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Three Days of Community Entertainment-Southwest Arkansas Merchants & Farmers Fair, in Hope October 21-22-23. Our Daily Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor Alex. H Washburn « Hope Star Land of Cherry Blossoms I F Germany was a trnjrit figure when her absolute ruler pluriKod her into war 23 years ago consider how doubly trag-ic ia the case today of the whole Japanese people. Twice within the last year the duly-elected representatives of the people in the parliament have voted down the Japanese military group, twice the parliament has been dissolved, and twice the whole Japanese people at the polls have sustained the voice of moderation and of. peace. But the people have been disregarded. The world knows that Japan's foreign wars are unpopular at home. The world also knows, however, that Japan, body and soul, is virtually owned by four ruling families. They, through the emperor, control the army and the navy—and without the consent of the army and the navy no new cabinet may be formed, regardless what parliament thinks about it. . It is a situation unparalleled in the present-day civilized world. — — fa No while nice really wnnts wnr WEATHER. Arkansas — Partly cloudy .and war mer Friday nifjht; Saturday mostly cloudy. Japan Aggrieved Because of U. S. Criticism of War Seeking No Territory, But Would Wipe Out Anti- Jap Sentiment NEWSPAPER VIEWS U. S. "Pulling Others' Chestnuts Out of the Fire," Says Japs SHANGHAI. Chinn.— i.'Vi — General Iwunc Mulsui, Japnne.se cominamler- in-chicf on the ShnnKhai front, issue(i a. proclamation Friday—the first official announcement of the Japanesi invasion of China—which the Chinese considered the equivalent of, if no' diplomatically, a formal declanitim of war. Jii|i XewsiMiper Views TOKIO, Japan—</!'»—The Tokio press warned the United States Friday U continue her neutrality in editoria comment on the State Dcpartmen condemnation of Japan ns a treaty violator in China. Typical comment: Miyako— "It (the United States action) is liable to disturb the peace on the Orient, giving rise to a world conflict." Kokumin—"Interference of any third power will open prolong the present conflict." Hochi— "And attempt by various powers to bring concentrated pressure on Japan must be repulsed with vigor." Nichi-Nichi — "The United Suites ought to realize that looking on the mere surface conditions will greatly harm international justice and tlie promotion of world peace." Yomiuri—"Whnt made the United S'lates change policy so suddenly? Why did America, after adhering to n policy of strict neutrality in the Spanish civil war, lose her cool head and come to pull chestnuts from the Far East-* crn fire'.'" ChiiKai~"Tho United States' judgment of Japan's actions is unfortunate but need not surprise us." Asahi—"The United Suites possesses the fairest conception of world affairs especially regarding the Far East. All intelligent Americans know its foreign policy will continue to be directet with discretion and caution. Thus United Stales support of the League is most likely to be confined to morn support nnd even if it accepts tlv League's invitation to a mne-powc conference it is not imaginable tha the United States will entirely disre- (Contmucd on Page Two) with Jupnn. There is much about Japan that is admirable. What the white nations hope for is a change within Japan herself, so that the edicts of her people's elected representatives will be carried out. Then the possibility of war will diminish. For the common people nowhere want war. The Japanese nre individually brave, intelligent nnd thrifty. The world's greatest "copy-cats," they came on the industrial scene long after their white brothers, and in a brief epoch have raised themselves to a level equal with any. The world's case against Japan is not a case against the Japanese jxKiplc. Tho world has so many unsolved problems that It must always welcome any new people who bring courage and intelligence nnd thrift into the common pool of humanity's possessions. But n virtuous people may live under an infamous government. We Americans, sometimes loo boastfully, perhaps, like to think ll::it the Old English were once that way nnd that we reformed them with the lesson of the American Revolution. The disturbing