Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on December 21, 1931 · Page 2
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st&r M, ™ «=j U.BAUU.UI ^.y^Stat Publishing Co.,,Me; !, Washbtttfi), af flT .South Main street, Hope, Ark. C. B. PALMKR, Prtsldeht '• . AUBt ttWA^BBURN, Editor letter at the {RMtftf the Act of Match- S, : jrf Ite Astodaforf Ptt**! The Associated Press is exclusively ufc fctfeiif ? J" i| fli_-ifaAlHtjm.ii.n*B M^ ^fl M*»««M jlfaWiiiy.n.11 A.jt f 3tfi^iintaK«C* 4& tt rtlt HI uH(R ZOFf puDllCQUOn OT 811 uGwa CUBfWlcnes CTCQllCu TO ; ll vff i d%*tta fill this paper'a«d also the local fa6w^|fti611ahect-Mete^ " t&h «£ Special dSpatches heWS^ai-e ftfe ffSM^efr. ^ i frijtatti, Etc.: Charges will be niade' for 611 tributes,' «W«N itfejSS, 6* memorials, conceining We departed. CondH*^ Id uifajMHicy in tnc fi&ws coltiinns %o protect their FHHMR 6f «pdc**«t)ting memoirtats. The Stat disclaims f^tWtrft of Kdf ^solicited " EMiir (AlW&ys l%yauie in AflvWiiSe)! By fcny CftrHtir, pi .,,w»{ toe months |2.t5; one yeai» $5.00.. By mall, in Hertipstead, Nevada,, it Millet ahd LaFayette counties. $3.00 per year, elsewhefe $5.00. fam Hie Star'* Platform cttit <he retiekuet of the municipal power plant to develop the . tind*M&u jtekoiiTces 'O/.'Wope* . • r . my pleivetnent in 195J, and Jmproued sanitary conofliioni in tber rif ConftneVbe. _.. t _ \V program'providing for the' cofwrtuction of a dmo«t o/-all-weather road each year, to gradually reduce the tuftnit rtippbyt yoi* etoe'^/' scienti/itf' tf^i^uTniral sri practoar benefits to Hempstead county's (rr6ate*t oVjNinirotJoni, b'elidWng thai cVopi«'diflt>« ; effort ' l« irprttcfical in tfte country ajt'it u in'town. B i , dowttii&ed pfoofeat on the state highway program. i J JfAirleis.taj: reform, and a more efficient government through the budget tVitem of expenditures. . \ ^ . r Never Kfccognize Him by His } ttcture La Salle's Lost Ship YERAL-years ago bits of wreckage of an old sailing ves- '" "Ve'fouhd alrfng the-shore of Manitoulin Island] in _ Jron; These were: believed to be the remains;of La le's,-farnous old shij), the Griffon; now^Fr^ch" ! 'exjjetts ..... o have studied bolts taken 5 from these timbers lend cOh- !\ filiation to this theory by stating that the bolts were typical ».. j* ifc^juu ironwdrk of the 17th centry. ^ho '^ there is something fascinating about the tale of La Sallfi ^ tost ship, first yessel-of its kind to sail the Great Lakes/ahd a^dtfe' tfopes'tth'at' its last' resting place, its" few' surviving-frag- ll^toents, have really'been discovered; '' ' For the tale Of the Griffon is-made.-up ,of two potent s of romance;'it contains: the essence of mystery of the .sea, and it represents exploratory adventure at its highest^ ; "fe, La Salle's men built the: Griff on near,:the present site^tof ^bflff«lp-iirl679. ItTwas a-tiny ship measuring some 70;feet " and mounting five sjnall, guns, and it sailed at bnce _..!6h'Bayi Wis6onsini ,whe're-it'loaded a 1 cargo of furs other merchandise. Then, in* the fall of that, year,; it the Niagara river. Indians saw it p'ass through the.straits of Mackirac. No one ever saw it again. lost with' ai s pictures of the final tragedy, in• \ wind and waterrand overarching Darkness, and the pictures j stick in the mind arid evOke.^^shuddersB! ?, ; i But the thing is heightened' ihrthfe'case of the Griffon. For those early. French naVigaitbr^ jand traders were almost f> literally at the uttermost ends of the earth. Grefen Bay and Lake-Huron were definitely farther from Paris, in the 17th ^'.cenfury 1 , tKah'tfie Antarctic continent is from us today. The -V* Great Lake's were seas of mystery arid terror, and the Grif,^ fon was their only ship. -£> Now, counting the threads on rusted bolts, s'cientists be& lifive tHey have identified its wreckage. / Can any man'who has alfy feeling for romance be indiffe'rerit? Equal at Last (AjLB&l/r FRANKAU, an EriglikH; novelist, B team rating «' \J but well satisfied with himself, was sued by a firm of |j fashionable dressmakers, French, for a bill his second wife, Ij'now divorced, had run up on him. Mrs. Frankau; before she l 1 ceased to be such, put $1,325 on Mr. Frankau's tab for 5". gowns. She didn't pay and he refused to. Hence the suit in * the English courts, where once there was a decision that a i; hushand was responsible fOr mischief his wife did and the s - analogy was to a parrot;, or was it a mOrikey? If a man kept I, one, he was j-esporisible for what it did. t. Need it be remarked that times have changed? Justice 'j',McSardie, a bachelor, ruled in the Frankau case that a hus- '^band is not responsible for the debts his wife contracts. At It last', even in England, ladies are people. The wife is on equal ^i footing with the husband. She is responsible