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by Star Publlshtfqt Co., Iftfc f South Main Street HbpV and it .,,.-., Th* Associated Ft*** 13 «*eIuSlYdy. pubUcatfoti Of alt tiews dispatches credited to It or I als* the local fteWa publi itches herein are also reserV*i mm 'tAfo tt.t ftiyabi* la Advaftce): By city atftter* pW >it) M & persuasive speaker- Jt«S , ay nignt at the annual meeting of Hbpe ™- 1 -- "••• mpftth»tt.tS; d&'3%ar $5,00. fly mail, In HeTftpsteM, Kevtda, aM iafs/elte Wunties. year, elsewhere f&W. ***.: ©targes W1B be made for all tflbuta*, card* ot rtHsSeriate, the depart*!. Commercial , fi*W te tnK pslicy 1ft the new* columns' t* protect their readers ~ - SW«-takiniffl*m6rials. Tile Star disclaims respOBsibUlty : dr reuteh of any unsolicited manuscripts. .. is all,institution developed by Jfloderfl civilisation to to* the day, Id foster commerce and Industry, through widely setae&ts, attd to furnish that check Upon government which M eytef- beatt able to provider-Col. It It McCorrolck. , The Star'* Platform i ,' *" C11 If --•'/••' i'1>i« Wttelttii* of ihe municipal potter plant to develop the -eMd Metal resources of Hope. • . • pltvernent ttt 1931, and improved sanitary conditions in J bu*ifte«4 back-yards. the Chamber of Commerce. COUNT* _ highway program prowidinji for the certwrttiction of & ** 5""^* °f Mi-weather road each year, to gradually reduce the •** \ I. <**d~ economic support for every scientific agricultural j| which, offers practical benefits to Hempstead county's greatest «rt«* /«rtner organization*, believing that co-operative effort "*~\ in the country as it is in town. STATE nued progress on the state highway program. 'tut t«ar reform, and a more efficient government through the iistem of expenditures. \ Arkansas from Me cattle tick. Beyond Our Knowledge ii ' , ' ' • flatter s the race's vanity much more than the „ and causal way in which astronomers speak of ie/iippallmg distances and emptinesses of the stars and when Dr. Edwin Hubble tells an audience at th ?,i the ,/^ niverse " which comprises the milky £°° milnon light years in diameter and is surrounded S a A e 2Jpty».starle8s void half again as wide, our first reac- !£— after saying "Isn't nature grand*'— is a feeling that - intelligence has advanced quite a distance- if it can things like that. fr™ 6 / of .course, is justifiable. When Dr. Hubble IT'S through the famous 100-inch telescope on Mount Wil- Si Qti* ornia, and discovers new universes incompre- T off * he P r °y es that the human mind can be an isr bright and keenly edged instrument. If J et l K ® end of a 11 this - whe n you stop to think about it, swfejrtldt but humility. For whatever may be the gulf that 8 a man like Dr. Hubble from his predecessors, the rs of ancient Chaldea, one thing is common to both; end of their discoveries there lies the self -same wall of - - r - • t ' -, ,'~ .'.-•••-,:'• ^ place in the sky put a limit to human know^ w, just /as they did when Bibical Ur was the cepter .world's intelligence. The limit has been pushed back incalculable distance, but it is still there. The "facts" by njcjt/the Shaldeans lived have turned out to be myths; but, ocally, the 'things that puzzled the Chaldeans the most fizzle us quite as much, for all our hundred-inch telescopes our talk of light-years and whirling nebulae. Aiid this, perhaps, is a good thing to remember. For '$ 'achievements in science during the past century have In some ways, been altogether good for him. If they are fng him. to a saner and more comfortable life, they also uade him, now and then, that he is a smarter fellow than ajreally the case. |£" We do not, after all, know quite as much as we like to suppose. 'At the end of the sky there is still mystery — profound, abysmal, rather terrifying. It was there 40 centuries ' and we have not lifted it. What of the Future? v i YOUNG man who is soon to graduate from a leading Southern college wants to know if we believe the young jnan of the prtsent generation has the same chances of suc- as the man who happened to be born 50 or 75 years ago. We quote-this paragraph from his letter: "I have been impressed with the spirit of optimism presented by your newspaper from day to day. It is my understanding that you have been fairly successful as a newspaper publisher—and that you have achieved this success alone ad unaided. For this reason, I would like to know if you believe the younger man who must start from the bottom at this time has a fighting chance to succeed." We certainly do. The future, like the past, will in our *"-Jiumble opinion, be a "survival of the fittest," j. The