Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on October 15, 1937 · Page 1
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.,-v~^ <« ;> ^Y I j* ., - « , Three Days of Community Entertainment-Southwest AEkisasJMante & Partners Fair, in Hope October 21-2M1 IOO,OOO Cans of Food Put Up by Local RA_Families in Year Laid End to End, Would Reach From Hope to Patmos —Requirement 140 Cans Per Person Per Year If nil die canned «ood.s put up by Hempstead county RA farm families in one yenr were Inid end to end tho string of cans would reach from Mope to beyond Patmos, A, If. Wnde told Hope Rouiry club Friday noon at Hotel Barlow. Mr. Wnde, county sii|x?rvisior for the Fnrm Security Administration, successor to the Rural Resettlement Administration (RA) since that organization was borught under the Department of Agriculture, told the civic club that the 157 fnrm families Vicing iidminisercd in Hempslend put up 100,000 cans of vcg- ostnbles, fruits nnd meats last yeor. Home-canning is n cardinal point of the farm security program, and the requirements staggered Mr. Wade's nudiencc of city men. Mr. Wade said the government required the following, of those families it was lending money to; To put up 125 cnns of vegetable foods nnd 15 cans of meat every year for every person in the family—a total of 140 cans per year per person. It isn't unusual, Mr, Wade said, for the housewife to make more money, potentially, than her husband makes out of his cotton crop. For the Fnrm Security AclminUtra- ~ ~ ( * ) tion is n lending, not u relief, group, Mr. Wade pointed out. Hope Star CIO Conciliatory Toward AFL Offer of Laborite Peace Possibility of United Front Appears in Ranks of Labor AFL MOVES FIRST Suggests Parley, and CIO Offers to Meet at Washington ATLANTIC CITY, N. J.—</TV-The Cornmitttc for Industrial Organisation (CIO) proposed Friday to the American Federation of Lul>or that committees from both organizations meet to consider further possibility of peace conferences. It was suggested that a preliminary meeting be held at Washington the week of October 25. "Hits Possibilities" DENVER. Colo.—WV—George Har- rLson, chairman of (he American Federation of Labor's pence committee, said Friday that the ClO's latest peace proposal looked like it had possibilities. API, Makes First Move. DENVER, Colo.—</[')—The American Federation of Labor sent a new [>eace proposal to the C. I. O. Thursday in response to the offer John L. Lewis sent here Tuesday. The proposal \vns new in that the federation agreed to enlarge to a "resonable" size the Executive Council's three-mnn standing Peace Committee. Otherwise, it was no different from the pf-fer .the,federation .has stood by since it suspended 10 leading C. I. O. unions for "insurrection" more than a year ago. It called for* committees from the two camps to meet "without conditions or stipulations" to work out a .settlement. Lewis' offer stipulated that the A, F. of L. recognize the principle of the industrial form of Inbor organization for mass production industries, and proposed that each side send 100 men to the pence conference. The A. F. of L. convention unanimously elected Green to his thirteenth term as president. In accepting the post. Green adopted the most conciliatory tone he has used for weeks in discussing the C. I. O. issue. "I hope and trust and pray we may become united," ho said. "United we ore invincible." It is designc dlo help the tenant class of farmers gel in conidtion to qualify as self-sustaining farm operators and future landowners. Sixty- five per cent of the farm operators of Hemjislcad are tenants, Mr. Wade continued. The speaker told his audience that the government deals exclusively with the low-income bracket of tenants. It concerns itself only with those who miiko successful proof that they arc unable to obtain private credit from any source. The Procedure The procedure then is this, Mr. Wade explained: 1. Application is made for n Farm Security loan, backed by three references. 2. The application is acted upon by the county committee of four, who investigate the references. 3. The application is then reviewed by the state committee and its district supervisors. •1. The tenant is compelled to obtain n contract for a definite piece of land for a definite time. 5. The Farm Security Administration then works out a farm and home program, contract for which must be signed by both the farmer and his wife. 6. A loan then is granted—p "character loan," which, however, takes the farmer's individual livestock, tools nnd household furnishings also as collateral. 