Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on November 24, 1937 · Page 1
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Hope, Arkansas
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Wednesday, November 24, 1937
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Late News Flashes No Panic, Snys Ford DETROIT, Mich.—(/P)—Henry Ford in an interview Wednesday said the present business recession is "temporary and artificial." "No one," ho said, "need look at next year with any un- certainity. The present slow-down is not a set-back—it's the pause before another climb." "Life" for Slayer PITTSF1ELD, 111 (./P)—The Rev. C. E. Newton was convicted Wednesday of .slaying, a loyal church worker and the jury fixed his punishment at life imprisonment. The verdict was reached in 6 hours 52 minutes. — - © The Missouri county preacher had pleaded he was a victim! of circumstances in the brutal hammer-slayinu ast July of Mrs. Dennis Kelly, 45, a mother, of Paris, Mo, Tuberculosis Seal Sale to Be Opened Here This Friday Christmas Seal Campaign in Charge of Harry J. Lemley CANVASS~FOR CITY County and City Committees Announced for Local Drive The annual Christmas Sen! sale campaign will begin Friday of this week, it was announced Wednesday by Harry J. Lemley of Hope, county chairman. All but 5 per cent of Christmas Sen! funds is spent to control tuberculosis in the state it, which the seals arc purchased. .Figures show that in 1936 there were 135 active cases of tuberculosis in Hcmpstead county with 15 deaths reported. The estimated number of cases in Arkansas on the basis of 1936 deaths is 10,161. Mrs. L. W. Young, city chairman, announced that a canvass of the downtown district would be made Friday, with a house-to-house canvass to begin Monday. Mrs. Young announced the following as a committee in charge of solicitation and sale of Christmas Seals: Mrs. John Guthric, Mrs. H, O. Kyler, Mrs. Arthur Swankc, Mrs. McCloughan, Mrs. C. C. Lewis, Mrs. Tom Kinser, Mrs. C. Cook, Mrs. John Palmer, Mrs, Dick Watkins. Mrs. Dick Foster, Mfs. Billy Bob Herndon. Mrs. Alston Foster, Miss Frances Snydcr, Mrs. Frank Hearnc. Rural chairmen are: Columbus, Mrs. J. S. Wilson, Jr.; Fulton, Mrs. Ernest Cox; Washington, Mrs. W. I. Stroud; Blevins, Miss Loin Mao Bruce; Ozan, Mrs. Wilbur Jones; Patmos, Miss Nora Gordon; McCaskill, Mrs. Bert Scott; Binfien, Mrs. Charlie Clingan. Set December 13 Former State Official to Be Arraigned for Second Time LITTLE ROCK.— (/I') —Prosecutor Fred A. Donham said Wednesday he would call former Secretary of State Ed F. McDonald to trial for the second time December 13 on charges of false pretense in connection with the purchase of capital janitor supplies. The jury failed to agree at McDonald's first trial last spring. Turning around on a curgo or on lop of a hill is the end of cautiousness and the beginning of carelessness. Burleson Dies AUSTIN, TCXIIS—</Pl—Albert Sidney Burleson, postmaster general in the cabinet of President Woodrow Wilson, died Wednesday. Ford Company Cleared DETROIT, Mich.—(/I')—Circuit Judge Lester S. Moll dismissed Wednesday charges of felonious assault brought against the Ford Motor company and eight individuals us the result of the beating of United Automobile Workers' organizers near the Ford Rouge plant last. May 26. Red Cross Total Is BeyondJTOO Mark Patmos Community Wednesday Reports Tabulation of $26.50 The Red Cross fund jumped to J726.19 Wednesday with additional reports, including $26.50 from Putinos where Luther D. Rider is .serving as chairman of thnt district. Previously reported I'uttnos Report Luther D. Rider W. B. Yancy T. M. Ward Earlo C. Turner Tommio Gibson S. R. Hamilton Mrs. Bert Keith Bert Keith Victor Keith John A. Wallace-Jr C. P. Jones '.'