Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on November 15, 1937 · Page 1
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Hope, Arkansas
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Monday, November 15, 1937
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Late News Flashes Strange Present! Accident PRESCOTT, Ark.—(/P)-_E. B. Wise, of Little Rock, engineer of the Missouri Pacific's Stinchine Special, received treatment at a hospital here Monday for grave injuries suffered in n strwitfc anti-climax to a relatively harmless accident. Wise brought his train to a stop near here Sunday night in lime to avoid crushing a car that had stalled on the track. When the engineer came down from his cab to assist in removing it the car toppled'over in a ditch, crushing him. The car's only passenger, the Rev. Bricc Barton, rural pastor, was hurt but slightly. Stale Supreme Court MTTI.E ROCK—(/P)—The Arkansas Supreme Court held Monday that the widow of the late W. R. Dyess, WPA administrator for Arkansas, who was killed in the Goodwin plane crash January .M, 1036, was entitled to double-indemnity payments on $113,000 life insurance policies. — <£ The decision, which would tnnko the » 1/1 *ii pnlicy settlement $30,000, affirmed a Local Committee Hope Star Name,d in Jobless Census for Hope Mayor Graves Appoints Group.to Work With Postmaster TO BEGIN TUESDAY President Roosevelt Urges Quick Return of Report Cards Appointment of u Mope committee WIIK announced Monday by Mayor Albert Graves In assist in the local end of the national unemployment census which will bo undertaken Tuesday by the Postoffico Department. Tuesday every postofficc in America will distribute- report curds to residences, ixwloffice boxholdcrs, and to cullers sit the general-delivery window in the pustoffice, asking jobless persons to register. The curds <ire to he returned to the postffice, or given to the letter-carrier. No postage is required. Mayor Groves' committee, appointed at the request cif Postmaster Aohcrt M. Wilson, follows: Charles Rcynerson, chairman; Wayne P. Fletcher. Robert M. Wilson, Mrs. Siillie M. Brocning, Mrs. Flora Cotton Slater. G. T. Cross, Edward Waytc, John Guthric, Guy E. Bay.se, Wayne If. England, the Rev. W. R. Hamilton, the Rev. Bert Webb, A. W. Stubbc- man and A. II. Washburn. judgment by Pulnski circuit court and was against the Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United Stales. The supreme court also affirmed n Hompstoad circuit court decree that the Pyramid Life Insurance company must pay $1,000 on an insurance policy to Mr. and Mrs. Albert B. Patten for the death of their son, Albert, Jr., in 1D3C. The company contended the policy had lapsed. Kldmip Victim Dies HUNTINGTON, W. Vn.— (/P)— Dr. James I. Seder, 70, kidnap victim who was held 10 days in an abandoned coal mine in what federal agents declared to be a futile $50,000 extortion plot, died Monday of pncumonin. The physician who attended the former state superintendent of the Anti-Saloon League said "death undoubtedly was caused by exposure" during the time the patient was held captive. WEATHER. Arkansns^O^aMwnal rams j/ofrtey nighi, colder west portion, freezing northwest; colder Tuesday, much colder south Tuesday night. VOLUME 39—NUMBER 28 HOPE, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15,1937 PRICE 5t CONGRESS IN SESSION Roosevelt Explains U WASHINGTON - (l\>\ - President Roosevelt appealed to the iwlion Sunday night for whole-hearted co-operation in a "complete, honest and accurate" census of thc''inemploycd this week. , In a country-wide radio broadcast .from the White House, he said the huge tnsk to be inaugurated Tuesday wiis necessary to furnish facts upon which the administration hopes to base a sound, long-range program of rc- cmployment. Unemployment, lie ob- servrrl, had delayed the balancing of the national budget. Asserting lhat unemployment relief is "of course, not the permanent cure," Mr. Roosevelt said. "The permanent cure lies in finding suitable jobs in industry and agriculture for all willing workers. It involves co-operative effort and planning which will lead to the absorption of this umuscd manpower in private industry." The AiniTir.