thing about Japan isn't just n war. Wars have come in the history of self-governing people, too. But the disturbing thing is the fear that the rulers who arc running the Japanese war are wholly mad. Facing a man with a gun is one thing—but facing a maniac with a gun is something else. Your writer has a vague hunch Hint before Ms thing is over something will pop inside Japan—and the maniac will be replaced by someone who can be reasoned wUh. .The gun, isn't important. Every nation carries a gun. But the world does have n right to know exactly who is carrying Japan's gun for her. The safety of peace depends on it. VOLUME 38—NUMBER 309 HOPE, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1937 PRICE 5c COPY MILLION ft & ft ft * & * A -fr •£, # # . # isr Hope Rolls Over DeQueen Leopards 37-0 -••^ . . 1 . — <9 ' Cats' Powerhouse Pushes Over Five Talliesjst Half Bright Scores Three, Ramsey, Masters and Eason One Each LOCAL PASSES FAIL Complete Only 2 of 18— But Ground Attack Shows Great Power Isle Royale, largest island in Lake Superior, is about twice as far from the stale of Michigan as it is from the suite of Minnesota, yet it is a part of Michigan. Food Contest Winners Mrs. K. G. Hamilton Mrs. Fin Icy Ward Mrs. H. C. Whitworth Mrs. \V. T. Elder Mrs. Jim McKenzie Winners please call Tor your Free passes at Robert's Grocery and Market. Turn to page 5 for this weeks contest. Fullback New Role for Stone, 205-Pound All-State Linesman By LEANAKD ELMS DE QUEEN, Ark.-The Mope High School football team smothered the DcQuccn Leopards here Thursday night by n score of 37 to 0. The Bobcats .scored almost ut wil during the first two periods, running up a score of 31 to 0 before the hal ended. The second team played Ihc bigger part of third and fourth quar tors. A determined Hope team turned 01 Is power in the opening quarter coring two touchdowns, then acidec nree in the second quarter and tin inal marker in the third period. Scoring touchdowns for the Bobcats were: Bright three, Ramsey, Master uid Eason one each. Slono Powerhouse Big Freeman Stone, 205-pound all- state tackle, proved to be a powcr- louse in tho backtield. Stone ran rom the fullback post in the place of Eason who didn't see action until late n the second period because of an njured foot. Although Stone didn't make a touchdown, he battered the line for consistent gains. Stone went to his regular position at right tackle when Sason came into the game. The Bobcats ran up 28 first downs to four for the Leopards. DeQueen threatened to score only once when Aubrey, quarterback, got loose for a 40-yard run in the third quarter, carrying the ball to the 15-yard line. The Bobcat line held and Hope took the ball on downs. Statistics show that the Bobcats completed two out of 18 passes for 33 yards. DeQueen completed four out of 15 for 40 yards. Hope intercepted two pases for 11 yards and DeQueen intercepted five for 22 yards. The Bobcats made 300 yards from scrimmage as compared to 85 for DcQuccn. Hope losl nine yards from scrimmage as copared to 29 for De- Queen. Total yards gained by Hope 41G to 117 for DeQueen. DeQueen received to start the game Aubrey, in returning the kickoff, wa» hit hard and fumbled, Ramsey of Eden Thanks U.S. for Peace Speech of the Preident "Real Contribution to Peace," Says British Foreign Secretary LONDON, Eng.—(/P)—Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden Friday expressed the British government's "gratification" to the American charge d'af- faires, Herschel Johnson, over President Roosevelt's speech last Tuesday at Chicago. Eden told Johnson Great Britain considered it "a real contribution toward peace." Roosevelt in Conference WASHINGTON. — (/P) — President Roosevelt told his press conference Friday he would make no important decisions on future policies until he has a chance to talk with his leaders anc advisors. In reply to a series of questions, he said he was not sure whether hi would make up his mind on a specia session of congress before he returnee to Hyde Park Wednesday to speak a the 250th anniversary of the establishment of the town of Poughkeepsie and the 150th anniversary of the con titutional convention. —Photo by Hope Star Freeman Stone, Hope's all-state right tackle, who handled a new assignment at fullback position in Thursday night's