Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on November 6, 1931 · Page 1
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•I v ' ' ^^^^^^^™ ^^myi^^gi r nope VOLUME 83—NUMBER 21 bar of M»l» foundtd 1«90| Hop. DtllV Pr«I Conielldittd « Hopi SMf. J«miity HOPE, ARKANSAS, TODAY, NOVEMBER 6,1981 - 1 —Mtint Awodited PrtM. ,>)BA)—M*»M N.wipiper EnttfpriX ISSUE AUTHORIZ Local Firms Asked To Close Stores at 11a.m. Wednesday American Legion to Sponsor Closing in Observance of Armistice Day TO ATTEND CHURCH Members of Post Will Attend Church in Body Next Sunday Hope stores are being asked to observe Armistice Day, by the local American Legion post, by closing their places of business Wednesday morning, November 11, at 11 o'clock. This policy was inaugurated here last year, and the post voted to make the request again this year, at it's meeting at the city hall Thursday night. All Star Game Postponed The all-star football game, between the Hope and the Prescott Legion posts, and originally scheduled for the night of Armistice Day, has been postponed to Friday night, November 13. This was to avoid any conflict with the game which will be played on the Hope field between the high school teams of the two cities. Both posts have a large number of former football men practicing each night on their own grounds for the big game. Among the letter men who are trying out for the Hope all- star team, are Coach Wilkin, of the high school, formerly of the University of Arkansas; White, formerly of Arkansas College; Dale Jones and Jimmic Jones, both formerly of Hen.- dersown-Brown, Teddy Jones, onetime Ouachita man; Rumph, of Hendrix, and Wise, of the University of Arkansas. The Prescott post team includes among others the following college letter men: Buchanan, TunberviUe --and Gn»h»m, frfviOuachita; Bemls, of Vanderbilt; Dalrymple, of Hender- son-Bnown, and Cottlngham, of Magnolia A. & M. Attend Church Sunday The Leslie Huddleston post has accepted the invitation of the Rev. J. L. Cannon, of the First Methodist church, of Hope, to attend services Sunday morning, for a special sermon in connection with the observance of Armistice Day. Legionnaires will meet at the Checkered Cafe at 10:45 Sunday morning, to march to the church in a body. A canvas for memberships, to close Armistice Day, is to start Immediately, nccording to plans completed at the Thursday night meeting. A large number of 1931 members are to be called upon, in person, during this drive. Outpost Meetings Resumed The second meeting night of each month of the local post is to be held somewhere in the county, outside of Hope. The November outpost meeting will be held at the Civil state capitol building in Washington Thursday night, November 19, at 8 (.'clock. Finis Johnson, and the Washington members of the Leslie Huddleston post have charge of arrange ments. Givers Announced For Julia Chester List Being Made Up for the 1931 Hospital Campaign A first list of givers to the 1931 campaign for Julia Chester hospital was announced Friday by Syd McMath, treasurer of the Hope & Hempslead County Hospital association. The list follows: Mrs. Julia McRae, Mrs. E. a. Greening, Rev. W. R. Anderson, Ward & Sen, Claude Stuart, J. C. Penney Co Syd McMath, Hope Confection- cry Theo P. Witt, Hope Star, R. V. Stephenson, S. M. Sutton, John P. Vesey, J. L. Green, Sanders Gro. Co., Dan Goldbold, E. M. McWilliams, S. R Bailey. Lemley & Lemley. L. M. Lile, C. W. Weltman, Luther Kuilumon, Henry Watkins, "M" System Moreland's Drug Store, Tully Henry. Mrs. W. Y. Foster, Jr., John S. Gibson Drug Co., John P. Cox Drug Co., Brianl's Drug Store, City Bt'kcry, Ed. I. Rcphan, Dr. A. J. Neighbors. Southern Grain & Produce Co., Montgomery Ward & Co., Geo. W. Robison, Hope Building Material Co., p-ed-Routnn & Co., Mrs. B. C. Lewis, Hope Furniture Co. Gets Seat Held By Long worth John Baker Hollistcr, above, was elected to succeed the alte Nicholas Longworth in Congress by voters of the First Congressional District of Ohio. Holllster, who is 40, is a Cincinnati attorney. He was graduated uoU9U ter attended the 'Harvard Lk'w;SchSolf' During his service as a captain in France with the A, E. F., Hollister became a close friend of President Hoover. Dogs Are Valuable in North Arkansas FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.