Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on October 10, 1935 · Page 5
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Charges R.F.C, Is Threatening Press R.F.C. Asserted to Hold Balance of Power in Tennessee Newspaper WASHINGTON.- (/P) -James Wam- mond, Memphis newspaper publisher, stud Wednesday thnl snle by the Reconstruction Finance Corporation of $250,000 of bonds of the Tennessee Publishing company to the American Nationnl bank at Nashville constituted n "threat of Fascism in the control of the American press." Hnmrnond, now in Arkansas, authorized Issuance of a statement bore by representatives of the; Memphis Commercial Appeal, of which he is publisher, in which he said "it is plain that an agency of government has violated our national guarantee of a free press, and the revelation is shocking." Chairman Jesse H. Jones of the Reconstruction Corporation announced Tutfday that thu bonds, held as collateral on a loan to the defunct Canal Hank and Trust Co. of New Orleans. s ^ud been sold to Paul Davis, president 2! the Ameri«an National bank. Hamihond contended the- RFC had bought the bonds on September 20 but "pertinently denied it until October 8." He said purchase of the bonds in the Nashville Tcnnesscan and (ho Evening Tennessecan, operated by the Tennessee Publishing Company in receivership, hod given the RFC the "balance of power" in the papers. An RFC official said today the sole interest of the corporation was to get back the money lent on the bonds. The purchase price of the bonds of ?200,000, the RFC said, had been fixed in court as the full value to be paid by Davis. The RFC said that several offers, including one by Hammond, had been submitted but that of Davis had been considered the best. Davis is a brother of Norman H. Davis, American "ambassador at large." "Mr. Jones, himself, is on record as having snid that the RFC would under no circumstances invest in newspaper properties," Hammond's statement said. "At that time, and with commendable judgment, Mr. Jones said that to do so would be to arouse the suspicion that the povernment was attempting to control Ihe nation's press. Mr. Jones, being a newspaper publisher himself, should know what government control of the press would mean." I must express surprise that so great n man and so wise :i ruler as Mussolini should be willing, even caper, to .put his gallant nation into such an uncomfortable military and financial position.—Winston Churchill, British statesman. 'Out Our Way' Cartoonist Bags First Lion But He'd Rather Draw Than Be a Huntsman Jim Williams Gets a Thrill Out of Chase to Avenge His Calves For All Kinds of INSURANCE Sec Roy Anderson nnd Company By JAMES E. KINTNKK NKA Service Speclftl Correspondent PRESCOTT, Ari7..—Cartoonist Jim Williams bus shot his first mountain lion — n seven-footer. And thrill though it was, ho stonily declares that he'd rather draw "Out Our Way." Ho enjoys the chase, but not the kill. Out in western Arizona, Williams divides his; time between his cattle ranch and his studio, where he draws the cartoons that alternately touch thn heartstrings of his thousands of funs and drive them into gales of mirth. Mountains frown down on the range where Williamc' cattle graze and from their lairs on the wooded slopes lions r.rcwl to feast en the rancher's calves. They average a kill every four days. Just one of (he vicissitudes /if the cattle business, it was in the cartoonist-rancher's philosophy, until Gilet; Goswiek, lion hunter for the U. S. Biological Survey, drove up the lane t i the rnnchhouse one evening as the rain pelted clown. Jim nntl two of his cnwb-iys snl on the* porch, where the- riders had just arrived to report another calf the prey of marauding cats. Right Dtwn His Alley "That fits right in with my crnind overe here. Jim," grinned the hunter when he heard of Ihe raid ''Maybe this'll stir you up for a little revcni'i' and got you away from that drawing board. "Just before dark, my dogs jumped a lion into a limestone sinkhole up on the point of Juniper mountain. It was too dark to get in there and poke A long, lean, tun menace, the mountain lion poised for her spring; from a towering oak, at the left. A moment later, she described an arc through the air, flashed through the brush, and look refuge in the lofty yellow pint- iree nl the right, below which Cartoonist Jim Williams is shown just before he turned his 30-30 on the quarry to ling his first big cal. A BLADDER LAX THIS 25c TEST FREE If it fail.',. Whei- irritation wakes you up, use this blander lax to flush out impurities and excess acids. Get buchu loaves, juniper oil, etc.. in little green tablets called Bukcts. Works on the bladder similar to castor oil on the bowels. Bladder irritation can cause disturbed sleep, frequent desire, rcnnty flow, burning or backache. In four days, if not pleased any druggist will refund your 25c. Got your rep- ulnr sleep and feel "full of pep." Brianl's Drug Store and John S. Gib- ton Drug Co. —adv. Shover Springs Rev. W. J. Burgess of Little Rock filled his regular appointments Saturday night and Sunday. He accepted the. call for the coming year. Mr. and Hrs. Henry Picknrd of Rocky Mound Attended church here Sunday and took dinner with Mr. and Mrs. Early McWilliams. ! Mr. and Mrs. C7eorge Johnson and .