for her bills if v" she contracts them on her own. They cannot be collected <* from her husbarid if he enters the transaction only as her ft husband;- If the wife has an allowance, that is her limit. The ' husbarid is entitled to the privilege of safeguarding his funds !; against extravagance he does not himself undertake. He is J, not to be ruined by changing fashions and the desire of his f> wife to do more than clothe herself modestly. ?i The judge, although a bachelor, or because a bachelor, * ; > conceded that a lady ha's a natural background for her desire 4 to be go dressed as to attract men and force women to ad*• mire the wa yin which she did it. It was v he admitted, a para- 5 mount interest and of consequence to the vital statistics of j the nation. Nevertheless the husband retained discretion as -• to what he should spend'to make his wife attractive to other f men. Thus law vindicates its common sense andJalso releases women to full, or almost full, stature as human beings. ', " T-he complete fight for equal rihgts will be won by the womejrt when they have ben released from all possibility of getting damages in a suit for breach of promise to marry and of getting alimony. It has been a long fight, but woman; who ; was once a monkey in English law, is now a responsible s debtor,' and that's victory.—Chicago Tribune. Jailbird Settlers ,i r- , /V *W •-iUMClE ,5AM- ••eie&SHYuic*' .| AS PAJVlteOBY ra» ^,..^... ^fe^ L^tt- » V*. . ^ _s^S>ffi8*.« '1= { AS, RUSSIA , flCtOWS HiM.'l *:«* dW>4 THAT BE THE SAME. MAMt'U. N if* W X ^\ -^ r ^N^k<x,«<-<a <&& W ve* y^ •£> -w^. -x~r <rv f 7 V SiSS 5^, h «l, ^ M "«!e L4 £2-*>*W 4*.-//// :s v: 5 ^ ss &>/ ^ v © ;»«• r^i K^ k TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO Charles Cox, of -this city, left Thursday "night' to spend the holidays at his oil' home in 'Georgia. ' •Roy Johnson Shoots a FircCracker ! .Arming himself with some big fire- trackers, ' and persuading two friends to accompany him, Roy Johnson planned a lot, of fun at the' expence of one of the "bunch" who had already gone .to'hig' -room and retired. When they arrived 'at the home of the fellow who was supposed to be slepeing the sleep of the just, Roy selected' the largest fire cracker in the lot anl after light- big it, placed it against the door and awaited' developments. They happen.. ^., -plodecJ, the door: was thrown, open, and from tiie room rusfied tHe occupant, armed -with, a "six. pistol," from, the, 'business end of which bullets were crowding each other so fast that two 'of the principal actors in this little farce promptly took stage fright and did air kinds of funny stunts. We have it on excellent authority that poor Roy was so overcome that he imagined himself a squirrel and djd his best to climb the side of the house. As for the third member of the invading party, he was not a bit frightened, for it was he who had contrived, while the preparations for Roy's fun- making-were being made, to warn his friend on the inside. And the old ada'ge that "forewarned in forearmed" was proven with a "Will." Roy finally quited ddwn.'-and has tried to forget it. But to this his friends are opposed. But whatever you do, don't give 'him any firecrackers for Christ- 'mas. He has had his. THE Board of Education at Savannah, Ga., has filed a pro- 1 test with the publisher of a current school history, protesting against the book's statement that Georgia's original settler* were largely convicts and criminals. This, very likely, will awaken the pundits and we shall have other learned discussion of what did and did not happen in Colonial days. For the innocent bystander, however, the thing is interesting chiefly as a revelation of the uniyer- 891 human desire to present one's ancestors in the best light possible. . As a matter of f-aet, very few colonial Americans, m any t>art of the country, came from the upper classes in the old Country. Thje lower classes furnished the bulk of the immigrants. It was th* m» who had ftotfting to lose at home who was most ready to try his luck in i »«w land. If Georgia received a wrober of jail birds, whafc of that? They became excellent citrus after they had londed. Jsn't that enough^ This Takes the Cake SEATTLE, Wash.—Luther G. and Ida G. Severance, who came to Seattle from New York in 1887, celebrated their 5th wedding anniversary recently. The odd feature of the celebration ,was the knife used to cut the anniversary cake. It was 200 years old, and was brought over from Scotland by the great—great-grandparents MrMs. Severance. Ex-Sheriff Held As Kidnaper Youth' Escapes Chair Over Burglary Count WINSTON - SALEM, N. C.