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f m ¥v* >' **•>' 'v •• • j ' >v»» 'f^i f < \'\ . '"- 1 Y - ~ / STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS ill Star Monday, September 27, ; ol Mope 1839; ftwss, 1927. Consolioateci January 18, 1929. r4f 0 Jto&iiee, Deliver fkjj Herald Front False Report! .'Published every **ek-dfcjr afternoon by Star Publishing Co., Inc. taM* A Atat. H. W**burn), at The Star building, 212-214 South t Street, Hope, Arkansas. C. E. PALMER, President ALEX H. WASHBURN, Editor and Publisher (AP) —Means Associated^ Press (NBA)—Means Newspaper Enterprise Ass'n. * IStbsiSHftittMi KM* (Always Payable in Advance): By city carrier, per '* ISte tier month 65c; one year $8.50. By-mail, in Hempstead, Nevada, i Milter and LaPayette counties, ?3.50 per year; elsewhere ?6.50. --.. • • -• --'••'*. -' ••' V- . , of The Associated Press: The Associated Press is exclusively *fo the use for repubUcatidn of all hews dispatches credited to it or St ot6eniHs« credited in this paper and also the local news published herein. oft Tributes, file.: Charges •will be made for all tributes, cards resolutions, or memorials, concerning the departed. Commercial ,*hol,d to this policy in the news columns to protect their readers [age of space-taking memorials. The Sfai disclaims responsibility {-Keeping or return of any unsolicited manuscripts. 'Average Citizen Pays as Unions Squabble |0'ONE,who has the interests of. organized labor at heart f <ian fail to hope devoutly that the rival factions iri the field fjabor will patch up their guerilla war with each other bei- iKe cause which they both represent is irreparably £re<J I; ci •••- •- • 'Already the ordinary citizen is getting more than a. little of hearing about the bitter fight between G. I. 0. and . of L.. And •wfhen that fight begins to hit him where he t^eg — as it ia starting to do -on a wholesale basis, here and e— he is apt* to' express his irritation in away that or&ed labor will find extremely inconvenient. ',A standout .example of this sort of thing is now in evi- cejOn the Pacific coast. : • • 'The Pacific Coast Teamsters' Union, a militant A. F. of ;, 1 6Utfit, is waging a last-ditch war with the G. I. O's equally ilitant longshoremen and warehousemen. The row started Longshoremen's Union organized the previously un- warehousemen, immediately the Teamsters' claimed jiurisdiction over these new recruits, and the [war began. » ''XXX XJW a war between two rival unions is not a mere matter K*. f of speeches, -proselyting and argumentative statements. 9fr is c fought with the most effective! weapons available — and Direct-action people like teamsters and. longshoremen can Iftink'of some pretty effective ones when they put their minds " ' ' f -1- So .today we find the Teamsters' Union clamping an em- •jbargo on San Francisco Bay ports and refusing to move car- ^eg omloaded by the Longshoremen's Union. A ship comes 1,1 and docks. The. Longshoremen promptly unload it. But—• r^ccept for perishables, government orders, ship stores, pas- "lengers' baggage and mail—the unloaded freight remains on ;tfie\ wharf. The teamsters will not move a pound of it; neither r wiH*they take any export cargoes down to the docks where it ?Van be loaded. ** jln retaliation, the longshoremen threaten to start moving some'of this freight themselves. If they do, say the team- /fefcerl, the embargo will be .extended all up and down the coast; *_t majTeven.spread-to Atlantic coast ports. L'i •{ / x x x V*O&SIDER, now, where this puts the innocent bystander. ' V/ Let us supppse that you are a San Francisco business man -'obliged to import merchandise by Water. You may have the tbest-will in the world toward organized labor. You may be -scrupulous about dealing with the unions in your own shop. But this fight leaves you hamstrung. You are in as bad a fix as you would be if you yourself were fighting labor. You have*not the faintest interest in the quarrel—yet you are paying for the war. This sort of thing does labor incalculable damage. If it goes on long, enough, it is almost certain to start a public reaction that will leave labor back where it was in the mid- twenties, with all the great gains of recent years canceled. * Menacing of CCC Cut I ' -— O NXJJCTOBER,! the Civilian Conservation Corps will abandon nearly 250 of its camps, reducing the number to the lowest level since the corps organized in 1933. The number of enrollees will fall below 200,000 for the first time—although new enrollments will quickly bring it far above that figure. The history of this corps, when it is finally written, will "be one of the most interesting and revealing of all commentaries on our attempt to end the depression. It gave some hundreds of thousands of young men the break they had been looking for—jobs, incomes, the feeling that the country could, after all, use their services; it got an enormous amount of useful work done, and it put our woodland and soil resources in better sha,pe than they had been in for