. J. I. Payne J. W. Vines Gentry Ralliff W. A. Formby Monroe Kent B. J. Drake O. H. Owens John Rogers Mrs. John Rogers E. R. Brown O. T. Beck .. Mary Midrllebrooks H. M. Ward First grade of Pnlmos School Ed Black Leo Hatch Eric Bennett . Other Donations Jack Williams Harry Phillips Ross Gillcspic . . Will RidRdill Mrs. Paul M. Simms Total $004.09 1.00 1.00 .... 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 .... 1.00 . 1.00 .. 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 . 1.00 1.00 1.00 .... 1.00 .. 1.00 1.00 . .. 1.00 i.no 1.00 1.00 1.00 . 1.00 . 1.00 . . .50 50 ... .50 i .on UK) . 1.00 . 1.00 . 1.00 $72«.19 Special Price Features Prevail at Museum Here Cotton NEW ORLEANS.- (/I') -December cotton opened Wednesday at 8.04 and closed at 8.04. Spot cotton closed steady three points up, middling 8.06. The management of the World Museum, South Elm street, announced that all Hope Boy Scouts would be ad- I milled free at 8 p. m. Wednesday. All ladies will be admitted free Wednesday and Wednesday night if accompanied by one paid admission. Friday afternoon has been designated by the management as special Kiddy Matinee, with special treats in store for the children of .school age. The museum, which is sponsored by the American Legion for its Christmas charity fund, will remain here the balance of this week. T.B.—First Cause of Death between 15 and 45 TUBERCUW>3I$ ACCIDENT! HEART DISEASE , The illustration abtve, in showing the seven leading causes of death in the United, States, reveals the startling tact tbat tuberculosis occupies I first rank as the cause ot death tor the productive years between 15 and 45, Nearly 40,000 men and women la ibat age group died last year from tbls preventable disease. Tuberculosis accounted for almost 16 per cent of <Jeath§ from all causes during the IS to 45 $ge period although! it wa« responsible *<W «»!/ i per cent ol tho total mortality for all age periods. Tho latest statistics show that the seven leading causes ot death (shown above), called 1>y some the "Seven Horsemen o£ Death," continue to bo led by tuberculosis as a robber of lives in theso highly Important years. "Until tuberculosis ceases to Iclll our young men and women in such large numbers Christmas Seals must be used as ammunition, la the war ou the Great Wulte Plague. Hope Star VOLUME 39—NUMBER 36 WEATMfeR., Arkansas-—Partly Cloudy Wednesday night and Thursday. HOPE, ARKANSAS, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24,1937 PRICE 6c COPY FARM BILL FINIS &-£#•& ##•£<£•£.•& •& . Final Grid Games Here at 2:30 Thursday St. Joseph Battle Teams Appear to Be Evenly Matched—Buy Tickets Now JUNIOR GRID GAME Hope Boys Band to Parade Downtown at 11 a. in. Thursday The curtain will fall on the 1937 football campaign here Thursday afternoon when the Hope High School team clashes with St. Joseph High of Dallas nt 2:30 p. in. Upwards of 3,000 persons arc expected to witness the final jjaine of the f.cason. Tickets have been selling at a fast pace. They will remain at 50 cents until Wednesday night when they will be withdrawn from Hope Confectionery and Jacks Newsstand. All tickets Thursday will be 75 cents. Parade nt H a. in. A football parade of school students, Ihc Hope Boys,band, and decorated automobiles will be held at 11 a. m. Thursday. The parade will start from the First Methodist, church and will lead to the downtown district where the band will play several numbers. On paper the two teams appear to be evenly matched, Hope having a slight weight advantage of two pounds, according to figures released by Coach Foy Hammons of Hope and Pal Miller cf the Dallas team. The starting Bobcat team will average 170 pounds to 108 for St. Joseph. Coach Hammons announced Wednesday that Davcy Colcman and Edward A.slin, halfbacks, would be handicapped by injuries. Colcman sustained n foot injury in practice this week and will sec little of the giinic. Axlin, .suffering from an ankle injury, is a doubtful starter, however, Hammons listed him in the •ipcning lineup. If AM I in is not ready to go by game- time, Woudrow Parsons will be shifted to the halfback post. Still will replace Parsons at right guard. The balance :>f the team is in good .shape. Junior (Same at 1:30 p. m. Lawrence Martin's junior grid (cam will clash at 1:30 [i. m. The game will be cut .short to allow the Bobcats and .'