Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on February 10, 1932 · Page 6
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E rifl V EIt LI bl« —..,;«». w*a havte down through the ™St a JSuW and a Unknown stralas for kt,bii reservoirs, 'of Smackpyer a countVj is tnat extends i changing ,____'VArie'ty W A point 7,255 feet If expected fi- 1ft well will or until a r'sttuck. f ' the deepest in Ar- ,de*p«st in the in the world» •t, Is ia the great Refining. • company,' _JP. 8, Nation, a pio> ^thfr rich South'Ar- , jas borne the financial \ operation known on oil A-9jfl , Station kova-field. ._«—J» and a committee i men assisted in finahc- whidh, without doubt „ Jipensive ta Arkansas, geological standpoint, the lott of tfMsSwelt is at nt between the Nor- L drilled, thru . which has ,— feet already. ™i bed of took, salt is of »jjst ta geologists who say ft 1 non-conformity in struct- l;'depth of this'salt bed and syond it is unknown. be carried, through n and casing set im„..-.. a structure "suitable pexatfbn is encountered. A L, Srill stem will be used aft- t is set, replacing the four ^V 8 - ;' ', -, flt'vsual woes of oil Smackover deep test .& out repeatedly, by creek, 'which no less !_has $sen V>ut ^•5^* t~ ^.^ f~^v r * Storag^Battery Regular Inflection Urged by Hollii Lwtk for Elective Syitem' If every car owner would take five or ten minutes to have his battery Inspected, "ttaOiS motorists could prevent sudden battery failure on cold morning says Mollls Luck, Hope service station proprietor, Sumhier driving really does a lot of damage to a battery that is not recognized until winter starts taking its toll from unsuspecting, oWne«. he "said. Batteries "getting by" in the summer, will fait with6Ut-warning in the win' ter months, when required to turn 6ver a stiff motor early in the mom- ings. And there may be more of these mornings to com* this season. Lester Rhodes hajt charge of tile battery service department at Luck's service station. Testimony Opened in ' Trial of Texat Youth Saturday afternoon in the trial of William C. Beck, 19, of Wills Point, charged with murder of O. L. Jones, Waco automobile salesman. The defense objected 'to an exhibition of Jones' bloodstained hat for identification, saying it was inflam- matdry. Jones', widow, sister and sister-ih-law wept. " Jones was shot'dead the night of September 3., ' , Mrs. Maude Burleson, Alvarado cafe operator, stated Jones and Beck came through Alvarado hi Jones' automobile at 8 o'clock, the night of, September 3i ^ The defense will plead insanity, claiming Beck has been mentally deranged since he was struck over the •L' . /-» „..«• > . '--J 5 Wu/ltiMrlftv. Ifehruafv 10,1982 MB. AKKANMj OK'S H ««"> INESS REVIEW —...J.....^ JJ.-.-L.S... ly<&CJLI ^fcllllca _jl»«w ^a^** -- -I inundating the well and operations temporari- ^Twice the stem has / to be loosened by 'draulic pump*,, ( „ Jfar' been" cored repeatedly, jilting add tedious operation ' ;' the lenroveFof the en- > coring operations,, .however, * given geologists, an accurate Jri — '-* what lies beneath the . sands and will prove wvc able .guide to further operations """• - no oil in paying quanti- [ in the test head with a baseball bat two years ago, more than Caught in Snow, Fog Pilot Goes to Death SALT LAKE CITY, Utah.-(fl>)Apparently caught in a small area of tog and snow, Paul Andret; Cheyenne, Wyoi, "pilot for the, United Airlines, crashed to his death in, his plane six miles east of Knight, Wyo., early Sun"day. --.--—_ ,Tommy Thompson, United States Airlines pilot who sighted the plane shortly after noon, reported it appear, ed one wing had dug into the ground, evidently as Andret had attempted to turn Unable to land at the scene because of deep shdw,' .Thompson continued on to Evahston, Wyp., and sent a telephone message to the occupants pf a ranch house near the scene of the crash. At the direction of the Evanston telephone operator, they followed Thompson's plane to the scene and signalled him dead in his ship. that Andret was 0»^>tw»£VS» 3&S5&&&& t +*&»**»&$**** r ""GULF GAS „„ the busy comer of Third and Hazel—on the new Broad- of America route, you'll that Good Gulf gas sta- ^ „„„. Courteous service—full ^vaJue for your money] ^^ _^ . • . Bundy Service Station Third and Hazel