Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on November 25, 1931 · Page 1
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Hope, Arkansas
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Wednesday, November 25, 1931
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wlftl*2 d^iilt ***-~* nlfItti WHH RVKt falf and MflMWftti VOLUME 33—NUMBER 37 af Hope founded 1899| Hop* Dillv Prt .. ..r.j ., Hope Sufi j, nu4ty ig. «•••> HOPE, ARKANSAS, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25,1931 »rj — tieint AooeUMd Prtti. NBA)—Muni N»w»p»p« EntttptU* An'n, CRITICALLY ,*1«V ,;'i>5 Hope-Nashville to Stage Annual Game on Thursday Night Game Expected to Bring Large Crowd From Neighboring City WINNERSTAST YEAR Nashville 'Scrappers' Defeat Locals Last Season on Their Field The Hope Bobcats are preparing for their annual Turkey Day battle with Nashville Scrappers here Thursday. The Scrappers came from behind last year at Nashville and turned the Bobcats back to defeat by cashing in on intercepted passes and fumbles. This year even the most optimistic among tho players and fans do not concede the Bobcats more than a bare chance to hold the Scrappers to a low score. Hope has had a very unsuccessful season winning only two games out of nine starts. The game this year will be played at night at 7:30 o'clock, in order to give fanr. who attend the game at Arkadelphia and Camden a chance to get back in time to attend the night game. According to dope the scrappers have a big advantage over the Bobcats. The Malvern team, which defeated Hope 13 to 0, was beaten decisively by Nashville 26 to 0. Prescott defeated both Hope and Nashville, but nt the time they played Nashville, the Scrappers were without the services of several of their best men. Proscott beat Nashville 15 to 6 and beat Hope 20 to 0, thus giving the Howard county boys a slight advantage in points. Nashville also defeated the Dierks team by tho score of 45 to 0. This same Dierks team, which Is coached by Jimmie Jones, former ftbp*; bQ^^aAfcited' the Horation Lions for ihe first time on their home field in four years. Hope started off strong, defeating Aaslidown 26 to 0 and Waldo 21 to 0. Then they met Camden and smarted downgrade. Camden trounced the boys 35 to 0. Malvern Ijad to put up a stiff fight to turn the -boys back to a 13 to 0 defeat. Bcnton came along and ran up a score of 42. to 13. Tex- nrkanr. with the aid of a squabble defeated the Bobcats 25 to 0. North Little Rock poured it on the boys to the tune of 44 to 0. The Prescott Curley Wolves avenged last year's defeat at the hands of the Bobcats by beating their. 20 to 0 on Armistice day. Ar- kadclphia came down last Friday nigh' and in a slow game on a muddy field ckcd out n 6 to 0 win on the locals. The game Thanksgiving ends the Irral High School season, but it is rumored that the All-Star team of Hope and Prescott will meet again in a game for the benefit of the High School Athletic Fund, which has gone deeply in debt this season. Attorney Orders Road Show Closed "Constant Sinner" Cast Threatened With Arrest at Washington WASHINGTON —(/P)— If another performance of the "Constant Sinner,' frsiturine Mae West, is given in this ciay oil members of the cast will be arrested by an order of the United District Court, attorney Leo A. Rover said Wednesday. Managers of the play were notified Wednesday but were uncertain what course to pursue regarding Wednes- dav nights performance. If the performance is repeated, Rover said, that charges of obscenity and indecency would be filed against the cast. Miss West plays the part of Babe Gordon, in the play which is advertised as "her own scarlet story of passion." Rovers assistants viewed the play Tuesday night. Time to Write Your Santa Claus Letter Santa Glaus' mail-box is empty. Think, of nil those letters the youngsters of Southwest Arkansas wrote him last year, there isn't a one of them left over for this Christmas. 1 Maybe it's 11 good thing that Santa Claus letters won't keep. We wouldn't want to lose the fun of sitting down to Write the Old Gentleman every year at this time just what we want him to bring us for Christmas. So, we are saying hero on the front page today that The Star wants your Santa Claus letters good and early. Write tha tletter now. And mail or' bring it to the same address: Santa Claus, Hope Star, Hope, Ark. Hope Chamber of Commerce Elects Alex. H. Washburh Named to Head Group for Next Year The Board of Directors of the Hope Chamber of Commerce met at 10 o'clock Wednesday and elected officers for the ensuing year as follows: Alex. H. Washburn, president; Jim Henry, first vice-president; Carter Johnson second vice-president. F'lnnning