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V 1 ir: , *%, OT '(' r ',* ; * f 'M(5fi TWO ^ ,>'* %«t»^aj STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS *ppfi!*if Star Star of Hope ISM; Press, 1927. Consolidated January 18, 1929. 0 f Deliver Thy Herald From false Report! Published every week-day afternoon by Star Publishing Co., Inc. «t fi. Palnrtf & Ale*. fiL Washburn), at The Star building, 212-214 South Walnut street, Hope, Arkansas. _ *" .......... ^ C. E. PALMER, President ALEX. H. WAStt&URN, Editor and Publisher (AP). —Means Associated Press (NUA)— Means Newspaper Enterprise Ass'n. Subscription ttate (Always Payable in Advance): By city carrier, per ek ISc: per month 65c; one year $6.50. By mail, in Hempstead, Nevada, fldWftrd, Miller and LaFayette counties, $3.50 per year; elsewhere ?6.50. "' „ Memhef of The, Associated Press: Tlie Associated Press is exclusively j entitled to the use for republication of all news dispatches credited to it or j - not otherwise credited in this paper and also the local news published herein, j 11 Ctuttges on Trlbntes, Etc.: Charges will be made for all tributes, cards '*)& thanks, resolutions, or memorials, concerning the departed. Commercial »pecs hold to this policy in the news columns to protect their readers & deluge of space-taking memorials. The Star disclaims responsibility the safe-keeping or return of any unsolicited manuscripts. Economic Issues and the Church's Role •<-Y\NE of the most interesting experiments of recent years is J U about to be undertaken by the Congregational and fhris- ' tian churches of the United States. They are going to hold a —rplebiscite of their members on economic issues, including: ."unemployment and relief, agricultural prices, labor organizations, tariffs and other trade barriers, public utilities, consumers' co-operatives—and capitalism. W .*.X ,, . thiring the next few months the questions will be studied *-~and debated. Some time next year a vote will be taken to see how the members of these churches stand on these matters. •'-• - It will be interesting to see what conclusions are reached ; • even more interesting, however, is the fact that the vote is - being: taken at all. For these churchmen have agreed to debate and vote on the most vitally controversial issues of the day. They certainly cannot be accused of remaining aloof from life's major problems—or of being afraid to pick up a 1 hot potato. The first question that will occur to most people, probably, is: Are these matters, properly, any of a church's busi- - ness? Is it necessary, or even advisable, for a church to take a stand on them? What have such things to do with pure religion ? An excellent answer is contained in the current issue of Advance, the Congregationalists' monthly magazine. "XXX "THE affirmation: 'I am come that they might have life,' 1 and the prayer: 'Give us this day our daily bread' are adequate warrant for every effort we make to achieve economic justice and economic security." says Advance. "The struggle to end the dominion of poverty, destitution, and want is basically a religious struggle. It is an attempt to make the will of a just and loving God prevail among men." Nor is that all. For, continues the magazine: "The abundant life-means the communion of the soul with God, but it also means a.healthy body, a sound mind, 'hope, ambition, peace. The child exploited in the cotton fields, Svith the burden of poverty upon his malnurished body, starved of beauty, finds God but a remote hope and often sees Him not at all. Men and women working long hours, receiving poor wages, torn constantly with the fear of eviction and lossxif job, Harried by debt and worried about medical " bills, are often too bewildered even to wonder about God." And, lastly: w -"Thequestions of deep import are always those on which • there is the most vigorous difference of opinion. And a religion which is realistic and which goes deeply into the perplexity of any generation must of necessity deal with those questions." Transplanted Furore '"TT'PROBABLY is an astute move that the motion picture high 1 command is making, in planning to hold its gaudy, semi- histerical "world premieres" of motion pictures in other cities than Hollywood. " Seattle gets the first one, with movie stars, formal dress, flood lights, microphone, and all the rest of the trimmings lined up for the opening of the picture, "The Barrier." on October 29. Later on, other films will "open" in various other cities, with the same splurge in each case. ^ As a means of publicity, and as a device to bring the Tfans into contact with the stars, all of this will probably be ""•extremely effective. And yet—well, somehow, this kind of thing has always seemed typical Hollywood. It is the sort of thing to be expected of that surprising and fantastic place. Will it go so well in sober, less-movieized cities? CAST ttP tm.