Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on November 16, 1931 · Page 2
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Miin I mSlgraf m pbstoHlce at Holm, • the Aet of Mareh 3; 1S97. fh* Associated Press Is exclusively dispatches credited-to It «• to*al Hews publiaied MeWin. tch«i herein are also jftpt . . ^J. x L ..^-A..-..IUK..^tat.« A- ^kflvance): 'fiy city tt&tteft per *• wail, in Hempstead, Nevada, year, elsewhere $S,W. be «fl adftilref of him for slapping dowi<Hthi,i „ ___.ttti<» '8evel»i«a by modem clVflhartfcffl to (^ teicster commerce, and industry, through widely ItinM ,W.ItasaSfe that tlieck upon government which "T ^ble to provide,"—Col. R. R. MeCottniek. - Charges wih^be made tot all tributes, cards 'Jiiejrttsrials, cdinccinine the departed. Commercial frt'the hews tolumris to prttett.their readers * memorials. The Star disclaims responsibility of reuera tit any unsolicited manuscripts. The Star'* Platform i * '} *"* * * the revenues of the municipal power plant to develop the tecfal rwoutees of Hope. p«t>et7**nt in 1931, and improved sanitary conditions in frujrinedj back-yards. ^ the Chamber of Commerce. COUNTS htpfvtoal; program providing for the cmtsftuction of n of all-weather road each year, to gradually reduce the l,«Wl econdmic support for every scientific agricultural ferk *rfuch otfervpraftical benefit* to Wetnpstead county'* greatest farmer organizations, believing that co-operative effort country as it is in town. * STATE prbttres* cm tft« state highway program. '• 'tdx reform, ottd a more efficient government through the expenditures, fforo Me, cattle 'ticfc, J* in League. ., JMEf, ><Sfajdiift«f' J jbresident of the League, published statement that MT, Hoover was attempting With hirfedC economy pfcjtfrnift .to 'restrict, reduce and s,tarye the Uriite 1 States Navy." 'Mr, ftoover appointed an investigating com* mission. p^,'«fflfim|ssion damned the NaVy League anH^trpV tfhls is ncjt^ft "controversy between ihe Navy League attfl one pf&idenfc-s4iujt betxveen the Navy'League and all presi* defltayjt is thS-ftte-old quarrel of a t ten and influential Jdbby-} !ng oftfam'statidfl(attempting to come between thetpetfple a«d their'Chief eJCfiCUtive * The,proper;plac'e for the hearing,of the Navy's case is in the Congr6ss^-and not the office of a private group of .lobbyists, no matter how worthy they think their cause-to be. Great causes do not justify ouf departing from cohsti- tutiotiaf'govet»iment,-ekcept under penalty of the gravest of disasters-r-the loss of representative government and perhaps out' individual 'liberty. The Navy League must wait its turn beiore a commitee of congress, as just another lobbying grdup>-perhaps such a group as our own late Senator Caraway despised and cursed as the greatest menace to democratic government. When;a Navy League can appeal successfully from the president's, order, to the people instead of to the congress, •then the Navy 'League is running the United States and not the people's chosen representatives. ' Such a situation exists today in Japan, where the Military 'Party dominates the entire government from Parliament to Prime Minister and Emperor. A crisis in Japanese foreign affairs is acted on by the national parties subject to final approval of the Military. But it was to escape from this sort of thing that we Americans built this nation of ours. Here, civil authority is supreme—and Mr. Gardiner must cool his heels on a bench outside a congressional committee-room just the same as any other citizen. , The Navy League -represents moM iHan the Navy, it represents a way of handling public buntWss which is oppressive of officeholders and a dire tnmt tor the rights and liberties of the COfflwon people. This lti«ftwer tff business is not confined to the federal government It reaches down into every legislature of the 48 states. Here in Arkansas we have seen every newapaper and independent citken rise Up in wrath because the chairman of th State Highway Comniitsiod undertook to dictated icies of that legislature Whitih had created him, and to legislature he is a bound servant in the eyes dfihe'lftW this very day. We wer^ «n|fer«d 'because .the 'fth&frmah of the State Highway Commission, from 'being a paid servant of the state, had attempted'to become a lobbyist upon'the very government he was supposed 1;o serve. And little by little,-as the facts are'unfolded, we .learn that this lobbying' by >a department -of the ^fltate furnished a worth-while lesson to the -county judges .... they tot headed ior Little Rock nearly a year ago and bamboozled the legislature into'raising the gasoline tax from 5 cents to 6 cents so tMt said judges might draw ^increased salaries back in their voting precirtcts. ' All this imerely means that we face a-perpetual danger of losing representative government through the interferenc of lobbies between ourselves and the'men we^elected. Some times the lobbyists are private citizens seeking to help them selves from the public exchequer; sometimes they are t composite group df private and public men like the Navy League merely attempting to force a particular .program Over the heads of the established government—and sometimes these lobbyists are the very men we elected to state and county'off ice. BUt whoever they be, and wherever they are, they will be attacked, ridiculed and beaten, as often as they shall rise up to Challenge American government and a liberty-loving people.