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PAGE TWO HOPE STAR, HOPS, ARKANSAS ass Monday, Noyember_8,_19g7, Star Star o£ Hop« 1S39; Prtss, W27. Consolidated January 18, 1929. OJ^stieelDeliver Thy Herald From False Re-port! Published every week-day afternoon by Star Publishing Co., Inc. <£ S, Palme? £ Alex. H. Washburn), at The Star building, 212-214 South 'JTalnut street, Hope, Arkansas. C. E. PALMER, President ALEX. H. WASHBlTHN, Editor and Publisher (AP) —Means Associated Press -Means Newspaper Enterprise Ass'n. 'Couldn't We Do Something a Little More Constructive?' Subscription Rate (Always Payable in Advance): By city carrier, per j week 15c; per month 65c; one year ?6.50. By mail, in Hempstead, Nevada, Howard, Miller and Lafayette counties, $3.50 per year; elsewhere ?6.50. Member of The Associated Press: The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the use for republication of till news dispatches credited to It or | liot otherwise credited In this paper and also the local news published herein, i Charges on Tributes, Etc.: Charges will be made for all tributes, cards' af thanks, resolutions, or memorials, concerning the departed. Commercial newspapers hold to this policy in the news columns to protect their readers 1rom a deluge pi space-taking memorials. The Star disclaims responsibility for the safe-keeping or return of any unsolicited manuscripts. Obstacles hi the Way of Boycott Plan O NE .of .the most entertaining bits of business this winter ought to be the attempt to persuade the American woman to stop wearing silk stockings in order that the villainous 'Japanese may be foiled of their designs on China. From the shapely legs of American womanhood to the muddy battlefields of Shanghai may seem like a long jump. But there is a connection, spelled simply in the one word : boycott. The argument runs something like this. Japan js making war on China in plain violation of all existing treaties. If one nation can treat another nation so. no nation is safe from the threat of force; America, accordingly, must do her part to restrain the Japanese. -' But the Japanese don't restrain easily. They have, in fact, shrugged off all protests. And no American cares to see his country go to war to make the protests effective. There remains, then, only the boycott. If all lovers of peace and good-will will stop buying Japanese goods, the Japanese will see the error of their ways and the dove of peace will flutter once more over war-racked China. Which brings us back to silk stockins. * * * TAPAN'S principal export to this country is silk. If. we ar,e ** going to boycott Japan, we have got to stop buying silk. And if we are goin gto stop buying silk, we have somehow got to persuade the American woman to encase her nether limbs in something besides silk stockings—in lisle, in rayon, or perhaps in the plain old-time cotton article. .And that, when you ston to think about it, is going to be something of a job. Never has there been a country as leg- conscious as modern America. The American woman, you might say, struggled for generations to win recognition of her right to wear silk hose day in and day out, regardless of her station in life. Anyone who imagines that she is readily going to surrender that right, even for a noble and alturistic cause, mav well have another guess coming. All of which compels one to wonder just how effective these international boycotts—talked of so freely, these clays —are ever going to be. There seems to be a school of thought which would substitute the boycott fQr war, which would make of it a 'padded club by'which an erring nation may be clubbed bloodlessly back, into good behavior. On paper it is all. very simple. In actual'.practice it may be quite different. •For we buy goods in international trade, not because we admire the people who made them, but because we like to have the goods. It is going to take deep and strong emotion to make such boycotts successful. Is our desire to see Japan restrained, for instance, quite as sincere and universal a our wish to have the American woman continue to wear silk hose? Maybe it is. If ,so—watch out, Japan. But then again, maybe it isn't. Political Announcements The Slar Is nultiorl/.etl to make the following candidate announcements subject to the action of the Democratic city primary election Tuesday, November 30: For City Attorney STEVE CARRIOAN ROYCB WEISENBERGER Alilcrmnn, Ward Three F. D. HENRY FLAPPER FANNY« By Sylvia COPR. 14J7 BY NEA «(WIC(. IftO. t. M, fltd. U. 9. ("At. OfF. "—— By Olive Roberts Barton Any Home Where Child Thrives Is Garden Spot Why we do have to be kinder to tiny children than to loder ones? Because they are more appealing, because they are more helpless? That is one reason, but not the real one. I know of no~better way to ddescrie it than to compare the child to n plant, any plant. The gardener \vatches for the first delicate green of the delphi- tiful stalk and gorgeous blue flowers, higher than his head sometimes, will be the crowning