Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on October 26, 1937 · Page 1
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Hope, Arkansas
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Tuesday, October 26, 1937
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•li «M» •**«> Ji'iH-imiMiiMKi miMninj«nnii <**it*^*mmt~tm~iiimmi * in inn iiinamn.miiinin. i «**••*• Our Daily Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor • Alex. H. Washburri'' White Paper T HE STAR this week is unloading the largest single shipment of paper ever brought into this district—33tons— making n total stock of almost 'IB tons. Newsprint, which was marked up substantially in 19J55 and again in 1SW6, is scheduled for a IT'/O per cent increase January 1st; and many newspapers, like this one. chose to pay a small penalty now rather than risk the full market price next year. This is Canadian paper, made of spruce pulp. Back in 1914 the United States produced 85 per cent of its newsprint, but today the situation is almost reversed—the United States today imports 75 per cent of its newsprint. Our nation consumes half of the world's rough white paper (newsprint) that newspapers are printed on. Canada leads the world in newsprint manufacture, with Kinlarul an important second—and Norway, Sweden, Newfoundland and Germany, lesser producers. In making newsprint all of these nations use the pulp of spruce and other northern woods. This industry may very soon come to our own South—and the market provided by American newspapers alone will bo worth 150 million dollars a year. Star 4.3 4% J* >* WEATHER. ArkanKas***Kai,r and colder Tuesday night; Wednesday fair, colder extreme southeast portion. Achievement Day Program Set for Friday,_Nov. 12th C. C. Ran.lalT of Extension Service, to Be Main Speaker IS WOMAN'S FAIR Food and Household Article Contests Will Be Judged Then Home Demonstration clubs will hold their annual Achievement I>.i.v program on Friday, November 12, at the exhibit hall at the Fair park in Hope. This i.s- the rural club woman's Fair, according to Mi.ss Melva Bullinglon, home demonstration a;;(;nt. C. C. Randall, assistant director of agricultural extension work in Arkansas, will bo the chief speaker on the day's program. Miss Gertrude Conanl, extension nutritionist, will head the judging committee. Miss Ha/el Craig, Miller county borne demonstration agent, and Miss Marion harper. Pike county home demonstration agent, will assist Miss Conant jn judging the various contests and exhibits. The contests will feature individual contests and club contests in food preservation, food preparation, best dairy products, home made article!, clussificd >:m)or bnr:-™ induitrie-f ami household nrts. Thrift articles will bft a big feature as everything from tea towels up to mother's best dress will be made from such things as flour nnd feed sacks, or dad's old suit. Clubs will com|H.'le on fresh vegetables on display now growing in the garden. Club recreational leaders will feature homo-made games and stunts that are now being used by Hempstead county far mfamilies. All exhibits are to be put up on Thursday, November 11, !!)37 No exhibits will bo eligible for placing if put up after Sl.-.'il) a m. on Kriday. The exhibits will bo open to the public on Thursday niwht November 11 and Friday November 12. Vocational Farm Study, Practical Best Insurance Policy a Boy Can (Jut, Says K. K. Jackson A practical knowledge of agriculture is Iht- best insurance policy a boy can obtain this day and age. R. K. Jackson, vocational instructor at Hope! High School, told il».. Knvani.s club at luncheon meeting Tuesday noon at New Capital hotel. A boy can obt;,;.i llii.s knowledge through tin; vocational and manual training eoin.su being offered fur the first time as a .subject of .study in the high school here, Mr. Jackson said. "This course helps a student to fit knowledge obtained in other subjects' into tins work. For instance, he uses ! mathematics and geometry in fitting various angles together in construction of tables, chairs and other articles that are built in the manual training course. "Mathematics also fits into the study of agriculture. Whether a boy intends to be a farmer or not, the course offers linn a practical education which can be used ill other lines of work. "Vocational agriculture lias been taught in the United States about 20 years, .skirting with the passage of the Smith-Hughes act. "lliere are about 1UO Smith-Hughes centers in Arkansas, mostly in tilt.' northern part of the state. "The federal government is now appropriating I mills