7. As n part of the contract the farmer and his wife guarantee to put up 140 cans of food per person per I year. 8. A long-term repayment plan recovers the government's money as the farmer progresses—and the government is "coming out" on its loans, Mr, Wade concluded. The speaker was introduced by Craig Rosborough Friday non. Other guests were: Clifford L Smith of Hope, new Hempstead county farm agent; Bill Boney of Stamps; Jim Weisiaer of Little Rock^* Hie ftevTTomBrewstcr presided«. at, Friday's club meeting. Arkansas—Partly cloudy, not quite so cold Friday night; Saturday cloudy, warmer, VOLUME 38—NUMBER 315 HOPE, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15,1937 PRICE 5c COPY STRIKES •& Tftr # * •£ w w » «r *##•& ####&•&, Jonesboro-Hope Kickoff at 8p.m. Friday (•) • • —. , , , ,..._. „ . j..,._..JL~ . w Cats Play Their Second State Tilt on Foreign Field Hurricane Team Averages 176 -Pounds to the Bobcats' 170 County Unit Plan Bitterly Opposed Senator McKellar Joins Opposition in Tennessee Fight NASHVILLE, Tenn.-i.-1V-Opponents of Governor Browning's county unit voting plan thwarted three attempts to have the house act on the program Thursday, and Browning followers served notice they would sei'k n change in the rules Friday. The house failure to act made it virtually certain the legislature will not dispose of the issue until next week. The bills will be up for third and final strode reading Friday but (hoy have pnssd only one reading in the house. K. D. McKellur, Tennessee's senior United States senator whoso seat Browning is reported to hope to occupy after 1940, sent the Nashville Banner uradiogram attacking the unit' plan as. "vicious," McKelJar'.i arrival here, expected Monday, would give the controversy all the aspects of a "battle of United States senators" since George Berry, Browning's appointee to the senate, is already here in the interest of the unit plan. Tlio .senate heard the unit program denounced by former Gov. A. H. Roberts, L. E. Gwm of Memphis, a former candidate for governor, and others at a public hearing. ith the hou.su deadlocked, the Senate resolved itself into a Special Committee and devoted must of the day to the public hearing. Ford May Close Kansas City Plant Assembly Plant May Be Abandoned Because of Labor Trouble Food Contest Winners Shirley Gibson Mrs. Herbert Stuckey Mrs. Ronnie Raker Miss Evelyn Murph Frances Schneiker. Winners please cull ut City Bakciy for yutir Free l';i.ssc.-> to Hie Suenger. DETROIT. Mich. —(/P)— The Ford Motor company, charging that an "intolerable" situation had arisen because of the picketing of its Kansas City plant, indicated Thursday thnt it was considering closing the plant permanently. "I do not think there is anything to do but close the plant," said Harry H, Bennett, personnel director. "But that is up to the company. We can't get police protection." II. C. Doss, manager of the Kansas City plant which has been picketed since Monday by the United Automobile Workers of America, nnd J. S. Bush, plant superintendent, were in Dearborn to confer with Ford officials. A company statement said Doss had been refused entrance to his office at Knnsiis City except on a union pass. 'Kansas City police refused protection to any Ford official who did not hold a union pass," the statement said. City Manager H. F. McElroy of Kansas City, had telephoned assurance to Doss that any Ford executive ur office worker could have access to the company's plant there. Only 150 maintenance men have been ut work in the plant since September 15 because of the change-over to 1938 model production. They were laid off Monday when picketing began and the other 3,000 employes were advised to find work elsewhere because reopening plans were indefinite. LOCAL BROADCAST Telegraphed Play-by-Play Account at Hope City Hall 8 p. m. Twenty-two members of the Hope High School football team, two student managers and Conc-h Foy II. Hammons loft early Friday for Joncs- horo where the Bobcats and the Jones- "I suppose so—you sec here," Amos replied. Secretary to Edison, Also Inventer, Dies, 84 BOONTON, N. J.-WV-Willinm Henry Mcadowcraft, 84, private secretary to the lute Thomas A. Edison for many years and an inventor in his own right, died here Friday. Negro Is Executed for Assault Case Jessie Amos, 35, Put to Death for Attack on Texarkana Girl TUCKER FARM, Ark.—W—Jessie Amos, 35, negro, was electrocuted at dawn Friday for criminally assaulting a 14-year-old Texarkana while girl, ,_,.,, A prison farm official asked him if boro Golden Hurricane team clash at he were guilty as the negro was strap- 8 p. m. in the second conference game pcd into the electric chair of the season for cnch squad. "I suppose so-you sec I'm setting According to official weights of the ' " ' two teams, Jonesboro will outweigh Hope six pounds to the man, Hope averaging 170 to 176 for Jonesboro. The Boljcat line will be outweightcd, 181 for Jonesboro and 175 for Hope. In the backficld, the Hurricane team will have a weight advantage of four pounds to the man, averaging 165 pounds to 161 for Hope. Tho Hope squad is in good condition with the exception of Hugh Reese, end, who is suffering from a cold. Reese is expected to play. v Play-by-Play A telegraphed play-by-play description of the game will be sent from the" 'Jonesbfl|»,.sracUiun. to SoiJt^fan^ ga,tK«j 'er'ed 'in. 