Phone 264 USING OUR SERVICE TO YOUR ADVANTAGE duty as a. public utility to render service at the least possible wuwwners. One way this is achieved is by taking advantage ,, possible use of our own service! This extends even into the i, where electrical quipmnt facilitates record-keeping, calculat- »n4 billing varied are the accomplishment* of » *» ttl « Electric Motor, ••«. proper appliances. It ca» Assist typewriting, amplUy _»JcuietW increase efficiePCT 9 hundred-fold. AU these r c7lU«*nc Service in offices and s*j»e» decrease the cost of this servant to homes where it is «*ed i» *P** &&**• Hope Water & Light Plant ' ' Bhie my A "Regular Fdtow* Despite That Fancy Satin Suit "The Blue" Boy" . . . the firm sensitive mouth, the grace of poise. BY ALICE ROHE , Written for NBA Service When young Master Buttal, back in 769, donhe'ia'blue satin Van Dyck costume to:'have his picture painted e cotildn*t have posed so calmly and naturally if he had known the furor us portrait was goittii! to make in the world. • Of, course he was proud to have the aiStihgnlsneU artist • Thomas -c«>i»- lorough paint him, but as his father t-as a man of wealth" and taste he ook it as a matter of {act. That he— or ratHe^ his likeness-^-was one day to cost an American magnate more than lalf a million dollars would have seemed as fantastic as that he himself would be knpwn' to fame, not as Johnathan Buttai; but as The Blue Boy. Jolmatha'n's father was a rich iron monger of Greek and King Street, Soho. Among his friends was the art- st Gainsborough who- had spent his youth' at Ipswich, 'wh^re the Buttals lad much property. The 4uiet, studious boy was accustomed to meet people of the art and literary world In lis home. When Thomas Gainsborough asked him to wear a blue satin Van Dy* costume, he was,probably too much of a regular *boy to bother about the reason. After all, English artists of the late eighteenth century were given to painting their subjects in picturesque effects. But the Blue Boy was blue in mere than costume. It was Gainsborough's answer to Sir Joshua Reynolds' assertion ttaji light in a painting should te.wartn yellgw or red and that the use'of bl«ei could not produce a fi» e picture. Gainsborough's reply in pam- is of course PUS Pf the worlds great masterpieces. And he dW not have to wait until 'h» was dead to have hw work appreciated, though his portraits rarely brought him over one hundred pounds. Five hundred dollars—and Henry Huntington is reputed to have paid $850,000 for,The Blue Boy! The portrait has a meaning other than Us artistic principle. It reveals that Gainsborough's best work was produced when he was inspred by cer, tain qauities in the 'sitter. Beauty and gentility and dignity of character aroused all the poetry and sympathy of the artists'* nature. He never spouted theories like Reynolds nor did he try to tell a story. He merely jainted what he saw, which is a fine compliment to Master Buttal, who is -evealed as a well-bred young gen- leman. The nicely modeled head, drawn wv<h (precision, glows with color. The face is impressive because of its refinement and pure boyishness of expression. The firm sensitive mouth, the straight nose and fine eyebrows, the natural grace, of. poise tell their own story. : Whan JohnathanV father dlod thl son succeeded ot his business. Ant the Gainsborough portrait remainet in his possession until 1789. Although he conducted the big interests of his dead father until 1796, for some reason or other he sold most of his persona' effects at auction. It was in 1789 tha George, Prince of Wales, obtained possession of The Blue Boy, which even tually passed through different hand to the Duke of Westminister, from whom it was purchased for Mr. Huntington. When Johnathan's things were auctioned off there were a number of Gainsborough's sketches among the books, paintings and musical instruments that went on the block. And one item that takes our breath away was sixty dozen bottles of choice, old, red port. He and Gainsborough had many tastes in common, for the artist was musical and he loved books and culture. Gainsborough was born in Sudbury, Suffolk, in 1727. His lather was a well-to-do crape maker and importer of this funeral material. His mother was a fine painter of flowers. His