of the budget for next year and other business 7 was postponed until after the annual membership campaign. The new board of directors will hold a meeting on next Thursday at which time they will outline plans for the membership drive. Former Resident Is Dead in Louisiana R. O. Martin Dies Wednes, Funeral Services Thursday R. O. Martin, a former resident of Hempstcad county, died 1 at his home in Minden, La., early Wednesday morning according to a message received by relatives here. Funeral services and burial will be hold Thursday afternoon at Minden. A niece, Mrs. Clnud' Collins, lives here. He also has a son, Edgar Martin, who lives near Spring Hill. »» And men responsive to the need today Are closer drawn as they give from tlmr bounty To hungry ones who have no homing way. \X7 E thank Thee, Cod, that Thou 4o led the Pilgrims VY Across dim seas, and made a rujtion rise Triumphant where a wilderness had nourished Will keep us still beneat r A ND that the spirit of a generous giving, •*»• The cornerstone on which our ideals stand, Deep-planted in the soil with every seed-time Shades benedictions on a sharing land. Four Held to Grand Jury Wednesday on Charges of Robbery Alleged to Have Broken Into Landes Supply Co. Store Here SAFE AND $880 TAKEN All Furnish Bond. Rhodes Only Member Placed on Witness Stand Four young men of this city were arraigned in court Wednesday morning before Municipal Judge U. A. Sentry charged With being implicated in an $880 robbery of the Landes Supply company here early Sunday morning, and were held to the April grand jury. Those held are: Arlis Rhodes, Hoyt Rider, Charles Crosnot and Jack Pritchett. Rhodes and Rider were arrested a few hours after the robbery is alleged to have taken place and the arrest of the other two followed after a statement of Rhodes had implicated them. Rhodes, the only witness placed on the stand', the others waiving preliminary hearing, admitted his part in the robbery. He had. returned $216 to Night' Officer John Turner, this amount being his share in the division of the loot, he said. Bond for Rider was fixed at ?1000 while the other three were released under $500 each. , . The store was entered late Saturday night or early Sunday, the thieves gaining entrance by sawing the bars from a rear window. . A small iron safe containing ^the money, receipts records, and other papers of the company was placed in : a car or truck .and hauled to a-point about .four.mile from town/ just off .the Hope-Blevins highway where it .was brokertopen. •%,ASFUStt£f'te»IMn<lJitla.•,•*&». a .hntul..fir Local Negro Team To PlayPrescott Game Scheduled Here at 3 O'Clock Thursday Afternoon The Shovcr Street Negro High School will play their final football game of the^scason Thursday afternoon in a game which they call their homecoming game, with Frescott. This game will.be called ;<t 3 o'clock on the local field, located near the Shover Street school. Special scats will be reserved for white people who attend the game. The Prescott Wolves have a strong team this season and one of the hardest fought games of the year is expected by the Hope Tigers. Local Postoffice to Be Closed on Thursday According to J. A. Davis, postmaster, the local office will be closed all day Thursday in observance of Thanksgiving. There will be no deliveries either on the city or rural routes. Former Governor of Tennessee Dies Alfred A. Taylor Succumbs at Age of 83 Wednesday JOHNSON CITY, Tenn.—f/P)—For- mer Governor Alfred A. Taylor, 83, sage of Happy Valley, whose colorful career in Tennessee politics brought him national prominence, died early Wednesday. It was Taylor who participated in Ihe famous war of roses campaign for the governorship that he and his brother, Bob Taylor, waged side by side against each oilier. Action of Baptists in Convention Is Flayed FORT WORTH.-(/f)—Action of the Baptist General Convention of Texas in criticizing hte decision of the United States supreme court, which denied citizenship to Rev. Douglas Clyde Macintosh, was condemned in a resolution adopted by the Fort Worth rhnoler. Reserve Officers' Association, Saturday night at th echaptcr's fall contact camp at the national guard armory. The resolution, which condemned the convention for "its dangerous, unpatriotic and un-American stand," was presented by Captain H. E. Roberts of Denton. A similar resolution was p-.i; "I., U -i,l \veok by the American Lcciuii post in Dcnlun. FLAPPER FANNY SAYS: REG. U. S. PAT. OFF. Broncho Buster to Give Performance Mark Walker in Riding and Roping Demonstration Next Sunday Murk Walker, broncho busier and trick roper, who has given several appearances in and near Hope during the past two or three weeks