Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on November 2, 1937 · Page 1
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Quorum Court Appropriations for New Year_Are $27,4O7,5O County Judge Frank Rider Complimented for Operating County Government Within Its Revenue Appropriations totaling $27,407.50 for the county's expenses during the coming year were voted by the Hcmpstond County Quorum Court at the an- nutil levying session nt lite courthouse 'in Washington Monday. Twenty-two justices attended the levying meeting, called every your for the purpose of fixing taxes and making appropriations for necessary governmental expense. On the County Eo.unli7.aUon Board there was one change for Ihe new year, Frnnk Trimble replacing Mark Jackson. With Mr. Trimble arc this year's other two members, Stuart Monroe and W. 15. Lafferly. County Judge Frank Rider was complimented by a resolution of the Quorum Court for having operated the county government within its revenues dining the year now closing. Tim resolution follows: "Whereas, the Quorum Court of Hemiislead County, Arkansas has mot this 1st day of November, 1937; and "Whereas the said Court is deeply appreciative of the fine svork done by our Honorable County Judge Frank Rider; and "Whereas, he has operated the affairs of the County on a businesslike basis hnving not exceeded the revenue Star Government Loan 50 Cents a Bushel onl937CprnCrop Details of the Program to Be Announced by Wallace HAD ASKED 60 CENTS Governor Bailey Doubts That Cottonseed Will Be Included WASHINGTON -</!•)- Informed officials of (he Agriculture Department siiid Tuesday that the government would lend 50 cents per bushel on {.hit year's corn crop. These informants said details of the program would be announced fry Secretary Wallace within the next few days. They said the program would cor- rcsjxjnd in general to the previous government corn loans. The 50-cent loan will be made on corn scaled on the fiirm and testing 14 1 *; per cent inoi.sture content, or less. Fnrm organisations had asked for i\ CO-ccnt loan. Secretary Wallace .said thai a loan of about 46 cents would correspond to the ninc-ccnt-a-poimd loan of tlu- government on this year's cotton crop. KaiU'v Has Douhls LITTLE HOCK. </Ti - Governor Bailey said Tuesday that he doubled that cottonseed would be included in the proposed crop control program of the federal government. Ho discussed the South's cottonseed situation with President Roosevelt during a recent eastern trip, and said that the chief executive failed to offer definite encouragement. Stubbeman Named as Kiwanis Head Succeeds R. V. Herndon as President of Hope Civic Club A. W. Stubbeman was elected president of the Hope Kiwanis club at its luncheon meeting Tuesday noon at tiie collage of First Christian church, succeeding R. V. Henrdon who soon rounds out his term as- head of the club. Sluhbemiin was elected by a vote of M to 12 over Matt Loe in a close-contested race in which "mock" campaign speeches were made by Leo Tauer. numager for Slubbeman, and G. T. Cri.ss, campaign manager for Loe. C. ]•'. Ti.llcson was elected vice-president of the club, and Olin Lewis as club treasurer. Board i;f Directors elected Tuesday arc: Sid Uumly, Joe Floyd, Carl Bruuer, Bert Webb, \MU Tauer, Roy Crane and Frank Hill. A vote of (hanks was given to Mr. Herndon. retiring president, following a speech by the Rev. Bert Webb. Guests of the club were A. B. Wortli- inglon, superintendent of Blevms schools, the Rev. V. 11. Ibiiiuiuuul of Hope, and H. E. Sbuenfelt of Dallas, Texas. The Rev. Bert Webb, chairman of Ihe Red Cross drive in Hope, announced that the annual campaign for membership would get under way on November 11. He appealed to members of Ihe club and citi/.ens of Hupe for co-operation in making the annual drive a success. Harry J. Lemley Is Named Seal Chairman Appointment of Harry J. Lemley of Hope as liem|totead county chairman of the annual Christmas seal sale was announced Monday from Little Rock by Homer M. Adkins, stale seal sale chairman. Sale of seals begins Thanksgiving day. 1. Only one of these men was elected twice to the office of Prcs- denl of tin- United States. Theodore Roosevelt. Herbert (looser. fU'iijainin Harrison. (Jrover Cleveland. Calvin Coolidge. '1. Estimate tiie length of an ordinary cigarette, a. The Kentucky Derby: refers to Ian colored hats; refers to u famous racetrack fur dogs; is a race open only to three- year-old horses; ciin be worn only by Kentucky colonels. 4. The insignia of two silver bars indicates the United States Army officer wearing them is u: general, major, private, captain, sergeant, colonel. 5. Watch out. Where is happiness found? Answers on Classified page of the County, since taking office; "Now, Therefore, Be H Resolved, that we, Ihe undersigned committee, on bebiilf of the Quorum Court, wish to express our sincere thank. 