-(/P)Francis J. Sullivan, a university graduate charged with first degree burglary in connection with the theft of $2 from the room of C. J. Williamson as the latter slept, was found not guilty by a jury of Forsyth s'uperior court. Sullivan, an ative of Charleston, W. Va., said he''had recently made his home in Raleigh.* Conviction• of first.degree burglary carries the death penalty in North Carolina. Schuyler B. Marshall, Jr., above, former sheriff of Dallas, Texas, held on kidnaping and robbery charges in Fort Worth following trie kidnaping of Elbert Farr, night watchman for a power plant at Mansfield, Fort Worth suburb. Farr was kidnaped and all the lights of Mansfield turned off by a gang which planned to rob the town's bank, of- of fleers believe. Marshall is accused of being a member of the gang. THIS CURIOUS WORLD Columbus Dr. and Mrs. H. H % Darnall entertained Sunday at their home in Columbus with a turkey dinner. Covers- were laid for: Dr. and Mrs. L. M. Lyle of Hope, Miss Lenora Darnall, Miss Frances .Darnall and Mr, ;and 'Mrs.'Hi H-iDarnaiLi, ,> ...... : ,.j ; • • The Woroans .Auxiliary;of,.the. Presbyterian church, piet Wednesday.at the 'home,of Mrs. T. L. Johnson. Mrs.' J,' O. Johnson wa"S leader and gave the devotional. During the social hour the hostess served refreshments to the following members: Mrs. J. S. Wilson, Sr., Mrs. J.. O. Johnson, Miss Janie Johnson, Mrs. R. C. Stuart, Mrs, Jim Wilson, Jr., Mrs. E J Shepperson, Mrs Luta Shepperson, Mrs. R. E. Jackson, Miss Mildred Johnson and the hostess. Dr. H. H. Darnall -was a visitor to Vivian, La., last week, a guest of his parents. John Wilson of : Shreveport spent the week end with Mr. and Mrs. David Wilson. J. W. Green has returned from a visit with relatives in Texarkana. Among the out of town people attending the funeral of Mrs, Mattie Field here Friday were: Mr. and Mrs. Jim Richards, Mrs. Cox and Mrs. Ernest Shiver of Hope. C. W. Field of Arkadelphia, Jim Field of Little Rock, Sam Field of Hope and Mrs. Mattie Bird of Village. Mr. and Mrs. Glen Ellis of Saratoga and Mr. and Mrs. P. R. Booker of Texarkana spent the week end with Dr. J. -R. Autrey. Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Hamilton were guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Bishop at Emmet. Mrs. W. B. Booker, Thomas Booker and John Murry of Texarkana visited over ,the week end with Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Stuart. Rev. David Shepperson of El Dorado visited Thursday with his mother, Mrs. Luta Shepperson. Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Jackson, Mrs. R. C. Reed, Mrs. Cora Abbott, Mrs. 1'. C. Wilson and Hugh Bristow attended the Teachers meeting in Hope Saturday * Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Delaney were visitors to Mineral Springs Saturday. Mr. White of Blevins was buying turkeys here the past week. Mr. and.Mrs. L. A, Walker spent several days last week with relatives in Hope: Centerville Killing hogs seems to be,the order of the day. The party at Mrs. Aultom's Saturday night was rained out. J. T. Wright, Paul Buie and John Buie spent Saturday night with Mr. and Mrs. Fred Buie. Mrs. Earl Erwin and baby, Jimmie, Earl, took dinner with Mrs. Will Erwin, Monday. George Waddle has moved his saw mill from our community, moving it to Carl Reece's place. Gladys McRoy called on the Andres girls Friday evening. Miss Jemmie Jones spent Friday night with the aPte girls. Mr. and Mrs. Harland Sanders spent Sunday with their parents. Olis and Vera Geghorn spent Sunday with thijir sister, Mrs. Fred Buie. The party at Foster's Friday night was well attended and all reported a nice time. Mrs. Angelo Faught spent-Saturday night and Sunday with' her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Buie. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Jojrdpn of Little Bock, called on T. L. Gleghorn and iamily Monday BEGINNING MONDAY, DECEMBER 21 *t . WARD'S Will STORE HOURS—d A. Mi TO 9 P. M, fHE GIFT STORE EOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY MECHANICAL TOYS-Steel dump trucks, Steel stake trucks, Steel auto wrecker and QQfi other steel toys REDUCED %»W ANIMAL TOYS—Dashing horses, dogs and elephants! On "Wheels. Strings to pull them with. . OQft REDUCED W«*V COASTER WAGONS—An ideal and useful gift for the bey. Our famous 1000 mile road test and fl»p AQ Forward wagons REDUCED. ?4.79 values.... «4»fc«"f V DOLLS-Just the thing the little girl will want for Christmas. Priced REDUCED. 39 C 50c values - WVV RUBBER DOLLS—An ideal gift forth baby. QQf« Bright colors, nil rubber. REDUCED ^«W Others at 19c ;,ARGE STEEL TRUCKS—23'A inches long. Pull the jcver and it dumps its load like 7Qf* big truck. REDUCED • ^** Many, Many Other Toys at Greatly Reduced Prices. ALL REMAINING TOYS CUT TO MONTGOMERY WARD & Co Phone 930 (Your Neighbor Save* Money Hope, Ark. . Run't You?

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