(/P)—A hunting dog has a recognized value in the Ozarks, even in police court. And so city officials agreed to accept a do2 as security for the balance due on a fine while the owner, a transient, kept his freedom. He left the dog with the understanding h; gouU ". .. . .1 _ __i_j ^e ti*r> W.C.T.IL to Stage Pageant in Church Patriotic Service Will Be Held Sunday Night at First Baptist A. yonc people's patriotic service will be held at the First Baptist church Sunday night, November 8, at 7:30. The program will be under the direction of Miss Lurlinc Moody, of Little Rock, who is state Young People's secretary of the Women's Christian Temperance Union. The public is cordially invited to this scrvcic. An interesting program has been planned for the occasion. A unique feature will be the pageant "The Patriotic Wedding." which will ho presented by the high school students. The main characters in" the pageant are: the bride, Miss 18th Amendment, represented by Miss Helen K. Cannon; the groorn, Mr. Patriotic Citi/.en by Colburn Aubrey; Uncle Sam, by Taylor Alexander; the uninvited guest, by Edward Bader. Two other numbers on the program will be given by the Junior High school students. The following will take part: Marian Brown, Lena Bivans, Catherine Lane, Lorene Greene, Elouise Wliillcn. Glen Parker, William Smith, Giles Gibson. Harry Sigmai'. McRae Lemlcy, Karl Whatley, Charles) Parker, John L. Wilson Jr., Carrol Brown and Truman Springs. Temperance reading and songs will be given by the grammar school children. A prize will be presented to the grammar school room in Hope that has the greatest number of mothers and fathers present at the service. The Bay Scouts will serve as ushers. Texas Politician Dies Early Friday Harry M. Wurzback, Congressman, Succumbs After Operation SAN ANTONIO, Texas.-W)—Representative Harry M. Wurzback, republican, died in a hospital early Friday morning as a result of a complications following an operation for ap- pendieitis. He was the only republican member in congress from Texas and his home was in Seguin. He represented the Fourteenth Con- Quorum Court to Meet Monday For Levying Session No Movement for County Agent Program in Sight This Year AGENTS ELSEWHERE Union County Expected to iSave Agent Work— Pulaski Certain The annual meeting of the Hempstead Quorum Court will be held next Monday, November 9, in the courthouse at Washington, with County Judge L. F. Higgason presiding. For the first lime in many years it appears unlikely that an organized attempt will be made to reinstate the county agent work, which was discontinued by the county government in 1928, carried on by the townsmen and farmers of the county for two years longer, and then dropped last year. ' Lynn Smith Gone Lynn Smith, the former Hempstead county agent, who ranked "No. 1 in the state, went to El Dorado from Hope, and is now employed as the Union county agent. Although Union county is in financial difficulties owing to serial warrants coming due for its $700,000 courthouse, late reports indicated that tain its agents. In Pulaski county, where extravagance and corruption resulted in depleting the county's revenues and driving Judge Sibeck from office, his successor, Judge Ross Lawhon has announced that the county agent •work will be continued for 1932. Pulaski Judge Favorable "I consider the work of our farm 8Od home, demonstration agents the most important department of- Pulaski county's government," Judge Lawhon said. "There is, naturally, undei present conditions a move to cut ou county expenditures. More than a month ago I mailed questionnaires to farmers in this county for an expression from them on extension work. Since then I have been flooded with answers in the mails and personal visits. Ninety-nine per cent of these responses hnve been vigorous endorsements of our county extension program, with the one common expression, 'We cannot afford to abon- don this educational program at this time.' "I am even recommending that a livestock specialist be added to this department, in order that we may further this phase of fanning as a solution to the problem created by our legislated cotton acreage reduction." Health Nurse, Issue The Hempstead Quorum Court is expected to be asked for an appropriation for a county health nurse, but action on this appropriation is regarded as uncertain. Miss Pauline Mitchell, expert nurse, was brought into the county last year and maintained for the last twelve months on federal funds, with