brother Johnathan, was a genius of sorts who as a youth invented an airship. Gainsborough loved the country and his landscapes are the pictures he loved best to paint. Portraits, however, were his bread and butttcr, and to this we owe The Blue Boy. Johnathan Buttal—The Blue Boy- was not of noble blood as were so many of Gainsborough's subjects. But when he died something fine that bespeaks a real nobility was expressed in a brief notice in the London Morning Herald of December 2, 1805: "Died on Friday last at his home in Oxford St. Johnathan Buttal Esq. a gentleman whose amiable manner and good disposition will cause him to be ever regretted by his friends." Would The Blue Boy whose portrait is valued in America at $850,000 have asked for a dearer valuation than to have been so loved by his friends? New Cigarette Tax Stamp Next Month Sew Stamps Cannot Be Taken From Wrapper of Package LITTLE ROCK.—(#)-A new stick- Ight tax stamp designed to end a tax qyftgion racket will go on packages of Cigarettes in Arkansas after March 1. Other states have been faced with the same problem. • The new tax stamp cannot bo, removed from the package wrapper* thus obviating the necessity of sandpapering the wrapper to make the stamp hold, or of slitting it to affix the stamp to the package itself. Because the stamps in the past could be removed easily, the states have lost much revnue through unscrupulous dealers re-using the stamps. Revenue collectors of other states have informed! David A. Gates, commissioner of revenue for Arkansas .that evasions through this method are costing on the average 18 per cent of the collectable revenues. , On this basis, the new stamps wll bring in an additional $180,000 a year 'but Mr. Gates says this estimate is too high for Arkansas. Re-use of the present tax stamp has become a "racket," Earl R. Wise man, deputy commissioner in charg of cigarette tax collections, believes. "Hotel bell hops over the state have been picking up the cigarette package wrappers and removing the stamps,"' Mr. Wiseman said his inspectors have reported. "These are wdrth five cents to the dealer, and we find the bell hops and others who have been making" "good money" at this game, have benn selling the used stamps to unscrupulous 'dealers for as low as two cents each." Mr. Wiseman declined to attempt an estimate of the loss of revenue through the re-use of stamps. In January, 1931, the department col. lected $65,226.10 on cigars and cigarettes, with the tax rate four cents a package of 20 cigarettes. In January of this year, the collection of the fiva- cent tax on a package of 20 cigaretttes reached $68,128.89. If the revenue this year was figured On 6 basis of four cents, the amount collected would have been considerably less, though an actual compilation is difficult as the revenue from the cigar tax, the rate of which has Hot been changed, enters into the matter. 1 On a basis of $2 per thousand, or four cents a package of 20, the state collected in 1928-29, $1,093,417, and in 1929-30 the revenue amounted to $1,- We wonder if the peace Japan is talking about wanting from China shouldn't be speUed'"piece." BIRD'S Art*Craft ROOF Has all the qualities demanded of modern roofing material. It is artistic in •appearance, substantial. durable, and fire-safe. Can be used right ovtr the old shingle roof. HOPE RETAIL YARD g, JJarbin, It will almost be worth the price of a trip to London to see Andy Mellon in knee pants. SPECIAL PRICES all. Permanents for the month of February REALISTIC WAVES $500 and $7.00 FRENCH OIL WAVES 2 for $5.00 Special Prices on Facials MARINELLO Beauty Shop Phone 314 HOPE TRANSFER & STORAGE CO. E. G. Coop, Mgr. WE EXCHANGE Meal or Flour for shelled milling corn. We'll grind your corn into meal. SOUTHERN GRAIN . & Produce Co, Phone 248 HAVE YOU FORGOTTEN That your battery needs , Attention? "Out of sight—out of mind" plays havoc with batteries. Thousands of car owners will experience »a great deal of trouble the balance of this winter, unless they take the necessary precautions. We'll test your battery. Our inspection is absolutely free. Lester Rhodes in Charge. USL Batteries Lowest Prices In History LUCK'S SERVICE STATION Phone 485 For Every Type of Motor That Good Gulf Gasoline Fpr More Power Gulf No-Nox—Ethyl Stops Knocks * Gulf Supreme Motor Oil For a Smooth Running Motor Gulf Refining Company M. S. Bates, Agent A Young Member of National' Capital's Official Family Wild Horse Herd FountHhi Island State Veterinary Department Report Approximately 1,500 Head LITTLE ROCK.