decades. Altogether, the CCC has been a useful institution, and the fact that it is beginning to shrink simply mirrors the fact that the emergency which called it into being is no longer so pressing. T. M. Rec. U. 8. Pat. Off. fly 1>U. MOHKIS F1SHBEIN ' editor, Journal of the American Medical Association, and of , the Health Magazine. The Mediterranean By Olive Roberts Barton ents have come to me in distress, over heir growing boys. The age, interestingly enough, varies little, and is usually about fourteen or fifteen years. Why, these mothers ask, are their erst- Avoiding Repeated Flesh Irritations Believed a Way pf Preventing Cancer This is (he eighth in a series of articles by Dr, Morris Fishbein in which he discusses medical knowledge cf cancer, its causes, prevention and cure. .(No. 329) It is apparent that the one factor which seems to be certain in the cause of cancer is the repeated, irirtation of thg skin or of the lining of the intestines, by various agents. One investigator proved that cancers could be caused to form on the skin of the rat by nibbing vigorously into the skin preparations of tar, soot, lubricating oils or various chemicals. Various types of cancer associated with uritation have been discovered. Sometimes a cancer appears where a sharp tooth or ill-fitting set of dental plates continuously rubbed the cheek or tongue. Cancer is frequently seen on the lip where a hot pipe stem regularly irritate* the skin. Cancers also have been seen on the lips of people who smoke cigarets which stick to the hp and are roughly pulled off. The average person thirjjts of a cancer as a horrible spre or 9 tremendous growth. That is because cancer is too frequently neglected tigtil U has readied 3 serious staffs, fe tfc« earliest is 9 lining of some internal organ. This earliest stage of cancer can be prevented, as far as we know, only through preventing the irritating factor that gives it a start. Cancer of the lip and tongue, as has been mentioned, are most common among men. However, smoking among women has grown, so much in the last 25 years that there is likely to be a change in this regard. Women first began smoking in considerable numbers around. 1919. At that time we used in the United States around 10 billion cigarets per year. Now we use about 145 billion cigarets each year. Cancer of the mouth is found mos frequently among men who use tobacco to excess, who neglect their teeth and who wear badly fitted rough dental accessories. It is believed that thorough cleanliness of the mouth and teeth, cor rection cf all dental defects and the avoidance of such irritations as havi been mentioned will help to lower the incidence of cancer of the mouth. NEXT: Habits and conditions con ntcted with the occurrence of cancer Child Wisdom Begins With Sensible Fears 'Growing Up Too Fast Three times in the past week, par-1 while beys so grouchy and mean? Why have they suddenly become-,.strangers to 'their families and turned soiir on the world? repeat the word 1 have passed along to the few. Stop worrying. Let time work for you. One of the strapping youths referred to, believe it or not, is six feet one and weighs 140 pounds. He is not yet fifteen. The others are also tall. Poor fellows, still children, but expected to behave and thing as adults. What a battle they have, too, besides all this Their whole systems are cahnging and .they are divided between two worlds: the childhood they cannot relinquish without a struggle, and the strange adult world ahead. ' ^ystem Out of Kilter) However, there is more to it all than that. It concerns bones. Bones tha' As I believe this problem concerns i grow while you watch, like cornstalks thousands, of mothers at this time, 11 on a hot day in .July, never ask per? ; Amiable 'Queen* of Italian Cinema Already Is Making Conquest in Hollywood HOLLYWOOD.—Another immigrant _irl, with alt her portable belongings done up in 28 pieces of luggage, has come to the Land of Opportunity to labor in a factory where they make movies. Her name is Inez Sanpietro, but she's on the Paramount payroll as Isa Miranda. If you have been to Italy lately you'll know that Isa Miranda is that country's greatest screen star. Or was. 1 can't imagine why Mussolini ever allowed her to leave. Surely he doesn't thing we're going to send him Shirley Temple. Anyway Signorina Miranda is here, along with her plump manager and her plump poodle. None of the three understands more than a very little English. The poodle —named Chlcq, although it looks like Harpo—speaks with the least accent . The actress reminds you of an animate and amiable Marlene Dietrich. She has nice eyes and golden hair and the sort of lean, mobile face that photographs like a million dollars (or 20,000,000 lira, at the current rate of exchange). Her figure is slim, perhaps too slim. Apparently she has been told that Hollywood people.subsist soley on lettxice and fan mail, because she still is dieting rigorously and speaks wistfully of her skill at cooking spaghetti. Her