Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on September 13, 1937 · Page 6
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PAGE SIX HOPE STAR, HOPE. ARKANSAS Monday, September 13, 1937 Modernized China—Specter That Scares Japan ft ft ft Rapid Development Under Chiang Kai-shek's Rule Seen as Reason for Effort of Nipponese to Establish Domination Chiang Kai-Shek , „„„„ „.„ „ ., ,«r sun>.-.m ^t a-utJ»mM*.> ^••i^r».-JM^ t ^P..v.. JC..7.^iggx^ai.i^.. <f,..4&A In the ten years since Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek came "to P er, engineers have transformed China from a tradition ridden of pagodas into a nation of modern factories, bridges and itransport It is the specter of the powerful industrialized China of •10 years hence that inspires the Japanese campaign to gain the upper band before the strength of 350,000,000 people can be mobilized. In every phase of life Chiang has wrought the miracle of modernization. The women have learned the secrets of chic and beauty. At top they patronize the counters of smart department stores for latest fashions. And before war darkened the city, Shanghai boasted a dazzling neon White Way. Keeping Dace with China's industrial expansion is *.he standard of living. Vast model housing projects like this for the underprivileged coolie c\**s have brought new hope to millions. A swimming DOO! and community center are included in ote of the big projects in Shanghai. „, _,. ,. , . , ., , (AH pictures from current release of THE MARCH OF TIMEiT The new China often has been built by ancient methods. The workers above lack pile driving ma-1 chmery, so they strain on their high platform at the hausers to raise, time and again, the weight off the primitive pile driver. War has halted their task of construction, out Chiang has applied the Ies3 son of teamwork to muster a united 6J*ina against the Japanese invaders for the first tima In manwi against the Japanese invaders for generation ..—••-— ••••*--•• Federal Printing Plant Erected at Cost oMillions Sold More Than 10 Million Publication Copies Last Year 5,500 ON PAYROLL And Federal Writers' Project Furnishes Plenty ' of Words, Too EDITOR'S NOTE: This the the fourth.of five articles on the rapidly growing "big business" o£ the federal government. vate printers. Will Get New Plant Today, about 5500 people work for the GPO, a fabulously efficient production machine that is about to get a new plant costing almost 56,000,000. It is a 520,000,000-a-year business, this printing and publishing plant, and some idea of the amount of work turned out can be had from these items listed in the current annual renort: A little matter of 7,000,000 copies of a Baby Bond booklet for the Treasury Department. Printing, punching, and packaging (within a month's time) of 31,830,000 cards for the Bureau of the Census. Printing, perforating, and pasting into sets 8,750,000 forms for the WPA. Printing nearly cards. two billion postal $200 in Prizes for Arkansas Pictures Photographic Contest Announced by State Publicity Director Two hundred dollars in cash przies will be paid by the Arkansas Publicity Advisory Commission for the best photographs submitted by amateurs in a "Picture Arkansas" contest, according to an announcement by M. C. Blackman, state publicity director., The first prize will be a ?100 sweepstakes award for the best photograph submitted. In addition, ?25 cash will be awarded for the best picture in each of the following divisions: Agriculture, Industry, Scenery and Recreation. The contest will close at midnight, Wednesday, November 30. Winnersi of the four $25 division prizes will be announced Saturday, December 18 and the winner of the $100 sweepstakes prize will be announced Christmas Day, Saturday, December 25. Rules of the contest are simple: 1. All photographs must be of scenes within the State of Arkansas. Each must be accurately identified as to subject, location and time of taking. 2. Any amateur photographer is eligible and ma ysubmit as many entries as he or she desires. 3. Prints must be at least 4 by 5 or 3'/4 by 5% inches in size and of glossy finish. No color or tinted photographs will be considered. 4. All prints submitted will become the property of the State of Arkansas. None will be returned. Negatives of the prize-winning pictures also will become the property of the state. 5. Do not write on back of photographs. Write name, address, and other pertinent information on separate sheet of paper and attach to photograph. 6. The members of the Arkansas Publicity Advisory Commission and the State Publicity Director will be the sole judges of the contest. 7. AU entries must be mailed or taken to the office of the State Publicity Director, Room 333, State Capitol, Little Rock, Ark. Additional information may be obtained from Mr. Blackman at this address. At the age of 11, Paganini composed music so difficult that he alone could play it. So marvelous was his technique on the violin that many persons believed him to be in league with supernatural powers. There are 853 fox fur farms in the province of Nova Scotia. 2,000 Turn Out for Air Show in Hope Capt. Harris, Bell Brothers, Lieut. Hawkins Thrill Big Crowd Approximately 2,000 persons witnessed the automobile and airplane stunt show presented Sunday afternoon at the municipal airport, by the Dixie Daredevil Aces, featuring Captain (Harry) Harris, the Bell brothers and Lieutenant Walter L. Hawkins. A share of the proceeds went to the Hope Fire Department, sponsors of the show. The money, a member of the fire department said, will be used to purchase safely equipment for the department. Four planes took part'in the show. One o£ the features was a successful parachute jump. Captain Harris Monday expressed thanks to all persons making the aerial circus a success here. The show has beea invited for a return engagement in Hope, possibly the middle of October. Venus, the planet, can be seen clearly in the daylight, nt times. By WILLIS THORNTON NBA Service Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON—There is in the United States a certain publisher who sold 10,351,203 copies of his various publications during the past fiscal year, for 5813,000; He has one best seller on his list that has sold 2,130,162 copies, another that has sold 1,735,066. You'd think such a publisher would be quite a factor in the publishing field, wouldn't you? And you'd be right, too. It was the U.