•on, Raymond and daughter, Mrs. Luther Owens and little son of Shreveport, La., were dinner guests j of Mr. and Mrs. Grady Reece and j son Howard, Sunday. ( Miss Bonnie Crews of Magnolia A. i & M. college spent the week end wHh home folks. j Mr. and Mrs, Allen Walker and son, | Thomas, were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. McWilliams. Mr. and Mrs. John Reece called on their daughter, Mrs. George Johnson i Wednesday evening. I Mr, and Mrs. Jack Rogers of El • Dorado, spent Friday night with their J mother, Mrs. Charles B. Rogers. I Misses Sula Dean Caudle «nd Chris- Mine Ross and Kenneth McWilliams were dinner guests of Misses Wilmn '. nnd Mildred and John Laseter Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Reed spent Sunday evening with Mr. and Mrs. J. W. McWilliams. Bud Byers of near Hot Springs 'pent, the week end with relatives j here and attended church at this' place Sunday. Mrs. J. W. McWilliams and Mrs. Al- Jon Wnlkor called on Mrs. John Reece Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. George Crews and daughter and Mrs. Jess Yarberry of Harmony took supper with Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Reed Tuesday evening. Hrs. Luther Owens and little son of Shreveport, La. is spending a few days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Johnson and attended church here last Sunday. Miss Marjorie Byers of Henderson State Teachers college spent the week end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gifford Byers. Mr. and Mrs. Riley Lewallen and sen Russell of Magnolia A. & M. college, Mr. and Mrs. George Crews and daughters Bonnie and Helen, were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Collier. Mrs. J. W. McWilliams called on Mrs. Charles Rogers Thursday afternoon. Grady Reece and J. S. Reed were in Washington Tuesday on Business. Mr, and *Mrs. Riley Lewallen and Mr .and Mrs. George Crews accompanied their son and daughter, Miss Ecnnie Crews and son, Russell Lew- alien to school at Magnolia Sunday afternoon. Mrs. Eula Gilbert of near Fulton spent a few days with her daughter, Mrs. Gifford Byers and Mr. Byers. Mr. and Mrs. Gifford Byers accompanied their daughter Miss Marjorie ' to school in Arkadelphia Sunday afternoon. Rev. W. J. Burgess of Little Rock was the dinner guest of Mr. and Mrs. Milton Caudle Sunday. DeAim Sunday Is the regular preaching day at the White Oak Baptist church. Mr. and Mrs. L. L, HbhfryouU and family were visiting relatives In this community Sunday. School started at this place Mbnday with a very good attendance. The Union Association meets at the White Oak Grove Baptist church the third Friday. Saturday and Sunday, the 18. 19 and 20th of this month. Everyone is invited to attend and bring lunch. '.;. Mr. and Mrs. Jones have moved back to this community where he will teach for the coming year. Miss Roberta Shelton -spent the week-end with her mother and returned back to Hope to school Monday morning. Mrs. Leroy Samuel, Mrs. Jones and Miss Mae Belle Samuel were business visitors in Hope Monday afternoon. Mr. Hallar McCorkle and Miss Nina Boyett and Misses Anna and Vesta Boyett attending singing at Hickory Shade Sunday night. Several from this community attended the mrashmallow roast at New Hope Friday night. The early church prayed in the upper room. The 20th century church cooks in the supper room. Play has taken the place of prayer, and feasting the place of fasting.—Mrs. Ella R. Black, president, Pennsylvania W. C. T. U. Sea Food Markt *f,,! 4 ..-,,, Home Ice Conipi F*e*h Sfca Poods 4M M_^,_ original French Market Ht^Jfl Orlefcm. MALAR) Speedy Relief of ChilU, and Fever Don't let Malaria tear you apirfl its racking chills and bUrniitgfe<H>r. 1 to no home-made or mere Makeshift t®8|| edies. Take the medicine prepar daily for Malaria-Grove's Chill Tonic. Grove's Tasteless Chill Tonic gives i relief from Malaria because it's a,i tific combination of tasteless cjuil tonic iron. The quinine kills the J infection in the blood, The iron up the system and helps fortify a_ further attack. /X the firftt sign 6£ attack of Malaria t«ke Grove's T&1_._ Chi}l Tonic. Better still take tt rtgulflf durinp the Malaria season tb ward 0 the di;c?.«e. Grove's Tasteless Chill Ton is absolutely harmless and,tastes gObdV Grove's Tasteless Chill '-Tonic tt comes in two sizes, SOc and $1. The size contains 2/4 times as"mudlasue S r , size and gives you 25% more for/your^, money. Get bottle today *t anx,drugstoWj,J the time to let Us* After tlu- hunt, with the sltin cf the big marauder bunging on the hltchrack of Williams' ranch blacksmith chop, resting from their exertions, are hown (Siles Gr.swick, government hunter, left; J. R, Williams, center; and James Kindier, author of the accompaning story, right. the hole around, so I covered lops and rocks. "New I dan't think she'll try to get out before daybreak. It's only an hour'.s ride from here, so liow'd you like to got up there early and have a little fun with the kitty'.'" Jim did like it. So at dawn, with Goswiek and three cowboys, lie was climbing his horse through brush and rock slides on the south .