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f WO MOPE STAR, HOPE, Wednesday, October 2 Hope 9 Star Star of Hop* 1«W; Pfess, t82t. Consohaated Jaiiuafy 18, 1929. 0 j Deliver Thy Herald From False Report I Published eve*y week-day afternoon b? Star Publishing Co., Inc. (fS. & Palaer & Alex. H. Washburn), at The Star building, 212-214 Soutt Walnut street, Hope, Arkansas. C. E. PALMER, President ALEX, tt WASHBtmy, Editor And Publish** <AP) —Means Associated Press )—Means Newspaper Enterprise Ass*n. Rate <Alwaya Payable in Advance): By city corrlef, pe 15e; per month 65c; one year $6.50. By mall, in Hempstead, Nevada fitOTfatd, Miller and LaFayette counties, $3.50 per year; elsewhere $8.50. Member of The Associated Press: The Associated Press is excluslvel. entitled to the use for, republication of all news dispatches credited to it o v«ot.otherwise credited in this paper and also the local news published herein • Charges on Tributes, Etc.: Charges will be made for all tributes, care Of thanks, resolutions, or memorials, concerning the departed. Commereia newspapers hold to this policy in the news columns to protect their reader from a deluge of space-taking memorials. The Star disclaims responsibilltj for the safe-keeping or return of any unsolicited manuscripts. Stakes and Spectacles on Far East Trade THERE has been a great deal of toplofty talk about "on • 1 stake in the Far East," and the value of trade with China and Japan as affecting American policy there. Instead of windy generalities about such trade, the thing to do is to put on a pair of spectacles and look closely. Th< Commerce Department's most recent trade figures are grooc ones on which to focus the spectacles. They reveal that for the month of August. American exports were as follows: Buyer 1936 193,7 China $ 4,810.000 $ 6,08l',000 Japan 10,763,000 24,644,000 U.,S._imports from these countries during- the same period were: 'From China $ 4,693,000 $ 7.961,000 From Japan 16,948,000 16,297,000 Now of course this is an appreciable stake, and helps greatly in the building- up of American export trade, which was ?178,975,000 in August. 1936, and jumped to $277,695.000 in August, 1937. •K * * THE 1936 figures are more reliable as a gauge for the 1 future, because the increase in both China's and Japan's imports from the United States this year is clearly due in both cases largely to their demand for war materials, airplanes for the Chinese, and scrap-iron and other similar supplies for the Japanese. Such trade is temporary. We found that out to our cost when Europe fought in 1914-1918. After the war it sud- dently dropped away, leaving us holding a great bag of increased production facilities and no sales. Therefore the -"war boom" in sales to China and Japan is nothing to get enthusiastic about. s * * * TAKING the figures for 1936, before the present war began, 1 we find that American exports to Japan were only exceeded by those to Canada and the United Kingdom, while we sent as much export to Cuba as to China, and more to Australia and South Africa. Even under the "war boom" conditions in China and Japan, causing them to take an abnormal amount of American goods, only a fraction more than 10 per cent of America's rising exports went in August to both countries combined. 'And of course export takes only a small percentage of all American production. Beside this trade, with its tremendous risks of war, the market of peaceful nations who can trade with us and with each other in amity and good will, together with that tremendous home market that is the greatest of all, look very attractive indeed. Quaint Customs TN THE eastern part of the country is a religious sect whose 1 members sling still to the quaint old beliefs that a man's . word is as good as his contract," that one should not borrow . jmqre than he intends to repay, and that the simple things of -'Ma are best. „ ' Queer, these people who are so far behind the times. They know not the joy of installment purchases, double deal* ingf onerous debt. Their beliefs set them entirely apart. Yet they live in peace and contentment, in fellowship and .."friendship with their neighbors, unworried by tomorrow's reckoning. And the hurrying, blase world might find the " Utopia jt seeks in the life of these fortunate, carefree farmers. The Great Wall St. Mysters -* Continued ocfor M. Rtg. V. 8. Pat. Off. B; UK. WORMS F1SHBEIN M1U>|, Journal of the American Medical Association, and of Bygela, the Health Magazine. Cleanliness in Shaving Will Prevent Barber's Itch, Serious Skin Disease .. .This is the fifth of a ser fseio This is the, fifth o« a series of articles In which Dt. Morris Fishbein discusses diseases of the skin. ber's itch usually clear up under proper treatment without scars. However, there are cases known in which the infection is so deep that scarring fol- ! lows