-m Federation of Labm in iLs latest estimate of unemployed placed the number of tlio.se without work in Kepli-mbcr at 8,000,000. While the president spoke, Census Administrator John D. Diggers was making final preparations for distribution through the postal .service of more tliiin 85,000,0(10 census forms which will go to every adult in the land on Tuesday. Tho.so wholly without work or only |/,irlly employed are asked to fill out the questionnaires and return them, postage free, to the government, _ From the answers, which must be in by midnight, November 20, the administration hopes to determine: The number of unemployed nnd those who work only part time; their age groups ami geographical locations and the type of work for which they fire be.sl suited. Tariff Damaging Trade in Cotton Foreign Nations Buy Cotton Whore They Can Sell Own Goods Hurl in Mine Blast CLARKSVILLE, Ark.-</!V-A gns explosion in the Sunshine anthracite mine near Spadra injured five miners, n mine supervisor said Monday. All were burned about the head. Red Cross Drive Near J400 Mark Hope Basket Company Employes Contribute $71.85 to Cause The Hempstead County Red Cross roll fund climbed to nenr the $400 mark Monday when a second Hope industrial firm reported contributions from employes. John Guthrie, chairman of the drive for Hope Basket company, reported a total of J71.85 from employes of the company. This tabulation brought the total to dntc to-,$383:85. < •' ' ' •Ihe canvass will continue this week. The county membership quota is 750. Persons missed in the canvass may leave contributions nt either the Citizens National bank or First National bank. Previously reported $322.00 Basket Company Employes RED CROSS WASHINGTON -(/!>)- Secretary of Agriculture Wallace described international trade barriers Sunday as the greatest handicap to Southern cotton producers. His mutual report to President Hoosevelt urged immediate remedies to .stimulate foreign consumption of the South's bumper cotton crop. Other recommendations for cotton included: A crop adjustment program to bul- (Continued on Page Three) 1. Did George Washington have any children'.' 2. What are Rhodes scholarships? 3. Everyone know.s the 25lh wedding anniversary is silver and the 50th gold, but do you know what yc;.rs are denoted by calico, wood, and tin'.' 4. How many federal peiiiten- taries are there in the United States? Where are they located? 5. Does any state of the Union prohibit divorces? Answers on C'liisslfU'd Page Arthur Slay ton Imon Peyton G. H. Hatton Charles E. Cash T. C. Galloway Fred Johnson Charles Crulchfi«lri Jr. Mary Taylor Frank Flenoy .. . . Charley Gilky . Lee Taylor Vecley Powell Frank Smith V alter Lee Allen Abb Simmons Lewis Prwcll Harriso'i Green John Lawrence Mill-hum Ellis . Ted Hcndrix . Grady Heard Curtis Urrey D. G. Green C. M. Rogers Homer WhiUen Smith Vaughn Hugh West Luther Ellis W. H. Smith Oliver Simpson Earl Bearden Cannon Aslin Henry Taylot- Robert Mayton . Lester Osborn C. D. Rogers William Ellis Doyle Bruce- Owen Hollis Joe. Mayo Autry Wilson Mao Bell Revis D. A. Bowden Ellis Brown Christcen Smith 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 .25 1.00 1.00 .25 .25 .25 .25 .25 .25 .50 .25 .50 .25 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 .25 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 .25 1.00 .25 ,25 1.00 .25 .25 .25 .25 1.00 .25 .35 .25 .25 1.00 .25 1.00 (Continued on Page Six) Used Clothing Is Asked Tuesday for Students in Need P.-T. A. Pleads for Public Support in City-Wide Canvass TO CALL AT HOMES Clothing Will Be Sorted ' and Then Remodeled by the WPA, Mrs. Charles O. Thomas, P.-T. A. welfare chairman, appealed for citywide support Monday as committees prepared to canvass the city Tuesday for old clothing lhat will be remodeled and donated to needy Hoix> school children. Mrs. Thomas said the need for clothing was urgent, pointing out that the list of absentees from school was longer than usual Monday because improper clothing made it impossible for children to attend school during rainy weather. Unless clothing is provided at once additional students will be forced to drop out of school because of rain and cold weather, Mrs. Thomas said. A canvass of the entire residential area of Hope will be made by 28 members of the P.