world is moving much faster than it did twenty or 4 thirty years ago, and standards are somewhat higher. Men s^of limited educational attainments will be placed at a much f -greater disadvantage in future. But men who know how do some one thing—and to do that one thing well—should able to climb much faster, and to achieve a great deal than those who started the climb a quarter or a half y ago. But this young friend, and others, should remember that usually get no more out of life than we put into it—and ff^fhat the ultimate measure of our success is going to be based on the good we do in the world and not on our ability to ac- pumuJate money and property and the things most folks re- g&rd as wealth. Jt js our candid judgment that this is the day of unexampled opportunity, and the young man who starts now to €$FY£ fpj" himself a Career; who possesses character and in* teFrity, energy and courage; who is content to start modestly and to build soundly—who has established a goal, and who is willing to work to this definite end^may rest assured that $ world will appraise him at his full worth—and more.— dgw Jiwnria iv> the West Point (Miss.) Times-Leader. Cancer and Racketeers phicagp specialist who characterized cancer cells as "«"»<>l(;etr">'*}" in the human body gave about as apt a de- scrintJon tf the malady for the layman as could well he invented, Al 'o, when you stop to think about it, he gave an cxe^dinglv srcod description of the racketeer. For if the cancer cells can be described as racketeers the racketeers of real life can very well be clescvibed as can- e<»i;j. They grow and spread in the municipal body at an alarming rate, they make the municioal body very sick, and '—in a good many American cities—they have made a major operation as imperative necessary. i Chamber of Commerce. He. made the kind of shakes any community right down to its toes. But ifi his study of American business during the panic he inferred that the time might come when we should be protected frbm deflation and disaster, I am wondering how many of us believe that. I don't. I know that the United States! (Chamber of Commerce is spending a lot of time and money trying to determine how panics may be avoided. But ira about as successful as asking the farmer to do something about the weather, The wise farmer knows that there are fat and lean years, City men know the same. it seems to me that our national business system functions about as successfully as any of our other institutions. Christ gave us a perfect religion. We profess to be .•Christians, and are—but for some painful chapters, And so 'on down through the list of human activities, we live on a sort of trial by error. We know what is right, yet we ; will try what is wrong before consenting finally to return to it. x All this may sound rather pessimistic. But not really. We are only weighing in the balance the chances of Mr. Leopold's national Chamber of Commerce ever finding a way of stopping panics and hard times. The fact is, we no sooner plug one hole than we find another. Now this country had been operating since 1914 under 'the delusion that the establishment of the Federal Reserve 'System put an end to panics. It didn't. The. Federal Reserve System was a long step, forward. It stopped speculation by the banks. But the next speculation broke out among the people—and there's where grief hit us in 1929-31. You have heard a lot about bank failures in Arkansas, but believe it or not, what hurt the United States the last two years wasn't the failure of banks but the failure of individuals. The banks of the United States on the whole were in good shape. The people weren't. What bank failures there w«re, got in the newspapers of course. Bwt the failure of individuals is not "news"—and the individual failures numbered millions, I do not mean that they went "broke'." I mean that city people by the millions took up a new kind of life. No more lean years. No more panics. They were like the farmer who forgot to figure the weather. And so one day when he wasn't looking the weather came and took him. What made this depression so severe was that, having given their .confidence to a false position, people were totally frightened when the structure gave way again. The Federal Reserve System helped the banks, The United States Chamber of Commerce may discover a new remedy for something else—but it will be for a specific cause. Business organization is as brittle as our machine civilization. Like a great chemical laboratory, it can deal only in specific quantities. It may< repair individual parts, but it never can do anything