Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on September 10, 1934 · Page 1
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This newspaper produced under divisions A-2 8t A*5 Graphic Art* Code. Star WEATHER cloudy on Monday night and Tuesday. VOLUME 35—NUMBER 282 <AI')—Monti* Andoctntnl Pretn (MO A)—MrnnK New*pnp«r Rnlerptlm Ans'n HOPE, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 1934 of Hope fo,.urtpil 18flO| Hope Dully Pr«w. 19ZTI an Hope 81nr, January 18 V 1029. PRICE'6e COFS ARSON PROBE IN SHIP BLAZE The News Review •By BRUCE CATTON- ft ft ft ft ft ft , ft PUROPEAN strategists believe that the next war will be a war of rapid movement, with trench warfare almost obsolete, and the infantry occupying a secondary place. <•'• Italian experts say their recent army maneuvers show Unit assault !>y fust tanks and swift-moving shock troop detutchments will break and trench line and force the fighting out i nllin open. Britain creates its first permanent tank brigade; France studies the movement of troops by airplane, and American authorities agree that the trench warfare is' probably a thing of the past. All this reflect the force which new inventions ar exerting. The, whole science of warfare seems about to swin gon one of these.pivots which! human ingucnity provides every few centuries; and while weapons arc becoming ultra-scientific, the military art itself may Vic reverting to the con- Strike Leaders Plan New Drives Textile Disputes f^Many Mills Intend to Reopen Under Guard of Soldiers 2nd WEEK OF TURMOIL Eforts Toward Settlement Apparently at Stand Still Monday WASHINGTON. — (/P) - Renewed picketing drives were planned by strike leaders in the nation's textile walkout Monday as many mill owners reported their intention of rc- opcnint; plants under military protection. Efforts toward n .settlement, of the controversy were at a standstill as the .strike entered its second week after the manufacturers had rejected an arbitration proposal by labor. Francis J. Gorman, national strike leader, had proposed that the mediation hoard headed by Governor John G. Winant of New Hampshire summon George A. Sloan, head of the textile institute, and other employers' representatives, while Gorman and union leaders would represent labor. Sloan termed the proposals "of n character that makes them utterly impossible from every standpoint." Sloan met with the mediation board todH&/ta,coriUpuG the manufacturers' Side 67 -tlie conflict. '' "-"?• i Soldiers on Guard In, the..southern.textile centers, additional national guardsmen were on duty at many mills as employers were ready If) reopen their mills North and South Carolina were joined by Mississippi in calling out guardsmen. Union leaders lined up new "flying squadrons" of pickets for attempts to keep the mills closed and shut down School Opens Here Next Monday if U. S. Inquiry Is 14 Married Women Will Pull Down School Salaries Registration for High School Students to Start This Week YERGER STARTS 48TH dilions of bygone centuries. XXX It is possible, that is, that we are Soing back to a relatively small, high- Faculty Lists for All Schools Are Madfe Public Hope public schools will open September 17 with 14 married women on the faculty list, according to an tin- ly professionalized army such as was nounccmcnl made public by the the vogue for centuries prior to the French Revolution. For a long, long time before that, the mass army which depended on sheer weight of numbers for its triumph was practically unheard of. Even the largest nations had small armies, by modem standards. Military science was formalized and delicate. It took years to create a pro- fcsional soldier; one created, however, lie was invincible to all opponents, except those as fully trained as himself. XXX Then came the French Revolution, ;md the application of conscription. Time and again the French defeated school board. Another feature of the article released for publication is the fact that Henry Ycrgcr is beginning his 48th consecutive year as head of the Hope negro schools. Registration for all high school students will be made at the parsonage ot First Baptist church, South Main street. Senior high school students will register Tuesday and Wednesday. Junior high school students will rgeistcr Thursday and Friday. It is urged that as many students as possible register this week, as registration after that time will be deferred until the latter part of next week, Fire Destroyes Liner, Scores Are Dead <M m additional ones. Southern strike headquarters in Greenville, S. C., said governor Ibra C. Blackwood's proclamation against unlawful assemblages in South Carolina would not slop "flying squadrons" from visiting the mills. In New England centers, reinforced guards stood at the mill gales in anticipation of new attempts by picket groups to close the plants. Police in many, textile communities