for use in tlii.scour.se in an effort to give the student a more practical education in high .school," Mr. Jackson said. The speaker, a (iraduale of Mississippi State College, appealed for support from civic clubs of the city in an effort to interest boys in the new course being offered in Hope High School. Mr. Jackson spoke on a program arranged by Joe Floyd, \vlio said that nearly 50 i>er cent of the students enrolled in the blub school were from tile rural area. Mr. Floyd said the addition of a vocational department to the school w.is a great asset and a step toward fillurc progress. Claude G. Bovvers, newspaper man and author of several books, is the Ambii.suidor to Spain from the United States. VOLUME 39—NUMBER 1.1 HOPE, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 1937 PRICE 6c COPY Dr. Chnrles Ilerty, newsprint expert of Savannah, Gn., discovered several years ago that while Southern pine liiid always been condemned for newsprint purposes' because its high resin content stained Hie while-paper product the pulp of young pine trees uiuli'r twelve years old had no more resin content than the northern spruce. Dr. Hcrly mamif.-ictured a ruiiin- tity of pine newsprint and nine Georgia newspapers made a successful test run on it in 1933. A file of these newspapers WHS kept on display nt The Star office for tsvo years and wiis examined by several local timbermcn. Dr. Hearty's test was considered by the newspaper compines to be tnl.irc.ly successful —but there is this special ha/ard confronting any new unit attempting to manufacture newsprint: A complete paper mill costs not less than five million dollars. The capital requirements of the newsprint industry are enormous, and the trade is dominated by hii|!C combines—most of which have been heavily committed to investments in Canadian mills anil contracts for Canadian crown timberlands for many years. A single new mill would therefore face i\ double hazard—the hazard of a high-capital industry, and the lui/ard of having to fifiht hug'. 1 combines which, already having millions invested in a foreign country, will in all likelihood raise other milli'ju.s to protect that investment. But Ihere are .signs that the 17'-; per cent increa.se in paper pasted for next year will definitely force American newspapc-rs to give backing to the Southern pine expert-' menl in white paper manufacture. The coming of the kraft or brown paper industry to the South has bcncfiteed timber-growers cyory- whcre in this section. The coming of (he white paper industry would double those henefit.s—and that day is constantly drawing nearer. Alice Jean Webb Hit by Automobile 4 p. m. Alice Jran Webb, afied about 13, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Everett N. Webb of ll')| e. was struck by an automobile at Third and Pine street about 4 p m. Tuesday. She was rushed to Josephine hospital where a physician said be believed her condition not sei'ious, although : be was .suffering from severe scalp wound, cuts and bruises about body. 'the car was driven by a white man. who continued east toward business section of the city. Weldon Taylor. Hope Star newsboy, was eye witness in the accident. Young Taylor was tumble to definitely identify the driver of the ear. More Than 600 May Ride Bobcat Train to Camden Friday 300 Pei-sons Had Registered Early Tuesday Afternoon How Good a Mind Reader Are You? Will Measure "Sixth Sense 1 Science LAST APPEAL ISSUED Let High School Committee Know Now—Tickets on Sale Wednesday Approximately 300 persons had made rcservtilions on (he Bobcat Spopial to Cnimlcn at 2 p. in. Tueseluy, it was announced by Mi.ss Beryl Henry, superintendent of Hope public school.';. Miss Henry said she expected (ho number to reach 600 by late in the afternoon "Every one who cxp'jcls to ride the train, plea.se call us n( once a.s we must notify railroad officials as to the number of conches needed for the trip." Mi.ss Henry said. "By telephoning No, 107 does not mean that you arc bound to the verbal agreement of making the trip on the train—but it will serve as an indication as to the number of coaches we need," Miss Henry said. She said that 792 persons rode the ' special train from Hope to Nashville last year, and that she expected this number or more to go to Camden, however, "we are going to ae- ctniifdale (he number that calls and no more." Miss Henry said. Admission Tickets Admission tickets to the ITope- Ciunrlen game will go on sale at Mope Confectionery and Jacks Newsstand Wednesday morning at 75 cents each. All Hope fans arc urged to buy their tickets in Hope as the entrance Gate at Camden is very small and is crowded. •*"•"" • ""•"" ' . j Hope students can buy tickets at the high school here for 25 cents. At Camden they will be sold at the same price that adults arc charged, 75 cents. The special train to Camden will leave the Missouri Pacific depot between 4:.'