the expectation that the county would help support her if this program of medical work is to be continued beyond the trial period. Where Aqueduct^as Dynamited City Is Enjoined From Taking Bank Loans on Factory Temporary Injunction It Granted Friday by Chancellor Johnson VIOLATION OF LAW Akron's Chief s Climaxing a renewed outbreak of a bitter controversy between the city of Los Angeles and ranchers of Owens nnd Antelope valleys over the city s nurchase of water rights, the above nine-foot aqueduct in Grapevine canyon siphon 50 miles north of Mojave, was dynamited by vandals. The deep ravine below the pipe was made by the water rushing out. •; 1932 Victory Seen by Dr. Cft Brough Former Governor Speaks on National Topics at Stamps,; Injuries Fatal To Former Hope Boy M. F. Mobley of El Dorado Dies Eight Hours After Auto Accident EL DORADO—Marion F. Mobley, aged 25, meter superintendent of the Public Utilities Corporation here, died Thursday from injuries received in an automobile accident 15 miles west of El Dorado on the Magnolia highway Wednesday night. D. C. Pearson, Longvicw, Tex., truck driver, surrendered to Union county officers after the accident, but no charges have been filed against him. Mr. Mobley had been on a three- day tour of inspection in the southwestern part of the state and was ret- turning to his home in a small truck. Pearson':; auto is said to have struck the rear cf the truck, hurling it from the highway into a ditch. Pearson was uninjured, but Mobley suffered a fractured skull, a broken ariv and other injuries. Mobley was taken to the Warner Brown hospital in an unconscious condition anc died eight hours later. A native of Hope, Mr. Mobley hac been in the employ of the Arkansas Natural Gas Company and the Public Utilities for the past nine years. He had lived in El Dorado three Dr. Charles Hillman Brough, er governor, passed through Hope Friday en route to his Little Rock riomo from Stamps, where he addressed the Stamps Rotary and their 40 guests engaged in the coming Red Cross drive, beginning November 11, Armistice Day. < While in Stamps Dr. Brough spoke at the Stamps High School on the theme of "The History of Business Depressions and their Correctives." In both addresses the World war chief executive of Arkansas sounded an optimistic note as to the future of America, saying that the demand curve had pointed steadily upward for the past 60 days and with the bumper crops of every conceivable variety and steadily advancing prices for agricultural prices, we would soon reach normalcy, or the pro-World war basis. He predicted that the Democratic party would elect the next president, following a brilliant victory in the organization of the House of Representatives by the election of John N. Garner, of Texas, as speaker; that the Hawley-Smoot tariff bill would be revised at the December session of Congress, thus enlarging the world's markets for the sale of American goods; that an embargo would probably he placed on goods produced by the slave labor of the Soviet Republic; that mass consumption would speedily match mass production in the United States; and that the state of fear and business paralysis characteristic of industry for the past thirty months would rapidly disappear. He urged a new faith in (lie resources and possibilities of Arkansas and a liberal response to the Red Cross Roll Call this year as constituting "the very best advertisement that Arkansas could receive in the eyes of the world, attesting our appreciation of the fine constructive work done last year by the world's greatest humanitarian organization, and at the same time serving notice that Arkansas had staged a glorious come-back." Dr. Brough stated that 38,500 were enrolled last year in Arkansas in the Red Cross, and that those in chage 01 the call this year hoped to reach 75,000. "We should translate our Thanksgiving in 1931 into the spirit of Thanksgiving and join the Red Cross would be the most effective way in which this could be done," said Dr. Brough. Clarendon Store Owner Found Dead Sheriff R-li*»ve R Man a Suicide Victim Is Reported Bulletins ALBANY, N. Y.