Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on October 30, 1935 · Page 6
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V v "" " y iw%1 V V "* V - * *">'", * j ' t' > ^ • HOFt STAB, ''"''^ ' " 7 IlleiMt** .. |Kh Taxpayers nan* 5pomy Over Navy Taxes in Sight for ;/VMafion Already Paying y $1,26 Per $5 of Income By K0C.ti8 D. GREENE Ajseelotcd Prtsr Correspondent -LONDON, En?.-(/P)—Already groan„ irig under an income MX of $1.25 per *" $5, British taxpayers are gloomily Weighing then privy purses against Ihfc calls of partiotism as symbolized fry a proposed billion-dollar defense arc two decisive «r* first is that loans , e<l for social assets, i nich as better .housing, which are and 1 will remain a tasting benefit to the j nation. ! "Tho sccrrfwLantl final nrjnimcnt Is ! political. If Britain gives the lend in I -enewing armaments by loans, our ex* ->mple will be copied all over the world." Another Point of View On the ether hand, "The Times" ed* itorially applauds the Idea of a loan rather than taxation, declaring: "The new obligation should be discharged with the least possible interference with the ideal of gradually reducing the burdens of taxation. This consideration suggests that the cost should be met by a loan." Other critics stoutly maintain that the best method would be a 10-year defense loan with a heavy sinking fund rather than a long-term loan which would carry the burdens of taxation to generations unborn. ARlUSAS Wcdttbgdttfo Qciobei* 30, 10,8g Life on the Ocean Wave Here's one Preston Foster insists act- j ually happened: Tactful and delicate *'-' Thai sum. according to financial ex- nsrte, will be needed t-> bring Brlt- aiti's navy, army and air force up to date. But the question—already stirring fierj debate on street eorrter. in mdn- ey marts and political hells—is whether the money should be raised by a defense loan, similar to American Lib- , .. .. erty Itonds, or by direct taxation j was the reply made by the Hollywood- "Ifappiness Lean?"' i bound French'film star who had not Stony a jaundiced eye greeted Lord j found "life on the ocean wave" all Mottistone's beaming suggestion that •• for which one could wish. She was it should be called "the great national i "inking, pale and haggard into her happiness loan'"—using national credit, steamer chair when he neighbor as represented by some $6,390,000 sav- ; cheerily asked; ings amassed in the three major sav- j "Have you breakfasted, mademoi- ings insti'ulions,,to bolster the defense ; selle? forces. i -Nn "It is improbable that we shall es- j cape Without any measure of rearma- i ment," says The Economist "The! question therefore remains whether. g^S^S'^fgi ^.ggggg^g;^ government has. issued a decree der clarinpfas federal property deposits of gold, silver, .tin, zinc and .antimony in the" province* of • Nuflo de Chaves, Santa Cruz'department. . . -.'; Italy S^es Prosperity Just 'Round Corner—in Ethiopia By MILTON BRONNER NBA Service Stuff Correspondent (Copyright. 1935, NEA Service, Inc.) HOME.—The world has scon wnrs of conquc&t, wars fought in the name of religion, wars in defense of monarchies or democracies—and Wars to end wars. Now the Irind of Mussolini (so Mr. Average Italian believes) is waging a war to lower the High Cost of Living. Mr. A. I., in talks I have had with him here and elsewhere in the country, usually has expressed the conviction that the conquering and colonization of Ethiopia by tlaly will bring him a greater degree of personal property, swell his savings, heap high his market basket. All this, because Ethiopia Would j represent an outlet for Italy's swollen population and n new source for sorcly- | needed raw products. | In present-day Italy, when Mr. A. I. sits down to lunch in a restaurant or j when friend wife shows him the bills from the butcher or the grocer, he is made to realize that the High* Cost of Living is a serious matter. Taking the wholesale price index for 1913 as 100, the prices reigning in the last week in June and July, 1935 respectively were as follows: June July Vegetables 372.65 363.81 Animal food 333.17 326.94 Chemical products 294.85 303.01 Textile materials 186.31 192,60 Minerals and metals 360.92 364.86 Building materials 354.96 358.40 "No, m'sieur," answered the actress with a wan. smile,'"I have not breakfasted, pri the cbntrary."- L Screen Play. ' -V^'.' " ' of a loan. Our answer is em- IJfiatically No! ! .