and there are also cases in which (No. 355) the destruction of the hair follicles is There are three different diseases ; so great the hair itself disappears from of the skin which may affect the region j 'arge areas of the skin. of the beard in men. Most of them Again it is necessary in discussing , .are picked up m unsanitary barber | an infection of the skin to point out shops, Impetigo has already been de- j that cleanliness, particularly in shav scribed. ing is of the utmost i mportance f or The condition commonly called bar- \ the prevention of this disease Since ' itch is known scientifically as' it is frequently transmitted in unsani- vvilgaris. Jt represents an in- lary barber shops, peopel should make of the hair follicles by a germ | sure that the barber's hands, the tow- jmown a$ a form of th staphylococcus. e Ls, his shaving equipment and everyr Tho areas chiefly involved are the upper lip and the beard although occasionally the eyebrows and eyelashes as _weU may be involved by the infection. "Women are seldom attacked by this condition bu$ eases are known in Which the hairy portions of the bodie« of wornen have been affected. When the pus germ gets into a hair follicle, a tiny blister appears which soon becomes filled with infection material and which may then burst When the infectious material is released, the spot is covered by a crust The disease is extended by spreading or the pus-infected material. Frequently after the condition develops, there is burning, itching or pain in the skin. Sometimes the infections get so deeply into the skin that it is difficulty to control by the ordinary antiseptics. When this condition occurs, it must be distinguished, of course, from im- NEXT: Riujwomj of the face. By counting the number of bats occupying i, cubic yard of air during flight, naturalists of the National Pnrk Service estimate that approximately 9.000,000 bats live in Carlsbad Caverns, ,-. „_,., .... New Mexico. ^~ ? j and also from the ringworm in- -m-+-mr fection of th* bearded area which it The first recorded Chinese somewhat resembles. [grants to the United States arrived in i Anopeti0o ordinary cases of bar-11848 in San Francisco. thing else that Is applied to the face are fresh and clean. More and more barber's are dispense ing with the unsanitary common shaving brush. More and more they are arranging for suitable sterlization by heat of equipment passed from one person to another. Anyone who succumbs easily to infections of the skin should also watch his general hygiene and his diet. Proper attention to cleanliness, together with plenty of the right food, outdoor ;>ir arid sunshine, will help a skin disease exactly as it will help every other • Use-ate of the human body. PLACE: TMt A W6AI.THY WALU St. +• OP MARK6T VALUfiS pe/sce 6FFO«TS NEW PEAL. LEGISLATION DA igi<? Fotties A FORtsicM MILITARY OFFICER OFFICIAL A MYSTERIOUS ACQOAINTANCE. 6)A BUSiMeSS FftlSMP SUTLER AN OUT-OF-TOWN GU6ST IC& IMV6STK3ATORS THE LATE STOCK-fnARKet BOOM EVERYBODY IN THIS ROOM IS UNDER SUSPICION! BUSINESS CONDITIONS YOU SAIP THAT IN THE FIRST CHAPTER 7 LABOR CONDITIONS By Olive Roberts Barton Victims of "Blues" Often Lack Oxygen "I am so tired," thought Mrs. Adams s she started to get lunch. "I suppose shall have to begin taking my tonic gain, as I did last winter. The rnin- te summer is over, I get this weary eeling." "t had been rainy and cold for sev- ral days. Mrs. Adams' spirits were t a low ebb. "Shut up here in the louse all day by myself, I gel so nerv- ous and lonely I could cry," was her next mental comment. "Nothing but work and the family so wrapped up in their own affairs they never give me a thought. Even John comes home and won't talk to me. He gets his paper and that's the end of him. He doesn't care how I feel or what I do." Just then she heard her next door neighbor calling. "Mrs. Adams, are you there?" She opened the kitchen door and, taking her sweater off the nail, went out. "Yes. Mrs. Miller. here I am." "I wanted to show you this egg." Mrs. Miller passed a bowl over the dividing fence, and Mrs, Adams looked in. "One egg?" she gasped. It had three yolk.s. They talked awhile as women will. The egg germ into Johnny's rash, the new soap powder and old Mrs. Simmons' death; John's arthritis and Mrs. Miller's winter coat. The air was fresh and cool, and when Mrs. Adams went into set the table she was humming. She no longer felt tired. "It does me good to talk to someone." she thought. "I 'don't believe 1 shall start my tonic today. I even feel JILL BY MARY RAYMOND ••' Copyright, 1937, NEA Service, Inc. CAST OF CHARACTERS JILL WKNTWORTH, heroine, attractive debutante. ALAJV JHVFRY, hero, fixing? youni; Hi-tint. UAHUY WBNTWORTH, Jill's • tepbrother. ,1 A C K IVEXTAVOllTIl, Jlll'n brother. SYLVIA SUTTON, oil helresn. * * * Yesterday i Jill coni'clveN the idea at