-(fl>)-A snow storm, moving eastward along the St. Lawrence river left q blanket of white over upper New York counties Friday. CHICAGO—(S*)—Ralph Caponc IwtUJeave, atwjL^clock Friday **1irifft for ''tXSfftemiaiti tfenllen- tiary to start a three year term for violating the Income tax laws. JONESBORO—(yP)— Failure to subpoena a state witness caused* the postponement of the scheduled hearing of Rev. JOQ Jeffcrs, charged with performing an illegal marriage ceremony. The trial was reset for next Wednesday. Steve Carrigan Wins First Round in Hempstead Chancery Court The city council, mayor, recorder and treasurer were enjoined from refunding $3.000 in bank loans against the Hope cheese factory, on a temporary injunction granted Friday by Chancellor C. E. Johnson, in Hempstead chancery court at Washington. The injunction was : granted on a petition entered by Steve Carrigan, taxpayer, who was represented by his law partner, L. F. Monroe. Mr. Carrigan's suit was entered last Wednesday morning, immediately after the city council, at its Tuesday night meeting, had oyer-ribben the mayor's veto by a vote of 6 to 2. The prayer for an injunction set forth that the contemplated refunding of bank loans against the machinery of the cheese factory was an illegal use of public tax funds, under the constitutional power of city governments in Arkansas. B Chancellor Johnson, in granting the temporary injunction, ruled that the proposed action by the city counci' violated Article 12 Section of the Arkansas constitution, which says: "No county,' city, town or other municipal corporation, shall become stockholder in any company, association or corporation; or obtain or appropriate money for, or loan its credi' to any corporation, association, in stitution or individual." A hearing ..to make the injunction permanent, is'expected, to be hearc FaWay, Dw^sa^t 11, when Chancello Johnson wlll$ again (hold 1 chancery court at Washington.*. Regular Meeting of Auxiliary Is Held Membership Quota Reached and List Sent in to Headquarters An interesting meeting of the American Legion Auxiliary was held Thursday evening at the city hall, with Mrs, Frank Russell, president of the organization, presiding. A report that the mmebership quota for the Hope post had been reached was given by the membership committee, who have been doing some real work during the recent drive for members. The membership list has already been sent into the Little Rock office. The auxiliary is to sopnsor a button sale, during next week. Funds derived from this sale will be used to aid in child welfare work. A discussion on the preparation of a box, to be sent to a disabled veteran, adopted by the local auxiliary was held. This soldier is Thomas Phillips, who is located at the Fort Roots hospital at Little Rock. The next meeting will be held on November 19th and will include a social hour. This meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Frank Russell on South Main street. Officers of the organization are: President, Mrs. Frank Russell. Vice President, Mrs. Ched Hall . Corresponding Secretary, Mrs. B. R. Hamm. Secretary, Mrs. Dewey Hendrix. Tresaurer, Mrs. Charles Walker. Chaplain, Mrs. W. A. Bowen. Publicity, Mrs. Burger Jones. Sergeaut-at-Arms, Mrs. W. M. Ramsey. The following have been named as committee chairmen of the various activities: Mrs. N. W. Dcnty, Mrs. C. B. Presley, Miss Annie Jean Walker, Mrs. Ched Hall. Mrs. Robert Wilson, Mrs. E. F. McFaddin, Mrs. Ira Halliburton, Mrs. W. A. Bowen, Mrs. Cecil Weaver, Mrs. Ruth Fleming, Mrs. J. L. Stringer, Mrs. Ross Gillespie, Mrs. V. E. Smith, Mrs. B. R. Hamm. The mammoth dirigible Akron -was soaring above New York on her first official voyage as a naval craft when this picture was taken in the ______ _ _____ ^ control cabin of the ship. Rear Ad- Jonesboro Aggies library. ' - - - - ........ ' " State to Adve $2,764,000 For School Heads of School* on Sale to Raise ating BONDS Sale Authorized in Spi State Bond* Selli Below Par LITTLE KOCK.- aggregating $2,164,0 to be advttised'Friday'1 . Delot Board and the MlUfe , Board and the Confederate';! Note Board authorized the^a'd of $1,750,000 In bonds 6ft- February 15th. .. ''-^, The state debt boards adve authorized bids on $! state bonds for the schools for higher 'learning? revolving loan school fund-V* These issues authorized 'at session of the legislature wouldj vided as follows: $2,000,000 fo tional buildings, $31i500 volving loan fund and f miral Moffett (left), chief 'of the naval aviation bureau and honor guest on the flight, is seen chatting with Commander Charles' Rosendahl, skipper of the dirigible. Fulton Woman Is Held to Grand Jury Mrs. Florence