^"Against the argument for an infla- ' ?A Three Days' Cough Is Your Danger Signal , •& No matter how many 'medicines you have tried for your cough, chest cola or bronchial irritation, you can i ' J get' relief now with Creomulsion. ! Serious trouble may be brewing and I ^you Cannot afford tb take a chance with anything less than Creomul- I sjxm, which goes right to the seat i Of the trouble to aid nature to i soothe and heal the inflamed mem- j branes as the germ-laden phlegm K loosened and expelled. ! Even, if other remedies- have j -failed, don't be discouraged, your i druggist is authonzed to guarantee I Creomulsion and to- refund your money if you are not satisfied with results from the.very first bottle. Get Creomulsion right now. (Adv.) ' RiSSES BEAUTIFULLY CLEANED By OUR SPECIAL Ocjcrless Process All ...tyj^es : ; jaf _Ladies -Dresses thoroughly cleaned by. our special ' process- that restores the color and; freshnessi to the fabric*' Minor repairs hiade at no extra cost.. V .'" PHONE 385 END Of MONTH SAY! SAVE AND COMPARE AT PEN N E Y f S 54-inch All Wool Yd. $•1.49 Me'n's Suede JACKET S 36 to 44 , $ Cotton Stride.... 1 .49 REMNANTS I GO ON SALE! I At 9 o'Clock Thursday.) 30 to 42 Men's Moleskin PANTS / $1 ..'..„•.:". _. ,. . »• .69 , Ladies Fall COATS $ Sizes 14 to 20 0.88 Q Boys' School , Adjustable. LADIES SHOES All Leather Ties, Oxfords For Fall MEN'S DRESS PANTS T Ladies Rayon UNDIES Outstanding 25 LEGION RAZOR BLADES Fits Double Edge Razor 25c 40-Inch BROWN DOMESTIC "BELLE ISLE" Yard 32 oz. All Wool MELTON JACKETS 2 .98 70x80 DOUBLE BLANKETS S1.98 Men's Fast Color DRESS SHIRTS Full CM* 7 Button Front OUTING FLANNEL, 8c Assorted Colors MEN'S 12 Lb Cotton Unions Sizes 36 to 46 fiA A Pair PifC 3 Lb. COTTON BAIT 43c Mens and Boys' SWEATERS Wool Mixed LADIES FALL HATS 98c Men's Work SHOES I,"C, PENNEY COMPANY, Inco t p 0tate d It will be noted that most things showed a tendency to increase in July as compared .with June. In the retail markets the prices of meat, eggs, olive oil, vegetables and fruit showed a slight increase while the price of wheat flour came down, owing to a ' good home wheat crop. : However, in spite of'the 'fact v that Italy was drifting into war. 1935 showed no such peak of high'cost'of living "as did 1927. Taking that year's figures,as. 100, the cost of living in Italy in June, 4935, 'was'".found to be 71.95. Economic sanctions by the League of Nations may increase this- figure. Taxes also come' : as a preoccupation to the .people, as they do to every nation in the world. The tax is imposed pretty low down in the -scale too. Earnings not exceeding 2000 lire per year;.arp cx : exempt f r.o m taxation. That is roughly about S170 per year. Contrary to what is thought in Arner- ica, many workers in various trades get .far.more than this. To take just a few examples: Skilled tailors work a 48-hour week and get lire 2.75 per hour, while partially skilled ones draw two lire. That's for men. For women, the skilled ones get 1.60 and the partly skilled ones 1.20. ..In the shoe factories men workers of the first class get 2.50 lire per hour, others getting -2.25 and 1.35. Women of the first class get 1.80 lire, others getting 1.45 and 1.00. They work the 48-hour week. In the silk weaving trade, men draw from 2.15 to 1.95 lire per hour-and women from 1.35 to 1.05 for a 48-hour week. • .-,.'.- '• It.is often represented in the outside world that the bulk of the taxes go for the.building of Italy's big army, navy and air force. But the talian town dweller will tell you a different story. :< • In -the first place, the Fascist regime, to cope with the rising population and the need of modern housing, has torn down many old .rookeries and erected in their places workers' flats, which are modern, comfortable and reasonably cheap in rent. They compare favorably with what has been done in this way in other European countries. The regime has also gone in for new, modern, bright school buildings where there are gymnasiums, swimming pools, decent lavatories, offices where medical and dental work is done, and hospitals where the nceds^ of the sick are well looked after. Fascism also introduced another thing which the Nazis copied, as they slavishly copied so much else. There is an organization known as the "Do- polavoro/' Literally it means "After work." Workers and their families by joining .it get reduced prices at theaters, movies, etc. Then, too, the state, owning the railways, has introduced the so-called "trcni popolarl"—people's trains. For a very moderate sum, indeed, often amounting to from 50 to 70 per cent less than the regular prices, people can buy round-trip tickets on ! ihese trains taking them anywhere in Italy. The idea is to help the people to j take cheap holidays and also to encourage them to get to know their owri I country. ... i And now, at war, Italy piles up a new mountain of debt. But Mr. Avora'ge I :talian tells me that the war in Ethiopia is a good investment. • i If and when the flag of Fascism flies over Ethiopia, that land—so Mr. A.. I. Is told and so he believes—will be a new land of opportunity. He feels that though his children and his children's children may be taxed heavily to pay j ior this war, they will have more money with which to pay those same taxes eaust* sentimentality has obscured the i fact that few of them give us much j study 16 their jobs