game with De Queen. (Continued on Page Two) Windsor Tags Along in Wake of Brisk Duchess Cliff ordL. Smith New County Agent Mt. Ida Man Succeeds W. E. Mountcastle in Hempstead Post Clifford L. Smith of Mt, Ida, Montgomery county, took charge this week as the new Hempstead county farm agent, succeeding Walter E. Mountcastle, who was transferred recently to Lake Village. Mr. Smith, former farm agent of Montgomery county, announced that he will follow up the "home-made homes campaign recently launched hero, and will Bet around to the various sections of the county as rapidly as possible. The "home-made" homes campaign opened this week with publication ol the first of 30 rural building plans which the Extension Service is distributing during the next 12 months. ft may not be long before the United States will see a scene like this. Ihe former king of England lagging along behind his briskly striding American wife, for they have obtained permission to come to America The picture, just received from abroad, shows the J}ufce and Duchess of Wmdso* crossing Ihe sidewalk to their- waiting car in Paris, where they went after departure from the honeymoon retreat in Austria. MIND Your MANNERS Test your knowledge of correct social usage by answering the following questions, then checking against the authoritative answers below: 1. Should one call another person 1o the telephone or Bo to him anil tell him that he is wanted'.' 2. Should one remember V> (Meet members of his household with "Good Morning'".' U. If a girl has no brother, should .she seat her mother ut the family dinner table'.' 'i. WitL'ii cutting meat, is the kmfe held on the inside or oiilAide of Ihe fork' 1 5. If ono is asked to p.i-ss a ilish at the- table, may he help himself before passing it? What would ywi do if— You are motoring in the faiiilly car anil are delayed in getting b.ick when you are expected'.' (.ai Drive home us quickK at possible'.' Ibl Stop at a u-lephimc un.l let your family know of >nur delay? tcl Assume that they will think "no news is gooil ia",\s and take your time in returning. Answers 1. G.I in him. 2. Yes. 3. Not if .she has a father lo iK> it. 4. Outside. 5. If he asks, "Do you mind if 1 help myself first?" Rest "What Wmil.l You Do" : "- lution—(b). Rubber Life-Raft Is No Amelia Clue Suppliers Say Device Washed Up on Hawaii Shore Not Hers HONOLULU, Hawaiian Islands—(/P -A possible clue to the fate of Amelia Eurhart or some other Pacific ocean aviation mystery was seen in the find ing of n deflated rubber life-raft tub Friday on the shore of Hawi, sma town on the northwest tip of th Island of Hawaii. Not Amelia's CLIFTON, N. J.—(/Pi-Officials Air Cruisers, Inc., said Friday tha the deflated rubber life-raft found on the shore of Hawi, Hawaiian islands, was not the one purchased for Ministerial Alliance Will Meet on Monday The Hope Ministerial Alliance will meet at 10:30 o'clock Monday morning, October 11, in the First Baptist church study, it was announced Friday. All ministers are invited. Oct. 19 Deadline for Fair Floats Business Firms Should File Entries at Chamber Offices Persons and business firms entering floats in the Merchants and Farmers Fair to be held in Hope October 21-22-23 are requested to list them at the office of Hope Chamber of Commerce not later than October 19. The parade of floats will be helc on Friday, October 22. The parade will start at a designated point in downtown Hope and will end at Fail park where they will be judged. Awards will be made for the win ning floats, to be judged on beauty and originality. Persons entering floats are free to build and decorat them according to their own desire. Cotton Estimate of Oct. 8th Increases, Yield Million Earhart's round-the-world said it was "possible" Miss Earhart carried two rafts, but called that "very unlikely." Amelia flight. They Luke Lea Denies He's in Politics "Divorced From Politics" Since Release From Prison, He Says NASHVILLE. Tonn.—i/Pi—Luke Lea, charge of criticism from E. H. Crump in the hitter's political fight with Governor Gordon Browning, issued a for- nul statement Friday disavowing any connection with the Browning administration. Lea formerly was a political power in Tennessee. Since Ins release last year from North Carolina prison, where he served a term. Lea said he had been in "every way divorced from politics." -g7- ^ IjfT 5 Cars St. Louis Train Derailed; None Is Hurt ST. LC/UIS." i.