House Is Charged With Running Over Children s Rotary to Receive District Governor Local Club Plans Night Meting for Sid Brooks, Little Rock Hope Rotary club discussed plans Friday at Hotel Barlow for a night meeting in the near future to welcome Sid Brooks, district governor of Arkansas Rotary, Little Rock, on his first official visit to this city. The luncheon meeting was presided over by Vice-President L. Carter Johnson, as C. C. Spragins, club president, was called out early. Most of the dinner hour was given over to committee reports, led by Frank Ward_ and to a discussion of future program arrangements. A feature at one of the November luncheons will be an entertainment put on by girl entertainers from Magnolia A. and M. college. grcssional district in which San An- lie Utilities for the past nine years tonio is located. His death strengthened the probability of a Democratic reorganization of the House. With the Texans passing the lineup stood. Democrats 217, Pr.pub'icans 214 Farm Lrb'jr 1. va-an- reclaim it when the remainder of the ties 3, one i» wli'di w'll b; filled be- * • . . . If,. n .iri>*ui:L? rin)ltJm^i*C line was paid,' fere congress convenes. . He is survived by his wife, a three- months-old daughter, and two brothers, one of Hope, and the other of Cuiilornia. Funeral services will b? lit 11 ft t''" 13 Blui'f at the hoKis of lUr.-i. M<-b!ey, Friday. Mena Will Employ Extra Night Officer MENA, Ark—In order to protect property-in the business district, the anv rrmaj.. . city council has empowered Chief of Sheriff Campbell said he believed | Police CaJyers to employ an additicaiaj, the man was a victim of suicide, but relatives of the man say they beliave the gua v.'ss uisi-hargcd in the wrack oi his automobile. FORREST CITY— (/P)—The body of Ellis Capps, 30. Clarendon store owner was found in his wrecked automobile with a bullet wound in his head; property early Friday. officer io•• niqht service only. movement, ii2s^ firms, which have been subject to petty tniav.n$ r^itm!.,. Four Die in Blast OnU.S-Battleship Ten Others Hurt When Anti-Aircraft Gun Explodes SAN PEDRO, Cal— (VPj—The navy hospital ship Relief Thursday night received a message that four men were killed outright, five injured probably fatally and five seriously injured in a turret explosion aboard the Battleship Colorado. The Colorado was engaged in target practice off Santa Rosa Island in the Santa Barbara group about 45 miles ncrthwcst of here. The hospital ship Relief was ordered in readiness here to receive the injured, who will be brought to the harbor by the Colorado. The explosion, of undetermined causa, occurred between 7 and 8 P- m. Included in the dead is Lieut. Ralph F. Brady Jr., whose home was in Pontiac, 111., others reported killed were: Lewis A. Clark, seaman, second class, of Los Gatqs, Cal., Maurice G. Hawkins, seaman, first class of Hast- ingij. Mich, and J. J. Schnur, sea- mar, first class of St. Louis. All except Schnur were attached to the Colorado. He was from the Batlle- chiu Oklahoma as an observer. Gasoline Price Jump Felt at Little Rock LITTLE ROCK.—(/P)—After maintaining a steady level for several weeks, gasoline prices at nearly all local stations were raised half a cent Thursday. Ordinary Eas went to 18 cents, and high test to 21. ' |>-- ii» f c.ont '"inn w- i»ff-e ! 'vi in wholesale as well as retail sales. TEX A RK "AN A House, 4V of Fulton, was'' held to await action of- the Bowie county grand jury on a charge of' failing to stop her automobile after running over an 18-year-old girl, two young boys and a negro woman by Justice of the Peace J. W. Hillman Thursday morning. Bond was set at $500. Mrs. House had been held in jail since her arrest Wednesday morning when her efforts to negotiate a $2000 appearance bond failed. Miss Eloise Hoope, 18, of Kenwood Park, New Boston highway, was the state's principal witness in the preliminary hearing. She was carried into the courtroom by her father and friends and was allowed to testify irom her seat in the courtroom because of injuries to her ankle and hip which made it difficult for her to walk. . The young woman said she was walking behind her brother, Woodrow Hooper, 13; Lein Wiley, 12, and Thomas Earl Wiley, 10, on the south side of the highway when the automobile, which was headed west, struck them from behind and continued on without halting. She said they were walking