buying; Ainu'* picture through nn Jifirent In 1111 effort to (five him n mart In the world of art. Her father wuniH no one ever CHAPTER VII T3UYING "Sun Over Seville" was accomplished with more ease than Jill dreamed possible. She arranged the purchase through an art dealer, with whom the Wentworth name had worked magic. He promised to seek out the young artist, and buy the painting for an "unknown client" who wished his identity withheld. He would state that the purchaser was an eccentric person who disliked any form of publicity or attention. The sale was negotiated. Jill waited in the vicinity of the telephone for all one day and part of the next. On the second day of her vigil, she v/as rewarded. "Something has happened," came Alan's excited voice over the telephone. "Something extraordinary. I've got to tell you tonight. Could we have dinner together?" "I'll meet you," Jill volunteered, "at Miss Lancaster's." "I'll come out for you," Alan answered. He laughed. "I really can afford to taxi all over the city. Jill, something wonderful has happened!" "You said that brfore," Jill said, crisply. "But this — you don't understand — this is the most extraordinary thing. Shall I tell you now?" "No! Not now!" Jill cried, vehemently. It would be like taking the wrapping off a Christmas package before Christmas, if he told her over the telephone. «. a & MOT long afterward they sat across from each other at a small table. There was a radiance about them that caused others to smile knowingly. "Do we tell the news as an appetizer or~ dessert?" Alan asked Jill. "Appetizer. You don't think I could sit through a whole meal without knowing." He leaned forward, his guze intent on Jill's. "Jill, I've sold a picture!" Alan's voice \vus so gjad it sounded solemn. It hurt Jill, and at the same time made her happy. Suppose, she hadn't thought of do* ing this simple thing for him that was bringing him such happiness and giving him a sense of power and command? "I'm so glad," Jill said, simply. "It's wonderful!" "But, Jill! I told you. this is the most extraordinary thing. You won't believe me. You'll think I've suddenly gone stark crazy. I have sold the picture for $3000." Jill's voice was calm. "I'm sure it was worth it." "Worth it!" Alan stared. "You're an infant in arms. How many artists without reputations sell pictures for $3000? Name one." "I don't know any artist except you," "Then you can't realize how amazing this is. The old codger must have been as crazy as a loon." "What old codger?" "The eccentric old chap who wouldn't pay a cent less than $3000." Jill laughed. "It sounds queer," * * * XTE was studying the glowing tip i of his cigaret now, and missed ' the smile in Jill's eyes. After a moment he looked up. "I remember an old graybeard who came in twice. He would look at the other pictures, but he would always come back to 'Seville. 1 " "Yes," Jill said softly. She persisted loyally: "Just the same, I'm sure it was worth every bit of the money." "The funny part of it is that you may be right," Alan replied. "Though, somehow, I feel like I've robbed a bank. It's the best thing I've done anyway. I put more into it than any other picture I've , : painted. I tested out u lot of theories 1 have about color and color combinations." They left the tearoom and went out into the warm, autumn night. Alan signaled to a taxi. In the darkness of the cab, they moved closer. "Let's ride around for awhile," Alan whispered. "I want to cele-*- brate extravagantly, recklessly. If you only knew all the corners I've cut and the pennies I've saved." He groaned. "On one condition," Jill said. "I take a bus home alone." Jill was frightened. Tonight with the sense of a miracle upon him was no time for him to see the Wentworth town house. It would take the edge off his experience to find he had not been confiding his good fprtune to a girl of average circumstances but to UUK of iiiiiiiKujc wealth. ' * * * A LAN spofee suddenly. "All right. Have it your way, Jill." He realized that Jill did not want him to accompany her home. He tried, reasonably, to justify her. There might be an old grouch for a father. A nervous mother. A living room badly in need of new furniture. Foolish reasons. All of them. But girls had strange notions about things. The taxi rattled along, circling about the city, doubling back on tracks. And then, suddenly, they were both very quiet. A lump was in Jill's throat. It was happening. He was falling in love with her. She knew it without words. A strong tide of feeling was rushing from Alan to her. His hand, holding hers, shook a little. There was a delicious feeling of contentment in the funny old taxi. Jill wished the ride could last forever. "Where to now, sir?" called th« perplexed driver. "Just drive." * * * T HE cab swung nrotind and Alan settled back. He tooh Jill's hand again, pressing it