—W. cii™* IfciNiJ* HeMth WTtfi. A rittt ShtfWef of «Bln fell here Sun* day morning but we wish it would urn cold so we could kill a hog. Mrs. Motile f alley of Denison, T«c., visited nt the home of Roy Hodger$ (he past week and attended Sunday ihool he»«-Sunday. V. M, England Is putting on the ground f« a new cow this week. ,. j Howard Collier and wife called -, the hoitt* of W. A. Walker Saturday G. L. Johnson and family and and Mr«. Kelly Oray were dinnj* guests at the home of 3. M. R*«« Sunday. i/M^.y Mrs.. fcladis Gentry from K»«J* 6 ' ex.. Is!Visiting With her km people at this place. . Mw Roy lodgers and family «nd Mrs. Tally, visited at the home of Mr. and'Mrs. J. S. "Reed's Sunday afternoon.' L. E. Darwin attd Mrs. Darwin, his mother, went to Camden, Inst week to see Mrs. Darwin's mother, who was reported seriously 111, but they found her some better. The moment a camel loses Its footing in a stream it turns on Its side and exerts no effort to save itself from drowning. "Hail Hail, the Gang's All Here," was composed by Sir Arthur Sullivan, who also composed "The Lost Chord, and "Onward'Christian Coldiers. He was n famous English composer. A family j. fttui* <nwi v..™. y • f " . nuu ewefc 'tfettfy tfjrftf, Indian, o beat'his fcttthw, CotWltas Ward, to death with *n fttrtermWte lire pump Saturday night, according to the purported confession disclosed by J. A. •Matteyflom county ftttofirey BWU Shettf! Sam Stephens. MeReynolds said the'Indlah «*&&** ed *to him, ^hrough an -M**** "J* Unfeeling between himselftwd 'Ws bWther «aiised him to <»ntfnlt «» flaying at their home near Nasnwa, 40 ffttla* nOttheast of Antlers. Man'i Heart Stopped fly Bad Stomach CM W. L. Adatos bloated so with gas after meals that his heart missed beats. Adlerlka brought out all gas and now he eat* anything and feels fine. John S. Gibson Drug Go, Conservative England BE^thundering crash with which Engla'nd'-s voters crush|.ed the : Labor party's strength in Parliament may 'mean a ttiber df 'things, and will probably keep the wiseacres busy Bljariing and analyzing for a while. v _ part of It) undoubtedly, is -simply- due to the ir "traditional reaction against the.party in power when Aes are hard.' Those riots we read about in English cities liang^the weeks preceding the election spoke of a deep and 'tling|discpntent; this discontent, expressing itself in bal- '"oWArfMi' th6 country's so-called Socialist government •the window. t'theimost interesting, thing about it is the way in •--- 3isconterit?.jexpr.essed itself. nation that finds'the going unendurably rough tits mind by calling in the radicals and giving them **•) try put some of their" panaceas. -England did just . Instead of hauling of f and breaking up the avail- Hjna, she called in .the Tories.: Instead 1 of/heading f arth- pard Socialism, she went completely '^conservative. s, iperhapg, represents Something more than just the Jyote "agin'ifche -government. It might'not be stretch- fthings to say that old England is giving the ancient, es- rcifng class pne'more chance. ; .Although ,few man-made institutions possess more, stam- ^thah the "British empire, there is no denying that things ||Ei]igJand today ( .are in an extremely bad way. Trade has * I jflfin (off..finances are.amazingly wobbly, unemployment re^ins an unhealed wound, taxes are unbelievably high. But s^Englfeh.are npt yet ready to call for a new form of gov- ^""'ent^or a new kind of economic an dsocial set-up. instead,'the class that built;up the empire, made England icji World's banker ; and made English merchants and ships u — OT ld's greatest traders is given the reins again. If it can ings, well and good. And if not— ^31, it is possible to find, grounds for believing that the •Jd 'today stands at one of the turning -points of history. |land—rif the Tories fail—-may become one of the pivots on titiE^he ranks of mankind turn to march in a new direc- Moses to Lead Us Out of the Wilderness? Capone An Example fact that Al Capone is being obliged to stay in jail ';while his attorneys carry his appeal on its snail-like pro' i through the -higher courts raises again a point upon ff . li the layman often wonders. Why isn't that the reg- giljar, procedure in all:cHminal cases? •One of the weakest points of American criminal law to, vr ' is ithe fact that so long a time often intervenes between Conviction and imprisonment. Of appeals there is, some'-*-- es, almost literally no end; and while they are being set; the cpnvicted man usually goes his way, on bond, as.f ree air. It is being handled differently in Capone's case; and it 'little hard for the ordinary citizen to understand why wouldn't be a good course to follow in all such cases. 