for the unknown quantity Man—for it is Man that runs the whole machine. Prosperity is an individual matter. When many are making money, the nation is rich and full of confidence. The condition.is general, and easy to understand. But when everything hag fallen apart, and the population looks terrified and woe-begone. their troubles are individual troubles —and nobody understands an individual trouble. An act- jary can turn a general condition into a beautiful -curve, jut an' individual trouble will run him crazy. One day this fall the business men of Hope suddenly found that what was happening to each of them had happen;d to all—they had turned a corner in their business affairs. iVhen it was a "personal trouble it remained a national panic. But when it had cured itself it became a national recovery. After all, there is something reassuring about all this. We are a free people. We have the right to bargain and racle as we want to. The right to be free carries the responsibility of living safe. And that's about all that a panic means.—W. fr6m page* In these days of "abysmal ignorance" about the only one Who can air his views with impunity is the aviator. Insanity is increasing in Canada (with liquor) and decreasing in New York (with prohibition). "Evidently the basis for that discovery is the nuts. » People in Somerset, England, use a rose to pay tenure. If the people In America use anything to pay tenure lucky. • But an English woman is heading a movement for "perfection of man." Sounds like a Swiss movement. Or at any rate, she probably never heard of "Ma" Kenedy's "What-a- Man" Hudson. It's all right to take time off from business to keep in the pink if .yon don't get into the red. Dolly Asks-Republican Party to Back Hoover COLUMBUS, Ohio— (IP)— Mrs. Dolly Curtis Gann, sister of Vice President Charles C. Curtis, Friday called upon Ohio republicans to return President Hoover to the White House in 1932. Mrs. Gann, speaking at a luncheon given in her honor by the Women's Republican Club of Ohio, lauded the work of President Hoover, claiming he was the only man as yet had offered suggestions which would, if carried out, "help business, alleviate depression, lighten taxes and tend to restore peace and political stability in every country of the world." "To have this strong and steadying influence withdrawn from international councils would be an immeasurable calamity not only to our country but to the wholo world," she concluded. Curtis Says He Can Make UpHi^Own Mind WASHINGTON —(#")— Vice Presi- Do You TWENTY-FIVE YEARS,AGO The Hempstead County Bank, of this city, the oldest bank in the county, and one of the; strongest in this .section, opened a branch office at Columbus, this county, with R. C. Stuart as cashier on Tuesday of this week. Thanksgiving, 1906, was fittingly celebrated in Hope. The business houses all closed for the day, there were • services at • several of the churches in the morning, and a football game in the afternoon. W, B. Williams, of Prescott, spent Wednesday here. - TEN YEARS AGO Mrs. Charles Warren, of Shreveport, who was her* for a short visit with her daughter, Dr. Elizabeth Graves, has returned to her home. Washington, D. C., Nov. 23.—Edwin F. McFacWln, of Hope,' Ark.,- and Con* gressman Tilmart B. Parks, also of Hope, were introduced to the United States Supreme Court 1 today by Senator Caraway, and were admitted to practice law before that body. Mrs. Henry Hltt has returned from a visit to relatives at Prescott. dent Curtis wants it clearly understood he and no one else is to make the decisiqn expected in about two weeks on whether he will seek re- nomination. Usually the first to leave President foover's cabinet meetings, the vice president Friday remained after many of the others had gone. Speculation was aroused.' ' As he emerged, Mr, Curtis was asked If he had talked over his decision with the president. He shook his head emphatically. "Nobody is making this decision but me—Charlie Curtis," he said, "and when I make a statement I will make it." FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH W. R. Anderson, D.D., Minister 9:45 a. m. Our Sunday School meets in departments for the study of the lesson. Learn the Word of God for it is the power of God unto salvation. Rich and poor, old and young are invited to join with us. 11:00 a! m. Divine worship and sermon. Subject, "The Power of the Gospel." 7:30 p. m. Evening worship and sermon. Subject, "The Millennium." '. 6:45 p. m. Young People's meeting. Mission study by Mrs. Dorsey McRac. . 