'the Hope city hall auditorium. An expert telegraph operator from Memphis, Term,, is being sent to Jonesboro wliere he will telegraph the play- by-play nccount of the game. The broadcast will begin at 8 p, m. and will, be announced to the audience at the city hall over a loud speaker furnished by Captain HappV Harris. General admission to the auditorium will be 25 cents for adults and 10 cents for students. Tickets are on side at Hope Confectionery, Jacks Newsstand and Webbs newsstand. A two-column box on this page gives the probable starting lineups. Clip the lineups, then you can tell who's who during the broadcast. Hope Is Favored JONESBORO, Ark.-A light workout Thursday afternoon marked final preparations of the Jonesboro High School Golden Hurricane for their battle with the Hope Bobcats here Fri-, day night. Hope is favored to win. The Bob-: cats are undefeated in Arkansas, while Jonesboro lost to Little Rock Catholic High, 17 to 7 last week. Encouragement has been lent by the return of Mutt Alexander, right end and utility back, who has been suffering from a broken finger. Also injured are Milton Pharis, triple-throat halfback, suffering from a charley- horse; Willard Tilley, his running mate, thumb injury; Woody Durham, knee injury, and Odis Colter, giant tackle, suffering from a boil on an elbow. 1. On a buffalo nickel, does the buffalo face right or left? 2. Raw rubber, as used in the commercial world today: is a synthetic product; grows on bushes as little soft bulls; is mined in South America; is obtained from the juice of certain tropical plants. 3. What part of United States is famous for: Creole cooking; baked beans; fresh salmon. 4. Henry has one aunt who has no sisters but who has two brothers, Tom and John. John is married. Tom is not. What relation ure Turn and John to Henry? 5. A dunce routine requires a man to go forward three steps, (hen back two and repeat. How many .steps must he take to reach a point a distance of six steps from his starting point? ou riiissified Page Fire Sweeps Hotel in L. R.; 2 Are Hurt 30 Guests Escape From Texas House Early Friday Morning LITTLE ROCK—t/I')—Thirty scuntly- attirccl guests, trapped on the upper floors, reached safety cm ladders and fire-escapes early Friday when flames enveloped the only stairway in tho Texas hotel, in the downtown section of the city. Tlie fire was confined to the office and stairway. Two persons were injured. Loan Period for Cotton Lengthened Sales Must Be Reported Within 15 Days of Transaction WASHINGTON—(A-tJ^-Growtrs who have sold th,eir cotttfn-wili^bg' given additional time tq.qualify for govern-* mcnt adjustment payments, the Agricultural Adjustment Administration announced Thursday. Sales receipts for cotton sold up to October 15 must be filed with county AAA officials by Aclober 30. Receipts for cotton sold after October 15 must bp filed within 15 days of the sale, officials said. Previously growers were requested to file sales receipts by September 30 for cotton sold prior to September 15 and receipts for sales after September 15 within 15 days thereafter. Officials said the one-month extension would enable "all growers who wore unable to file their recipts within the time limit previously set" to qualify. State Savings Less on Bond Tenders Improved Financial Condition Raises Value of Obligations LITTLE ROCK—The state's improved financial condition and better economic conditions generally are causing the state to save less and less on its band tenders, Comptroller J, O. Goff snid Thursday. A tabulation of Arkansas highway, toll bridge and other obligations purchased Thursday by the state Refunding Board showed that few bonds can be purchased now at less than par. Tho board purchased $817,450.66 worth of par value bonds for $735,450.1)6 Tliiir.sdiiy, effecting a saving to the state of $81,659,73 in gross principal. A total of $265,000 of three per cent Road District "A" bonds was purchased for $225,477.27. a savings of $40,022.73. A high of 83.73 WHS paid for the bonds. At the first tender made under provisions of the 1934 Refunding Act on September 19, 1934 this type bond brought a high of 67. These bonds reached their all-time high at the February 25, 1937, tender when a maximum of 92.75 was paid. At the April 7 tender, this, year, a high of 89.59 was paid; at the July 20, 1937, tender 84.90 an dat the September 22, 1937, tender 85.55. First U. S. Move in Jap Crisis Is to Be for Arbitration Roosevelt Indicates Course of Events at Brussels Meet WAR IN PALESTINE New Arab-Jew Outbreak —France May Enter Spanish War HYDE PARK, N. Y.