'No longer, says an ad, is the drug Store a place of magic and mystery. Righto! Turn off that radio, Jasper, this lady wants some aspirins. A financial leader says this doing without money is a great lesson. Verily, lesson Jess. 'But a headline says it's "better to borrow now ^and pay later." By all means (as the bandit would say). iDance music, declares a music maker, is becoming too tame. But cover charges are still driving 'em wild. !If things are going to keep on ber Ing 'tough until 'Thanksgiving, many aiturkey will be saying, "Axe me another." •Anyway, when business will boom will depend upon the'big shots. T. Philip Perkins, former ; British amateur golf champion, is conditioning for the winter tournaments in the soUth. 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Of all known drugt, creosote is recog- nlzed by fciajmedical autboritie* a* one of the greatest healing agencies for per- •Utent cough* and colds and other forms «fthro«ttrouble».CTeomulsion contains, in addition to creosote, other healing elements which MOthe and heal the iaf ected membranes and stop the irritation aa4 inflammation, while the creosote goer on to the stomach, is absorbed into tha blood, attacks the seat of the trouble and checks the growth of the-germ*, Creomulsion Is guaranteed Mtisfie- tory in the treatment of persistent coughs and cold*, bronchial aithma, bronchitis and other forms of retpira- lory disease*, and ia excellent for building np the tysten after cord* or flu. Money refunded if tny eough or* cold, no matter of how long-itandinff. is'not relieved after taking acconiim* to direction*. Ask your druggist, (adv.)' /Off THE CQUGHjOR CQLQ_7HAT_HANG*4M Do You Railroads Fight Back fft railroads, which have suffered heavily in the past de- »js, eade through the competition of motor trucks, seem to be l^tflnK ready to fight back in a determined and effective Already several roads have installed container cars, by 0ii huge steel" boxes carry less- than-carload consignments :W fre|ght In an 'economical and efficient manner. Now it is ed. that five big eastern roads have a plan for carrying trucks on flat cars. Thus a truckload of freight would fpojn warehouse to consignee, just as any other (Joes—- but the major part of its trip would be by TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO Will Carruthers, formerly of this city, but^who "backslided to Prescott, spent Sunday here. Miss Mildred McCorkle is visiting relatives at Arkadelphia. B. H. Logan of Prescott, was here Wednesday. Mrs. W. W. Johnson and sister, Miss Falls, will leave Monday night for a visit to relatives in El Paso, Texas. TEN YEARS AGO I. L. Pilkinton, who is in the hardware business in Washington, was in Hope this morning. Miss Bess Barrow, of Ozan, and Mr. John L. Hughes, of Benton, were married this morning at 10 o'clock, at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Barrow, at Ozan. Mrs. George Sandefur has returnee from a visit to relatives in Little Rock. pu(?h ways as these, very probably, the railroads will eventually meet the competition of the trucks. A"hd the ov- denary citizen, who is interested both in prosperous railroads In economical trajispotration, cannot do otherwise than The Driver's Jpb of New Haven, Conn., succeeded in passing lour '£0nseeutive months this year without a single ' automobile a.cej4ent, the rest of the country began to WtJy few it had been accomplished. The answer, , U«s chiefly in the fact that New llaven set to to mweste lie automobile drivers. And th§f» after &W» Ues »t the bottom of the whole move- te%n\&- Jt & 11 ?