Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on December 2, 1931 · Page 5
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Hope, Arkansas
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Wednesday, December 2, 1931
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n-'iV-jv^ .T "/"o s V.r»^i^Bfi ' ft s,'is«p«»,». • < v , ••, .piiff M'Caskill- BLEflNS H S I .. '-- '-I- ••'• Lafayette Woman All Year Gardner MM. T. R, LeMay Spon•ors Live'ftt-Home Program Mrs. T. K. LcMay, a member of the Riverside home demonstration club in LaFayelte county has thoroughly convinced her friends and neighbors that the home garden plays a very important part in the live-at-home' program, states Miss Ruby Mendenhall, extension economist in food preservation, University of Arkansas College of Agriculture. • Last winter Mrs. LeMay was selected as the county garden demonstrator for LaFayelte county. Her report shows that she was serving four vegetables, mustard, onions.lettuce and turnips, from her garden in January. Quite early in the spring she started her early tomato, pepper and cabbage plants in a hot bed. A little later she planted other vegetables In the open. Just as soon as one crop was harvested she replanted the ground and in this way kept all of her small garden plot producing throughout, the entire year. She says all the land in her garden grew at least two crops this year and much of it grew four. During the year she has had 22 different varieties.of vegetables growing in her garden. On June 20 the first ripe tomatoes were, served on her table .and. thoy .have been available every "day since that date. : Mrs. LcMay's garden has done much to keep down the grocery bill this year, by not allowing anything to go to waste. She says "I dispose of my garden products in three ways; , home . consumption; canning; and marketing the surplus. The largest portion was used at home. Most of oUr food so^ly came from iny garden.' I used the canning budget and filled my pantry stielves with vegetables and fruits to supply plenty for my table through the winter months." Mrs.' LeMay's pantry shelves are full of a good supply of big variety and excellent quality canned foods. She started working on her canning budget just as soon as'her vegetables were ready to use and she canned the products when they were in prime condition for use. In addition to her canned food she lias stored in bags and boxes, 40 pounds of dried limn beans, 2 bushels peas, 5 bushels of onions, 16 bushels of Irish potatoes and one peck of shelled pop-corn that were produced right in her garden. She has also dried peaches in her store room. Mrs. Lemay did all her own canning and helped several of her neighbors with their canning too. ' When there was a surplus of fresh vegetables after the canning was done, she sold it„to .the people on their farm, totals amounting to $25.05^ There are several larg¥ figUrejis fit Mrs. LeMay's garden that furnished, all the figs needed' for her preserves. There arc no weeds growing around the garden fence, but instead there are zonias, chrysanthemums and dahlias blooming profusely. Grand! Hailed on Broadway • "••- -i in---' n i H i-i'-'-* - - irr-r mini 3 -'""'- • Here's how New York welcomed Dino Grandi—with flags, ticker tape and dense crowds on Broadway. The Italian Foreign Minister's car is shown leading (ho parade, which was flanked by double files of mounted police. Blevins Markets Over 900 Turkeys 1500 Being Fateened the Community for Christmas in Approximately 900 head of turkeys, tipping the scales at slightly more than 11,000 pounds were marketed from Blevins prior to Thanksgiving according to M. L. Nelson shipper of produce. .Most of-the turkeys sold for this holiday were shipped to Little Rock firmt', although many small orders were expressed or trucked to other towns in the stale. Several individual birds were sold to private families who called in Blevins for them. According to Mr. Nelson there are about 1500 head of turkcls left in the community. These arc being prepared for the Christmas trade. It is expected that the demand for Christmas-turkeys will be greater than was the TbanUsgiyine.vtrade. ' Several growers plan to expand their operations next -year. One grower who had 400 head this year plans to raise 1000 head next year and several others will materially increase their flocks. Belton News There wasn't any services here Sunday on account of the rain. Miss Mattie'Ltslic and three nieces, Brooks, Jessie Mac and Evelyn Whitmore of DeQucen visited Mr. and Mrs, S. F. Leslie this week end. Miss Irene Pickett spent Thanksgiving with her aunt, Mrs. Potts of Locksburg. Othel Dotson of Longvicw, Tex., visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Dotson for the past few days. Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Hampton of McCaskill visited relatives here last week. Mr. anh Mrs. J. V. Peters visited their daughter Mrs. John Tinsley of McCaskill over the week end. Mr. and Mrs. Elton Daniel, Mrs. J. L. Eley and daughter, Louise were in Nashville Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. James T. Dotson and children of Nashville visited relatives here over the week end., Miss Mary Leslie, one of the teachers of Blevins spent the week end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. F. Leslie. Douglas Chism was in Prcsiott Sat urday. Blevins Personals Frank King and Hansel Herring spent Thanksgiving with home folks. Rivers Reeves spent Saturday in Hot Springs. Bern: Sunday to Mr. and Mrs. Earnest Heslerly a son. Mrs. M. A. Smith visild Mr. and Mrs. Roy Nelson in Gurdon Thursday. Mrs. Lonard Brown spent Thanksgiving day with home folks in Blevins. • Harry Durryberry of Dashinglon was a business visitor here Saturaday. Prescott Twenty - three Oklahoma high schools lost 1931 football games by forfeit as a result oi violating eligibility rules. Scenic Beauty Is Basis for Court Suit Million Dollar Battle Looms Over Waters of Lake JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — (/P) — A million dollar legal battle over a question of scenic beauty, has begun in federal court here with former Senator James A. Reed, Kansas City, as an attorney, and Gutzon Borglum, famous sculptor, as a witness. The question is whether waters of the "Lake of the Ozarks" newly formed by the building of a $30,000,000 hydro-electric dam at Bagnell, Mo., has ruined or improved Mahatonka, a beauty spot of the Missouri Ozarks, owned by the estate of the wealthy Snyder family. Hahatonka, once adjudged the most beautiful scenic spot in Missouri, was a moutnainous tract of land, threaded with rivers and brooks, but now is partly, submerged by the, waters from the new dam built by the Union Electric company, St. Louis, which is defending the suit for ?1,000,000 damages, brought by the Snyder estate. D. L. Paisley Buys TonsTurkeys McCaskill News We are having a lot of rain in this part of the world now. A pie supper was given by the school here Friday night. Mr. and Mrs. Green Shu£field and Mr. and Mrs. John Gaincs, were Little Rock visitors last Sunday. Mr. Shuffield's mother is very ill there. H. B. Eley was a Hope visitor last week. Mr. and Mrs. Alvis Stikes visited in Little Rock, Friday, Mrs.iAlvis Stokes spent the Thanksgiving holidays with Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Stokes near Delight. Mr. and Mrs. C. Thomas and children of: Smackover spent the past v/eek end with her parents here, Dr. and Mrs. J. E. Gentry. "Little Johnny" J. M. Hendrix is ill at his home in Blevins. ,T. Glen Coker, superintendent of schools was a business visitor in Hone Tuesday afternoon. Rev. W. J. Whiteside is attending the Little Rock Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church South in Little Rock thjs week. Tom J. Stewart, member of the finn of M. L. Nelson A: Comnany, toeeth- cr with.several other Blevins citizens H'.'cnt Tuesday afternoon hunting nuails. the season having opened at noon Tuesday. A number of Blevins residents wil 1 nt.tcnd the annual football game in Hope Wednesday night batwcen Nash ville and Hope. QUICK STARTING "THAT GOOD GULF GASOLINE" "That Good Gulf Gasoline" is the stuff on mornings like we are having now and for all weather. Try a supply at your first opportunity, the results will more than satisfy you. M. G. CRANE Service Station Vt Mile Smith O;-.an—Hi hway No. 4 "Thi- Courtesy Station" Hempstead County Firm Sell* Second Order to '"' Former Hope Man D. L. Paisley, for many yeard cori* nected with the Hope schools- f?' the past two years has been Superintendent of the Arkansas Hospital for Nervous diseases. During the tww years that Mr. Paisley has been in' Little Rock he has bought the Thanks^ giving turkeys for the institution froftt a Hempstead county firm, M. L. Nel' son & Company of Blevins. This season, 240 birds were taken to Little Rock, by truck, for the