glory of his work. To see the tender thread of stalk and the fragile green oE the tiny leaves, almost infinitesmal at first, it is virtually impossible to believe that tremendous strength will develop from such beginnings. There is not only strength, but the force within itself to push ahead and develop into something worth while. Gardener's Task But this gardener knows that these forces need cherishing and care. Otherwise he may have a twisted stalk, a sterile plant or a weakling. Plenty of water, gentle sun, no weeds to rob it of nourishment and no strong fertilizer to burn it. If he gives it elbow room and nium, for example, whoso strong, bcnu- have killed it at first. In itself it hns established an immunity to injury tlint it did not possess in infancy. The little child, the pro-school child needs understanding and peace. In him tire all the virile forces of life, but these can be warped and injured. Selfishness and will, givon by nature to I all things more in the light of necessity Hum of misbehavior. They can be dealt with more undcrstnndiiiRly than they arc. Environment Must lie Kight P'-'rhaps the soil is not right. The i home and daily environment may be anything but happy. This little fel- I low may have no pence. He may not | have enough to do .Maybo people tease him. Perhaps he is mil well. He is imitative, and copies umlesirnhle friends. Routine, so necessary to good behavior, may be irrcKitlnr and does not know what to expect from one day to the next. He is easily .sluimcd. He is constantly scolded. An older brother, you say, survived j very well under the same handling. I It may appear so, but deep in his heart are hurts that will seek compensation some day. He may have lost faith in himself or any number of things. The child is father to (lie man every time, and the adult will be what his early days have made him. The little child, of course, cannot grow up wild. He must be trained as his ability to understand can take it. But he needs careful observation and sympathetic people near him. who will know the value of removing irri- Uiting contacts, the need of keeping him happily busy and using the quiet firmness that is something to tic to rather than to struggle against. : a u By Bruce Catton "Jimmy says lie's Roinrj; to quit his job unless lie gets a five-clay week." 'Huh! What that K"V wants is n five-clay weekend." A Joke Is Never Funny When It Gets the Least Bit Aged l*n n I Harrison's guest columnist for today is Kddir (Illack-Oiit) \Vflcli, former KtiKimin now basking in the title of "Comedy Con- ytnit lioiiiil," which is the same thins. Wodchouyc Wit Slill Fresh ami Spirited The English-Speaking Union really ought to award some kind of prize to Novelist P. G. Wodehousc. Just when the doings of pompous statesmen per- coax s its own strength at first, does ' suade Americans that they can never not "rush" it or disturb the life-giving really feel any intimate understand- roots, and above all, if he gives it rcg- ular and understandinng care, he may later depend on it to fend largely for itself. Aiter a little, he may transplant it. He cnn touch the leaves with- ing for the English, along comse Mr. Wodehousc with another novel that makes everything friendly and com- pnnionable again. His most recent effort is "Summer LL out their withering, shake off bugs and Moonshine," (Doublcduy. Dornn: 52); wcn__spray_with_a__poisonj.hat _would and while it is a typical Wotleliouse novel it contains enough of his perennial freshness and good spirits to make one forget that it is very much like its Wodehousian predecessors. BY MARY RAYMOND Copyright, 1937, NEA Service, Inc. Savecl For History H IGHLY deserving of consideration by the WPA authorities is the plea for a $174401 allotment made by Gov. Bibb Graves of Alabama for the purpose of preserving the state papers of Jefferson Davis and the Southern Confederacy. Montgomery, Ala., was once the capital of the confederacy. Under Governor Graves' plan, the state of Alabama would add some $177,000 to the projected WPA allotment to build an archives building in which the papers could be preserved. At present, many of the Confederacy's papers are kept in Montgomery along with Alabama's documents. From many standpoints, the money asked by Governor Graves would be money well spent. The papers qf Mr. Davis and the Confederacy are of tremendous historical value— value which increases as we get farther away from the tragic conflict. Providing a permanent library for them should be at least partly an obligation of the federal government. The Family Doctor t M. Reg. U. 8. Pat. OS. By PR MUor, jownai ol the American Medical Association, and at Hygela, (be Health Magazine. Prompt Treatment May Do Much to Check Disfiguring Acne Rosacea This is the JStli of a series of articles In which Dr. Morris Fishbein discusses diseases of the skin. (No. 365) The common inflammation of the skin with blackheads and pimples is usually called acne. There is, however, Another condition called acne to which the additional