hard. An arm encircled her shoulder, "It's coming!" Jill thought. She didn't know j'tst when, but sne was sure it would be only a matter of moments before Alan kissed her. But, abruptly, Alan was telling the driver to stop. "It's getting late," he said. "You haven't any business going back alone. But if you insist, you had better start." They climbed out and walked through the park. Jill could see the lights of the bus coming nearer. Soon she would be on it, whirled under the tall arch, under the words written there: "Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair. The event is in the hand of God." She felt very small, very uncertain and uneasy, standing beside Alan; watching the lights of the bus come nearer. Jt stopped. A young girl with a gay, red feather in her hpt, tugged confidently at the arm of her young man as they clambered aboard. Two older people — an acid-eyed woman and a jolly, roly-poly looking man waited for Jill and Alan to climb aboard. Suddenly, Alan put his arms about Jill, crushing her close in his arms. Kissing her long, hard and desperately. "All aboard," grumbled the con* ductor, doubtless envying Alan.. Jill, released, ran up the steps. From her seat she gazed down at Alan with eyes like stars. The bus clattered on. Jill's thoughts sang with the stars. The event was in the hands of fate now. She sent up a little prayer. (To Be Continued) hungry now." Are you Mrs. Adains, denr mothcf? Do you have yottf blue, wfcnk dnys When you feel nil done in? If so, mnybe a word here will show you what your discoui-nged tittle housewife did not know. With nil the windows down, she was starved for fresh nir. It wns oxygon she needed to brace hor. Jenlous of every scrap of hent, she kept out the inflow of pure nir. Her house hod nn old fashioned henting system thnt gnvc little renewal of oxygen. Moreover, although it was dump outside, tho house nir wns dry and scorched, This was not nil. At eleven thirty, she hnd used up the energy generated by her early brculcfnst. All morning she hnd been using it up in exercise. Perhaps she hnd traveled n mile or more, ns the average housewife goes from three to five miles n.day over floors, and up and down stairs. Hnd rhe eaten a lump or two of sugar, or n little pure candy or sweet 'chocolate :it ten o'clock, or taken a sweetened drink of ten or fruit punch, she would hnve felt better. Third, she did need company, although in the summer, with more air and more nibbling, she would not hnve minded loneliness. The young mother who has to go out with the baby is doing herself a greater favor than she realizes. She is getting nir, changing her vision, and seeing things find people. On bud clays, she should bundle up and walk the porch or sidewalk, taking deep breatlis of nature's tonic, fresh air. "Blues" are frequently oxygen starvation. By Bruce Cation Franklin Lives Agnin in New Biogniphy. One of the great regrets of the literary world has been that Bonjmnin Franklin never found time in his busy old age to complete his "Autobiography." Unfortunately, that famous book runs only to his fiftieth year and the crowning achievements, much of the amazing part of his career, is omitted. So to close that gap, to round out the story of Franklin's last 30 years. Nathan G. Goodman wrote "Benjamin Frnnklin's Own Story" (University of Pennsylvania Press. $2.501. And assuredly here is an intriguing document. The book includes Franklin's "Autobiography," reprinted in full and concludes with Dr. Goodman's sketch of his life from 1759 to his death in 1790. The sketch is based largely on the great American's own writings.*jotted nt random in his late years; thus the tone of the "Autobiography" is kept to the end. You follow the Philadelphia patriot avidly through those final crowded decades; his appearance before Parliament to plead for the colonists on the eve of the Revolution; his manifold activities after war was declared; his participation in the peace negotiations; his philosophies; and finally his part in building the government that is America's today. One of the high, dramatic moments of the book is the short but memorable address Franklin delivered at the conclusion of the Constitutional Convention on September 17, 1787. "I confess," said that foundling father, "that I do not entirely approve of this Constitution at present, but, Sir, j I am not sure I shall never approve j it; for. having lived long, I have ex- > CL-trm-COPR. 1937 BY NEA SERVICE. INC .VS.WAV.-* _ , ,. . . . ---- - '* "Blow il iitfiin, male! I'll Irudi lluil sm;irl ill •tow away ii* the whistle!" Old Sunnybrook Goes Modern for Shirley®'* "Rebecca" Role '*HOLLYVVOOD.