Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on September 10, 1937 · Page 3
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Friday, September 10, 1937 f* *-•• -- *- — •- -' * HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS PAGE THRE* MRS. SID HENRY TELEPHONE 321 Wo mny go where'er we will, Wo hear a sky-born music still: It sounds from all things old, It Sounds from all things young, From all that's fair, from all that's foul, Meals out a chcrful song. It is not only in the bird, Not only whore the rainbow glows, Nor in the song of woman heard; But in the darkest, meanest things There's alwuys, always something sings, T'is not in the high stars alone, Nor in the cup of budding flowers, Nor in the redbreast's mellow tone; Nor in the bow that smiles in showers, But in the mud and scum of things There's alwuys always something sings.—Selected. Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Williams and daughters, Nancy Fae and Patricia Ann huve returned from a visit with relatives in San Antonio, en route h'ohie they visited Corpus Christie and the' I'lin-Amorietm Exposition at Dallas and Fort Worth. Mr. and Mrs. George D. Brown and Miss Kli/ubolh Hcndrix left Thursday for Dallas, where they will attend the Ptm-Amuricun Exposition. Miss Hendrix will remain in Dallas to attend the National School of Cosmeticians, Inc. The W. M. U., First Baptist church will meet for n mission study program nt 3 o'clock Monday afternoon at the church, with Circle No. 1 in charge. Miss Eathel Robertson of Mary's Beauty Shop will leave Saturday for New York City to take special training nt the Sixth Annual Convention of Beauty Culture ond Style convening in that city at Hotel Astor. Among the out of town relatives attending the funeral services for Dr. G. H. Mnrtindale held at the family home Friday morning, were Mr. and Mrs. Earl Martindale of Bingcn, Mrs. Jack Fowler of Memphis, Ten'n., and Miss Fauncellc Atkins o£ Hot Springs. Master Bobbie Ward returned Friday from a week's traveling with his father, F. F. Ward. Mrs. Claude Hamilton chaperoned the following for n few days outing llrst ba at Caddo Gap, John Robert arid S 'j?. u 8 h ; Ophelia Hamilton, Briant Bundy, Rosalynd Hall and Helen Marie Wynn of El Dorado. EFFECTIVE MON-NITE (BOTH TllKATEKS) H DOORS AT I SHOW AT P.M. 7:15 Neill Sloan of Tcxarkana was n Thursday business visitor in the city. N O W DICK FORAN Singing Cowboy "PRAIRIE THUNDER" Buck Jones Serial ANN DVORAK "SHE'S NO LADY" J. W. Hull, state director of National Youth Administration was the Thursday guest of Edward T. Waytc, Area Supervisor for the N. Y. A. Weldon Taylor, son of Mr. and Mrs. Pink W, Taylor of South Main street, is expected home Friday from Monroe, La., where he spent the past week with his sister, Mrs. John Rowe. The Young Mother's Circle of the First Methodist church met Monday afternoon at the home of Mrs. O. D. Davis on South Washington street, with Mrs. Pete Lasetcr cohostcss. Mrs. D. V. Whatley had charge of the meeting. Dues were paid during the business meeting. A most interesting program on "Chistcan Missions and Social Leaven" was" led by Mrs. Joe Jones, assisted by Mrs. Irvin Huck- aboc, Mrs. R. D. Franklin and Mrs. Henry Hicks. During the social hour delicious refreshments were served to 13 members and 3 children. Prothro Relaxing ..Before Play-Off i* * Takes Things Easy Awaiting Shaughnessy Series to Begin MEMPHIS, Tenn,— (IP)— The good Doc Prothro, n hefty bundle of nerves while his Little Rock Travelers were driving to the Southern Association baseball championship, has quit his pawing, pleading and master-minding along the baselines to take things easy until the Shanghnessy playoff. He is working as hard at relaxing as 'he did in guiding his Pcbs to the pennant. And he has permitted his boys to take things easy after the clincher they put on the championship last Sunday. Since the Pebs arrived here for a series, (he Doc hasn't been in uniform. He did visit the bench Wednesday night—in civilian clothes—just to see how they were making out. He has four of his stars ".under wraps," too, and is letting the rookies cavort. Al Niemiec, second baseman, Jim Tabor, third baseman, Ray Thompson, catcher, and Jack O'Neill, first baseman, are resting up for the "haughncssy. The loam is merely relaxing and not loafin.g Prothro warns, adding: "Don't think we won't be tough. "We have just as good a chance to win as any of the other teams—just as good and a little belter. He's not even afraid of those Atlanta Crackers, who have won 13 out of 19 games with the Travelers, "Nope," Prothro said, "we're not a bit scared of them. If you remember, we broke even with them the last time over in Little Rock." Vegetation Provides Gully Erosion Check; Annual Loss Equals Five l6o-Acre Farms -E N D S- Card of Thanks We wish to take this method of expressing our sincere appreciation to our many friends for the kindness shown us during our recent bereavement, also for the beautiful floral offering. Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Payne and family. Weekly Sunday School Lesson By WM. E. GILROY, D. D. Editor of Advance Nation Needs Religious Homes Text: Deuteronomy 6:4-5; 11:18-25 Thousands of acres, of abandoned fnrm and other land arc eroding at n rapid rate throughout (lie uplands of Southwest Arkansas. This erosion not only causes financial loss to the individual landowner hut this unfertile dcbros coming from gullied nrens ruins rich bottom land fields and other properly in (he lower watershed during times of flood. Soil-binding vegetation, often employed in connection with small brush or wire dnms, used as illustrated in (he picture above, affords a low cost and effective means of controlling the spread of large gullies and washes. Scvcrnl kinds of grass, vines and trees have not only proved effective in reclaiming (he soil but have produced good returns. ®- Erosion ruined the equivalent of five 160-acre farms each day and caused their abandonment during 1936. Three billion tons of soil material or enough to fill a trainload of railroad flat cars long enough to reach from San Francisco 16 New York eight times. This cost the farmers of the United ©• States $400,000,000.00 last year and is progressively . increasing. Here in Southwest Arkansas erosion has seriously reduced the crop yield from year to year despite improved cropping conditions, improved varieties, use of fertilizers and better tillage .implements. Attempts to fertilize crops or to restore fertility on actively eroding fields are only partially effective and are very wasteful of money and time unless active erosion is curbed. Unfortunately the majority ot people fail to realize that erosion is taking place -until gullies appear in the fields. Sheet erosion, often overlooked, is attacking 75 per cent of the agricultural land of the United States at the present time. Sheet erosion quickly turns to gully erosion on unprotected sloping fields. If eroded to the advanced gully stage, it is seldom economical to reclaim and return to its former productive state. Uncurbed guily erosion endangers public highways, bridges, undermines buildings, causes silting of storage reservoirs and carries sand and debris during floods and deposits it on rich bottom land below, making it unproductive. Gullies on the farm are like sores on the body—both can be healed. Gullies, large and small, can be healed successfully by restoring a protective vegetative cover. For hundred of thousands of years in the past trees, shrubs, vines and grasses have grown and formed a protective cover over the soil. Gullies did not begin until man destroyed this natural cover by clearing, firing, and grazing alon,g with cultivation. The secret, therefore, of healing gullies is to give nature a chance to reestablish some sort of vegetative cover. Nature is aided somewhat by sloping the bank to an angle of gentle re- pose (about 30 per cent), construction of temporary dams, planting of sod, »rass seed, trees, vines or shrubs, which accelerates restoration once es- ablished and protected from fire and grazing. Bermuda grass with just a little assistance in getting established has solved the gully problem on farms cooperating with the Hope Soil Conservation Project and the attached camps at Hope, Friendship, and Magnolia, Arkansas. Bank sloping with a plow, small temporary wire dams scattered along the gully, with some manure, and protection from grazing the first year is all that the co-operating farmers found was necessary for Bermuda to take complete charge of a gully. Kudzu, originating in Japan and found growing on porches throughout the Southeast, has proven very effective and profitable in controlling erosion in gullies. Kudzu grows rapidly, is a legume, holds the soil and furnishes feed for livestock. What was heretofore gullied, abandoned land is growing Kudzu and cattle profitably in the Southeast." Soil Conservation involves the use of every practical method ,of erosion control and wise land use. Wise land use is simply the adaption of nature's conservation and flood control methods to the conditions of advanced cultivation. Man can and must adapt crops and cropping practices to the purposes of conservation. This in- Revival to Open in Emmet Sunday Open-Air Meeting Under Direction of Rev. Bert Webb of Hope An open-air revival campaign will begin at Emmet Sunday. The first service will be held at 2:30 Sunday afternoon in the grove near the Methodist church and will be under direction of the ReV. Bert Webb pastor of the Gospel Tabernacle. This meeting will be of an interdenominational nature and all Christian 3eople are invited to take part regardless of their church affiliation. Many from Hope and vicinity as well as Emmet and the surrounding country are expected to assist and attend the services. All musicians and singers who can arrange to attend are invited to par- ticipate In the services. . * The services are announced to begin at 8 each week-day night except