1 ; for the efficient and capable services he hns rendered Hempstcnd County during his tenure in office. "Be It Further Resolved, That this Resolution he spread on the records of this meeting; that fi copy thereof be furnished to the Hope Slar for publication; and a copy delivered to Judge Rider. "Respectfully submitted, (Mrs.) G. B. Morris, C. M. Burke, Wayne II. England, Odis Landers. Committee." Appropriations Appropriations authorized for the coming year are: . County court Justice of peace courts Circuit & chancery courts Jail expense Assessment & tax books . Records & stationery Paupers Miscellaneous Courthouse & jail Officers' salaries Tuberculosis sanatorium Arkansas Crippled Children's Hospital . . . County health nurse Home demonstration agent Farm agent Municipal courl County physician Utilili'-'N, rent. Resettlement 500.00 500.00 6,000.00 2.500.00 1,500.00 1.800.00 500.00 1.800.00 1,000.00 7.500.00 250.00 150.00 200.00 200.00 200.00 1,800.00 liOO.OO 407.50 i S27.-I07.50 Members of the Quorum Court attending Monday were: A. C. MonUs, Mrs. G. B. Morris, Wayne H. England, J. B. Robins, J. P. Baker, Chester Suggs. J. W. Russell, R. F. Caldwell. Elijah Stephens, I. H. Bcauchamp. R. D. Smith, Olis Landers, J. S. Cox, C. M. Lewis. C, M. Burke, Dr. F. O. Wood, C. T. Dotson, O. L. Reaves. ,1. R. Cornelius, Mike Folcy, A. J. Latterly, W. B. Latterly. Banters Cautioned About CCC Crews WEATHER. Arkansas—Cloudy, probably showers in east portion Monday niaht and Tuesday, colder northwest Monday; colder Tuesday, L VOLUME 39—NUMBER 17 HOPE, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2,1937 PKJCB, o( VOTERS GO TO POLLS Quints Preferred Their Own Language; Were Months Behind Normal in Talking Had a Jabbering Code No One But They Understood Lone Child Has to Talk Early to Make His Wants Known WHAT ARE WORDS? Twins Slow to Talk, Quints Worse, for Signals Will Do KDITOK'S NOTE: This is the second of seven articles telling for the first time what science hits learned ahout the Dionnc quintuplets. Tlie articles arc based on scientific papers read before Canadian and American scientists at a special meeting in Toronto. By MRUCE CATTON NBA Service Staff Correspondent (Copyright. 1937, NBA Service, Inc.) TORONTO, Out.— These Dionne Quintuplets learned to talk slowly, luil they came on with a grand rush tvhen they did get slarted. Right now they are acquiring new words faster than ordinary children Sportsmen Warned There Are 250 Roys Working in 'Woods Tlie nnnual gnme of hide-and-seek between hunters and their quarry will soon begin. Careful hunters and a few not so careful will be (ramping the fields and woods for targets. There are about MO CCC boys doing >il conservation work on farms in llii.s vicinity. Red warning signs will be posted in conspicuous points near •Ahere crews of tiie hoys art, 1 working. When you see one of these signs, find .lit exactly where the boys are located and then do your hunting in the ipposite direction. These boys arc helping you. Among other things, they are planting trees and shrubs so thai wildlife will find a more favonihie environment next year rind in the years to come. Why not help the boys in your turn'.' Don't shoot in their direction and lun't I.mil near where they are working. After considerable research, Uie German standards coinmillee has decided that paint of a blue gray color is most atisfiu'lury fur stationary machinery in factories. 130 120 110 100 90 &SO o 70 DO .40 30 20 10 —;— Annette Cccilo Emilie Marie Yvonne Accumulative Record of New Words Used by Dionnc Quintuplets 20 •10 I 28 32 36 fi& Age in Months University of Toronto Press Publirntlons Copyright. 1037. NEA Service. Inc. A graphic record of the quints' progress in the acquisition of new to pick up words ml nhow (ETAOI words. Note how hile they began to pick up words and how slow their progress was for n Unit,—and how extremely rapid (heir advance is now. of their age acquire them. And having learned to talk, they are using their newly developed powers as much an the traffic will bear. They have a total joint vocabulary of (Continued on Page Six) Will the League Act Against Japan in World Peace Threat? 10-Million-I)ollar Palace in Switzerland Result of Dream by Woodrow Wilson, an American President An American statesman, Wmulrow Wilson, conceived (he League of Notion.