!() ;md 5 o'clock Friday, arriving <it Cainden two hours later. The train will leave Camden for the ro- lurn trip about 10:>15 p. m. BaiKjuct Thursday Meanwhile plans went forward Tuesday U> Kive the members of the Bobcat squad and coaches a banquet Thursday night at the hifih .school cafeteria. The banquet is also in connection with a "pep talk." The affair is sponsored by the Young Business Men's association and tickets may be obtained from them. They went on sale Tuesday morning. The speaker for the occasion will bo announced Wednesday. During the past year (here were reports of 3,402 missing persons in St. Louis; 5,108 in Philadelphia; 1079G in New York city; 2,638 in San Francisco, and 3.082 in Los Angelas. How good a mind reader are you? Dr. J. B. Rhine of Duke University has been trying to find out in experiments to determine the existence of a "sixth sense," referred to as ESP or "extra sensory perception." The researdher, left, shuffles and turns a deck of special cards. Subject guesses the card turned. Five out of 25 correct shows exceptional ESP. Here's ?.nother method of testing the ESP. A screen is placed between researcher and subject. As the card is turned from the pack, the subject points to a key card. The researcher puts the card in the pile indicated by the tip of the pointer protruding under the screen. When the correctly placed cards are counted the subject gets another ESP rating. This Curing House Will Take Care of 4OO Bushels Potatoes D DO n fttT POTATO STORAO& S»J3VICE UNIVERSITY OF ABWANSAS CotuEaa op.Aaaicui.rt/pe Competition has been found m many cases to improve one's ability as a "mind reader." Competitive tests are conducted like this—two simultaneously sort their shuffled decks into five piles corresponding to the key cards placed between them. Although Dr. Rhine's experiments indicate the existence of a sixth sense, he and his associates still are mystified as to the way it works. However, subjects in general exhibit about the same degree of ESP in all tests and the degree of ability varies widely in this as in oilier faculties. Here's a solitaire ESP test—the subject sorts the face-down deck into five piles to correspond to the key cards, which are marked with star, circle, square, plus sign and wave sign symbols. If 300 or more bushels of sweet potatoes are grown, the construction ol i special curing house may be justified for use by one or more fanners in a community. This is necessary for curing, if a larger community curing house is not available. This plan is designed for approximately 400 bushels of sweet potatoes in crates. The width and length may be increased up to 1,000-bushel capacity. The most necessary features ol the curing house are (1) artificial heat for curing, <2) ventilating system to provide air circulation, and (3) heavy, insulated walls for weather protection. Logs may tie substituted for insulated frame walte if desired. Many growers build the house directly on the ground instead of making the floor at "wagon box" level. Working drawings of this plan. No. 73411, may be jecured from your County Agent. This plan is one ol a series of more than 100 plans of bams, sheds, farm houses, and other farm buildings designed to meet Arkansas farm conditions by the University of Arkansas College of Agriculture. CIO Proposes It ControHhe AFL Its "Peace" Plan Would Give It Majority of Membership WASHINGTON—OT—The Committee for Industrial Organization (C10> proposed Tuesday a reconciliation with the American Federation of Labor on a basis which a CIO leader said probably would give John L. Lewis control of the Federation. Lewis' 10-man delegation, negotiating for peace with the Federation, suggested the creation of a new CIO de- parlmejit within the Federation which would be authorized to organize the workers in mass production, marine, public utilities, service, and basic fabricating industries. On the basis of membership claimed for the rival organizations, the CIO would have 11.718,000 members in the Federation compared to approximately 3,200,000 workers which the Federation now claims. "This seems to us to be a case where we would control the Federation by sheer strength of numbers," said Pressman, CIO counsel. Hill Dies on Eve of 100th Birthday W. F. Hill, Oldest Man in Section, Buried at Buck Range W. F. Hill, 99, who would have been 100 years old in February, died Sunday night nt his home seven miles south of Nashville, and was buried Monday at Buck Range. Mr. Hill, a Confederate veteran and Howard county's oldest citizen, had been in good health up to a few weeks ago. Two daughters and three sons survive him: Mrs. Lee Blackwood and Mrs. Rile Hill, of Buck Range; Kelly and W. F. Hill of Dallas, Texas, and Tom Hill of Buck Range. Lee Steel men say that rats aro dying off in the large, cities because man lias erected wall of steel and tin between them and their food supply. 