will be in Washington on next Sunday, according; to his announcement, for the purpose of riding any horse or mule brought there on that date. Beside being a rider, Walker is a trick roper and will do several tricks with the lariet for the pleasure of his audience, he said. The exhibition will begin promptly at 2:30 Sunday and a large crowd is expected to attend. Several wild horses and mules have been promised for the occasion. who kr.cj usually uccd Uw the Lindy's Return Journey Scheduled for Thursday BARRANQUILLA, Columbia—(#>)— Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh outlined final conferences with South American aviation officials Tuesday to prepare for his return flight toward Mi- ymi Wednesday aboard the American Clipper, huge seaplane making its first commercial voyage. The flying colonel will assume command of the Clipper when it arrives here from Cristobal, C. Z.. on its flight back to Miami. The return schedule calls for an overnight stop at Kingston. Jamaica. Ctlonel Lindbergh inspected equipment of the Scadta Airlines here as .-• purl of the aviation business thai brought him to Barranquilla. The Sea Ida lines serve Colombia and have a working agreement with Pim-Amer!.••• p Ail way.:, thf. f :cncern for which UiulU^rgli is teehnlwii uilvisor. Bulletins Hcmpstead county: glnnlngs as reported Wednesday up to November 14, 1931 were 27,071 bales as compared with 12,578 bales ginned o nthc same date last year, according to William Brummct, who is the Federal crop reporter for the county. NEW ORLEANS.— (#>) — Indictments charging Mayor Walmsley with improper investment of city trust funds was quashed Wednesday in criminal district court. I'ARIS,— (/P) —The League of Nations Council, meeting Wednesday evening, reported the consideration of nn Important communication from Ambassador Dawes regarding tho Manchurian dispute. LONDON.W 5 )—Mahatma Gandhi made a clean break wlih Ihe British government Wednesday, 'announcing that since the round table conference had come to nothing, he must go back to India to start his campaign of nonviolent nonco-opcratlon again. PEIPING, China.—(/}')—Japanese troops captured the town of Sin- minfii, SO miles west of Mukden on the Peiping-Mukdcn railway Wednesday morning, disarming the Chinese police. Child, Six, Is Shot In Bandit Battle Kindergarten Students and Teacher in Cross- Fire of Police CHICAGO.-(/P)—Caught in the cross fire of police and bank robbers engaged in a gun battle on a suburban main street Monday, Jane Whitehall, 6, one of a group of kindergarten children, was shot and wounded. The children, six in all, were on a holiday shopping trip in the company of Miss Peggy Page, teacher, when a gang of seven bandits rushed to the street from the Western Springs State bank after robbing the institution of approximately $5,000. Chief of Police Clarence Burg who had been summoned to the scene, opened fire and was answered' by a machine gun fusillade. Jane was struck down with a slug through her leg and one of the rob- I bcrs was dropped by Chief Burg but the latter was dragged into a car by companions. All of them escaped. During the battle Miss Page shoved her other charges into a hallway and saved' them from injury. : Another bystander. .T"hn & 1 —u!r : "'-;p i. a grocer, received a slight, si-alp i \vi.uiul. Specia) Grand Jury Session Is Called To Investigate Explosion of Store Building in Hot. Springs HOT SPRINGS — (/P)— A special session of the grand jury has been called for Friday, to consider the dynamiting of a downtown store, in which J. D. Downs and Charles Weaver were injured Tuesday morning as they entered the store. Walter Nelson is alleged to have confessed setting the explosion trap for Weaver and was rushed for safe keeping to the Little Rock penitentiary early Wednesday. Star Will Suspend on Thanksgiving Day Following its annual custom, The Star will suspend publication Thursday and all departments will enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday. The newspaper Will appear again Frid'ay afternoon in the city and Saturday morning hi the county. The Star brings you greetings of the season and wishes every one of you a happy holiday. Cowboy P| Near Deal Operation Peritonitis Se|t Star Operated t** RUSH SERIUM1 _i'- r The Outcome' Deiermit er48 LOS ANGELS, boydom hero, Ti— is near death We peritonitis, foil his appendix. Mix spent a fairly cc but his physician i Operated HOLLYWOOD, Disabled War Vets to Meet at City Hall W. L. Shaddix to Address Veterans Concerning Disability Claims A special call meeting of World war uul IUS j,,,,,,,,;,,,., icjn veterans who have applied for dis- be three or four days ability compensation has been issued