hoUr, day feast. The order • for this ship" ment called for 3000 pounds or a ton and a half of turkeys for one meal. They were delivered alive and. killed and dressed by a force of workers from the institution to which they were sold. Mr. Paisley spent many years in Hope at the head of the local schools and is considered one among the best school men in the state. He left here after being named manager for the state organization with which he is now connected. Hope citizens were sorry to have him leave. , , M. L. Nelson of Blevins in speaking of the pleasant business transactions between he and Mr. Paisley the past two years said, that the former school man "Knows where- to buy his turkeys." They culled him "Liille Johnny," but he looked like "Big Boy" to the •amenunun who snapped the prize Clydesdale at the Union Stock Yards in Chicago, where he was being groomed, for (he International livestock Expo-i ;,.-, j? ,• "Litlio Johnnv" i? no dwarf, even without <hc tricky perspective oi' this, picture'. The three mi.sscs, who ncc:icd a stepladdcr to climb on o hi broad back. »ru left to right: Maxine Stephens, GerulUhw Mitchell and CVc'i'lia $!r-w:irl. Mix, A Bold Adventurer Blevins Cotton Gin Ends Season Nov. 28 1473 Bales Ginned This Year—Crop Larger Than Expected Cotton ginning at Blevins for the 1931 season closed last Saturday with a total of 1473 bales for the season. This total was much larger than those in charge of the gin had. at first predicted. The gin ran regularly until about thirty days ago when three days a week was set for ginning days in that community. . . , School Boai Faculty Udie. Mi.TTo Serve* Turk* to Many An entertainment ifftH;! will long be rent were fortunate ___. held recently #£ _ Ladies Missloiiatf __ Methodist church sefVed ii ner to the school board 1 of the faculty of the ','' Casklll schools. ' * ,/,_« Several talks by W^' school board were present. The banquet was a L .._, who were there and all fli left feeling that the evetL spent'and were thankful^ munity had a Ladies,J " ciety. Tokio News Events Travis McLaughlin of Nashville' visited home folks at Tokio Sunday. • H. R. Holt was a visitor to Nashville Sunday. : ( J. F. Barker visited home folks at Fort Smith Thanksgiving. !;.' F. H. McLarty of Mineral Springs' visited relatives at. Tokio Thanksglvj-' , Mrs.' C. M., McLarty and son,, f. 'k. of Nashville, visited relativ.es .at Tokio, Thanksgiving. Mrs. T. H. Sanford of Bingen is visiting Mrs. I. A. Sanford a .few days. W. F. Morris, was a 'business visitor to Nashville Saturday.' L. M. Woods was a business visitor to Nashville Wednesday. Misses Ruth and Esther Woods were in Nashville Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Stewart were visitor's to Hot Springs, Wednesday. Henry Edmiaston of Bingen was in Tokio Friday on business. Mrs. Homer Smith of Bingen visited relatives in Tokio Saturday. Mrs. J. F. McLaughlin was on the sick list last week. Mrs. Pierce Hutson and son Harrell o£ Bellon, visited relatives in Tokio Tuesday, Mr. and Mrs. Quinton Sanford are visiting in Bingen a few days. We are having lots of rain in this part of the county. Miss Dulcie Holt, who is attending Junior college at Little Rock, spent last week end with home folks at this place. m • • Shover Springs Bryon Ruggles returned to his home at El Dorado and his brother, Welmon, to his home in Kansas, after spending some time at the bedside of their mother, Mrs. Ida Ruggles, who is some better. Mrs. Charles Rodgers and son Parker were dinner guests at the home of W. A. Walker and wife, Thanksgiving day. Tom England and Neal Walker were dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Smith Sunday. Mrs. John Caldwell of Texarkana visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. V. M. England from Thursday to Saturday. Among the Sunday visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Reece were Gradie Reece and wife, W. A. Walker and George Johnson and son, Ramon.. Several of the yoring people met at the home of Early McWilliams Friday night and played dominoes. All reported a nice time. Sunday school was rained out here Sunday. So every body come next Sunday. , J. M. Reece and W. A. Walker were shopping in Hope Monday. : oi a few years ago who arc big boys now Is Tom Mix, shown h-re wl'h his fam- upper left is taken from one of his early movie thrillers of the sUent-fihn days. . HOLLYWOOD.