-Vi -Pennsylvania railroad officials announced Friday that five cars of their fast passenger train, the American, were derailed early in the day at Vamlalia, 111., but said no one was seriously injured. Graves Tell Story •' p^'ink 1 * -'"••'•-' n- •*•- -^v- of Rise of Japan Yellow Empire Lives in Feudal Age, Sells in Modern Age A digest of the history of Japan was given by Albert Graves before Hope Hotary club Friday noon at Hotel Bprlow. Beginning with the opening up of Japan to 'foreign commerce by an American admiral less than a century ago, the speaker traced the nation's phenomenal rise to a point where its industries have captured or damaged the white powers' markets in half the world. Referring to the medieval conditions under which the native Japanese lives, Mr. Graves said: "Japan lives in one age and sells in another." How long it could continue doing so is problematical, and all authoritie are agreed that a long war would b disastrous for the domestic situatioi in Japan, Mr. Graves said. White nations' investigation of labo conditions behind Japan's romarkablj cheap machine goods were no especially fruitful, he said. The Japs while drawing small pay, also enjo cheap living costs. Although the av erage industrial pay is $10 to $11 month in American money, it doesn' draw a comparable comparison be tween American and Japanese living conditions. Nor does the farm comparison, the average American farming 157 acres, while half the Japanese rice farmers hnvc less than an acre and a quarter, and three-fourths of them less tlian two and a quarter acres. The Japanese live happily in their feudal civilization, unmindful of the automobiles and radios owned by the people of the nations they are at present unselling. What will happen if the Japanese suddenly demand some of civilization's luxuries for themselves, is a matter for the future to decide, Mr. Graves concluded. A Thought llnw often we look upon God as our las! and feeblest re.somvi'! We go lo him because we have nowhere else to go. And then we learn that the storms of life have driven vis, not upon the rocks, but into the ilesireil haven.—Gem-Re Mucilonald. 1. Map the correct choice in this one. The Ohio river forms the boundary between: Virginia and West Virginia; Ohio and Indiana; Tennessee and Missouri; Kentucky and Illinois; Indiana and Illinois. 2. Definitions to the front. How many are correct? erotic—nercous; voracious— prolific; enervates— icfreshes: ingenuous — inventive immerged—disappeared. 3. If you saw an albino on the street it would be a man. pigeon, sheep, bird, hog? 4. For women only. Four out of five of these materials are cotton, but the men are bound to guess wrong: georgette. calico, percale, 5. My husband's sister is not rotated to my brother, but if they were what would the relationship he? Answers on Classified P.IKS Italy Is to Turn Down New Parley Will Not Meet Britain and France, on "Volunteers" in Spain ROME, Italy—(£")—Italian refusal to ake part in a three-power conference an the issue of intervention in Spain's ivil war was reported virtually cer- ain Thursday. Premier Mussolini's newspaper, II Popolo d'ltalia of Milan, said Italy would not attend such a conference—i proposed by Great Britain and France —without Germany. The papare reiterated the oft-stated Italian point of view that the issue can be handled best through the 27-Nation Non-intervention Committee ,in London. The article said Italy's answer to the conference invitation practically was ready for delivery. Representatives of France and Britain called upon Italy Wednesday for a reply to the joint invitation. The newspaper did not disclose whether Germany had been consultec by the Italian government. The article traced Italian insistence that the definition of intervention in Spaii should include public enrollment o foreign volunteers, press campaign; and monetary subscriptions on behal of one or the other of the warring parties. It declared that neither France no Great Britain accepted the Italian gov ernfent's suggestion that such "inter ference" be added to tho prohibition in the original set-up of the non-inter vent ion agreement. 