-(/P)-A herd of ap* proxlmtely 1,500 wild horses-believed the largest In the southwest—has been found on ah island of the Mississippi river by inspectors of the state veterinary department. The area la in Chlcot county, near the Louisiana line. This is the second herd found In Arkansas within a year, the other having been discovered in Nevada county. Dr. J. H. Bux, state veterinarian, said efforts wll be made to dip the horses. Tick eradication work will bo made easier, he said, because much of the area Inhabited by the herd is covered with water. This forces the horses to higher ground, where they can be run through vats. Sixty miles of fences are being Constructed on the Arkansas-Louisiana line to keep out cattle from the tick- infested areas of Louisiana. A few counties on th ellne will soon be tick free, Dr. Bux said, thus freeing the entire state of the federal cattle quarantine. That camera on the skinny wooden legs-w th Mr. ing behind It-must have looked funny to little Mary Hope how, the daughter of the Secretary of War displayed her most «4Mpng "mil. when this picture was taken of her in her perambulator in Washington. 333,509, the peak year. During the fiscal year 1930-31, the revenue was $1,042,509. This last fiscal year Included four months in which a tax of $2.50 n thousand was collected, as the rate was raised in March to provide revenue for the University of Arkansas and other state schools. $5.00 MEAL TICKET $4.00 Cash A discount of 20% Lunch 3Sc Less 20% on ticket 28c CHECKERED CAFE Pulaski Schools Close . Due to Fund Shortage LITTLE ROCK.— (/P) —The rural schools of Pulaski county were closed Monday to some 8000 students because funds for their operation have been exhausted. The patrons themselves were seeking to arrange for their continued operation. Private subscription campaigns were planned by patrons of some schools . The news that the schools could not be operated longer came Saturday night and left the patrons somewhat bewildered. Mass meetings were arranged at nearly all the schools some time during the week to seek a way out. Check Put on Money Hoarding at Pine Bluff PINE BLUFF, Ark.—(fl>)-A stack of musty bills—$2900 worth—came out of an underground hiding place and was put back into circulation here Monday The currency—five, 10 and 20 dollar notes of the old sizes—was placed In n local bank by a depositor, Charles A. Gordon, cashier, said the musty condition of the money indicated it had been burled in the ground many months More Bread For Your Money Blue Ribbon Bread, and other City Bakery products, give you more ounces of bettor quality bread for the same money. Ask for the -home bread at your grocers, and you'll save money! CITY BAKERY Bakers' of Blue Ribbon Bread PHOTOS in By Day or Night. Cloudy weather or sunny days. We are equipped to take your portraits at any time. The Shipley Studio Phone 359 for Appointment GAS STOVE REPAIRING We rebuild and repair all makes of gas stoves. Let us cover your kitchen cabinet with NICKEL ZINC Reasonable Prices Radiator Repairing HALLIBURTON Sheet Metal Works Phone 611 REINFORCED BRICK WORK Is a proven fact. Railroad Bents and Trestles are now being built of reinforced brick work instead of concrete. Many houses in Hope are cracked because not properly reinforced,. On new work we will absolutely guarantee your residence or business building not to crack if you reinforce it right. The added expense is quite small. Phone 830 HOPE BRICK WORKS DO NOT BE FOOLISH You are if you are feeding your cows cottonseed when you can trade 1000 pounds of cottonseed to us and receive 2100 pounds of cottonseed meal and hulls which is recognized by the best authorities as a better feed: TEMPLE Cotton Oil Co. B. L, Kaufman, Manager U. S, Government Bonded Cotton Warehouse Standard and High Density Compress Automatic Sprinkler System Cheapest Insurance Bate in Arkansas Union Compress and Wtrehouie Company H. 0. Kyler, Manager Phone 179

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