\iiA.CTBft8 PtttSClM.A PIKIU'R — hetolu*! »OUHK wnmnn attorney. AMV KKltft—flllr'" roonimil«* llml murtlpri'F 1 * Tlrtlm. JIM KKHHtd.VN—Cllly'.i Onnp*. II A H U V U t 'V C «t X S — Amy's • trntifrc vliltor. _ SKHCittANT nOI>AN—officer fl». (ildiiMl (« ftulvo Iho murder of Amy Kcrr. * * * Ye.ilpnln.vi C'llly h f n r n ifce whole trnisio sdirj- of Jlm'» ml.w- Jornmo from him. Thru he lenvi-n for Amy's ofllrr to rtnmlnr her flip nt fvliieni'c njs«lu«t Worth. A in omen I Inti-r ('Illy I* horrified lo nnllrr IhiU her «-lnd<iw ttertf Ihe flre f.xenpr 1« now opi-nl CHAPTER XXX TJTEEDLESS this time of any •*"*• danger to herself, Cilly rushed into the bedroom and carefully investigated the open window. She knew, beyond the shadow of H doubt, that she had not opened It. Someone from Uie outside had reached over and pushed the window up, very quietly, so that in the excitement of. talking with Jim, she hnd not noticed. Why had it been done? Suddenly, Cilly saw the reason for that window having been opened so stealthily. The man wanted to hear what was being said! He might have recognized Jim, seen him come to the house. He might—oh, a thousand might- have-beens. . . . The thing was that he had heard the entire case against mm. \Vlu,;:":r suspicions had linked in his mind were realities now. He had heard Jim's complete story. He had heard about the evidence against him in Amy's safety deposit box! * * » CTRANGELY, Ciily did not real^ izc at the moment that she was in the same clanger, since Jim had told her everything. All she could think ol was that Jim must be warned. Somehow she must get to the Cannon Building before this man who had listened at the window. , . . IE only Sergeant Dolan were here, to go with her! But she couldn't wait for him. Every minute was important. She thought of the officer upstairs in the vacant apartment. But he had orders to remain there. . . . In the end, she left a message with him for Dolan. Would the sergeant follow her to the Cannon Building, just as quickly as he could? It was important, tremendously important. She took the subway to Manhattan. That was fastest. Jim, in his urgency, might have taken a taxi. But Cilly knew the subway would get her to the Cannon Building to half the time U Would take a taxi, even though every second of the trip would seem an eternity. For the first five minutes of Ihe trip, she was in an agony of suspense. It was as if the car were a prison, holding her backward; she pressed her body hard against the seat and beat a mad tattoo with her feet to speed the train forward. Then, quite suddenly, every muscle in Cilly's tense body relaxed. For a long, breath-taking moment she sat there, very calm and very still. She had been asleep, and had just awakened. She knew who the murder was! * * * AS the train roared its way un^ der the river, she went back in her mind over the whole case. The pieces fitted together in a perfect pattern. What a blind fool she had been! What a stupid, unreasoning fool! She recalled Die events which followed Amy's death on Sunday night; she remembered standing in the kitchen before going to bed. And then, Ihe most important piece of evidence in the whole case, which she had completely forgotten until this minute. . . . The dumbwaiter. She had heard it descending slowly; passing the level of her own kilchen and continuing down to the basement. That was how the murderer had left the house. It was nil so clear now. Mrs. Downey had heard him running down the stairs from the roof. He had reached the second floor, entered Apartment 2-A. And from there he had taken the dumbwaiter . . . while Cilly stood , in her kitchen, listening to it, too i stunned to realize what it might Imean. Fourteenth street. . . . Pennsylvania Station. . . . Cilly got off the train and flew up the stairs. The Cannon Building was just around the corner. , * * * 'T'HE lobby was empty. Usually -*• a night elevator man remained on duiy. . . . Yes, one of the cars was coming down. Casey, the night man, stepped out. "Hello, Miss Pierce!" he exclaimed. " Tis a queer time to be < coming to work now, isn't it?" Cilly dragged him back into the car. "Hurry, Casey," she cried, "I've got to get upstairs. . . . Did you just take someone up?" "Just this minute, ma'am. A young gentleman, It was, saying he wanted to go to your office. ... He had the key and all. . . ." "Was he alone?" •* **•« "Sure, he was. Not another soul's been In the building since 10 o'clock" He brought the elevator to a stop nt her floor. "Do something f.or me, Will you, Casey?" Ciily begged hurriedly as she stepped out. "Go downstairs and get a policeman—just as quick as you can . . . something terrible may happen. . . ." She ran down the corridor, turned a corner, passed her own office, and continued on to Ames & Wakefteld. She noticed the light shining through the transom. Jim was there, alone, and she was in time! Breathless, she opened the door. Jim was trying lo pick out Amy's desk, according to the position Cilly