—(/P)—Urcsident Roosevelt said in substance Friday that an attempt to mediate the sino- Japanese conflict would be tho first step considered by the conference at Brussels of the nine-power treaty signatories, including the United States. War in Palestine By the Associated Press Terrorism in the Holy Land, reaching an acute stage with the ambush- killing of two British constables, centered diplomatic attention Friday on another of the world's trouble spots. Even as the British government was concentrating its efforts on preventing the Spanish civil war from spreading into a European conflagration, the latest manifestation of Arab unrest came from its mandated Palestine territory, long the .scene of Arab-Jewish conflict, .J >v .:,.,. AgonstablesKorfnan Harris and Aus- mrMrfalia"wei<g'-added' to' the list of dead, which has already included four Arabs in the present disorder. A dozen Jews have been wounded in the last two days. Reports from the Orient, where the Japanese and Chinese fighting fiercely at Shanghai, are engaged along a wide front in North China, gave no hope of an immediate settlement of the conflict. In Spain, reports from As,turias province indicated that the fall of Gijon, last government-held seaport in northwest Spain, was imminent. Probable HOPE Ramsey (180) Quimby (185) Keith (170) Jewell (150) W. Parsons (170) Stone (205) lieese (165) Bright (155) Aslin (1(50) Masters (155) Eason (180) Team Average Line Average Backfield Average Starting Lineups L. E. L. T. L. G. C. R. G. R. T. R. E. Q. R. )„ H. R. 11. K, B. Mope, 170 Hope, 175 Hope, 161 JONESBORO Osment (160) Dreher (194) McCarty (170) .. Whidden (185) Uhea (190) Pemberton (180) McClelland (190) Alexander (188) Pharis (164) Tillery (150) Carey (160) Jonesboro, 176 Jonesboro, 181 Jonesboro, 165 France May Act LONDON, Eng.-(/Pj—French Foreign Office officials said Thursday night that France is considering joint direct action with Great Britain if a non-intervention subcommitte fails to obtain withdrawal of Italian volunteers from Spanish insurgent armies. France was ready to protect her Mediterranean trade routes after agreeing to go along with Britain in giving the nine-power subcommittee a chacne to obtain withdrawal of the troops. The committee will meet here Saturday morning. French sources were pessimistic on the outcome of the meting. Official sources in Paris said France and Britain agreed to demand an immediate "symbolic" withdrawal of some foreign troops from Spain as the price for their reutrn to the Non-intervention Committee table. They saic the two powers will ask this in a declaration to the sub-committee meeting Saturday. Withdrawal of an equal number o; volunteers of each nationality will be proposed, it was said, as proof of tho sincerity of all parlies and a guarantee of later adherence to an agrccmen in principle to recall all foreign soldiers from Spain. France and Britain then would consent to more lengthy discussions with the final goal the stripping of both sides in the Spanish war of their foreign soldiers at the same time. The withdra\vals could be supervised by the Non-intervention Committee's trol officers, it was said. Chicago Slayer Is Executed Friday Chrisoulas Put to Death for Killing Protector of a Girl SHISAGO—i/Pj-Pcter Chrisoulas. 40 was electrocuted Friday for the slaying of Irving Fehlberg. theater manager, in March 1936. Chrisoulas was convicted of shooting Fehlberg to death after he was seized for molesting a girl theater pu Iron. I Mrs. Brooke Elected Head of Girl Scouts SAVANNAH, Gu.-^)-The convention of tho National Council of Girl Scouts elected Mrs. Frederick Brooke of Washington, D. C., president Fri- iliiy.'Kiicct'C-dJng Mrs. Hi-rhort Jlonvrr. Swaying Marvel Is to Thrill Crowd at Fair Here Oct. 21-23 Photo shows Harry Froboess at the' top of an 83-foot steel pole. His ncrial act will be one of the outstanding free attractions at tire Merchants & Farmers Fair in Hope October 21-23. Froboess will give performances day and night, 18 minutes at each performance. The steel pole sways 30 feet each way from center. Another free attraction will be a series of trick and acrobatic motorcycle riding by five dare-devils. One of the latest 10-cent paid attractions booked by Captain Happy Harris, Fair manager, is the Ossified Man. This is a story of a man turning to stone—but is still alive and able to talk. Arrangements for the automobile and air races for Sunday, October 24, have been completed. Rac cars will arrive next week and will be put on exhibition at various garages in Hope. Precinct Officials—Report Totals to Star On Monday Tliis notice is for all election officials in Hempstead county— As sonn as your box is tabulated in Monday's election please telephone the totals to Hope Star, phone 768 Hope. Two telephone lines will be available on the same number, 768, Monday night, to expedite the returns. If the call takes a long-distance charge The Star will pay for it. Simply call " Hope 768 collect." If you can't reach a telephone please send someone to town us quickly ;is possible. REPORT ONLY COMPLETE TOTALS—NO PARTIAL RETURNS. In Nevada county the returns arc being compiled as usual at Prcscott. Nevada precinct officials should report to Prescott—but collect telephone calls will be received by The Star from Nevada points also and relayed back to Prescott. Archie Johnson's Prescott Daily News will furnish Nevada returns to Hope Star, and in return The Star will supply Prescott with state returns from the Associated Press election wire. The Star will have complete state returns available in Hope Monday night—and will issue an election extra as usual about midnight, or curlier if the senatorial race appears to be decided. AH mail subscribers will be served with the election extra. Civil Service Test Here on October 23 Examinations for Forest Hanger, Game Warden, Refuge Keeper LITTLE ROCK.