrick '. Duke, John Arnold, Lucas Bad• and Walter Henderson All ,nlh thc freight. Libby Holman's Baby Recognized 3S Heir resu, e saja, from pooling cars and traffic Wilt usc of s , )ops modern(20t '; Cn \VINSTON-SALE\f, N. C., Nov. of equipment, and other economics. ?..'. up> ~ chr > t . 0 !'!« lr Sl ""» Hcy- ROCK, nolds. son of Llbby Holman Reynolds and ths late 7,. Smith Reynolds, was legally recognized ov. 5 (UPI- wc , u home . . me 0 Paragould today where he will vote tomorrow. The governor spoke In 'hat vicinity today in the interest of Ills proposed amendments, 19 Judge P. A. ^fcElroy signed an order In superior court, this afternoon which allows Robert C Vaughn, Wins ton-Sal em attorney] as "next friend" of thc baby, to enter litigation which has been started to settle tlfi estate, • — •-' ••>»- iwy ui der. was not expected to ve About 15 convicts took 1M Vt In 'lie attempted break. Vote on Miller County Salary Act Is Ordered ov. 5. (UP)- r county will vote on a county tomorm Ct f Ul ° 8CnCml "«"<>» loda ' s "l )reillc eo»ft held The court upheld the chancellor i ound surade »t names, werc carried on thc petition asking that tlic act be submitted. Two weeks additional ilrne was ven in the case of the St. Francis Levee District board of directors vs. T. J. Ralney. ' Tfijtd Membei of Barnes 'Trio Will Receive arate Trial At, 2:43 o'clock this atl.'rhck.n : six «f the 12 J«»n who will 4^, Hde.thr (aU of Frank and Bill Harnts had b«en accepted In"' cfriuit criminal cu«rt here. 1 'n I Of (host Mlcetcd only lliree' Kru numbcri M (he rrgular pan-' *l. Tlu'j are: T II IUyn«f New liberty J. \. O,t| emanj Manilii, M FltuiimmonB, Blythe., vllle Membrrn of *. upecial pane* who were accepted are. F. Mar? Un, leachvllle; B. |,. l^vela<J»f l.i-achvllle, Vlrill Thnrman! Manlll. ,' With the wlecllon of the siitb Juror (he defense had clhitui- ' 9 out or II* zo peremptory '« llrrijes and Ibr stale 3 of iti 10. Tlic remainder of Hie 33 ti- fu-srcl ucrc dLimLurd by the court .,,! Wltli pleas o!-.gullty ulieady sn- Icrcd rYank Barnes, 50->ear-oltJ Hayll Mo, farmer, and his sort, Bill IS, looked un In circuit criminal court here this aflernoon while * n Jury V.RS slowly being selected to determine thc degree of homicide of which the defendants are guilty and to assess punishment i > r Archie Barnes, 27, indicted with nls father and brother on flrst degree murder charge 1 ; for the slay- Ing of o A Martin, youthful taxi driver, on July It, was brought into the courtroom on the third floor tills morning but was returned i 0 JMl in -a ifew minutes, defense counsel declining to"agree to a Joint trial of the trio ' Courtroom Packed -•A packed courtroom, with the, crowd overflowing Into the aisles' and out into the corridors, awaited the appearance of the Barnes Wo The spectators, sitting tightly packed, had waited uatlentlv through closing arguments In another case In order to have vantage points when the defendants were brought Into the courtroom at 11 20 o'clock Tlie father and brother ol the youthful taxi driver, whose slaying aroused Intense public feeling here" xvere called into an ante room for n brief consultation with sheriST Clarence Wilson as the defendants filed in. Later they returnedlto their scats. . ^ A daughter or Barnes, sister of thc youthful co-defendant, slipped" down an aisle to reach over the railing separating trie spectators rom court officials and pat father and brother reassuringly Then snV returned to her vigil In the rear of thc room. The court and prosecuting officials :ook cognizance of widespread Iri- erest and publicity g'ven the slay- ng of young Martin and the sub-' sequent capture of his killers when .he court gave a general instruction o jurors that, although they had read newspaper accounts of the "laying, they were still eligible' as urors If they could set aside whatever opinion or Impression they night have formed and try the case' vith an open mind. *• Slate Will Ask Death ' : ~ Denver Dudley, district proswtf- or, in a brief statement to acquaint-'••' orospccllve Jurors with the facts of- he case, stated that the state would lemand thc supreme penalty of•tenth by electrocution. In further-.' nee of this purpose Dudley asked ach prospective Juror If-he: had ny. conscientious scruples against apltal punishment. ,,iv the noon recess only four lembers ot the regular 'panel hid aeen examined and all had been xcused, two being excused by tiie ' ourt because they were not quail- r led electors and two by the de- : endants, leaving them 18 peremi? ory challenges. The state has used' none of Us peremptory challenges. . Court rules were more rigidly erf- orccd as the trial opened than at. ny other time during the session o far. All persons except officers f the court, attorneys, and Jurors >eing examined were excluded from he space inside '. the railing sepa- atlng officials and spectators. The. 'rst two rows of benches in the au- . itorium were filled with members': f n special pane] of 50 jurors sum- noned In (he case. There was lit- . tic prospect !hat the trial would proceed teyond the Impaneling of < Jury this afternoon. Onc-Anucd Man Built Canoe BELLA COOLA, B. C. <OP)'- Deslring water transportation. Max Hlckman/one-arined bear hunter, he«ed himself a 30-foot canoe from a flr log. Despttfi • his handicap, Hickman had (he craft ready lor the water In seven days, using only an ax,

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