.I. Joseph to take the field for preliminary warm-ups before the opening kick-off ;it 2:30 p. in. All persons holding tickets to the Hope-Dallas game will be admitted Irco tu witness the future Bobcat stars in nction. Thy Turkey Day b.-iltlo will close a successful .^eason for the Hope M|U;id, having eight victories agiiin.st three defeats for the campaign to date. Nine reguiar.s of the Hope team will close their careers. The probably starting lineups, weight and positions aro listed in a two column box on this Clients Put Skip Tracers on Trail of Some Hearty Laughs as Well as Frauds O Asked to 'Shadow' Man to Keep Off Wife's Detective Another Time He Followed Suspected Wife, Got < "Culture" A "SHADOW" FAILS Capacity for Beer Not So Great, and He Loses Trail •: Reform of Stock Market Required G o vernment D e m a n d s Wall Street "Put House in Order" Slulhing is not always concerned \ with grim tragedy and crime—It • has its comedy relief, too. Read about some of the amusing sleuth-. ing episodes;;in the lust of'sbt' j stories taken from the real-life • files of the Skip Tracers Co., in I New York City. ' | By DICK McCANN NBA Service Staff Writer "I want you to shadow me." Daniel Eiscnberg, head of the Skip Tracers Co. of New York City, wasn't sure he had heard right, "Pardon me, sir," the dapper little detective asked, "but did you say: 'I want you to shadow me'?" "Precisely," said the handsome visitor to the Skip Tracers Co. skyscraper offices. "1 want you to shadow me." "But ..." "I'll explain," the man continued. "You sec, it's this way: I have, I don't mind telling you, a girl friend. A dancer. And my wife suspects it and I'm afraid she has gotten a detective agency here in New York to follow me. "That's where you come in—I want you to follow me to see that I'm not followed!" Hunts Dogs and Butlers, Too ", c ,'o," .says Mr. Eisenberg, "you can see that we aren't always trailing tragedy, or wiping away the tears of distracted parents. There's a laugh now and then ..." Once, for instance, Mr. Eisenberg was asked to locate a butler. Another time a fox terrier with a black spot on hiK neck. He got a larger fee for this, by the way than he got for discovering two men who had been missing for .seven years. Not so long ago Mr. Eisenberg was called in by one of the larger insurance companies to cooperate with their own detectives in locating a man who had "walked into the ocean and vanished." The insurance company was an interested party because the man was insured for $18,500 and his wife wanted the money. The company .smelled fraud. And sure enough Eisenberg's Skip Tracers Co. ran the man down and ho WASHINGTON—(/I 1 )—. he Roosevelt administration cracked down on Wall Ltioet Tuesday night, serving an ultimatum that the Stock Exchange must reorganize or be regulated much more drastically. "Adequate safeguard.-*" must be thrown about (his and other exchanges said William O. Duuylas, chairman of the Commission. The Mil-prise move recalled that Wall Streeters and New Dealers have been blaming each other in part for the present business recession. Some administration advisers have accused Wall Street of "leaning on its shovel" while their critics have blamed restrictions imposed by the government. Dcuglas said figures on the activity of Exchange members in recent stock market slumps "serve only to fortify further the conclusion, indicated repeatedly in our studies, that members of the Exchange trading for their own account either create the daily price fluctuations or else contribute materially to their severity." He said he would prefer to have the (Continued on Page Three) confessed