announced .they would protect workers who desired to work. Two States Title Goes to Atlanta H;i))l)its Defeat Transporters S to ,'! in Fifth Ciame of Series TKXAIIKANA-- The Atlanta Hab- bits were crowned Two Stales League champions for 1034 Sunday afternoon better troops by the simple process ofj' 1 was announced, overwhelming them with numbers. A teacher s meeting to receive final The art of war changed. Armies instruction before the opening day of grew enormously. Numbers became i school, will be held Saturday morning more important than profcsional skill. i» city hall auditorium at 9:30 o'clock. This .condition lasted to the .pros- lent day. But the- tide began'to turn several years ago. The • machine gunj- Teachers for the various schools: * ' ' High School Dean of Students and Science—Glen Save on man the fire-power of n J. Durham, company; the airplane became more j Social Science—Mrs. Hoy Stephen- potent than the cavalry regiment; the!son. tank acquired the hitting power of History and English—Mrs. Ernest the brigade. The result has been to lessen the im- Still. English and French—Elisc Reid, importance of mere size. As things arc j Mathematics and Science—E. E. now the strength of an army depends Austin, on the equipment and training and English- not on its size. Because of that it History may he that we shall never again] Greene. -Sarah Faylon. and Latin—Mrs. Farrin see armies as gigantic as those of the World war. And that, in its turn, would mean that the frightful mass slaughter of 1914-1918 would not be duplicated. XXX Earlc W. Evans, of Wichita, president of the American Bar Association, deserves the thanks of the country! Etymology and Geography—Mrs. R. L, Broach. Mathematics—Vollic Reed. History—Mina Millmrn. .Social Science—Jimmie Jones. Commercial Courses — Mrs. Irma Dean. Home Economics—Ruth Taylor. Physical Education and Health— the crooked lawyer. following lln decisive 813 defeat ot the Southwestern Transporters of this . rjly, in the fifth and deciding game IjfJ the play-off series. Hits when hits meant runs along with good pitching by Bernard Henderson brougb victory to the Cass county team. Henderson, whose victory Sunday, was his second in, the scr ies, was joined in the heroes circle however, by Budgie Hanncr, young Rabbit third sucker whose home run in the seventh inning with McGivalry cm base supplied the finishing touches to the Atlanta victory. Henderson, regularly an outfielder, mi the Habbil club and u former mem her of the Brooklyn Dodgers held the Tran.'-porlers well in check through- nut the entire game, scattering their six hits anl bearing down effectively in the pinches. He disposed of six of the £.011 Hi westerners by the strike out route and went Ihe entire gamu with- <;ut i.ssueiuy a base on balls. Added to the combination of bitting and pitching, itself un almost unbeatable combination, was four costly Transporter errors that resulted in Ihe same number of runs. Palmos Students to Classify Friday P. ML/ for his ringing demand that the bar, „ 'f.J nmmons institute a vigorous campaign against Brookwood School Principal—Mi's. Henry Hayrics. Home Room Teachers: First Grade—Mrs. Sanky Callicott. Second Grade—Miriam Carlton. Third Grade--Mrs. Henry Taylor. 'The criminal lawyer," he declares, 'is an offensive creature, usually to he found in the large centers of poP~ ulation, who advises clients how to commit crimes witJi the minimum risk of detection." This is true enough; find it might, he added that some of our most daii- srr.iu.s lawbreakers would have been jugged long ago if some of our un- .scTuplous lawyers hail not Ix-en willing to use any and all means to keep tin 1 moul. of jail. I Such lawyers of course arc niim-1 Platoon Tuac'hcT.s—Miss Frances Patterson, " Miss Pansy Wimbcrly, Miss Louise ("wen. Offlrsby School Pruu'iptil -Mrs. David Davix Home Room Teachers: First Grade—Miss Bessie Gnvn. Second Grade—Mrs. Klomu'c Myall. Third Grade Mire Virginia God- criciilly, of course, an insignificant'bold group in the country's bar. The things they do. however, have a far-rcach- hcacl of the country's bar association heal of the country'se bar association is alive to the harm they will do and is determined to stamp them out. XXX If you have ever doubted that the strike is the most expensive way of sctlling labor disputes, you might scan the figures presented by the Minneapolis Junion Chamber of Commerce, dealing with the recent truck strike in that. city. The truck drivers, themselves, i" (Continued on Pace Three) FLAPPER FANNY SAYS: nr.o. u. s. PAT, I'alinos i-chtiol students will classify Friday afternoon at 1 o'clock. At. thai, vimc 'book lists will be given out. ^Children who will be six years of T&se before January 1 must enter within two weeks after school opens. Work i.s now under way on lan'l- t'cuping the school ground, plans for v. hich were furnished by