-T. A. units of Hope Tuesday in search of used clothing, shoes, boots, coats or any other wearing apparel. ' To Canvass City The committees for each school will meet at the high school building at 8:45 a. m. where they will be assigned streets and given final instruction for the one-day canvass. All persona having used clothing, old shoes or any think that can be woen that they wish to donate are asked , to have these articles ready j.vhenjthe solicitors call. Jf you have additional coat racks not in 'lise, the colicitors will take them. After the clothing is once gathered it will be hung on these racks and assorted, then remodeled by the WPA sewing room and distributed to the needy children of Hope. Persons who do not have old clothing—but wish to donate to this cause- may contribute cash which will be used to purchase lining for coats, thread and other materials that will go to help remodel clothes. Merchants of Hope will not be canvassed for cash—but broken lots of buttons, snaps, fhoc strings and any other articles will be appreciated. A merchant wishing to donate such material may call Mrs. Thomas, telephone 7'16, and n messenger will be sent for it. Thin canvass for needy school children was originally planned for last week, but was postponed because of the Little Rock Methodist conference to allow Methodist women time to sort usd clothing that they wish to donate. At 8:45 n. in. Tuesday The committees for the one-day canvass are asked to meet at the high school building at 8:45 a. m. Tuesday to bo assigned to streets. The committees: For the high school—Mrs. J. R, Williams, chairman; Mrs. Jim Henry, Mrs. died Hall, Mrs. E. P. Young, Mrs. C. Cook, Mrs. Dcwey Bush, Mrs. C. B. Presley. 'Oglcsby school—Mi;s. Charles O. Thomas, chairman; Mrs. Cecil Weaver, Mrs. A. B. Patten, Mrs. A. E. Morsani, Mrs. James Bowden, Mrs. S, L. Murphy, Mrs. Miingus Jones. Brookwood school — Mrs, R. D Franklin, chairman; Mrs. A. E. Slonc- quist, Mrs. A. W. Stubbeirmn, Mrs. E. L. Archer, Mrs. Willard Hargravcs, Mrs. George Duke, Mrs. Dcwey Hendrix. Paisley school—Mrs. It T. Wilson, chairman; Mrs. Mack Duffic, Mrs Logan Bailey, Mrs. Clinc Franks, Mrs Edwin Stewart, Mrs. Martin Pool, Mrs. Sweeney Copeland. The committees will canvass each Ward in Hope. Achievement Day Winners Miss Melva Bullington announced over the week-end the winners of the contests held at the Achievement Day program of home demonstration clubs in Hope November 12 as follows: Individual Canning 1. Mrs. Lee Garland, Allen H. D. C. 2. Mrs. Wilbur D. Jones, Ozan H. D C. 3. Mrs. Cha.s. Locke, Ozan H. D. C. 4. Mrs. R. L. Lcwallcn, Green Las- ctcr H. D. C. 5. Mrs. G. W. Camp, Hinton H. D. C. (i. Mrs. Eugene Goodlett, Ozan D. D. C. 7. Mrs. Alma Hanna, Ozan H. D. C. S. Mrs. Ben Stuart, Ozan H. D. C. D. Mrs. Floyd Matthews, Ozan H D. C. 1C. Mrs. W. A. Fowler, Hopewell. H. D. C. Pantry Stores 1. Ozan-St. Paul Home Demonstration club. 'i. Allen Home Demonstration club. 3. Green Laseter Home Demonstration club. 4. Centerville Home Demonstration club. 5. Rolton Home Demonstration club. Educational Features From (he Pantry Stores 1. Farm Security Administration. 2. Ouin-St. Paul H. D. C. 3. Hopewell H. D. C. 4. Allen H. D. C. 5. Centerville H. D. C. individual Canning Best Tomatoes: 1. Mrs. Wilbur D. Jones, Ozan H. D. C. 2. Mrs. P. J. Holt, Allen H. D. C. 3. Mrs. O. A. McKnight, Bright Star H. D. C. Okra: 1. Mrs. Eugene Goodlett, Ozan St. Paul H. D. C. 2. Miss Faye Samuel, Allen H. D. C. Green Beans; 1. Mrs. Walter Baber, Ozan-St. Paul H. D. C. Z. Mrs. Lee Garland, Allen H. D. C. 3. Mrs. Earl Ross, Green Laseter H. D. C. String Beans: 1. Mrs. Buel Daniels, Belton H. p. C. 2. Mrs. Wilbur D. Jones, Ozan-St. Paul H. D. C. 3. Miss Evelyn Harrison, Bright Star H. D. C. English Peas: 1 Mrs. Jenks. 