swimming from sight where he was picked up by a small rowboat and carried safely back to a secluded strip of sandy beach and thence to a hideout to await his bereaved "widow." Outwitting Clever Quarry Then there was the suspicious wife who wanted her husband followed. Another detective agency had failed to keep the gentleman in sight. It didn't take the Skip Tracers Co. long to find out why. Their quarry was a cutie. He was just as suspicious as his wife and knew all the tricks of finding out if anybody was on his trail . . . he would drive slowly in his auto, then race it, then suddenly slow down. If he still hadn't satisfied himself that he was being trailed, he would whip around a corner into a one- way street—the wrong way. If a car followed, he knew he was being trailed and then he would set about eluding the shadow. Mr. Eisenberg got around all this by planting a small boy on the rear bumper of Mr. Flyaway's auto and proceeded to let the hunted escape the hunters The small boy, of course, got the house number of the rendezvous, and the rest was simple. The shadow sometimes has a shadow himself. Once, after tracking down a wife deserter, Mr, Eisenberg was followed to his office by two thugs (Continued on Page Three) Draft to Provide Quota Compulsion Goes to Congress Debate Expected to Begin in Lower Chamber Next Monday COTTON IrTcONTROL Penalty to Be Assessed for Exceeding Individual Quota WASHINGTON— (/P)— The house agriculture committee completed Wednesday a draft of a compulsory crop control bill for wheat, cotton, corn, tobacco and rice. Chairman Jones, Texas Democrat, > said he would introduce the measure in the house Wednesday afternoon", adding, "I hope that debate on the bill in the house may start Monday." The final draft as agreed upon bSjp' the committee includes provisions for the continuance of "present, soil conservation practices and payments, .with/ " compulsory,tpntrpl obtajnad^ throu' "-' r ''" for sale of production above the individual quota. v —Illustration by E. H. Guilder The man.who "walked into the ocean and vanished" confessed he swam from sight and was picked up by a rowboat that carried him safely to a secluded strip of s.;nd.v beach. Brussels Parley Finally Suspended Peace Group Meets Defeat —Japanese Planes Bomb Nanking BRUSSELS, Belgium. - (/P) - The Brussels conference on the Chinese- Japanese conflict Wednesday adopted in principle a report providing for indefinite suspension of its work. "The report was approved 18 to one, Italy voting against it. The 19 governments participating were expected to continue consultations among themselves on possible ways of bringing peace to the Far East. Japanese Bomli Nanking SHANGHAI, China.-(/P)—Two Japanese bombing planes protected by pursuit craft dropped a score of projectiles Wednesday along the main thoroughfare of Nanking, killing 40 civilians. It was the first time Japanese planes had struck within Nanking's walls since September 26. The bombardment came as foreign sources confirmed reports that long- awaited Russian-manufactured planes had arrived at the capital to bolster the Chinese air forces. The Japanese raid was believed to have been an attempt to smash the new craft quickly. A Thought Kindness in women, not their beauteous looks, shall win my love.—Shakespeare. 1. Were President Grants initials really "U. S."? 2. What is the Kohinoor diamond? 3. How is the designation of Easter Sunday determined 1 ; 4. Did a President ever die in the White House. 