«ide of Juniper mountain, a small pack of hounds trailing along. Suddenly, baying loudly, the dogs dashed up the mountain on u now course, and Goswiek spurred his mount through the brush to bead them cff. Returning with them a few minutes Inter, he announced that they had discovered the fresh tracks of another lion. Kerch Lion's Heaven It was nearly sunrise when the riders topped the peak and a few minutes later rode into an auk thicket to the sinkhole where the first cut bad taken refuge. When the rocks and timber were removed, n light flat-heel into the cave .showed it apparently empty. "Don't let that worry yen," counsel- ON TIRES TUBES BATTERIES SEAT COVERS MOTOR OIL At Real MONEY-SAVING PRICES '*For FRIDAY and SATURDAY ONLY Don't Miss These Values at AUTOMOTIVE SUPPLY COMPANY 112 S. Main Phone 144 Hope, Ark. eel the lion hunter. "There are plontyiy of side pockets in there where she ! could hide. I'll take the flashlight for a look-see." No sound came from the hunter for | a while. Then the flashlight beam I appeared and Giles stuck his head out of the hole. "Quite a place in there. Our cat's under a rock on the west side. She grtwlcd when I went in. Come on clown, J. R., if you want to boar her." Listen to Her Purr Buck into the hole went the pair and then the other three followed, on Gik'.'' invitation, "Come on, fellows, and hear her purr." One youngster, bolder than the rest, (rawled into the narrow hole whore the cat lay, then came out precipitously at a spit and a snarl. Finally it was agreed to smoke out the quarry. Pine cones and needles wore dropped into the chamber and lighted. Smoke came oo?.ing out of the cracky in the rocks an clthe cave entrance. Then there were low growls, the sound of scratching, and again silence. Giles slowly pointed to the cave, picked up a small rock, and hurled it into the hole. Out shot a long, tan body between Giles and Williams. In one grand Jeap the cat bad soared from the bottom of the cave, well out inlci tbo open, just missing Susie, one of the bawling hounds. Susie went 'Trawling, rolled over, and came up running, the other clogs after her. Trci'd In Ihe Canyon The race was on. Through the loosely grouped horses wont the cat, hounds hot on her trail. The horses scattered, but stopped, trembling, a short distance away. The hunters stood listening. Finally Giles spoke. "They've got her lieed. Now we'll go down and jump her out and have some real fun." Down int:i the canyon they rode. In an oak, with the dogs ringed around at the botlcin, the lion crouched, 20 feet up. "Watch her come out of there when I throw tins stick," advised Giles. "It'll ho cj'iod training for these young hounds." • But she may get away," objected Williams. "Not a chance," replied Giles. "Tb-isc dops'll meet her when she hits the ground. I only hope she doesn't cut out of them to pieces when t-he lands." Ho hurled the stick. It struck the limb just above the lion's head. With n scraping sound of unsheathed claws on the oak bark, the lion leaped, describing a perfect arc. Landing perfectly, she darted down the canyon, do'4s lmt in pursuit, in full tongue. Down Comes the Cat Up another tree, a big yellow pine, went the fugitive. Down below waited the yelping hounds and five excited men. The brush was too thick to do any roping, so Giles suggested that they put an end to the quarry and go after the other animal, whose tracks the clogs had found. "Well, we've given her two chances," said Williams. A well-placed shot i'ram his 30-30 and the huge cat pitch- Blevins Mr. and Mrs. Jack Bonds wore business visitors in Hope Monday. Mi.ss Arlene Burns of Camden spent the week-end near Blevins with her parents Mr. nnd Mrs. John Burns. , Miss Mary Bonds spent Saturday in Hope. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Wade and Mrs. A. H. Wade spent the week-end in El Dcrado visiting relatives. Mr. Tom Phillips is in El Dorado visiting hi:; daughter Miss Tommy Fae Phillips who is seriously ill. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Cullens left Saturday for Little Rock to visit relatives. Miss Ruth Huskey, teacher of Richmond Hieh School, was the Saturday guest of Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Wade. Miss Charline Stewart is nursing in McCuskill this week. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Houscr announce the arrival of a daughter on Tuesday October 1, named Jo Ella. Mr. and Mrs. Tom J. Stewart and Dwight Stewart were shopping in Hope Monday. Mr. Forest Hutson visited his brother Wash Hutson of Hope Friday of last week. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Bonds and Dale ed down from her perch, dead when she struck the ground. That same evening they treed the ether cal, a large male measuring eight feet four inches, and another shot ended his marauding career. "Two lions in a day," opined Williams, "will surely help the calf, deer, and turkey crop on this mountain. But 1 think I'd rather draw cartoons for a living." Bonds spent Sunday in Arkadelphia visiting Watt Bonds at Henderson State. W. U. Wado was a business visitor in Hope Saturday. Mrs. Marion Ward anil Mi-s Marie Ward wore visiting in Frescott Saturday. Mrs. Jim Brooks is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Arthur Eewell, this week. Mr. and Mr.?. 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