—The idol of Young America for more than a decade, Tom Mix has known hero worship as few others living have. And Mix, his friends say, tried honestly to live up to the small boy's conception of him as the dashing screen hero, and the resourceful conqueror of western, villains. Mix's life has been one not so far different from the types he played on )th,e< screen. Born in El Paso county, Texas, on January 6. 1880, he soon began his career of adventure and thrills when he joined the U. S. army in time to serve as a scout during the Spanish-Amer- rican war. . Service in the Philippines and China tfoliowed, after which Mix found army life to tame and join the British forces' in time ~to' 'falce ipart'iri the siege of La<f*smith in the Boer War in South Africa. When Madero raised the banner of revolution in Mexico, Mix was on hand to help in the taking of Juarez, and he narrowly missed getting shot by a Mexican firing squad for his pains. ... The story goes that just as a Nationalistic firing squad was ready to shoot the captured rebel, a body of Madero troops came up and saved the cowbor. • .Three years in the Texas Rangers and then a year as deputy U. S. marshal at Twin Buttes, Col., completed his military career. Fourteen buckshot were taken from his back after he had been fired on by Mexican horse thieves at Twin Buttes. Tom Mix got this first job in the movies purely by accident. While he was deputy marshal at Twin Buttes, he happened to ride to a ranch where a battery of movie cameras were shooting a cowboy scene. Mix had won the' national roping and riding contest for cowboys at Frescott, Arizona, the previous year, and admitted that he was "a pretty good cow hand" at the 'time. Interested, he asked if the movie scene was a private party, and being answered in the negative, he proceeded to rope, bulldog and tie a steer in 16 seconds. A movie contract was immediately forthcoming and Tom Mix left for Hollywood. ' • During .the period .from 1910, when he made his first picture, to 1925; Tom Mix and his famous horse "Tony 1 were unquestionably the screen's greatest drawing cards in the smaller cities and towns which form the major portion of the American movie audience. ' Mix drew the remarkable salary of 517,000 per week, and at one time his estate was estimated at more than $5,000,000. He built a "million dollar cabin" as he called it, in Hollywood, and proceeded to be miserable in it. Butlers and valets and chauffeurs and waxed floors were endured by the western star, but they were never really accepted by him. He told 'of one amusing incident which illustrates the way he felt Coward his new mode of living. "High-heel boots weren't made fo' polished floors,' and I slipped down as I came in the door," he said. " 'Go on and laugh,' I said to the butler when I noticed ,hlm holding his hand ove; his mouth. 'I'm just trying to be entertaining.' " The affection between Tox Mix and Tony is not a creaation of movie press agents. Mix bought the pony,for.?18, and thought of him almost as of . child. One of Mix's cowpuncher friends once asked him why he didn't .insure the horse for $500,000, since he was such a vital part of the screen star's drawing power. ' . : "Well, have you got your kid insured? 1 ' Mix fired-back." "Mone'y couldn't take Tony's place any more than it could a kid's place." The only thing in Hollywood which Mix really loved was his work. And the thing which appealed to him most about that was the constant danger and the thrills which came from narroy escapes. . "About the only injuries I have received are a fractured skull, a hole in the cheek, a crushed nose,' broken shoulder blades, crushed ribs, a splintered arm, a broken leg .and a crushed foot,' he said once, smilingly. : "And I've lost enough skin to paper a flat, but I'm still whole and able to do my turns and I like it," he went on. Roadside MJ Profitabteg ^£52Jfiij« Profit for •'";-Mrs. Arthur'Leedsfi lected as the Arkansas' 1 side market garden" built a 12 by 12 fdolt the year and has • through sales of vegetal garden. The pro green peas, beans, toes, sweet potatoes,'onj peppers, green corn, wait! ^ taloupes, apples, peaches? cumbers, pumpkins, egi" toes fresh from'the gari ned beans, kraut, corrt",^ pickles, peppers and toma; dition, whole wheat have been sold. The Falcon Community Club Is Organized Weekly Meetings Scheduled During Remainder of Winter Months On November 24, 1931 the women of Falcon community met and organized a women's