1. Estimate within one-fourth inch the distance diagonally across a dollar bill from the lower left- hand corner to the upper right- hand corner. 2. Which of these men served as President of the United States although he was never elected Prus- sident? George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, Wouii- row Wilson, Benjamin Harrison. 3. One of these countries luib in> milita, no army, no navy, and nu air force. Japan, Venezuela. Iceland, Peru, Poland. 4. Is this sentence correct? "He is one-sixth Indian." 5. Wha't two numbers, when multiplied together, produce ]3? Answers t.n ClDSJilU'U Page Circus Opening in Hope Wednesday Merchants Offering Tickets to Barney Brothers Show Here "When the corn is in the tassel and the cotton is in the bloom men's noughts oft turn to the circus. "It is the time for juy, and the loosening of the pent-up feelings. Of all of the pleasures of boyhood none quite equal that of the circus. There is something so strange about it all. "The piercing shrieks of th calliope, the roar of the lions, the grunting of the elephants all seem to affect the nerves of the young and give the occasion a mystic, wierd and interesting effect. "Who is it with soul so bereft, that be cannot recall, when he worked all day carrying water tor the elephant and wondered where the old pachyderm could place all that the buys brought him. And yet those clays are engraved on the memory of men in high position to be cherished UA long as life lasts. "To the boy the circus is a momentous occasion. It is one of his first important impressions and belongs in after years to the figures of his imagination that are enshrined in a frame of (Continued on Page Tlu'ee) Bulletins LITTLE ROCK — (JP)~ X. Z. C. McCarroll, chairman of Hie Arkansas Corporation Commission, said Tuesday lie is considering becoming « candidate for Senate-Elect Miller's Second Distrcit scat in congress "hut it is too early to announce definitely my plans." BERLIN, Germany — (/P) — The resignation of Or, Hjalmar Schaelil, German economic minister, was accepted Tuesday by Reiclisfuelirer Hitler. CHICAGO - (P) - The Evening American said Tuesday that a second Ross ransom note had been found. The newspaper said n $10 bill identified as part of the $50,currency paid the kidnapers of Charles S. Ross in a vain attempt to i btain his release was reported by Frank It. Slrcmmel, an employe of tin 1 Association of American Railroads. The aggregate output of raw silk in China i.s estimated at 25 percent of the world's supply. A Thought Of 19 out of 20 things in children, take no special notice; but if, as to the twentieth, you give a direction or command, see that you arc obeyed.—Tryon Edwards, Roosevelt Calls in Budget Experts Douglas and Kennedy Summoned to White House Conference HYDE PARK, N. Y.-tfV-President Roosevelt had an opportunity Tuesday to discuss the nation's budget in terms of business conditions. White House aides said the balancing of the Treasury's books was uppermost in the president's mind and announced that his calling list included: William O. Douglas, Securities Commission chairman; and Joseph P. Kennedy, first chairman of the commission and now head of the Maritime Commission. Mr. Roosevelt also arranged to see Governor Bailey of Arkansas, Unpopular Curfew GRANTS PASS, Ore -W— City Couneilmen decreed nightly curfew should be resumed, but: Policemen refused to ring the bell, saying they couldn't leave their posts. Firemen said they wouldn't ring it unless the council got them a new clock—they didn't want to be blamed for untimely tolling. They got the clock. Came curfew time and a fireman tugged, but no curfew. Someone had disconnected the bell rope. 14 Fewer Deaths on Arkansas Highways During Present Year Total of 280 Deaths to October 1, 1937, Against 294 to Same Date Last Year By the State Highway flcpl Statistics released last week by the Traffic Department of the Arkansas Stale Highway Commission and by the Slate Police Department indicate a reduction of fourteen fatalilie;, on Arkansas highways for the first 'nine months of 1937, as against the corresponding period for 1936. The report to the National Safety's — — Council indicates thirty-five fatalities during the month of September. 