-(/P>-Dr. K. O. Warier, slate civil service personnel di- viiior, announced Friday that examinations would be held October 23 for applicants for forest ranger, game warden, and refuge keeper, The cities where examinations will be held include, Camden, Hope and Ruasellvill. Three hundred applications are on file for forest ranger and 150 for war- itt'ii jiiil refujje keeper. Democratic Split Is Congress, Issue Special Session May Hinge on Constitutional Court Fight WASHINGTON —i,.4 J >-- The major topic of speculation in the capital Friday was whether next month'* special sewiion of congress will bring rivon- ciliation between the Democratic factions in tho senate. Many close observers forecast there would be a partial reconciliation if President Roosevelt drops his court, reorganization program as his radio speech last Tuesday night indicated. Mercury 33 VE, and Trace of Ice, for Early Cold Snap Winter Sweeps Across North and West With "ow" of 24 VERY EARLY SNOW Earliest Snowfall in 16 Years Reported at Columbus, Ohio A light frost accompanied a drop ia temperature that sent the mercury trf within one and a half degrees of freezing early Friday morning, weather instruments at the Fruit & Truck Branch Experiment station showed. The official low was 33V4 degrees, only one and a half degres above freezing. ' The light frost, first reported this fall, damaged tender plants to soma' extent. 7nere was a trace of ice in an exposed place at the experiment farm. By the Associated Press Abnormally cool weather spread southward Friday in the vast area'east of the Rockies, while communities of • the mountain region enjoyed higher temperatures. ', A light snow fell in northwestern Missouri, south central. Iowa, and 5 central and western..tlew York. '" v ~ *• \ A. light^ostpccurred Thursday night "as far south' as northern^ Louisiana and central Mississippi. * '•/' \ . , Winter Hits North CHICAGO — (/P) — Winter paid an early call on Central and Eastern parts of the country' Thursday bringing many Northern areas withSHRDLUE freezing temperatures and blanketing many Northern areas with snow. ' An official reading of 30 degrees was registered here for the first time this fall. Snow was reported from the Indiana dunes northward into Michigan and as far east as New York state. A light snow fell over Ohio—it was the earliest in 16 years at Columbus—I and heavy frost caused widespread crop damage in the state. Newark, Ohio, reported a low temperature of 24 degrees. Continued cold weather was forecast for the East, while the prediction for most Mid-Western States was "generally fair and not quite so cold." Snow flurries in Pittsburgh and Altoona, Pa., arrived three weeks" ahead of last year's deput Both cities reported minimum temperatures of 30 degrees, an all-time low for the date in Pittsburgh. Snow covered western New York state, two inches falling in parts of Erie, Wyoming and Cataraugus coun- ies. Owl's Head in the northern Adirondacks, reported a temperature oj 10 above zero. Stock Values Fall 17 Billion Dollars Average Market Price of Shares Is Lowest in Two Years NEW YORKM/Pj-Here's what a $17,000,000,000 two-month slump in prices on the New York Stock Ex* change has done to statistical indices and share values: The Associated Press average of 60 stocks closed Thursday at $49.20 per share, down 30 per cent from the Au^ gust 14 close. The latest figure was the lowest in more than two years, The decline chopped away 64 per cent of the two-year gain from March, 1935, to spring this year, the longest sustained bull market in history. Rail stock averages have plunged 42 per cent from the August peak; hard-, est hit of the major groups. Industrials dropped almost one-third, while utilities had 22 per cent of their value snipped away by the set-back. "The decline from the yar's high, touched in mid-March, has carried rail quotations down 53 per cent, util» Hies 37 per cent and industrials 31 per cent. Cotton (111 I'rt'J;' NEW ORLEANS.-G<P)-October r~* r ton opened Friday at 8.27 and closed at S.24. " Other quotations expired at aoon Friday. S»ot cotton closed steady OP ichor, middling S.34. "dm *t*&

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