-Short takes: A prominent actress who often quarrels with her husband has fired all the house servants. She said they were developing cauliflower ears from listening at keyholes. Mae West hums hymns during idle minutes, and also attends church regularly. If this piety were sensed by pastors mtiybfe more of her stuff would be passed by censors. The new Shirley Temple picture. "Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm." has been startlingly modernized in the scripting—there'll be a broadcasting station at Sunnybrook. Alice Faye and Tony Martin attended the opening of Rudy Vallee and his band at a local bright spot. It was one pcrienced many instances of being obliged, by better inforrrtation or fuller consideration, to change my opinions even en important subjects, which I once thought right, but found otherwise." Dr. Goodman's book revitalizes Franklin like that, to the last page. And you lay it down finally with the feeling that here most emphntictiiiy i.s a reael compensation for Franklin's failure to complete his "Autobiography.""—P. G. F. of only four times that she have dined together since ringc. because she genet allyf^jw,. i work. And their honeymooiutyrjjl' b postponed until Miss Faye makea flti another picture. ^'{"j Incidentally. Vallee's piUure .at,Wnr ners is being written by JerrJJ,'Wald, former New York columnist, who use to sprinkle his space with alljmanne of uncomplimentary cracks about th crooner. •>** Chinese Propaganda-*'*' Foreign news: With five ?0r}entt pictures in production now,®ptunes are deserting their truck fan^Sj", an laundries to meet the need And part of every pay check ^ptjntril buted to China's war chest. ''/*/*' * A Chinese actor in hai" was asked to paint a staff in hi language, on one pf the ^Mw.~ H countrymen in the cast were,ja>'p}( ed with the result that executive?' came suspicious and deirumdedti trans lation. The writing said: t "Jloycoi Japan." n '^ On the partly ruined Capitol in Shanghai, says a dispatch Hollywood Reporter, are tknjlejjgln 1 hillings of two pictures which-|)6V^ opened: "Come and Get It" and ,"Yo' Only Live Once." , J There's one thing to be .said for Fa! cism. 'It permitted a blunt decri abolishing double bills in all Italia theaters. Dummy Insurance Flash: "Charlie McCarthy has bee insured for $5000 against fire!" Wallace Beery returned to work 1 j "Bad Man of Brimstone" wearing j tricky pair of two-_pieco p.mts fcippere i together at the outside .seams fro! j cuffs to belt line. Because of; th ' wound in his left thigh, it was the onl way he could be dressed. Also he. at peared in a couple of crowd shot moving about with only Ins head an shoulders visible, by being mounte on a specially-constructed high trycj cle. a sort of mobile crutch. All this reminded Beery of the Stor told back in silent days about W> a< tor who died of a heart attack a scene. The director had him prof peel up in a chair and finished th scene. Marx Brothers tu KKO Casting about: Young MussoUrU.hf returned to Italy, Laurel and Hard are reunited by a new two-year;,cor tract, and everybody's happy on th Hal Roach lot. _ i An agent i.s offering the services c John ((the no longer 'My^tfjous" Montaegu to the studios for,,'$100,OQ< but with no takers. The Brothel Marx have strayed from Metpo an will collect $600,000 from RKQ for ap pcarances in "Room Service",and "C Thee I Sing." Fetor Lorre gets the part pf "Tb, Hunchback of Notre Dam£<" \t Chaney, Jr., is being gioojn$4 fff new western star. Lealrice Jpy Q\] bert, 13-year-cld daughter of the John, has been signed by M»(3Vft Outside the province of th9 j office are the IG-milliineter- films which openly are being tised and rented here for pri ings by several producers, very dull fare, reminiscent o| peep-shows. I A high-salaried screen scribe PO Of of the lots has been idle nearly Suys he hasn't read anything $}8$ Jl cares to write. H IGH school girls and college students will want this frock (Pattern 8054) for back-to-school wear. It has such a lot of charm and so many fashion-important details. A two-piece style, the skirt is stitched on the reverse side—umbrella fashion—falling into a low, graceful flare at the hem. The bodice, designed after one which Evangeline might have worn, has a shoulder-wide, square collar and, a liny peplum that falls in a, strarght line. The three- quarter sleeves are putted, at top and finished with wide cuffs to match tho collar. A perfect dress for school made up in smooth rayon crepe or a heavy silk print. Pattern 8034 is designed for sizes 12, 14, 16, 18 and 20. Size H requires 5 yards of 39-inch material and 3-4 yards of contrast for collar and culls. The Fall pattern book is now ready and includes 32 pages of late designs. Purchased separately, it's 15 cents. If ordered with the pattern above, send in only an additional 10 cents. 4 To secure your pattern, with complete step-by-step sew chart, send IS CENTS JN COIN with your NAME, ADDRESS, STYLE NUMBER and SIZE _tp TODAY'S PATTERNS, 11 STERLING .YBJ

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