- S. Government Printing Office which sold the 10,000,000 copies. "Classroom Growth Reccrd," and "Infant Care" were the best sellers. Few people realize what a tremendous publishing business their government is running down here. Yet much less than 100 years ago the government's printing business was regarded as ''private business"—it was farmed out under bond to bidding pri- GOOD RELIEF of constipation by a GOOD LAXATIVE Many folks get such re freshing relief by taking Black-Draught for constipation that they prefer it to other laxatives and urge their friends to try it. Black- Draught is made of the leaves and vc.ots of plants. It does not disturb digestion but stimulates the lower bowel so that constipation is relieved. BLACK- DRAUGHT purely vegetable laxative Printing $870,100 worth of the Congressional Record for the year. (This uns up to a million some years). Printing 17,000,000 copies of various ocuments for the Agriculture Department, and 27,000,000 more for the AAA. And another 8% millions for the FHA, and 9V4 millions for the Treasury. Produce the Words, Too It would be hard to duplicate such printing and publishing establishment in this country, or in the world. The GOP also manufactures a great many of its own supplies, like printers' rollers and it produced in 1936 some 360.249 pounds of ink, furnishing hundreds of thousands of pounds of ink, paste, glue, and similar supplies to other government departments. But the government's activities in the publishing field are not confined to "nechanical reproduction of words. It is now producing the words, too. By September 1, at least 5,000,000 words, the product of the Federal Writers' Project, were on their way to publication in about 30 volumes. Within three months there will be 50 volumes, and when the whole project is carried through there will have been printed more than 250 books containing 20 million federally produced words. If all of them are on a par with "Washington: City and Capital," the guidebook to the federal city already issued, they will be of a very high standard indeed. This has already sold out a first edition of 8000 copies. Ask any publisher how many books he. INSURE NOW wr.h ROY ANDERSON and Company Fire, Tornado, Accident Insurance WASH SUITS Properly Laundered Nelson-Huddns "IS IT GOOD BUSINESS TO BUY COSTLIER TOBACCOS FOR CAMELS? - A QUESTION ASKED BY MANY PEOPLE ANSWER: prints a year that sell 8000 copies of their first edition. Salesroom Reveals Variety Not all these books, you understand will be actually printed by the government. Many of the local guidebooks written by WPA authors have local sponsorship, and well-known publishers have taken many of them for the actual printing. The salesroom of the GPO reveals ihe variety of the government's publishing work, ranging all the way from paper folders to elaborately bound reproductions of treasures hidden among he federal records. Thus, in the publishing field, too, the government is daily occupying a more impressive position. NEXT: The biggest banker, the biggest real estate operator, the biggest shipbuilder, the biggest— well, that's enough to show just how deeply the government is "in business. Tlie planet Jupiter has a diameter 11 times that of the earth, yet it can be seen in daylight only under extremely favorable' conditions, and then only by persons with exceptional eyesight. The disease of the bones known PS ihronic osteomyelitis can be treated effectively by placing blow-fly larvae on the wound. These scavengers devour the dead tissue and give the living cells a chance to rspuir the damage. "I have taken my share of big fish—marlin and tuna. I know what a rod- and-reel contest with these heavy fighters does to a man's energy. When I've gotten a big fellow safely landed, my next move is to light a Camel. A Camel very quickly gives me an invigorating 'lift.' " (Signed) REX BEACH, famous novelist and sportsman "Camel's rich, delicate flavor appeals to a woman's taste. I smoke nothing else. So many of the girls in our crowd feel the way I do about Camel's being extra-gentle to the throat." (Signed) JOSELYN LIBBY, private secretary "I can tell Camels are made from mighty fine tobaccos. There's a sight more goodness in 'em for one thing —real natural flavor that doesn't tire my taste. No ; ,ii! C;,mi.-!s come in handy, i,,o i at the table. 1 HI;,' my Camels at mealtimes. They hulp n.y ili,>-s- tion keep on an even keel." (Signed) GEORGE BUCK!::; Think of what this means! The greatest pleasure for the greatest number of smokers ever given by any cigarette A ND this didn't happen by chance. £\. Camels are the largest-selling cigarette in America —and in the world —because people can and do appreciate costlier tobaccos. Smokers trust those finer tobaccos in Camels to give them more of what they want in smoking. And that "No wonder so man, liard champions, n included, prefer < ' ; I've Kmuke.l Cam. a loni; time. I sa ; a liajjpv i! -.: I' ' i lam,'-! L. ' ••'•• I I',."i.,! I • -•:' ' I.. .:'.: I . makes Camel's policy of spending millions of dollars more for costlier tobaccos "good business." If you arc- not a Camel sntuker, try them. Millions have !>i,ii; Camels the them steadily - ,u pleasure in ( .11/.\ L ' WK'S t I ij H >\

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