'It is not Italy's fault if the prohi bition of intervention was not ex tended fro mthe beginning also t volunteers and the enrollment of vol unteers and if this lack made possibl Russian military intervention and the enrollment of volunteers in the so- called international brigade, which was followed by intervention of volunteers also with the Nationalists (Spanish insurgents)." Italian officials said enemies abroad are spreading false information of troop embarkations for Spain, in the hope of provoking a world war to prevent a victory by insurgent General Franco in Spain. They denied reports Italy is sending 125,000 more soldiers to the insurgents. Several divisions are being sent to Libya to garrison that colony in accordance with Mussolini's promise on his visit there, but there has been no undue troop movement in Italy and no men are being mobilized for Spanish service, officials said. AFL Delays Seat for Printer Chief Printer's Union Asserts It Is Being Given "Run- Around" Arkansas Crop Put at I/ 750,000 Bales—Condi-' tion 81 Per Cent DROP DOLLAR BALE Ginnings 732,289 to October 1 for State, 629,759^. ' Year Ago " *« BULLETIN V ? NEW ORLEANS.— (ff) —Cotton^' ff > Friday reached the lowest prices ' ' since the spring of 1933 under 'a ' wave of selling brought out by a ', surprisingly large government estimate of the current crop. Moderately heavy selling encount- 1 ercd trade buying and covering bj? the shorts, which served to cushion' the fall of prices and prevent a full response to the heavy froccast. •• , After dropping off more than $2 a bale the market rallied inflate. trading, and closing prices were" • steady at net loses of $1.60 to'?1.80 ' a bale. . ' , WASHINGTON —(/P)— The Depart-,/^ ment of Agriculture forecast a cotton \> crop Friday of 17,573,000 balesrOf 500'P lounds each, based bn October 1'—* J ' jtions. pared with 6,031,950 on that date las* year. A month ago the department re-'. ported 16,098,000 bales were indicated'a he Bureaifpf the that 3,&»J& "hate --that . . 4, jeen ginned prior to October^ Vcom- rom conditions existing September , Production last year was 12,39,9,000 jales. The October 1st condition of the crop in Arkansas was 81 per cent of normal, with an indicated production v| , of 1,750,000 bales. The Bureau of the Census report showing cotton of this year's growth ginned prior to October L, counting round bales as half bales, , with comparative figures for last year, was: Arkansas: 732,289 and 629,759. Drops Dollar a Bale NEW ORLEANS—<#•)—Cotton prices broke one dollar or more per bale Friday after the government estimated the largest crop on record. When trading was resumed after a 20-minute suspension of business to receive the government estimate all active months dropped below the 8- cent line to the lowest levels in four years. Yankees Win 3rd Game of Series Get Nine Hits Off Three Giant Pitchers—Pearson Hurls for Yanks POLO GROUNDS, N, Y,—The New York Yankees made it three straight over the Giants Friday by winning the third game of the world series, 5 to 1, Monte Pearson hurled great ball for he Yankees, limiting the Giants to ive hits. He suddenly became wild n the list of the ninth, walking two neu and allowing the Giants to load he bases. Johnny Murphy was rushed to the •escue and retired the Giants with- iut a score, Danning flying to center ield for the final out. The Giants used three pitchers, Hal Schumaker, Cliff Melton and Bren-» lan. The trio allowed the Yankees line hits. The Yankees scoring was aided by 'our errors committed by Giant play-. DENVER, Colo. - iJ'i - Dr. W. R Trotter of the printers' union accuset the American Federation of Lalxn convention's credentials committee Friday of giving his union live "ruai- arouiui' 'in delaying the seating o Charles P. Hou-iir.l, CIO ix-crel.iry, as a delegate. m i •• Air Attack Saves Elm Trees From Disease INDIANAPOLIS—{.4V-Indiana has gone up in the air in, an attack on Dutch elm disease. An autogyro plane, flying at slow eed and low attitude, spot* diseased | trees. Ground crews then go to work, Frank N. Wallace, state entomolo-r gisr, says air scouting has been more efficient and faster than ground searches. Cotton NEW ORLEANS.—<£>)—Otiober ton opened Friday at 8.03 and L-A at 7.74. Spot cotton closed steady 32 lower. mUMling 7.74.

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