had described. He spun around to face her. "Cilly! Cilly, darling, what';, the trouble?" "Jim, I know who did it! He listened, Jim, he liilcned at my window while you were telling me about it. He'll be here nny minute, I know il. He won', let you get hold of that evidence. Jim, he'll kill you!" Jim readied out, put his arms on her shoulders. "There!" he assured her, "we're safe for the moment. Cilly, tell me, who is if Who is il? If I could only get my two hands on him. . . ." "What do you think you'd do, my hero?" Simultaneously, Cilly and Jim whirled to face this new voice. The door of Harvey Ames' private office was open; Harry Hutchins •stood on the threshold, coverina them both with a gun. There was the snme old cock 4 sure smile on his lips, but hi;, hand never waver:d as it leveled the revolver at them. "My dear Priscilla," he gloated, "nothing you have ever done has pleased me more. Now I have the tsvo of you here together, the only two people in the world who stand in my way. , . ." Cilly thought of Lot's wife, changed lo a pillar of salt as she turned to look back. In her case, however, she had become a column of solid ice the moment she turned to see Harry Hutchins. But Jim was all fire now—all fire and fury. He sprang forward, heedless of the gun. Cilly heard the safety catch click. Only a second now— She shut her eyes, afraid to sea Jim go down before her . . . then she heard the shot, intermingled curiously with the sound of crashing glass. . . . (To Be Concluded) By Olive Roberts Barton If Children Like Color, Their Clothes Should Gay as Their Spirits as How fur can i\ mother go In dressing her youngster In colorful clotlii's without passing the linumtary of good tnsle? Olive Kulierts Burton, fnmous child trnlnlng export, tells you hi this, the second of three special nrllclcs for NEA Service, and also contrasts today's selen- tlflc use of sartorial liveliness with the dull monotony of other ycnrs. T. M. Reg. V. S. Pat. Off. times, many places. The panorama turns on the life of Leonard Westerfielcl, grandson of a Virginian who turned his face westward with the early emigrants. Born during the Mexican war, Leonard grew up as America grew and as his home town, Ferrisburg, changed with it. Then the war of the state first flared in 1860 Leonard was in college. In the years that followed he became lawyer, congressman, judge, father, implacable foe of intrenched interests. He battled as did Ajnerica and he emerged into old age finally deeply scarred. People honored Leonard Westerfield but he felt himself that his life had been defeat. He felt lie had been choked in the relentless process of chang. "And after everything has been said," writes Poet Masters in conclus- on, "after every complaint has been made, America is a better country and ife in it is better than when Leonard Westerfield was bcrn . . ." Saga of the battles, the funerals, the ove.s. .scandals, tragedies, marriages cl deaths of a whole people. "The Tide of Time" is as vital as the years themselves,—P. G. F. By UK MORKIS FISHBEIN Editor, Journal of the American Medical Association, and of Hygela, the Health Magazine. Serious Infections May Be Due to Irritation of Worker's Skin This is the seventh of a series of articles in which Dr. Morris Fish- lieln discusses industrial diseases and ways in which the worker's health may be guarded. (No. 31S; Innumerable substances with which workers regularly come into contact may produce more or leas serious reactions in the skin. These reactions are of various types. Some of them are simply a chemit-dl burning of the skin or irritation. The others are infections of the skin by the germs which are always present and ready to attack when the skin is broken. Etill others are chronic irritations which resemble eczema and sometimes the irritations are so persistent that they develop the nature of cancer. Any one of these irritations or inflammations of the skin may he associated with a secondary infection by some other organism. .Sometimes, just the use of soap and water, as in the case of washer women, will cau..t eczema of the skin. From time to time various irritants, have been listed by specialists in diseases of the skin. In one of the most recent lists there are hundreds of different drugs and combinations of drugs, and associated with this a list of occupations in which irritant .substances regularly used may bring about disturbances of the skin. There ia hardly an occupation known to mankind in which this posibility does not exist. One of the most common forms of ••irritation of the skin in an occupation is that resulting from a contact with oil. This is usually called oil folli- euiitis. A reaction on tht- skin occurs from it mixture of oil and dirt which blocks the follicles of the hair. Then the glandular secretion is blocked and inflammation develops. With this inflammation there will be a secondary infection by pus-forming germs. Usually the condition