7:30 p. m., Wednesday at the Baptist church. Union Thanksgiving Service. Sermon by Rev. W. P. Witsell, pastor of Christ Episcopal church, Little Rock. Bring a Thanksgiving offering. FIRST CIIRICTIAV CHURCH C. F. Erwln, S. S. Supt. Our Bible School meets at 9:45. There is a good interest being shown. We have a real teacher for each class. Let's be on time. ' As is our 1 Usual custom, We Will have our Communion Service at the close of the Bible School. Let's as may as can stay for this part of the service. food or'clothing to church with them. These tilings nro being stored in room at the church. This winter the elders will seek out- those families most in need, and deliver food and clothing to them. We are doing this in obedience to the command of Paul, when in Col. 3:17 he said, "Whatsoev- cd ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to G,od and'the Father by him," AH good work must be done in the name of Christ. It is the mission of the church to help the needy direct through the church. All who would like to have a part in this great work, should send or bring their offerings to John G. Reese, Minister, or C. D. Brown. Elder. THE CHURCH OF CHRIST John G. Reese, Minister Bible study, Lord's day morning at 10 o'clock. Preaching at 11 a. m. and 7:15 p m. Morning sermon, "The Pure in Heart." Evening sermon, "Think on These Things." The ladies Bible class will meet Monday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Prayer meeting Wednesday evening at 7:30 o'clock. Brother Reese will preach at Crank's School House Sunday atfernoon at 2:30. Evangelist Lee P. Mansfield will preach at the Church of Christ Monday night at 7:30 o'clock. The Church of Christ will do its part this winter in releaving those who are in need. Each member each Sunday is bringing some article of The Optimist THeRE'5 NOTHIMQ BEING ABLE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH W. A. Bowen, Pastor Those who do not attend any other Sunday School in our city have a cordial invitation to meet with us each Sunday at 9:45. The pastor jvvill preach at 11 a, m. A special program which will be of interest to all will be given at 7:30 instead of the regular preaching service. The annual Thanksgiving service? in which the various churches of the city participate, will be heUl next Wednesday evening at 7:30 in the Baptist church. Rev. W. P. Witsell, of Uttle Rock, will bo the speaker. We should have a large attendance at this service. FIRST METHODIST CHURCH J. L, Cannon, Pastor Sunday School at 9:45 a. m. Preaching at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. League meets at 6:45 p. m. The Board of Stewards meets at 2 p. m. in final session for the conference year. A full attendance is desired. By reason of the Thanksgiving service on Wednesday evening at the Baptist church, there will be no prayer meeting at the Methodist church at that time. 9tHt th* bthef day," fr« IM, "it was a eKy ordinance In a \om I know, tn* ordinance read that'ahy driver of a horseless carriage should, on approaching the boundary-lift* el any Incorporated town, bring his vehicle to & halt, dismount, and telephone the village chief of poMce that he wa» coming to town and plaftSA have every man hang on to his horse's bridle." ' "Yes sir, they repealed that orte," the speaker sold} "a law nowadays Isn't news unless it's repealed. Government in Business "Another national policy the V.S. Chamber Is concerned with, « the growing Interference ot the goveth* ment with private business. Whether you know It or not, 24 years ago thl* country had one out of every 2J wage* earners.working for the government. But today, One out of every 10 Is working for the government—so great have government activities been ex* panded, always with the taxpayers footing the bill." , . Mr, Leopold was introduced by Ralph Routon .toastmaster and president. The annual chamber of commerce report was read by W. Hornet Pigg, secretary-manager. Invocation was said by the Rev. Father George F. X. Slrassner, and the benediction by Dr. W. R. Anderson. The Rev. Father Slrassner also made a plea for the campaign for Arkansas Crippled Children's Home and Hospital which will be launched here next week. The chamber banquet audience was excellently entertained by two members of Hope High School faculty, Miss Martha Jean Winburn. who sang two solos accompanied on the piano by Mrs. Ralph Routon. and by Miss Martha Virginia Stunrt, who gave a dramatic reading. Holly Grove M. B. Derryberry and family attended church conference at DeAnn Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Timberlake were Hope visitors Saturday. Mrs. Tilman Hembree and daughters Pauline and Beatrcie were Sunday guests of Mrs. Lee Gorham and children. Mrs. Gorham and Lee Gorham attended conference at DeAnn Sunday. M. L. Thomas of Patmos was visit- Ing with R. T. Hembree and family, last week. MissesAnnias and Hayse Clark spent Saturday night with their sister, Mrs. J. C. Atkins. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Hartsfield were Hope visitors Saturday. Little Miss Annie Joe Timberlake is attending school at Blevins. Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Black of Shreveport were recent visitors with Mr. and Mrs. Lee Gorham. Mr. and Mrs. Dave Watkins of New Hope visited with Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Elliott Sunday atfernoon. Mr, and Mrs. Herman Worthy and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Evans were supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Worthy, Sunday night. Misses Annias and Hayse Clark were the guests of Miss Gladys Williams Sunday afternoon. it, C*U,* of M»n'Hrtjury «t;SSELLVtUl!.-(/P)-^m.nd Injured OR Mjhwii* ?f by two college] stwdtnta Thursday night, 0. W. Thompson, $$> Said Friday he didn't] know whether on automobile or a man] struck him. He ts suffering from nf head injury. Rent It! rind It! Buy ll! Sell It! With HOPE STAR WANT ADS The more you tell, The quicker you sell. 1 Insertion, lOc per lino- minimum 30c 3 insertions, 7c per lino, minimum 50e 6 Insertions, 6c per line, minimum $1.00 26 insertions, 5c per lino, minimum 54-00 (Average 5V& Words to the line) NOTE—Wont advertisements accepted over the telephone may be charged with the understanding that the bill is pnynble on presentation of statement, the day of first publication. Phone 768 FOR RENT FOR RENT—Furnished rooms, close! in. 404 East Third street. 21-3tp.f FOR RENX-A lovely new south | apartment 4 or 5 rooms. Private en-a trance. Hardwood floors. Built in 1 features. Garage. J. M. Hnrbin, Hope I Retail Lumber Yard. 16-3tc.| FOR SALE—Baby carriage, bed and! play pen. In excellent condition. Call* 66. 17-3tp.jj FOR SALE OR TRADE—Straw-1 berry plants, Klondike variety. H. B. Smith, Highway 29. 3tp.., Bluff Springs Health In this community is not so good at this writing. Mr. Guy Ellis ivho was carried to the Cora Donnell icspltnl a few days ago is not doing so well. Bro. Erwin didn't get to fill his regular appointment at this place Saturday on account of bad weather. Mr. R. L. Purtle and wife were the guests of Mr, W. L. Shlpp and family Sunday night. Br. J. W. Erwln spent Saturday night with his daughter, Mrs. E. M. Mosley. Watklns Products in Hope; customer^ established; excellent earnings. Writ J. R. Watkins Go., 90-3 Kentucky Memphis, Term. (5-12-19-2 LOST Lost—Key ring and keys, with r plate M. S. BATES, Washington, Reward, Return to Hope Star. 21-3 LOST—Strayer or Stolen—Smnll! Walker hound, white bnd black spots.f Reward for return. Collar with name,| "Wall Gwin." Phone 840. ,20-3tc i LOST—Black leather purse, closing, Monday night at Methodist church or between church and Citi-1 zens bank. Return to Hope Star. 3t I LOST—Black and white setter. > Three years old. J10.00 reward for re- WANTED WANTED—Mrs. Johnnie McCabe to] send one dress to J. L. Green Clean-.; .ing company to be cleaned and pressed absolutely free on Saturday, November 21, 1931. It HELP WANTED-^'Sell Pecan Trees, 50% commission and' free trees for, next 30 days. Write Stewart Pecan ; ' Co., Valdosta, Qa." 20-3t SWAP—Good as new Buckeye in-| cubator, 110 egg size; for phonograph.! Also hand peanut shelter for saddle.| J. M. Calhoun. Route 1, Hope. 21-3t SWAP—Klondike or excelsion plants 'j for what have you? Phone 553. Mrs.'" A. R. Whitlow. South Main at city] limits. 21-3t ANNOUNCING RAY-GLOW Heater Contest, Prize Winner The range of models has been extended this year far clown into the low-price field. The "Challenger," pictured, is one of several handsome new low-priced models available for every home. The RAY-GLO line now extends from the finest that is made to the cheapest that is GOOD. The unique RAY-GLO fixed-mix assures most satisfying operation and absolute freedom from fumes or odors, with low gas bills—no matter what RAY-GLO model you choose. The "R*y-Glo" Challenger MRS. BLANCHE CANNON, 811 South Elm Street Has been awarded the prize in our RAY-GLO Heater Contest, t Don't Buy Any Radiant Heater at Any Figure Until You See What RAY-GLO Has Done to Price* Several correct answers were phoned in, too late to receive the prize. But to these people we are making a very special DISCOUNT on the purchase price of all RAY-GLO models during NEXT WEEK ONLY. Hope Hardware Co. PHONE 45

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