* 20 years ago as an instrument for world pea.ce. Now, in Ihe face of a world crisis, American statesmen have approved (lie League's stand against Japan's invasion of China. Vet (his is not (lie first time the United Stales and (he League have gone along together. Here is nil account of (heir relationship. (First of a scries of three) By CIIAKLKS NORMAN Al 1 Feature Service Writer The $1I>,00(MIO() palace of the League of Nations on the slopes overlooking Lake Li'inaii near Geneva, Switzerland is the dream in stone of an American President; and American money ($2,0311,000, contributed by John D Rockefeller Jr.) went into the construction of its magnificent library. For centuries men had dreamed of •> an international league to keep Lbc peace tif the world. There had been holy leatjue.s. leagues for war anil leagues for the promotion of trade. But the idea </f a lu.'igue against wur remained uii unfulfilled hope. Born Of Bloody War It could not have been otherwi.se in ages when despotic power was in the hands of a few monurchs. The American and French Revolutions unleashed forces thai made possible u concert of r.eoplc, but not until after the bloodie.sl war in history did it take tangible form. U was President Woodrow Wilson's insistence that made the Covenant of the League of Nations un integral purl cf the peace treaties that followed the World war. At Ihe councils of the Allies he personified the spirit of idealism that had taken the United States into the war. More realistic was Wilson's secretary of stale, Robert Lansing, who declared: "War will follow the treaties as surely as night follows day." The Solemn Covenant War has followed, but in 1919 few foresaw it. lit these solemn words of the Covenant's preamble the nations of the world looked lo the future: "The High Conlracling Parties, In order to promote inlvrnaiionul coopcrulkm und to achieve international peace and security By the acceptance of obligations not to resort to war, By the prescription of open, just and honorable relations between nations, By Ihe first eslamlishment of the understandings of international law When the photo at the left was taken— 'way back In December, 1935— the quints couldn't talk and didn't seem to want to try. The picture shows Yvonne and Marie, isolated In a play-pen for study by the psychologists. ly at a picture of the Christ Child and says her evening prayers. )Thcy can talk now, though— and in the other photo Emilie looks up recerent- (Continued on Page Three) Dafoc A far cry from the five helpless youngsters who had to grunt and gesture to make their wants known— the Dionnc quintuplets with Dr. Allan Roy oc, as they look today. From the left the sisters are Emilie, Yvonne, Marie, Annette mid Cccile, Davis Declines to Preside at Meet Japan to Be Extended Another Invitation to Conference BRUSSELS, Belgium--f,n-Norinan H. Davis, it was learned Tuesday, has declined an unofficial bid to preside over the Chinese-Japanese conflict conference. By the Associated Press ^ movement was under way in Brussels Tuesday to extend Japan another invilalion to altend the iimc- powcr conference which meets Wednesday to seek settlement of ibe Fear Eastern question. Fighting continued Tuesday on Ihe Shiinghui front. The uUcrnuliun.d settlement where thousands of Americans and other foreigners are residents, was shaken by an intense Japanese bombardment. Tension in Ihe Mediterranean was heightened by u reported concentration of Spanish insurgent warships for a blockade on the eastern coast of Spuin. Cotton NEW ORLEANS.— u1 J ) —December cotton ouened Tuesday at 7.98 and closed at 7,85. Spot closed steady and 12 points lower, middling 7.85. Organize Schools for the Red Cross Miss Beryl Henry Chairman Junior Red CroSvS Chapter Miss Beryl Henry, superintendent of Hope schools, has been appointed chairman of the Junior Red Cross chapter in Hompstcad county, it was announced Tuesday by Wayne H. England, county chairman. Members of the Junior Red Cross will be school studenls in the county who are expected to be asked to contribute a penny each to become eligible for membership. Definite plans for the membership drive will be announced later by Miss Henry. Mr. England announced that a "loan closet" had been set up in Hemp>lead county. Mrs. Flora Cotton Slater, county nurse, is in charge. Destitute families may obtain clothing from the "loan closet," Mr. England said. The new distillery season has just opened in Scotland and orders are reported so heavy for 1937-1938 deliveries of Scotch whisky, that distilleries must operate ut full capacity. A Thought Live near lo God, and so all things will appear to you little in com- pariso nwith eternal realities.— R. M. McCheyne. Bulletins NEW YORK — (XP) — Charley Ochringer of Detroit, was named by the Baseball Writer's association Tuesday as (he American league's "most valuable player" during the past season. Gchringcr plays second base for the Tigers, ami led the league in hitting. NEWrORT, Ark.—(/P>— A collision of two trucks two miles south of here, Tuesday claimed the life of Eugene Turner, 22, from a body wound inflicted by a splintered board. Other victims were Shelby Alexander, 35, and James (Buck) Wilson, 22. Couple Found Dead in Rooming House Woman Shot to Death and Man Has Slashed Throat HOT SPRINGS— (f?)