occurs first on the hands but it may also be seen in other parts of the body Sometimes these minor infections extend so that they become boils. Workers in grinding industries sometimes have the skin broken by metallic dust or fine steel chips which mingle with the oil and which may then be rubbed into the skin. Here also secondary infection occurs frequently. NEXT: Other forms of skin infection. By Bruce Catton Masters Chronicles a Sagu of America Around the beauty and the heartbeats, the fears, the hopes and the hypocrisies of the small town. Edgar Lee Masters wove his "Spoon River Anthology" a few years back. Nov. he returns to the further chronicle <; this region in "The Tide of Time' 'B'arrar and Rmehart: ?3> and scores an equal triumph. Hcie is an immensely greater can vas; for "The Tide of Time" is spreac across some 6&0 pages to portray a rnicl 'ilewestern American community from the days of the Civil War through the I'JSG's, Written over a period of years, here is a novel of many people, many I don't see how I can make both emit, meet.—Mrs. Irene Castle Mc- LauKl.lin, of Chicago, who was awarded alimony of ?750 per month. I would carry arma for the United States m order to help fight Fascism.-i Earl R. Browder, Communist presidential candidate in 1936. If modern mothers would establish a letter-writing hour and take it seriously . . present-day youth would reach manhood with higher ideals.— Elli.s K. Baldwin, dramatic critic of the Utica, N. Y., Observer-Dispatch. I have shaken hands and kissed babies every year .since 1 left law .school. Moreover, this darn job is getting under my hide.—Probate Judge Robert Hudkins, of Ernporia, Kan.s., who is resigning. Germany and Italy are not dictatorships, but the greatest and soundest dtmocriicies that exist in the work! today. -Benito Mussolini, in Berlin. I was not wa.shecl clear of the boat at all, just over the .side.—Captain Heard of the English sailboat Endeavor I, giving his version of his narrow escape <luring the storm. Toot and Be- Darned GRAZ, Austria.—(/P)—Special yellow plates bearing the word "Taubstumm," meaning deaf and dumb, have been put on bicycles of deaf mutes by police here. The plates show motorists it is useless to sound their horns. The regulation became necessary because it is a Gray, cutum to distribute newspapers. Commercial and private airports decreased from 564 in 19,'!0 to 5.52 in I!),'i5 in this country, while municipal airports increased from 550 to 739. All children take pride In their np- peiirnnce. Even u neglected child, iic- custoined to rags and not particularly conscious of his looks, will preen and strut when suddenly dressed up. H is ns natural for people to renct happily to clothes us for n cat to wash its face. This being the case, plus the discovery that color has a definite psychological value, we find mothers today far ahead of their forebears in splccl- iug clothes for their offspring. Not so lout; UKO it was considered poor taste to deck out the milo in anything but white, tan or blue. The more "genteel" the family the greater tendency there was to lean over backward and restrain color. I have known children who were confined lo tan uniforms for day wear and white in the lute afternoons at "dressing time," while their happier neighbors on the side street were glorying in bluus and pinks. a( least. Let Child Cliooso But there has come u change in all this. Just as wo now buy nursery furniture in gny pastels for baby, and in stronger shades for the pre-school- er, wo are going in for a riot of color in clothes. And il is right. It is still j more right to allow the child some say j in what he or she is to wear. Children j have marked preferences and they feel i better in lavender, green or red. ns the j case may be. i Then there is Ihe mutter of jewelry. For yours imd years the mother of refined tiistf rofuspd to think of it in terms of her small child. Even the littlp ring or locket was barred, and 1 remember presenting a five-year- old one time with « short string of pnle coral beads the color of tin angel's lips, only to have the mother say, "Mary will wear these when she is older." 1 never saw them again. They wore so clninly and lovely, to say nothing of the cost, that 1 was dismayed. They were not jewelry in the accepted sense, but a fitting adornment for n perfect child. Tnwdriness is another thing. Chil dren are jewels themselves and are better off without spangles. But today's mother allows the little keepsake, the ring or locket, and it detracts nothing. Children love a trinket, so why deprive them, when we ourselves lead everything imaginable on our own necks, wrists, ears und hands? Good (iroiiniliiK Music Clenliness, of course, must ever be the background for beauty. Guoming t need not dwell on. The slick head, the clcudn hands and nails, (he well scabbed teeth. These are three things to remember in dressing the child past babyhood. Sturdiness of clothing that allows