manager bristles at the mere mention of spaghetti, and growls something which you know is a warning that she musn't touch any. Hard Climb to Fume 'I was the first Hollywood correspondent to interview Miss Miranda, and a couple of years from now I may bo looking back with astonishment on the experience. She was friendly and gracious and very eager to please, and was impatient only with herseif because she did not speak better the Englees. Frequently we'd look up words in an English-Italian dictionary to make ourselves understood. ' If training and background have anything to do with it, the star will not. soon go high-hat in Hollywood. She,has had a tough time of it. Her father was a street car conductor in Milan. She had to go to work at 10, as errand girl for a dressmaker. The job paid one lira (5c) a day. Later she worked in a box factory and a handbag factory. At 15 she was a model. • Modeling was better. She saved eno.ugh to go to night school and learn typing and bookkeeping. In 1932, as head typist in the office of a publishing company, she saved enough to at- 'tend the Academy of Dramatic Art, Heir work there won her an acting contract, but at miserable pay. 'Meanwhile she had sent some of her photographs to film companies. She began to get extra parts at 54 lira a day, and soon won the leading role in Lady in restaurant: "Why don't you shoo your flies?" Proprietor:, "Well, you see it's hot today, so I thought I would let them CAST OP CHARACTERS PRISCII.I.A PIERCE — heroine, youiisv woman attorney. AMY KERR—Cllly's roommate anil murderer's victim. JIM KERRIGAN—Cllly's flaiice. HARRY HUTCHINS—Amy's strnuBe visitor. SERWEA3VT DO1.AX—officer nx- siKiied t» solve the murder of Amy Kerr. ^ Yesterdayi Hnrvey Ames, Amy's employer, U shockingly distressed at the news of Amy's deoth. "aim action* arouse Cilly'« suspicion*. CHAPTEH XI 'R. CROWELL was unusUally solicitous when Cilly explained the tragic affair to him. 'Don't worry about the office, Miss Pierce," he ordered, gently. "I'm sorry about the Harvey case, because I particularly wanted you to handle it. But this is a terrible situation. Don't try to come in for the balance of the week. And il you feel in need of any legal backing, remember that we'll stand behind you. Don't let the police frighten you." Leaving his office, Cilly fell stronger than she had in the past 12 hours. With the backing of a law firm as capable and as respected as Crowell and Burns, she lost some of that first dread she hart of the circumstantial evidence which was closing in around Jim 'Telephone, Miss Pierce," the ope rator called, as Cilly passed the switchboard. "Who is it, Betty?" "Mr. Hutchins." "All right. Put him on." In her own office, she took the phone. Harry's voice, louc and strident, came over the wire "I've been trying to get you a1 home, Pnscilla," he said. "I'm just abosff broken up by the news Can I help in any way—with the funeral, perhips?" "Thank you, Harry," Cilly replied quietly. "There's really nothing more to be done. Funera. services will be tomorrow at ' ... at the Greenwood Funera Home in Flatbush." "I'll be there, of course. In thi meantime, there are some thing I'd like to talk, over with you Will you have dinner with me to night?" Cilly didn't feel equal to dining with Harry Hutchins. "I'd rather not go out to dinne tonight," she told him. "But I'l be home about 5, if you care t drop in for a few minutes." "Fine. I'll be out shortly afte S." * * * C ILLY was home only a fev minutes when Harry Hutchin arrived. He had obviously stoppe at the florist's, for he carried a enormous bouquet—a gay colorful "I just stopped to see about a vreath," he said by way of ex- lanation, "and I thought I might ust as well bring these along to ou. They'll cheer the place up a it." Cilly thanked him.' She appre- iated his thoughtfulness, never- heless she resented his flowers. No matter how fine Harry Hutchins ried to be, she thought, she would ot like him. "Had a nice visit from the po- 1 ice this afternoon," Harry offered. He settled himself in a comfort- ble chair and took out a cigaret. Watching him, Cilly was forced o ndknire him, in spite of herself. *e was undeniably handsome, his eatures were even and perfect, as f they had bt-en molded to some pecial order. His face lacked the ugged charm, the wrinkled riendliness of Jim's, but it was attractive, nevertheless. With exaggerated nonchalance he lit the cigaret and blew out the match. "You know that fellow Dolan's all wet," he said. A smile of faintly amused- boredom hovered on his lips. "I told him so, too." "Did you really?" * * * tJE did not catch the irony in Cilly's words. "I certainly did," he admitted, self-approving- y. "Turning an affair like this nto a deep, baffling mystery so they can get a few weeks' newspaper publicity while they're trying to solve it ... it's ridiculous." "Doesn't it seem rather mysterious to you why anyone should want to murder Amy?" Harry waved his cigaret deprecatingly. ; Amy wasn't murdered. It was an obvious suicide. Amy was the perfect type — melancholy, despondent ..." "That's absurd!" Cilly flared. Amy Kerr was as happy and intelligent a girl as I ever knew!" Harry shrugged. "That's the impression she gave you, no doubt. But a man can always get to know a girl better than even her closest friend. Amy wasn't happy, I know. Some love affair, perhaps. She often told me about some man . . ." 