1937, and a total of 280 to October 1st, while :n 1936 there wore fifty fatalities during Ihe month of September, arid a total of 294 for the first nine months. This is the second time in which Arkansas has shown a reduction this yeai. the report for the first seven George 6th Opens Parliament With Pledge for Peace Asserts England Will Work for China-Spain , Settlement TAZANGCrVPTURED Japs Finally Take Chinese Key Post Outside of Shanghai •LONDON, Eng.H^)-King George the 6th, an earnest figure.in the splendid trappings of Britain's ancient ma* jesty, pledged his government Tuesday to attempt to restore peace in China and Spain. At the same time the monarch promised air raid protection for England, and forecast more help for England's needy families. He opened his first parliament from the throne dais of the somber House of Lords—with Queen Elizabeth in the chair of state at his side—and concluded with this unusual benediction: "I pray that under the blessings of almighty God the outcome of deliberations may advance the happiness and well-being of my people and the peace of the world." Usually the king merely invokes divine blessing on parliament's "labors." Otherwise his speech hewed to the usual formula. «'" War Parties Advance (By the Associated Press) Japanese victories on the Shanghai' front, and Spanish insurgent gains in the Aragori campaign, Tuesday overshadowed the diplomatic negotiations revolving around the ware in China,, and Spain. ' ' i The Japanese, closely .watching preparations for the impaneling nine- pow- mc-nths indicating three le^i uV.,n for the corresponding period in 1936. Over against this improvement in driving conditions, there has been a steady increase in gasoline consumption. The net gallonage for July was 15,212,415, and in August 15,485,830. For the corresponding months last year, the gallunagc was 14,286,819 and 14,290.956, lespcclively. amicable settlement of the Chinese-; Japanese conflict will be Sought, left ' no doubt as to their intentions to obtain their Chinese objectives with the', least possible delay." The Spanish insurgents, stimulated by their capture of Gijon and the subsequent shifting of thousands of troops to the Aragon front, likewise were making every-effort to smash Spanish government resistance before the neutral non-intervention committee powers arrive at some workable scheme to remove foreign volunteers from the Spanish armies. After seven days of hard fighting the Japanese army succeeded in taking Tazang, key Chinese position five miles from Shanghai. In Spain, the insurgents took Osan- woods, in the Sabinanigo sector. Quorum Court to Convene Nov* 1st ^_______ ^ Levy Session to Be Held First Monday in November ^County Judge Frank Rider announced Tuesday that the annual session of Hempstead County Quorum Court would be held the first Monday in November at the county courthouse at Washington. -The annual budget and appropriations will be set at that time. It is not likely that an adjourned term will be held in January, Mr. riider said, 2-Million-Acre Slash for Cotton AAA Orders Reduction of About 680,000 Bales in 1938 WASHINGTON.— (/P) —The, AAA made a 2,000,000-acre reduction Monday in the cotton cro pgoal for next year. Approving the 1938 agricultural conservation program, Secretary Wallace fixed its "goal" so far as cotton is concerned at 27,000,000 to 29,000,000 acres. The goal previously had been, placed at 29,000,000 to 30,000,000 acres. Officials of the Agricultural Adjustment Administration said the change was decided upon because of the vuv> usually large cotton crop this year. The goal is to be divided by areas and individual farms, and growers required to limit plantings to their share of it in order to qualify for gov* eminent benefit payments. Authorities estimated the reduction, in the acreage goal would mean about 680,000 bales less cotton, if yield next year averaged the normal amount of 170 pounds an acre. In view of the government forecast of a 17,500,000-bale crop this year, AAA representatives said, the reduction was necessary to keep acreage "more in line with needs." To prevent the acreage cut diminishing federal rewards for co-operative growers, the rate of benefit payments was increased from two cents a pound to 2.4 cents on the normal yield of each acre.

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