term rosacea applied. In this condition the pose and cheeks become very red and sometimes thert is great enlargement of the end of the nose called "whisky nose" or "grog blcssom." This is unfortunate because many people with this disease rave never touched alcoholic liquors. The condition frequently starts a: a slight redness of thi tip of the note later the nose gets blue and cold to the touch. Gradually th* will spread over tits rniddl* of the face and on the foreh/estL The $kin may bj? oily and the will stand out like large holes- Jn the area affected there will he no doubt many enlarged blood vessels. Due to the danwise of the skin that talf*s place, the la/ge po/es nwy become filled with material of a btecfchead tyj*. Sometimes the condition wiU get to the area around the ey** wd bring about iflflamflialioe 'pf |th£ fyf£ As there is repeated healing and fcarring Wt this condition the nose become wrwi.ted and folds will j Pear. The condition seems to affects men more often than it affects women Women, however, are usually man concerned about their appearance am will consult a physician so as to have treatment sooner, so that the ver; severe Eases are seldom seen in women Sometimes this disturbance is relat ed to a disturbance of the digestion fn other cases it seems to be related ir wcrnem to disturbances of their specia functions. In a few -cases excessiv exposure seems to be responsible, a the condition was commonly seen fo years among cab drivers in London there seems to be in some cases a nervous factor. The condition does not itch. If the Person who has this disease gets at itmion prumptly, much may be doni 10 t,top its progress, particularly inso far as involves a rearrangement of the disgestive functions and a control o secondary infections. Sometimes it ii, necefsary to treat the enlarged biooc ves-sels by bringing about their elimi nation. In cases in which the nose has over grown with large folds of tissue, these may be treated by plastic surgery. Al together a great deal of irnprovemen in this condition cart be brought abpu by early and proper treatment. NEXT: Chafing of the akin. CAST OF CHARACTERS JlU. WENTWOHTH. heroine, ntlriu'llvc deliutunlc. A1.A.V .IKFFHV, li«ro, rlslllK yountr nrtixt. HARRY WEXTWORTH, JIII'M Htenlirother. J A C K WENTWOHTII, Jlll'M brother. SYLVIA SUTTOX, oil heiress. * * * VeKfcrilay. Jill's ciignei'infnt < n Alllu 1» iiiinoiiiiecii IIH Alnii fiit^rN the Wcntwortb home. He IcoveM inMnntly, crUHhcd, lintlntf- A frw hourn Inter nil milinm>y Jill Nlnrtcd out of the lioiiNr to K» to Alan, to tell him everything. CHAPT3R XVII A LAN had left Jill in a mood of despair, swept at times by cold fury and a burning jealousy. It was really all over. His love for Jill had changed to hate and contempt. Tonight, Jill had pretended she still loved him in order to bring him to her announcement had been only another illusion 1 . He groaned. * * * nPHE doorbell shattered his unhappy thoughts. Alan went into the front room and opened the door. A'.B cy draft of air, accompanied by a flurry of snow greeted him. A girl stood there, muffled against the weather. Her turban was spattered by snow. The fur collar of her coat was turned up close about her face. For a moment, his heart stood still. "You're letting me freeze," came a low, throaty voice. "Can't you make w yaur mind to invite me in?" Alan swung the door wide. The light fell on Ardath Holm. It was almost as though she had materialized from his thoughts. He smiled party, It had amused her to have « 1Utle ' f^ 118 ho £ use l ess his decision had been. Here she was. a plodding painter witness her triumph and prestige, A lovely princess surrounded by her court. And more than that, she had wanted to humiliate him fearfully because he had despised her favors. He let himself into his studio with shaking fingers. It was still cozy and warm here, with embers from the fire still glowing. Yet unutterably lonely. He stood for a moment gazing down dully at a half-finished portrait on the easel. How cold and unappealing the iady on the canvas was, despite the lovely line of her throat and the graceful curve of her shoulder. A woman of the imagination. What he needed was reality. He had been a victim of illusions too long. Visualizing Jill as some sort of lovely, laughing saint. And attributing all sorts of devilish impulses to Ardath. There was no doubt that a deep and dangerous fire glowed in Ardath. But she was a saint compared with Jill. He laughed mirthlessly. Some day he would paint Ardath in 'a new light. And then he wuuld do a companion picture of Jill, as a eort of Delilah. He would like to do it now. "Surprised to see me, aren't you?" Alan shut the door, "Yes," he answered. Ardath took off her small, snow- powdered hat and tossed it on a chair. "Please help me with my coat." She moved close to him and Alan slipped the coat from her shoulders. What an amazing creature she was. Coming to a man's apartment at this hour of night, and evidently expecting to remain awhile. "I like this!" Ardath sank into a low chair near the fire. "Say, it really feels grand after that blizzard out there." Stiffness slid from Alan in a swift surge of sympathy. These [iris who battled lor a living had a rough time of it. No doubt of "So you'd rather not talk about her! With me, you mean." Ardath's gray eyes were blazing. Fury had painted bright banners in her cheeks. Her lips had parted to reveal a flash of white teeth. Alan was staring at her strangely. If he could only transform Ardath with a brush. Paint her with a softness and gentleness she had never revealed. And, paradoxically, paint Jill with a cruel deception showing in her smiling eyes. By EDDIE WrXCII HOLLYWOOD.