on the dirt shoulder of the highway when the machine struck them. Miss Hooper said she did not see a wagon in the highway near where they were run down, which Mrs. House has claimed caused her to run over the negro woman. On cross examination by Defense Attorney J. A. R. Moseley, Jr., Miss Hooper admitted that she did not remember the condition of traffic on the highway at the time of the accident. "You didn't notice traffic because you were not walking on the pavement and saw no necessity of watching the movements of the automobiles?" countered County Attorney L. C. Boswell. Miss Hooper nodded in reply to the prosecutor's question. R. N. Rivers, proprietor of a store across the highway from where the accident occurred, said he was standing on the porch of his establishment when the accident happened. He said he did not see a wagon at the point where Mrs. House has claimed it stood. "A bus had stopped in front of my place," Rivers said. "The driver, was standing just outside the bus door figuring with a pencil the fares of three passengers wishing to go to Annona. I was watching them. "Suddenly I heard the screams of children across the road. Looking, it seemed like I saw a half dozen kids pile up in front of an automobile. The girl was on top at first but the car dragged her several feet and I thought the wheels went over her body. "I became excited and began looking for my children. I thought at first one of them might have been hurt but by the lime I found them all safe several people had run to the assistance of those hurt, and 1 called an ambulance." W. F. Schroeder testified he followed the automobile which struck the children for severe! miles and obtained its license number. It was this information which led officers to the home of Sdrs. HOUSJ'S mot'.ei : a'- McNab, Ark., where she was arrested. Of the $2,000,000 for the edli buildings, ,$1,000,000 would' University Medical school, and $1,000,000 for the Ag teachers and the junior college'; ings. "^ . The bonds advertising authorized, despite the PI Arkansas bonds are now low par. School heeds of the on the bond sale. ., Acreage Incr< ; ;InJei_ Many Farmers lint In Planting for < Lot Shipments & Due to the fact that the strawb acreage at Hop« will no doubt .1>t large to handle profitably,"" ^ less than car lot shipments, too*/ for near-by local markets and thej press to high to ship small quantiU to the distant markets, an effort? being made to increase the ac supply car lot shipments, whicK, insure every farmer a nice r« from a strawberry crop every year;| Horticulturalists of the Amerce Refrigerator Company . and...the., .M souri Pacific Railroad Company,* assisting local. business .men Jn "* couraging farmers who are not gj ing berries tb set out an acre or this fall or next spring, This increased acreage will car lot shipments from Hope,' and so give every 'farmer in the ~ ritory a chance to profit crop, along with the present grb' It will also insure the growers of steady market in the futufew^ -f A number of the present £toi have plants for sale. In casV farmer cannot engage any plants cally, a cooperative order is listed at Monts Seed St. re, to the farmers good plan's u! a re, able price. , «a ^ These plants are grown at ..J.W8' sonia, Ark., by s reliable plant growt* er and will.be handled at cost, express. Bribery Charge Is Dropped in CQUI Insufficient Evidence Against H. O, Hoffman^ of RussellviHe RUSSELLVILLE, Ark.— (JP)— InsuJ T ^ ficient evidence for indictment wa*' "* reported by the Pope county grand jury Friday after an investigation cf charges of attempted, bribery of a legislator against O. H. Hoffman of Bus- sellville. Hoffman was accused by J. W. Dan' ley, Pope County representative who said he was offered $50 to vote for the adjournment of the special betfsion of the legislature without the enactment of a bill extending the powers of the highway audit commission. To Remodel Jonesboro Federal Building Soon JONESBORO, Ark.—(#>)—Plans are under way to begin remodeling of the federal building here by the first part of next year. A topographic survey of both the site of the present building and the additional 50 feet to be purchased by the government through nondewmg- tion proceedings has been started by City Engineer Guy Cobb. Under a $110,000 appronrialwa fjjjm Congress, si*e of the present wiitl be

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