— The bodies of u young couple identified by officers L,S John E. Johnson, 23, and wife, Loretla, 18, were found in a rooming house here Tuesday. Coroner J. P. Randolph said that Johnson apparently had shot the wom- a nthree times and then slashed his cwn throat with a razor. F.D.Henry Files for City Council Third Ward Alderman Becomes Candidate for Renomination The Star is authorized to announce the candidacy of Dr. F. D. Henry, present alderman, for renomination as alderman from Ward Three subject to Ihe action of the Democratic city promary eleclion November 30. Formal announcemenl of his candidacy appears in loday's political announcement column. Two Men Trapped, Are ShoUo Death Caught Robbing Postoffice, Officers Fire Upon Them PORT HURON, Mich.—W 1 )—Officers shot it out wit htwo men trapped in Smith's Creek posloffice at 1:30 a. in. Tuesday. Bolh men were killed, and bullets blew ihe one-story frame building full of holes. Sheriff William Van Antwerp identified one of the men as John Navak, 38, and described him as a police character. The other man New York, Detroit Mayoralty Battles Dominate Election New Jersey, Virginia to Elect Governors and Congressmen MAYORS JNJO CITIES Winners May Receive Consideration as 1940 Presidential Timber By the Associated Uress Personalities rather than national issues dominated Tuesday in off-year elections of mayors in more than 30 cities, legislatures in five states, governors in Virginia and New Jersey arid for four congressmen to fill vacancies in New York and Virginia* Detroit's non-partisan election shares attention with New York City's mayoralty battle. Patrick H. O'Brien, endorsed, by a committee of industrial organization, contested Richard W. Reading, supported by the American Federation of Labor, for the Detroit mayor's post Some winners in Tuesday's balloting may receive consideration as 1940 presidential timber. Three mentioned especially in this connection are: Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia of NeW York, seeking re-election and backed by Republicans, Laborites, Socialists and Communists. The second and third are U. S. Senator A. Harry Moore and State Senator Lester H. Clee, contesting for .he governorship of New Jersey. * Moore, a Democrat, has been,governor twice. Clee, a Republican, is a Presbyterian minister. 1 1 4 Story of Halloween Prank Before Discipline Committee, MONTICELLO, Ark.—(#>—The story of the "ducking" of a Monticello A* & M. college professor in a pond by masked students during the Halloween week-end, leaked out Tuesday when the matter went before a campus discipline committee. The reputed victim, a young chemistry professor, said that he had "no statement" to make. He declined to comment on the campus story of the "ducking" which was said to have inspired by a large number of failures by students in his department. was tentatively identified from papers in his pockets r,S Edward Scherer of Detroit. Social Security to Be Explained Heie Leland S. Reid, Field Manager, to Be in Hope November 6 Holders of Social Security account numbers, those number cards which indicate that the holder will in later life be eligible to receive monthly insurance or lump-sum payments, will be interested in the forthcoming visit of Leland S. Reid, manager of the Social Security Board's Field Office at Texarkana, Ark. If anyone has difficulty in understanding any feature of the Social Security Act Mr. Reid will arrive here November 6 and may be seen at the post office building or the Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Reid will answer questions on any feature of the act but will stress the old-age insurance provisions. He will explain how claims for lump-sum payments should be made, how account numbers may be obtained and how duplication of account numbers may be avoided. It is necessary for wage earners in included occupations to have account .numbers properly filled out and recorded in the Social Security Board's records division for them to obtain proper credits on their wage earnings. Delegates to Be Named at Methodist Meetings LITTLE ROCK —W— Election of delegates to the quadrennial general conference at Birmingham next May and action on a proposed plan of unif ficatio nof the three Methodist denominations are major questions to come before Arkansas Methodists at iheir annual meetings beginning this week. Tlie North Arkansas conference convenes its annual session Wednesday at Fort Smith. The Little Rock conference will hold its convention at Hope on November 10. Great Britain is said to have a school from which 100 Instructors in gas-mask and gas-proofing practice we graduated every month.

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