--"That's n laugh!" H«es I hi: slam,' phrase today. I never hear it without muttering, "To whom?" times, is forced to accept paying guests at its flossy ancestral estate. To this place comes ;t young American, enamored of the daughter of the household, who has managed to got herself engaged to a caddish young Englishman —who, in turn, being a fortune-hunter, reaiiy want.s to marry the young American's wealthy step-mother. This, as you can see. lays the foundation for a plot complicated as only Wodehousc can complicate it; and from it there emerges a gay, witty and eternally-moving story that is as light as a puff of thistledown and that is pleasantly readable from start to finish. Nut least among Mr. Woduhouse's distinctions, by the wny, is the fact that he is one of the very few English . This yarn deals with a titled English j novelists who know 'now Americans family which, having fallen on hard | talk. "Look to On an impulse, the desk and ran he crossed to his hand into one of the pigeon-holes. He stared down at the card and the telephone number. Ardath would come j.i he called her. Tonight she Bt u,ld lift him to feverish heights as; an artist, even though she left h''m cold as a man. He would have to love a woman to be stirred by her. And he would never love gny woman again. He put the card back, wearily. It was ridiculous—indicating the disorder in his mind—to believe h, could help him now. That I "May I fix you something hot?" ae asked. Her lips parted in a wide, amused smile. "I don't mind. I'd like a cocktail, if, you have the makings about." * * » N her lap was a sheet of newspaper, closely folded. After a moment, she unfolded it and handed it to him. Alan took the paper. Jill's face smiled at him. "Did you come here just to show me that?" he asked roughly, pain in his voice. "No. I came earlier and the place was dark. Then J went to a show. When I came out the newsboys were crying out something abput her party, and a nouneing her engagement. I got a paper and brought it along." "I'd rather not talk about her, 1 said in a dull tone. here. It's ridiculous quarrel. I've a better idea." Instantly, anger disappeared. Ardath smiled. "Have you? What is it?" "Will you pose for me?" She laughed. "So, that's what you meant. Of course I will How do you want me? Without All or All together?" "All together, if you mean fully dressed," Alan replied coldly. * * * ARDATH followed him into the back room, where he arranged his easel and tubes with profes- ijonal precision. "Funny to see a man painting in evening clothes," Ardath said, suddenly. A malicious note was in jer voice. "Maybe you had planned 0 go to the Wentworths and then hanged your mind. It's not to ate even now. Don't let me in- errupt any plans." Will you please sit in that carved chair, turn slightly toward ne. Now look at me, and don't ,a!k-" Alan's tone was like ice. Ardath sat down, settled back ;racefuliy and turned slightly, her strange eyes slanting to meet Alan's gaze. She wouldn't talk. She would ,ook at him! Quite dispassionately, Alan wound about Ardath's shoulders a splendid scarf of ivory silk, shot through with shining silver threads, which completely covered the cheap green blouse she wore. Ardath resented his cool com* posure, his casual touch. If only he were not so handsome, she could match his indifference with her own. But there was something that pushed her aside; his strange abr sorption, his strained, white face. She could have screamed out angrily: "You touch me as though 1 vvere a figure in a glass case. I'm rwnan." When Ardath's glowing eyes met his, Alan thought: "That's the look! The femme fatale look:. Th£ devastating fire that bwns men, wh,o come too near." }t was going to be difficult to change that sultry glow into 9 saintly gleam. (To Be Coati»iie4) Toctex'sPat CAROL DAY A S easy to make as a house frock, Pattern 8080 with tucked waistline in girdle effect gains attention for its slim, pencil silhouette. For ease in walking, wear the two buttons at the hem open — and for added snugness at the waistline, wear a belt or ribbon sash. This dress transforms easily and quickly by m«re}y a change of collar and cuffs, or by the addition of bright jewelry. Note the pretty shirred sleeves and tucked shoulders, details that make this one of the most flattering dresses in your wardrobe. Wear