for exercise and accident; lightness and warmth and plenty of room in both shoes and clothes, and cool enough to stitisly. Overdressing is still bad taste, and simplicity is still in style. But why we ever got the notion that gaiety in children's raiment was wrong and common. I'll never be able to tell you. Color hunger at last is recognized as u need, and the gods are smiling. and nt lensl one director, have served notice that they studied by the Fascist, nor even remain on the same lot And speaking of politico! you ought lo henr Ihe n contest between the rival tlona of Screen Playwrights Writers' Guild. Such men Wodehouse, Philip Dunne, don Stewart and Rupert terniilely hnve been buying the locnl trade papers and wrl winded mil let! let ions ami c' nil reminds one of grade-soli blesr "You did!" ... "I di did" .. . . "You're nnothe) "You're seventy million ano "You cross tills lint- nn' 1- your ol' block off" . . . "No, THIS line nn' I'll knock YO off . . ." I think it would be 11 their studios gave these li some work to do. Mr. Eddy's llnlr For the first lime in his cu: son Eddy is slurring in n plct' out letting his hnir grow Ion; the top slurs, Ginger Hogers most modest ear. Funni though, is the 1917 vehicle C. Wookey coaxes about to' the cashier nt Paramount an fiintiitislic sums of money They did 11 great job Door" for picture purposes, flicker contains only four dialog from the pluy, for w paid a neat $125.000. Anotl high in nmazinK adaptation mount's purchase 'of John S' "Tortilla Pint." It will, so ' innde into a musical, with G 1 in the load. Unless it's cut out before you. there's a funny mistn City."While the mayor is d: the Hudson river pier ho '• large eleettric sign uclvertisl Hollywcod Citi/cn-News." —.»*» Ordinary ropes 12 and 14 I diameter were strong enou.' the fire-wrecked Morro Ca; the beach at Asbury Park, Heated towel racks are cessories of London bathrooi NEXT: School fads. Filmland Goes "Big Apple"—anil Trouble Awaits II Duce's Sun , HOLLYWOOD.-Short fakes: Clark Gable says he may play the part of Gone in "Gone With the Wind." Censors objected to a scene showing Buck Jones milking a cow, but in the same picture there svere no deletions from the sequence which showed him killing a man. Ever since Paramount gave a party at the Trocadcro to introduce the "Big Apple" as it will be performed in "Once in n Lifetime," Hollywood night- spottcrs have been having a fling at the dance. It's the old-fashioned square dance adapted to swing-time, truckin' and the Suzy-Q. Good fun at 2 a. in. Margot Grahame and Freclric March were introduced on the set the other day just before a scene which required them to go into a clinch. There were several takes, then lunch, was called. As March left he said, "Goodby. Miss Grahame. Nice to have kissed you, I'm sure." The Morgan brothers, Frank and j Halph, introduce each other us "My ; elder brother." Ted Healy is running a flower shop. Buddy Westmore has been going everywhere, usually with Lana Turner, since his divorce from Martha Raye. Miss Raye goes no; where, and there's nothing to that lalk ! of a reconciliation—even if he is a j make-up artist. Chameleon's Ltincli Foreign news: Dining at the Troc, ': a wealthy Rumanian named Gikha, or something like that, brought consternation to the waiters by ordering six flies with his meal. When (hey were brought (on a little silver platter) he fed them to a pet chameleon which he took from his pocket. Young Vitlario Mussolini almost certainly will figure in an embarrassing incident one of these days. He's hereto .study American production methods and presumably intends to visit the studios and sets. Several stars 666 Liquid, Tablets Snlvo, Note Drops cli Mai in 3 djg»»«V Cola^> first draft* Try "Kuli-My-TIsm" WorldVB«t? Liniment '^w; TRUSSES \Vo onrr.v n complete sf""" ~* Trusses. We arc ciireful lo ly fit these trusses, mid i nrc the lowest tliut can No rlmrgu madi- for fitting, f JOHN S. GIBSON*?,. Drug Company;!"*' The Ilexnll Store '-,,, Phone C3 v.v.v.v.v.v.v.v.v.wfl%y i: SEE us Tor Painting and Body Special Car Paint Job—?17.$i -' O. K. Body Shop,-f 1015 S. Elm (Old Hgh. Shftpjl M. M. MORGAN V>'Vk*M Fire Laddies Get the Ha-Ha in This Town UNDERBILL, Portland England.-(/Pl—People laugh when there is a fire in Underbill. Chief A. J. Jackrnan. applying for new equipment, revealed why, "Our 1901 model fire cart is very heavy, the springs have gone flat, and its antiquated appearance causes nothing but laughter. "The streets are so steep we can't movo it until all the brigade is present. Kven then we are glad 1.0 get children hauling on the rope:;, too. "That causes more fun and ridicule. And it annoys the firemen." ler • (Chesterfields go right along with smokers , , , giving them the kind of a smoke they want... in the way they like it best, Chesterfields are refreshingly milder*~«they've got a taste that smokers like. 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