Saturday and a service will be held each Sunday at 2:30 In the afternoon. general public is incited to attend. Quarterly Conference W. H. D. Bright, negro pastor of the Hazel street M. E. church, announced Friday that the fourth quarterly conference would begin a 8 p. m. Mon* day at the church, to continue througfc the 19th of September. eludes plowing around the hill, instead of up and down the hill, terrac- ng, strip cropping, retiring the steep slopes to grass and trees, forestry, and crop rotation. The idea is to make water creep or walk where it rushed away before. Examples of a coordinated program on a field and farm test basis can be studied on the cooperating farms of, the Hope Soil Conservation Project and attached CCC camps. Landown-- ers co-operating with the Soil Conservation Service have- solved their particular erosion problems. Wt m»kt yourt smart, removt wrinkltt by dryclianing. PHONE 385 HALL BROS. Cleaners & Hatters. 666 Liquid, Tablets Salve, Note Drops checks Malaria In 3 days Colds first day s Headaches, 30 minutes. Try "Rub-My-Tism" World's Best Liniment Orville W- Erringer Hope, Ark. Representing Hamilton Trust Fund Sponsored by Hamilton Depositors Corp. NOTICE! We arc now open for business inj our new location. Watch for! formal opening announcement! Gulf Gas Studebaker Archer Motor Co. * «r=y?- CHURCH OF CHRIST Gilbert Copcland, Minister Preaching at the church twice Lord's day. At 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. in. Young people's meeting begins promptly at 6:30 p. m. We are studying mission work, with China as the subject. The Bible classes start nt 10 o'clock. We ur.ge you to attend all of these services and study with us. Bring your Bibles, pencils and notebooks, and lets make an honest investigation of the Word of God. You arc cordially invited. FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Rev. Thos. Brcwsler, Pastor Sunday school 9:45 a. m. Morning Service 10:55 a. m. Young people's meeting G:30 p. m. Night Service 7:30 p. in. Mid-week prayer service Wednesday 7:30 p. m. You are cordially invited to attend these services. HOPE GOSPEL TABERNACLE Bert Welih, Pastor Next Sunday marks the close of the Sunday School attendance contest at the Gospel Tabernacle. Plan to bo present and help set a new attendance record of over three hundred. The Crusaders are still just a little ahead but next Sundays attendance may change matters greatly. Tho pastor will speak at both the morning and night services on Sunday. He lias just returned from Memphis, Tenn., where ho and Mrs. Webb al- tended the International General Council of the Assemblies of God with which the local Tabernacle is affiliated. Childrons Church and Christ's Ambassadors meet at 6:45. Spend an enjoyable hour Sunday night at the Tabernacle, it is Hope's full-gospel center. There will not be much religion in a nation unless there is religion in its homes. The quality of a nation's life could be very well determined from its home life. The Bible is a great textbook of home and family life. The Hebrew scriptures would seem to be almost unique in the ancient world in the high idealism that they attached to family rohiliinships. Among pagan peoples who even hod considerable culture, it was not thought inconsistent with good practice to expose the weak and the aged to death; but Hebrew children were taught to love and honor their parents, and the Hebrew scriptures again and again bear evidence of the deep affection of parents for their children. At a later time the Jews are foremost in education, and the Jewish boy of 12 in the time of Jesus had a training that would compare favorably with what the boy of today receives under a modem educational system. In some respects, perhaps, the training was deeper and more effective. Here in this lesson from the early life of Israel, there is strong insistence upon the teaching of children in the home, the training of them in 'the great traditions and principles of their national religious life, nad the strengthening of them for all the duties and responsibilities of life. There is a sort of imperialistic note in this lesson in the idea of a strong nation dispossessing other people and driving them out; and all this docs not measure very properly with the ideals of New Testament religion, which is the religion of love even to enemies, and the religion of mercy and justice. But apart from this imperialism o) an unadvanced age, the sort of imperialism that is still too rampant in a world that has not progressed to thn heights of Now Testament teaching, the teaching of this lesson is sound in its suggestion that the strength of a nation depends upon the relationships of its people in their home and daily life. We read an ancient lesson in terms CLEARANCE SALE VALUES IN USED CARS MI TRUCKS of Christian fulfillment of Old Testament ideas. What makes a Christian home? First of all, a sense of the responsibility of parents to God. 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