° m w down to the driver, reete, traffic Hghts, police supervision-r- of e*hings wiirfail until each individual driver learns o realize the respensibjjity (hat rests on his shoulders. Tr&f- jp eSS ft Sfel if the drivers willed it. Washington Sharps and Flats A Department In Which The Editor of The Star Plays His Own Piano Bro. Chandler preached an inter esting sermon both morning and nigh at the Baptist church, he was accompanied by his wife, from Hope. Mrs. W. E. Elmore visited the dentist in Hope Saturday morning. Mr. and Mrs. Theo Lester and baby, have moved to North Carolina. Miss May Bell Samuel, Miss Irene Timberlake, Mr. Briant Roberts and Mr. Eleston Samuel, from DeAnn spent a few minutes here Sunday afternoon. H. W- Harper from Hope spent the week end here. Mrs. Carol Boyce and children, Van, Lottie Mae and Rufus Hart, from Bright Star, were here Sunday morning attending church and Sunday school. Mrs. J. W. Butler was shopping in Hone Saturday morning. Bro. H. »H. MrGuire preached at (JiJumbus, Sunday morning. OI'S Howe who is yltendinl school in Hope, spent Saturday and Sunday I think the first man qualified to write a column of wisecracks for the newspapers must have lived about 250 years ago. Reading Voltaire's "Letters on the English" I find this: "The members of the English Parliament are fond of comparing themselves to the old Romans. In my opinion the eopple of England have nothing in common with the people of Rome .... The Roman senate, who were so unjustly, so criminally proud as not to suffer the plebians to share with them in anything, could lind no other artifice to keep the latter out of the administration than by employing them in foreign wars. They considered the plebians as a wild beast, whom it behooved them to let loose upon their neighbors, for fear they should devour tehri masters. Thus the greatest defect in the Government of the Romans arised them to be conquerors. By being unhappy at home, they rti- umphed over and possessed themselves of the world." I am taking a chance—quoting Voltaire in a newspaper. Some editors would tell me I was wrnog. Voltaire belongs in a book. People haven't time for the classics in a newspaper. But 1 think these editors are Voltaire has written a paragraph on the Romans that is as modern as though Will Rogers wrote it yesterday. "By being unhappy -at home, they triumphed over and possessed themselves of the world." Voltaire's paragraph reminds me of the anecdote of Mr. William Gladstone, one-time premier of England. Mr. Gladstone liked to walk. One day while out walking he came across a farmer, also walking. Mr. Gladstone asked the -farmer, "I see you are like me, you wish to walk;" "No," said the farmer, "the fact'is, I am out walking because my chimney smokes so badly I can't stay in the house." About that time they reached the farmer's gate. The man turned up the walk to his door-step. But the door flew open and a large woman, arms swiminging and a broom-handle threatening, drpve him back again with much abuse. "Ah," said Mr. Gladstone sadly, "the truth is, my friend, my chimney smokes sometimes, too." with home folks. Bob Patterson and Alfred Black were in Hope Saturday. R. A. Carrigan of Ozan was visiting here Friday, Martin brothers were selling cotton in Hope Saturday. Dutch Watkins and family of Oakland attended stunt .night at the school Friday night. Mrs. A. Y. Yarbrough and son were in Hope Saturday. Mrs. Ewing McPherson of Hope was visiting her mother. Mrs. Paul Bailey Sunday. We are planning on having a town- wide Thanksgiving program November 26, for the people of this community have lots to be thankful for. Everyone 1 is invited to cuinu. Hojlly Springs Miss Vivian Everett who has been in the hospital for a week, is back home. • Lucille Woodruff who has been on the sick list, is now improving. Almost everyone is through picking cotton at this writing and sever a' are through gathering corn- A nice crowd attended singing a this place Sunday afternoon. Seyejra good quarterts were sung. "Let's al come to singing at this place nex fourth Sunday. V/alkersville's basketball team vis jted WiUisville last Friday afternoon end Friday night. Playing three games in the evening and three at night. WiUisville winning ull six ern woman ntiauG? 4 JliS, the girls wear Empress Eugenie hats — but that seems to f be the only noticeable tendency that tlm modern woman Is going antique. Isn't it rather hard to imagine yourself tearing down the street in an old surrey, say at 3 miles an hour? Picture, if you can, a modern woman reading a true story by the light of a Jcero- gene lamp. No, you wouldn't want to live like they used to. Perhaps one of the things you would miss most would be the telephone. Wonder what Grandma did when these things happened: pouring down rain, and not a grocery in the house; no way to order quickly . . . friends, haven't seen them for days; no way to reach them . . . noise in the basement; burglars, may. be! . . . no telephone book with the names of friends, relatives, business houses ... relatives in a distant city; are they well? , . , a child's face, pale against a pillow; a doctor, quick! Jt is hard to do without a telephone. Why should you, when the service costs so little? One Party Line— Residence Two Party Line— Residence ..... (Monthly rolti—Nominal Installation charge) SOUTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY PC

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