George Ware, assistant director in charge of the fruit and truck branch experiment station. The labor is being furnished through the 1'ERA. A blonde thinks a brunette jilot as lish!. headed ;js yhc. Platoon Teaehcr.s: --Mrs, Renfro, Nellie Porter. Doris Mose.s. Paisley School Principal—Mrs. Geo. M. Green. Home Hocim Teachers: First Grade—Miss I.ulic Allen. Second Grade—Mrs. Geo. M. Green. Third Grade—Mrs. Thco P. Will. Platoon Teachers: Mamie Belle Holt. Mrs. Chas. Routon, Jr., Helen Bells. Helen McRac. Sub. Teacher—Genevicvc Dodds. The elementary pupils will meet in their respective schools next. Friday for hook lists and classification. The neijro schools will be under the supcrviMon of Henry Verger, who is hcginnin |.;hi.s 18lh year with the Hope schools. Ed Drinker Faces Trial Wednesday TKXAKKANA. Tex.—Edwin Brinker. eharged with the murder of P. A. McEwain, Hose Hill hot dog vendor, will go to trial for the second time Wednesday in Bowie county district court. His first trial resulted in a huiiK jury. Thou sh circumstantial evidence linked 111'-' former iee company manager with Ilii-' crime, he steadfastly iliui'-'d any conned inn with it. . . —•!» e «••; Auto Accidents Last Monlh Cause 29 Deaths j I.1TTI.K KOCK.-Automobile arei- I dent:-; tl»' majority of them av->idabk'. j resulted ill 29 deaths in Arkansas in I Aiu'.u.vt as compared with 28 the pre- i vious month and 30 in August of l'J3'l, j Ihe monthly report of the Arkansas Chamber of Commerce shows. Total motor fatalities so far this year arc 202 as compared with 1-19 on Die same, period last year. Launched in Fire Luxurious Liner Incendiary Is Suspected by Chief Officer of Morro Castle OTHERS TO TESTIFY Dock Hand Will Give Ver-, sion of Disaster—Death'' List Is Reduced ASBURY PARK, N. . —(VP)— A terrific blast which sent sparks and flam-, ing cinders high in the air Monday ' prevented searchers from boarding the hull of the Morro Castle, liner which caught fire Saturday, causing loss of more than a hundred lives. Firemen had planned to board the ship and use hose to extinguish the fire. Cause of the explosion has not bee'n determined. Two bodies, both of them ' j men, washed upon the shore Monday. A second explosion occurred about half an hour after the first blast, again sending .a shower of sparks and cinders into the air. Meanwhile a government inquiry into the fire was begun at New York. Arson Theory Given Chief Officer William F. Warms, master of the ship at the time of the fire, told the inquiry board that he suspected the blaze was starred by an incendiarist. Warms said he based his belief on the fact that an incendiary attempt was made on the boat on its previous voyage. . . «He also thought significant the fact htat the blaze was discovered in the ship's locker which "blew out" at the start of the fatal fire. When, speaking about the earlier fire, Warms said "someone set it" Inspector General Dickerson N. Hoover of ;thc steamboat inspection service^ Bob Chamberlain Dies Saturday Short Illness Proves Fatal to Hope Man—Buried Sunday It. L. <liol>) Chamberlain, 5U, died in Julia Chester hospital aSturday night after a short illness. He \vus taken to the hospital for uu operation, but dicil bi-fore it <:ould be performed. Funeral services were hold Sunday afternoon ;it 1 o'clock from the family residence ou East Second street, with the Rev. K. C. Rule, pastor of First Methodist church. |c/.i?iciuling. Tin; body w.is buried in Rose Mill ceinclery. Suivivm;; arc his widow, two biotli- rr.i, Bert o[ Hop<- ;inci Hlrh-ird of Uaym.'.-.villi. 1 . L.a. I.'nin.i in Culuinliii;,, Mr. ('h:jnil>cr- l.iiti :-pfiil. pi-;ii-lic;jl.ly lii.i entire HIV in ili'inpsl'-iid county, llr v, ;j.s well known in Hope, having bi'cn c-ng-jye'l in the carpenter, contractor and bct-r bland business. Tie Supper A pit- supper will bu held Suturduy night nl Midway on the Pruscott- Blcvins highway. The public is invited. Funds will go to the church. Medical Society Meets Tuesday Seventy-five Visiting- Doctors F/xpected—Public Urged to Attend Approximately 7;") visiting physicians iire expected here Tuesday for a meet- TOP—This remarkable air view shows a lifeboat, heavily loaded, pull- iiiK away from the Ward liner, Morro Castle, destroyed by fire with a lo.-s of 200 live.s off the New Jersey roast. Smoke and flames billow from (he ill-fated craft as the boat takes to (he water, laler to be picked tip by one 01 the many rcmic ships (hat rushed to the scne of the disaster, after it was towed away from Ihe wreck by (lie launch In (he foreground. BOTTOM—Saved from death in a flaming: ship, Iheu from drowning, these survivors frnin the Morro Castle, Ward liner destroyed by fire off the New Jersey eoasl, are shown as they lined up at Spring Lake, N. J., after reaching shore, to sign their names in the. check of the disaster's toll. Most of (hem are only partially clad, escaping in the garments which they hurriedly rioned when the alarm was sounded. At the left is Senorn Kenec Mcnrtcz t'apote, daughter of u former vice president of Cuba, saved when a sailor dragged her through a window and rushed her to a lifeboat. "I found charred .paper on the cargo," he said. The companys formal report of that fire, produced at the hearings, agreed with the details of the chief officer's story. 