'Amy wasn't fool enough to kill herself over any man!" Cilly corrected him with decision. "I'm sorry, Priscilla. Heaven knows I don't mean to speak lightly of Amy Kerr. She was too fine a girl . . . too splendid . . ." His voice trailed off, and he smiled with worldly tolerance before he spoke again. "Of course, you know, there was nothing serious between us ... absolutely noth- "I understood your relationship perfectly," Cilly said icily. "Of course Amy was not serious. She had other interests ... a great many other interests . . ." Harry leaned forward in his chair. "That's exactly what I've been trying to^ay, Priscilla. There was — someone else. Someone who hurt her a great deal." did not want to believe him. She did not want to pay attention to any remarks from Harry Hutchins. Nevertheless, here had been something .in Amy's past. Something sericrus and threatening. She couldn't deny that. Perhaps Amy had con- ided in Harry Hutchins to a cer- ;airi extent . . , ' "I think it would be a good idea," he, was saying, "if you went over her personal things — her etters, or keepsakes, for example. et rid of anything — well, any- ;hing out of the past. You know iow the police pounce upon such things, and what the newspapers do with them. Amy was too fine to be made ridiculous after she's gone." Suddenly Cilly understood Harry's solicitous interest. It wasn't Amy's past that he was concerned about — he probably knew no more about that than Cilly did — it was his own future that troubled him. "The police have already done that," she stated maliciously, de.- liberately overpainting the picture. Sergeant Dolan's brief examination of Amy's personal effects had not been very thorough. She wanted to annoy Harry Hutchins. Apparently she succeeded. He sat up attentively. "Have they found anything?" he asked with unfeigned concern. Cilly only shrugged. Let him worry, she thought. He probably wrote some warm letters to Amy before he met Gloria Harmon, and now he's afraid they'll find their way into the newspapers, for the glamorous Gloria to read and misinterpret. That would be just too bad: his promising future might be threatened. Nevertheless, Cilly determined to go through Amy's belongings more thoroughly that evening. If there was, as Harry Hutchins intimated, something in the past, the fact would not be cheap fodder for the tabloids— not if S ne could help it. The first thing she did, however, after Harry Hutchins left, was to throw his garish bouquet down the incinerator. <To Be Contiauedl Isa Miranda Mussolini's unofficial ambassador extraordinary to the United States is Jsn Miranda, above, who is In Hollywood to provide American fans with (he kind of film fare (lint made her (he toast of (he continent. a' picture called "Darkness." But it was a very poor little picture, and it sent Miss Miranda back to a stenographic job in a law office. "About that time, in 1934, a nationwide search was begun for a perfect type of modern Italian beauty to appear in "Everybody's Wife." There were 1000 applicants. Ira Miranda won the part. No Night Clubber "Everybody's Wife" was a fine picture,'with fine direction. The actress zocmsd to prominence. All Italy talked pf her. She went from one success to another, among them being "Red Passport," about an emigrant girl who went to America. She learned German and made two pictures in Berlin. She learned French, and her last film, made in Paris, co-starred her with Fernand Gravet. mission of the muscles. And the muscles. And the muscles are lazier about lengthening, themselves. The result is a peculiar state of affairs, for we have the muscles trying to reach the ends cf the long bones and stretching too tight to do it. Result, nervous tension. Not pain, for growing pains are all out of style, and we never heard of them any more. In fact, I wonder if nture does not administer in her mysterious way some kind of soporofic to these weedy lads, to stiil any hurt that may result from her own mistakes, such as making bones grow fast and then remembering that muscles have to catch up? The lad in such a fix has too much to contend with. He is handicapped with a body that irks him. He is expected to be mature and sensible and to do hard jobs, when all the time he is just the same little Harry or Bill who was playing marbles or flying a kite a few months ago. He is torn with inner conflict, and at the same time so sensitive that he is suspicious of everybody. He wants to play with the kids but at the same time is ashamed, and pretends to a common ground with older fellows. He wants to sleep, and sleep and sleep osme more. He eats enough for