2. Mrs. (Continued on Page Six) On Account of All These Pleasant Distractions; the Bobcats Went Ahead to Beat Russellville Friday Night TOP—RulliiR over the Hopc-BusscUvllle football game here last Friday night were the Homecoming Queen and her four maids. Left to riRht they arc: Miss Pbena Mlinn and Miss Ma»y Wilson, Mnids, Miss Cnrleiic Uruncr, queen; Miss Marian Smith and Miss Jennie Sue Moore, maids, ; ;t MIDDLE LEFT—Queen Cnricnc( presents n wreath of flowers to Cnpuiln Batson of ftusscllvllle, nnd a 'football to 'Captain Kclll) of Hope, nl the ceremony in mldflcld. Mnyor Albert Graves is in Hie background, while mi Interested spectator is the mayor's small son. MIDDLE RIGHT—Queen Carlenc and Captain Kclfh return to the Hope bench. BOTTOM LEFT—Hugh Reese catches a pass from Noble Masters, paving the way for another Bobcat touchdown. Two Russellville players Just missed batting it down. BOTTOM RIGHT—Here's a point after touchdown, kicked by Woodrow Parsons, who made good on three of four tries. The striped ball appears in the upber lefllumd corner, hearting for Ihe goalposts. •Photo by The Star Roosevelt Speaks for Remedying of Injustices in Tax Pledges to Remove Ob- • stacles to "Productive Enterprise" $5,000 EXEMPTION House Committee Fixes Figure — Senator Miller Sworn in WASHINGTON; - iff) - President Roosevelt . recommended the removal of tax injustices to "encourage productive enterprises" Monday in submitting a . i ouivpoint legislative program to. congress. • , .In his message opening the special session the president asked for "early action" on : legislation on farm crop control, wages and hours, reorganization of the executive branch, and the planning of natural resources. Mr. Roosevelt did not ask action otx tax revision at the special session. Meanwhile, the house tax subcommittee agreed tentatively to exempt all corporations having a $5,000 net Income, or less, from the undistributed profits tax. Miller Takes Oath WASHINGTON.— (/P)-Jfohn E. Miller took tlie oath of office Monday as the senator from Arkansas succeeding thQ' late Joseph T..' Robinson. He was escorted to the vice presi-/ J dent's rostrum by Senator Hattie W/ Caraway. .-..,-,.', .;.. . . ' .',, Tells Wirig" / V Story Sea Rescue • •-' ".' v^-w-i^M^--':^'- f ' * '/ ; Sharks Pulled Seamen 1 : Through Lif e'-Rihgs-^ - ' One Went Mad" NORFILK, ' . Va.— {/r>-Fifteen disheveled survivors, of, the sinking Saturday of the Greek Freighter Tzenny . Chandris arrived here Monday aboard the coast guard cutter Mendota and, through interpreters, told a graphic story of men against the" sea. The captain .'of the crew of 28, 7 of whom lost their lives, bore a bright gash across the nose to witness his story of how 'one seaman on. a raft with him went mad in the harrowing . hours before rescue and bit his captain in the face" before he died. Joseph Cbrrie, 49, English seaman, said he felt the heavily-laden freighter give two lurches and "I walked off the deck into water." He couldn't swim, but grabbed a piece of timber and kept afloat, fighting off sharke that nipped at his ankles. , • "I was the last to leave the ship, and .he last to be picked up," he said; All of the rescued men suffered from parched throats, but whether any were seriously ill could not be learned immediately. Commander Henry Coyle of the Mendota said he was told that two crewmen jumped from the strick ship without life-preservers and drowned, A third was pulled through his life- belt by a shark. A fourth, the one who went mad, died on the raft. Milburn Awarded $3,OOOJ)amages Federal Jury at Texarkana Returns Verdict for Hope Man A federal district court jury at Texarkana awarded C. R. Milburn danv. ages of $3,000 against the Southwestern Gas and Electric company Saturday as the November term of court adjourn* ed. The plaintiff sought $60,000 damages for personal injuries received at Hope when his car was in collision with a truck owned by the defendant The mishap occurred last June 11. The trial opened Thursday morning before Judge Heartsitl Ragon, of Fort Smith. The jury, dliberated for a time Friday night, but did not return a verdict until around 10:45 a. m. Saturday, Court adjourned at noon and will not open again this term unless a spe-t cial session is called. The Pelican flower of tropical America, when viewed from the side, closely resembles the bird for which it is named. Cotton NEW ORLEAJHS.-(5>)—New Orleans December cotton opened Monday at 7,91 end closed at 7,90. Spot cotton closed steady. 10 points lower, middling 7.97.

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