5. "How much money have you?" John's mother asked. "If you add one-fourth of it to one-third of it you will have 10 cents more than half the amount," John replied. How much money did he have? ou Classified I'ugc Primary Officials Chosen for City Election Officers Named for All Ward Polling • Places Judges and clerks for the city Democratic primary election to be held next Tuesday were announced Wednesday by Ed Van Sickle of the city democratic central committee. The list of officials: Wardo One—Judges: J. M. Harbin, L. Carter Johnson, Clyde Monls; alternate judges, J. W. Corlcy. Giles H. Gibson, Dorsey McRae. Clerks; Lloyd Kinard, Ray Luck; alternate clerks: B. R. Haium, P. A. Lewis. Sheriff, J. M. Phillips. Ward Two—Judges: J. P. Duffic, E. N. May. T. E. Urrcy. Alternate judges: R. H. Glcghom, Frank Trimble, C. R. Crulchfiold. Clerks: Harold Porterfield, Henry Taylor. Alternates: Joe B. Greene, Olin England. Sheriff: T. P. Beard. Ward Three—Judges: R. W. Mul- drmv, A. A. Moore, A. F. Grccnlee. Alternates: Harry Moore, T. H. Goff, Edward Ward. Clerks: A. C. Erwin, Billy Wimberley. Alternates: Robert LaGrone, Jr., N. T. Jewell. Sheriff: Tom Billingslcy. Ward Four—Judges: Dr. H. D. Linker, J. F. Gorin. Lewis Breed. Alternates: W. H. A. Sclineiker, Lex Wolff, Lee Brown. Clerks: Frank Hicks, F. D. Middle-brooks. Alternates: Ivis Brmn- mctl and Robert Massey. Sheriff: Charles Hanson, Sr. St; Louis Plant of Ford Is on Strike CIO Pickets Factory, and 1,200 Men Wait Outside Plant ST. LOUIS. Mo.-W')—Members of the United Automobile Workers of A,mcrica, protesting allet^d grievances, went on strike Wednesday at the St. Louis assembly plant of the Ford Motor company. About 150 pickets guarded the two main entrances of the plant after an early morning demonstration in which 1,200 men. many of them members of the CIO unions, swarmed around the building. There was little disorder, Milton N. Johnson, Ford manager, called the picketing an "invasion by other CIO unions." More Civilians Than Soldiers Die in War MADRID, Spain—(.4')—Spanish insurgent air raiders from Mallorea island bombed government cities from Barcelona to Valencia along Spain's Mediterranean coast Tuesday. Government dispatches reported the attacks killed and wounded more civilians than the number of combatant casualties suffered during tlie day in Hctiiiil fighting on the warfronts. Property damage also was said to have been heavy. Probable Starting Lineups HOPE Ramsey (180) Quimby (185) Keith (170) Jewell (150) Parsons (170) . Stone (205) . ' Reese (165) Bright (155) . Aslin (160) Masters (150) Eason (180) Team Average Line Average Backfield Average L. E. .. . L. T. ... L. G. C. . R. G. R. T. R. E. Q. B. L. H. R. H. F. B. DALLAS Benmntrl'ield (150) Smith (195) Phillips (165) Vogel (155) Reedy '(160> Arlington (235) Nelson (145) Foley (160) Wilson (150) Herman (155) Murphy (185) Hope, 170 Dallas, 168 Hope, 175 Dallas, 172 Hope, 161 Dallas. 162 Union Service on Thanksgiving Day Program Begins at 10 a. m.—No Star on Holiday Thursday morning at 10 o'clock a, union Thanksgiving service will foe held at First Baptist church. An appropriate program of special music scripture, reading has been arranged All pastors of Hope have a place on. the program. At 11 a. m. a football parade will be staged in downtown Hope. Several numbers will be played by the Hope Boys band. Following the Thanksgiving day meal, members of the junior high school team will clash in a short battle at Hammons Stadium at 1:30 o'clock. The feature grid battle of the day, between Hope and St. Joseph High School of Dallas, begins at 2:30 o'clock. Practically all stores and public buildings will be closed throughout the day. There will be no window service at Hope postoffice and no city or rural deliveries. Incoming mail will be placed in boxes and outgoing mail will be dispatched at usual. Hope Star, which observes three holidays a year, will issue no news- papar Thursday. The Star observes Thanksgiving Christmas and, the Fourth of July. All daily features will be published in Friday's paper, Saturday morning (Continued on Page Three) Horses and cattle fare well in the west of. England on Christmas Day, because an ancient superstition is that unless they are given double rations of feed, misfortune will follow.

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