three. He is not obliging because he finds escape, in general, the easiest "out." Needs Happy Home Life In short, he wants cnly two things, not three. Not to be. fussed over or ta,lked out; to be let alone and try to find his way in his own wilderness; and lots of loving. He won't return caresses, because he is ashamed. But he neds all the love and patience at his parents' command. I give you the fast grower. His to be understood and helped. He will come out of his chrysalis and dry his wings. He will adjust himself in a couple of years, or less. He won't be cross. He will be a real man in possession of himself. Wait. Give him rope but not enough to hang himself. He is fair bait for the wrong kind of friends. Watch him and make his home happy. set off $20 worth of fireworks on a lucky da ylo scare the devils away. If you give free samples, the chances are you'll ruin the actual sale of your product, for either the newsboys clip the couposs and collect most of the samples to sell or the clerks themselves sell them. If uyo change a label on an established brand, the Chinese wit no longer buy it. Even the illiterate can count the number of letters and he is sure to think you are cheating him into buying a substitute. Ho suspects any effort at salesmanship. A salesman usually makes just one call a day—at the tae house frequented by dealers in his line. Here he stows his samples under the table where he sits to drink tea, nibble watermelon seeds, and gossip about the market with his cronies. The volume of his buisness depends on the number of friends ho has. Even if you are not interested in advertising, even if things Oriental have no charm fo ryou, you can gel a lot cf good hearty laughs out of Carl Crow's delightful book—D. S. E. A Fair Return The farmer from the next village was boasting about the effectiveness of his new scarecrow. •Since I put it up," he said, "no bird has ventured within half a mile of the field. You follows'can't_ beat that." The "locals," however, were not to be outdone. 'I can beat it!" announced Farmer Roberts. "Last week I put up a scarecrow which frightened the birds so much that one of them brought back two potatoes it had stolen." "Two months ago," she said, "I spfeak no Englees. In two month after today you come to see me and I will spoke Englees very well." I believe her. So does Paramount, which will see that she studies diligently for a while before giving her any acting to do. The best thing she says now is "Okey-dokey!" She thought up her name, which is pronounced Ee-sa (not Eye-sa). "Miranda," she said, is good in Italian, French and Spanish, and she hopes it will be good in English. She knows no one in Hollywood, but likes the country because it is a little like Italia. She is looking for a little house with a garden. "Ever in my life," she said, "I have love only my home and my work. Never a night club, never a pnrtee. I om—how you say?—esserious. MIND Your MANNERS Tost your knowledge of correct social usage by answering the following questions, then checking against the authoritative answers below: 1. Is it correct to put an elbow on the' table while eating? 2. May one put one elbow on the table when not eating? 3. Is it permissible to stack a used plate or two in order to make more room on the table? 4. Is "butter spreader" a correct term for a butter knife? 5. Should one put butter on a biscuit with a fork? What would you do If— You wish to eat u dry cereal in " biscuit form— (a) Break the biscuit with your fingers? (b) Wait until it is softened with cream and can be spooned? (c) Use a knife to separate it? Answers 1. No. 2. Yes, especially in a restaurant where it is necessary to learn forward to hear. 3. No. 'I. No. 5. No. Best "What Would You Do" solution—either (a) or (b). (Copyright 1937, NEA Service, Inc.) FLAPPER FANNY By Sylvia -COPR. 1937 BY (IE* SERVICE. INC. T. M. REG. U. S. PAT. OFF.- By Bruce Catton The Brighter Side of Chinese While the air is heavy with news of Chinese bombs, it is refreshing to read Curl Crow's account of some lighlui and brighter sides of Chine.se life— "400 Million Custoiiic-rs" (Harpers: S,'ii. Mr. Crow has managed an American advertising agency in Shanghai for 2f. years. His great good humor and lol- erance make him an excellent persmi to describe the enigmatic, sueniinyly ingenuous yet often ingenious Chinese, lie knows Chinese business men best—from office boy up—but as advertising touches upon many phase;. of living, a pretty well-rounded picture of life in Shanghai comes out in this .series of entertaining experiences. Ever since the days of Marco Polo, those millions of optcntial customers have lured foreign merchants. But many things make selling anything to the Chinese difficult. In the first place, they are unbelievably poor. Only about 10 per cent can read. Billboards convey picture messages, but one at least was suspected as a refuge i' "But Fanny, 1 won't know anybody at the dance except George."

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