'I think somebody put something in that locker that burned and smoltered fire a long time," Warms testified. "It smoked, and we saw that smoke first, and then it-burst into flames." "Any other place?' asked Hoover. "The only other place seemed to be the lounge," "Then," said Hoover, "you base your belief that the fire was set on your previous experience and the fire in the locker.' "Yes sir." "Do you think that lightning hit the ship?' ''That was not true." Deck Hand to Testify William O, Sullivan, a deck store Deeper, says he intends to tell the 'ederal steamship inspectors that no water came out of the fire hoses of he vessel when the crew attempted o fight the fire. . He also said he > intended to tell hem that the crew members weer or- hcm that the crew members were or- gcrs and that weekly fire drills had not. been properly can-led out. The revised list shows the ealualties n the MOITO Castle tragedy stand at 3 identified dead, 27 mising passenger, and 31 missing of the crew for a otal of 137. The identified dead included Capt. lobert Willmott, whose body has not ieen recovered. He died of heart disease before the Morro Castle caught fire. Another Ship "Fired" BALBOA — (/[>)— Several officers of the Grace liner Santa Rica, which made port here Monday with fire in its hold, declared after docking that "the fire here and also on the Morro Castle was the work of an international radical organization." HAVANA —(/P)— Captain Oscar Hernandez, chief of the Havana port police, declared Monday "that the Morro Castle fire seems to have been 1 the work of Communists, apparently of a passenger who boarded the ship with fire-making chemicals in his baggage." Student Cleared in Death of Girl ing of the Sixth Councilor District Medical Society which will hold a one-day nu'i'ling at First liaptist church. The M'.-sion will open at 10 o'clock in the morning, and will be concluded with an address at 8 that night by Or. Sam E. Thompson, president of j SpCCtatOl'S ChCGl' iho Texas Medical association. - -The public is incited, and especially urged to attend tin. 1 afternoon and night prograjn.'i. |IJ a. in.: I'lieiminiiM -Us coinplk'w- linns and treatment — Dr. Phil McNeil. Oklahoma City, G'ula. It a. m.:-Common Skin Diseases-Dr. I). W. Golslein. V'orl Smith. Ar- Jlll'Y ' ]2:()U m.: Luncheon. — First Baptist Church. 2:00 p. m.: Osteo-Meylitis -Dr. Willis Campbell. Memphis. Toim. 3:00 p. m.: Cancer of Cervix with Lantern Slides Demonstration—Drs. of Farmers Acquit Neal Myers NOHMAN, Okla. -(/I')- Ncal My- ir.-:. 21, pharmacy student, was ac- riuitU.fi Saturday night by a 'jury of tanners who tried Him on the charge of iirjrder in connection with the death of Marian Mills, his college sweetheart. The slate has attributed the 19-jcar-old co-ed's death to an effort to prevent maternity. Myers bowed his head and tears came into his eyes us the verdict Wi.s read. He was shaken visibly. His parents, Dr. and Mrs. P. B. My- M. Smith and Joseph Kelso, Okla- ! crs of EIRcno, who have been at Neal's (Continued ou Page Three) (Continued on Page Three) Kidnaped Negro Girl Is Returned Irma Carson, 12, Is Unharmed by Unidentified White Man Federal Grand Jury to Take Up 100 Cases FORT SMITH, Ark.(/P)-More than 100 cases involving alleging violations of federal statues will be laid before the federal grand jury when- it convenes here Monday. Monday and Tuesday have been set aside for consideration of cases in the Fort Smith division. These include Irmn Carson. 12-car-oltl negro girl i 27 alleged violations of the internal who was reported kidnaped here Fri- | revenue laws in regard to liquor, in addition to 20 other cases. The grand jury will take up cases from the Harrison division Wednes- d-jy by an unidentified white man, was returned to her home late Saturday unharmed. Fuliec said she was released on the Lcwihvillo road by her abductor when he apparently became frightened by the girl's screams. Police said she had not been attacked. The girl made her way to the home of u negro family where she spent the night. The following afternoon she (Continued ou Page Three) day, which includes five cases con* cerning liquor and 13 other cases. Cases from the Texarkana and El Dorado division will be studied Thursday and Friday, and if necessary, Saturday. There arc 12 liquor cases and 11 others from the Texarkanu division, and 10 liquor and five miscellaneous ones from the El Dorado section.

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