is p as t. for Wednesday night. The meeting will be held in the city hall,council room, and will be addressed by W. L. ilvi-Ji „„„< Shaddix, national deputy chief of development of *«-< staff of the Disabled American Vet- I ca j Tuesday night erans of the World war. Mr. Shaddix Tom Mix, cowpur, is stopping in Hope en route to Little screen a nj circus, Rock.' He is accompanied by his wife , Tuesday for a rupiureeK who has been visiting her former H j s physician, it'. Nf home at Purcell, Okla. [ broadcast a call for^tf* Mr. Shaddix will discuss some of which was found in v th< the laws governing claims and ratnigs of Stanford University,' by the Veterans Bureau and how to star ( e d south with en-"t secure the benefits. And also at the motorcycle awaited at* meeting the formation of a chapted of a i rpor t to rush-the oac the DAV of the WW will be taken up. the Hollywodb hospital^ A similar unit was recently, organized "Mix's condition is or'tt in Texarkana, and Fayetteviltel remain sos for-at'least r*il Chapters have been Active m Hot Smith ^As'soc-rtfte ttrfW Springs, Little Rock, Pine Bluff and arrives u ^j ^ ^T.^,1 other, points for a number of -years - - - and have done much work in aiding its membership in receiving" all benefits of-the laws passed/by Congress „„.,<,„„„„, „„ g^ and Senate. Last year the DAV of the fa ^ ow dan-e—^w WW law experts 'aided, more than -g. wH ^ ret y- iei twenty thousand veterans with-their •""*' wno ' r H** 1 " «^te«: «B* 3 »±*^ffi4 ; - '""• """• Investigation of Farm Board Asked Request Made by J. W. Garrow of American Cotton Shippers Ass'n. WASHINGTON — (/P) — A thorouRh congressational investigation of the Farm Boards cotton stabilization ac- I tivitier was requested of the Senate Agricultural Committee Wednesday "in the name of economic sanity," by J. W. Garrow, president of the American Cotton Shippers Association, whiph he said marked 75 per cent of the American cotton production. He said that the stabilization operations damaaed the producers and uterly failed of its intended purpose. Further Oil Output Cut Sought in Three States INDEPENDENCE, Kan.—(#> ( -Thurman Hill, member of the Kansas public service commission, said Saturday a 10 per cent reduction in the allowable oil production in Kansas. Oklahoma and Texas will be sought to avoid further storage of oil and prevent a possible drop in crude prices. Oklahoman Gets Two Years in Car Death IDABEL, Okla.-Earl Bryant pleaded guilty to a .manslaughter iharg- 1 before Judge George T. Arnetl in district court here Monday and was sentenced to two years in the penitentiary. The c 1 -" v-- -"auv«l Bryant was tha , result of i-n autoirobi'n ,-ccHoni Broken B-w last June in which I Ch;ub« farl-i: was KilV,.l. ,;-which was be aieyed jjby- offfciBifs to'-haye been don & iljirrflnate allVfinger prints. Benefit Showfo Beginat 11 P. M. Jack Holt, Ralph Graves in "Dangerous Affair" Wednesday The special show to be held Wednesday night at the Sacnger theater for the benefit of Hope's unemployed will begin at 11 o'clock, following the second regular night performance, A brand new picture will be put on preview at that time. The film is "A Dangerous Affair," with Jack Holt and Ralph Graves in the lead roles. Manager Howard Schuster, of Malco Theaters, Inc., operators of the Saenger, have arranged for the film and the showhouse as their contribution to the aid of the unemployed. Local committees have pushed the ticket sale for the 11 p. m. Wednesday performance, and it is expected that the play will yield a substantial amount for needy local cases. The movement was sponsored by Mr. Schuster in behalf of the motion picture theater- owners and operators of Americn, there being a nationwide campaign this week. Purchasers of tickets for this occasion will not only find thrilling entertainment at the Saenger, but will have the satisfaction of helping out by just so much in a worth-while community campaign. Youth Held as Girl Is Slain at Laredo LAREDO, Tex.— (yP)— Ollie. Carter, 20, Laredo drugstore clerk, was held without bond for the grand jury Monday after a preliminary hearing on a charge of Miss Mary Ellis, 20, Sunday night. A. bullet struck Miss Ellis in the neck. Carter did not take the stand at the hearing Monday. He told officers he was: sitting in the Bear seat of the parked automobile with the women when someone approached from the rear and fired through a rear side window. He asserted when he jumped from the machien he saw a Mexican fleeing. one law experts are employed 40 aid the' vets, arid plans &fS"afo"»£ to secure one of these "experts for work at the Little Rock office of'the Vet, crans Bureau. These experts are employed on salary basis