club. Officers elected were as follows: Miss Lillian Tyson, president; Mrs. C. E, McSwain, vice president; Mrs. H. D. Cox, secretary; Mrs. D. C. Galloway, treasurer; Mrs. S. M. Marlar, reporter. The program for December is as follows: Roll call by secretary. Demonstration for painting of jars by Mrs. H. D. Cox. Patterns and suggestions for inexpensive Christmas gifts by Mrs. S. M. Marlar. Demonstration of candies by Mrs. D. C. Galloway. Our next meeting day will be December 3, everybody is invited to come. We will meet on Thursday of every j week. Miss Tyson will be present once each month. day evening. Miss Carrie, Mrs. Jimmie Williams called on Mrs. Gilley Wednesday. Dewey and Irine Hall of Texarkana spent Sunday with their Mother, Mrs. Alice Barham. For recreation Bonner Miller, veteran St. Louis golf enthusiast, daily walks aroi'M Forest Park, a distance of six miles; i Thirteen foreign countries are represented in the student body at Louisiana State university. A device for taking rinkles out of prunes was displayed at an inventors' congress at Oakland, California. A party of ball players from Hous<on, Tex., recently bagged eight deer in the Texas hill country. _ sellers were melons and.ftoj fresh and canned. '' The roadside market was' 10 hours per day for ' during the months when tl supplies a surplus. Mrs.' her two sons operated the all products sold were ho) Mrs. Leeds cooperated, Ethel ' Owen, home agent, as a demonstratoi^Jtf' of work. Evening SI Health is good in this comm this writing. ,. '• '.' Miss Harley Vine's ' v fe l -few days -with relrtiveV A crowd . of young • folks ;' the carnival at Spring < night, all reported a' gbpdj M t r. and Mrs. Krvin BettJ5< day with Mr. and Mrs. Cleft en. \ ' ' l Mrs. Ozie Reece and'dku May visited the schoplV? Wednesday afternoon. .'•..: ' •. t; Mr. and Mrs. Homer' . Thursday night with 1 his 1 ' pareni and Mrs. Henry Ma'y. ; . :; :Wi#fl Miss Helen Fuller' ofvli spent Friday night iyitli'4 Mrs. Ervin Betts. • '• " • :'': . ; ? Dow -Arnold mado a to 'Hope 'Saturday. : '.' • Paris Vines spent a his relatives of this place/ f !;:* Miss Alma Dean Spring Hill school ; Fridfly^v'8' , Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Sunday with their .• Louie Rogers of Floyd May spent Clifton Bowden. Annual permits to Mexico now cost foreignerf | i ! !§ft stead of 20. ' ' $85,000 Will Creates Paradise for Animals V Patmos We arc having plenty of rain tor the present. We are glad to have Mr. and Mrs. Bill Martin move into our community we hope for them a happy home. Winfred and Harry Nelson of El Dorado spent the first part of last week with relatives of this place. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Walton of Wichita Kan., spent last week end with Mr. and Mi's. Jack Walton of this place. Chaiiie Powell and Harold Burns called to see Misses Carnell and Virginia Walton Sunday evening. " Mrs. Willie- Henry spent last Sunday night with Mrs. Jack Walton. iYuiiUiu Leo Wunl called mi 1 V;| Bethlehem Miss Harley and Paris Vines spent the week with Mr. and Mrs. Thurman I Landes. The dance at Mr. and Mrs. L. D. | Arnold's was well attended and all repprt a nice time. Sid Thomas of Hope spent Thursday night with Perry Huckabee. Mr. and Mrs. Thad Vnes spent Sunday night with his daughter. Mrs. Lucille Landes. Rev. Floyd Clark and wife visited a while Thursday night with Mr. and Mrs. Tom Landes. j Mr. and Mrs. Chester May are the j proud parents of a nine pound son. j Mr. and Mrs. Ivy Button called on ' Mr. and Mrs. Duth Huckabee Thurs- Henry Sunday afternoon. Mrs. Gertrude Hollis called on Mrs. Ada Hollis Wednesday. Everybody is invited to attend sin«- iug.^ut Pulnios every Friday iiiyhl. A paradise for friendless animals was created by the She was 77 at her death. At the left are some o| will of the late Mrs Clara B K. Lockharl of Washington,nine stray cats which were mnong the first inmates of Pa , who stipulated that the income on her $85,000 estate bexie Farm, the friendless animal home. Lester Ki4w u.s"d for the care of friendless cats, homeless hounds and 'on of the farm manager, is seen holding "Buddy,' cat worn, ut work horses on her farm. In the inset aboye'is a en to the death bed of Mi's. Lotkhart at her likeness of Mrs. Lockhart taken from u painting made bydteirs may contest tho will. hi-1-iii.-U many years ago and the i-nly known picture of Uw.

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