it for luncheon, tea or restaurant dining. Made in velvet, it is formal enough for the most impor- tant audience. Use lace or con* trasting fabric for collar and cud's. Pattern 8080 is designed for sizes 12, 14, 16, 18 and 20. Corresponding bust measurements 30, 32, 34, 36 and 38. Size 14 (32) requires 3 1-2 yards of 35 or 39 inch material, collar an4 cuffs require 1-2 yard. The new Fall and Winter Pattern Book is ready for you now. It has 32 pages of attractive ^a-, signs for every size and every occasion. Photographs show dresses made from these patterns being worn; a feature you will enjoy. Let the charming designs in this new book help you in your sewing. One pattern and the new Fall and Win* ter Pattern Book—25.cents. Fal} and Winter Book alone—1§ centg, To secure your pattern with step-by-step sewing instructions, send 15 CENTS IN*COIN with your NAME. ADDRESS. STYLE NUMBER and SIZE to TODAY'S PATTERNS, U STERLING PLACE, BROOKLYN, N. Y., and be sure to MENTION THE NAMg OF THIS NEWSPAPER. Nothing is funny to everybody. It was my sad experience the other day to go through my files and cast out thousands of old jokes thnt had done valiant service but a few years back, and convulsed millions with laughter The life had gone,, out of them. They are staler than last night's cigar butt, no more mirthful than the creak of a hearse axle. Likewise, the bright and clever jokes that will slay you when Jack Benny's next comedy comes out will fetcli a couple of years hence two groans a do7.cn. Melancholy, isn't it'.' J Especially to a professional gag-num, | a "comedy construclionist," like him- j. self. * Why are good jokes so shirt-lived, , you ask. Because they are topical of the month, the day. the moment. Thuv * tic up with our lives, with toda\ s' headlines, with the talk of the pool ^ room aiid the barber shop. They me ^ social commentary. , A "pasquinade" means the wittiest of pointed jests. Once upon a time a Pasqmn politicos and'4 Roman wisecracker named wrote jibes at the big nailed them to a column in the marketplace. They were the funniest thinKS? in Rome. Why? Because they wiie. timely shafts at the folly of human* ' beings that very day. Sad Comedians jfc Things haven't changed so much, ^ The radio wit and the film Hag-men dig their stuff out of the headlmes, the sports column and the news .stories. It fjh ! hard work. Time and again I have'* seen Benny, Cantor, W. C. Fields and. Ben Blue, with furrowed brow <m(}* funeral aspect sitting at the lunchtoqi,, counter, going over the paper with i'la.^ creasing gloom. ^ Maybe statesmen are not so witty or quotable as they used to be. ThctQ isn't any-T. R. to*S,-iy "innocuous desuetude," nor u Coolidge to remark h$ doesn't "choose to run," and no songwriters to negate the "Yes, we h.iv^' no bananas." ,,. But all the same, that's where thq^ 1 gags are— in today's pujier. The milf lions who go to the movie tonight luvfl^ read today's paper, am! u jest is made • instantly funnier if it hits upon some* thing they've just read about. ^t It's fairly easy to knock off a timoj., ly jest if you're n fellow on a stag8j t But not if you do humor for thjB movies. |_| There are films made some wei 1^ i ago that won't be released until ne*t j month. And think of the wot-fne|^, cracker jests they will emit! J^t^ t about Windsor and 'Gone With tlvg Wind." Give me next month's jmpepj and I could write the timeliest funny/ film in the world! And you don't always have to b§ up-to-date. It was my good luck to, have to work in comedy situations l|\ Frank Lloyd's "Wells Fargo"— and they hpd to be situations that woulfl* be as funny today as they were 7Q years ago. t Humor That Lasts f One thing I've noticed. The tun* nicst men of 10 years ago are still thfl funniest men today. Men like FieldsJ Benny and Ben Blue. 1 used to writ$ black-outs for them when they wug, in the "Vanities 1 ' and the "Follies -a and it is my luck to be associated \vitlj 1 them still, at Paramount. ]» Audiences, though, are smarter. You,, can't do stuff for the "nickelodeon^? mind" any more and yet away with i^ Ever since "1'eter Pan" with Bttt£ Bronson, everybody more or less to the movies, and they havu suen heard an awful lot of (night They want smart lines. Yesterday's humor works only a groan out of ,» them. The only old thing that delights thcnj is pantomime- -because it is forevef^ young. Thu clown is the lurnul symb j^ of the race. And the funniest cuiue^ dians today are just clowns in n<-vf guise. In this mad world of today they seem funnier than ever— and ecu tuinly they were never so greatly needed. ---- -***-«»- ------Weak On He showed every promise at school except that he always muddled his past participles. After saying "I have wrote," the * teacher explained to him how wrong it was, and told him to write, "I have written" IOD times. The lines were left on the teachers' desk, with the note: "I have wrote 'I have written' 100 times as you told me, shd now I have went home."

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