and their services are free to all ex-service disabled vets and their dependents. The DAV of the WW was organized in 1920 at Vocational schools and have steadily grown ever since, and now numbers more than fifty thousand membership with more than five hundred chapters. The public is invited to the meeting here Wednesday night. Another meeting will be held at the same place at 7 o'clock Thursday night. Mr. Shaddix served in the army with some Hope veterans and was combing the city this morning to renew acquaintances. ( Englishman Writes Concerning Friends Mayor of Little Rock Receives Letter Regarding American Couple LITTLE ROCK—(/P)—Fear for the financial safety of a young American couple was expressed in a letter from a nEnglishman received by Mayor I Horace A. Knowlton and addressed j to "The Mayor of Arkansas." The Englishman, however, was uncertain whether the couple, Mr. and Mrs. John Townley, lived in "the city of Kansas," or "the city of Arkansas." The letter was addressed to "The honorable, The Mayor of Arkansas, Arkansas State, U. S. A." In the letter, James Gordon, solicitor of Peterhead, England, said that while in Rome last January he became acquainted with the Town- leys, who were touring Europe in an automobile, and they promised to visit him. Mr. Gordon received several postcards from his young friends, but he hadn't heard from them in a long time. He heard about bank failures in the United States, he said, and expressed fear they may be stranded in Europe. "Unfortunately," Mr. Gordon wrote, "Before looking the matter up in an atlas this morning, I didn't know of tho two cities, Arkansas and Kansas, in the United States. So I am writ Opposition to Federal Pay Slashes Is Voiced WASHINGTON— (^—Opposition to a slash in salaries of federal employees was voiced Tuesday by Representative Byrns, prospective democratic chairman of the house appropriations committee. Representative Wood of Indiana, the fcrmer republican chairman, had advocate^ a reduction for all receiving :il)c:vi/ $1200 annually. ciate it very much if you could write s ; on _ me and let me know that my friends Mi. Pleasant Hold Owner Denies Sale MT. PLEASANT, Tex.-C. H. McDonald, manager and owner of the Hotel Jefferson, here denied Monday that O. G. Kelly and D. L. McDonald 1 , former owners of a hotel at Clarksville, had purchased an interest in his hotel, When the Clarksville hotel was sold last week; ,it was reported that ihe fcrmer owners had purchased an iniprrst in the Hotel Jefferson hers. ouf h aw<)ke has tot! In, J^f>fl«V two," He has been was duction Friday. %w Cohtrad Apartment H< * p i»'j. Terrell Cornelius Re ing Residence—i-Rei eling in City Hall Contract was let Tuesday"' ;i fo construction of a duplex aparj on the site of the dence on South Main ' street™ w. was damaged'by fire early in'the ;ji The contract was let by Terrell jC nelius, owner of the property. <'W Lauderback & Yocuro, of successful bidders. The which will cost about $2, however, *; considerable building which escap a thoroughly modem will be added to So when the work is finished, The ' plans were', drawl, Jtjy' 1 Weaver; Hope architect, {ShJyefe JB ers bid in the plumbing contract, E. N. Bacon the electrical job, <• "<i Architect Weaver is'also' jtfe plans for remodeling 1h?: council in the city hall for construction oi ™ Municipal Court chamber*' a,qcpmpdaf» ing Judge U. A. Gentry and attorne and court officials. , . ' The new construction wi}l not allow use of the room on council pieftf ing nights for general assembly «« poses, but -will provide a )u bench, a jury, box, and the custo railings between the spurt's spa,c$ _ the space reserved for spectators, •; Union Service to HeldWednesda| Rev. W. P, WUidl o tie Rock to Speak et Baptist Church There will be a union church s vice at the First Baptist church Wed.* nesday night, beginning at 7:90. The Rev. W. T. . , , Rector sf n e ne aes. o - iuu nev. «. ». «*»=YI *""•**»* w ' ing to the wayors of both. If you will the Christ Episcopal church of Ljttte * forgive this trouble, I should appre- R oc k will be the speaker for the acca/i,- All churches of me anu lei me Know utui. i».y xt*fc»«M* ^u cnurcnes OI lllK *-**y «u«* w»« srWT have returned to their homes safely." era i public are cordially invited to attend this service. 4 Indiana Democratic Committeeman INDIANAPOLIS, Ind— (/P)— . D. Taggart of French Lick was elect-' j ed democratic national committeeman ' from Indiana by the state committee here Tuesday. He was unopposed an4 the election was by a«d*n?»Uon. Tag-> gart succeeds the late Charles &,/ Greathouse of Indianapolis, who di«?4,' several weeks ago.

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