as a bricklayer i does to his trade. Our new organization Intend* to offer Scientific train-' trig to such mothers as develop the | expected conscience twinge," That is* what these experts say, j By scientific training they do not I mean baking a perfect ginger cookie or rolling a neat bandage merely. Such things are Important. Plenty of mothers don't know the mechttnical tricks of thcif trade. However, the deep, and vital comprehension of her role as n potter with plastic human material to mold, is woman's biggest problem. Child Bearing Not Enough To bear a child Is not to acquit oneself creditably of 'the obligations of motherhood. Certainly the degree of graciousncss and bravery with which a woman accepts this ordeal is important, but It is only the beginning Mothers need wisdom, tact, understanding and sympathy in larger degree than other women do. Mother.' deal With children, who turn to their ns the gods of young destinies, children who have no backgrounds of their owh against which to make comparisons and therefore must rely on the experiences and kindness of their mothers, The group of men and women who are sponsoring this much needed society say further: "There has developed a sizeable group of women who. ] because they have managed to have offspring,-'merely .rest' on their laurels and-expect to be. supported, revered and loved for that accomplishment alone." • '. • It Is so much nonsense. Cats have kittens and -dogs have pops. Anybody can-do'it'''It is what a parent does after he has'the'child in his keeping that matters. •Unjustified Plaint ".You should be kind to me. I'm your mother. I gave you life," some women wail. Oh yes? Well, that child didn't ask to be born. You'brought him into the struggle, and it is up to'you to equip him with a measuring stick of kindliness,' tolerance, sympathy, endurance; to show .him. that somehow the conflict "is worth the price, and it is belter^to .lose honorably than to win dishonorably; .that it isn't what he Carnival Friday at Spring Hill School Program Scheduled at 8 p. m. for Benefit of School's Athletic Fund The fifth annual Spring Hill school -ntniv.il will be held Friday night nt he Spring Hill High School. The carnival Is sponsored by the Vhletlc association' of Spring Hill, "he pro-ram starts nt 8 p. m. Proceeds will go to the athletic fund. He sold, "1 don't see no use In fece , If women Is "the eternal question," around a cemetery. Dem what's in ! mnn Is doomed eternally to find tho there can't get o\tt, and them what's | wrong answer, out she-' dotm wnnnn gel in."—Van- ! The fees in the School of Experience eouver Dally Province. ! m ' e "'ways paid in advance. Does Your Food Make You Strong or Weak? Do you realize that what you cat today is your flesh and blood tomorrow? Also, your strength or weakness? So If you hnve no appetite or If your food soura and turns to gas, instead of digesting normally, you are sure to grow weaker and Weaker each day instead of stronger -id more vigorous. To escape the weakness and sickness that are sure to result from undernourishment, you must regain a hearty appetite and overcome the 'icr child in her keeping. Whenever or _„„, „„, ... not she is going to instill desires \ and more vigorous, which will handicap them later depends on her responsibility as a mother. This question became paramount m a railroad station platform nt Wichita, Kansas, the other day when i mother, having lighted a cigarette ior herself, lighted another which she handed to her four-year-old son. When objections were made—made •t the police station, at that—she nsn- ed what a child was expected to do while waiting for a train. There arc cases, hundreds of them, where the wise judgment of n mother has infinite bearing on n child's whole future career. Cattle Versus. Children Women who arc prepared to assume tho joy of motherhood are worthy of the calling. Women who think that four walls to shut away the rain, three meals n day with orange juice and custards and vegetable plates at , their expected times, n story-telling | hour, and hot baths every night are the sum total of their contribution to their children has failed at motherhood. All these are most necessary, of course, but they are not enough. Men go to scientific agricultural schools to learn how to care for cattle. Women marry and rear families without taking an inventory to see if they have the requisites for developing the children they bring into the world. symptoms of Indigestion. For Ihl3 purpose we sU-ongly recommend B-L Tonic to restore your appetite and stimulate your digestion, so you can obtain all possible nourishment from your food and regain health and strength. SATISFACTION OR YOUR MONEY BACK. We are authorized to refund tho price of tho first bottle to any of our customers who arc not delighted with B-t, Tonic—you are to be the solo judge. JOHN S. GIBSON DRUG CO., Hope, Ark. has 'that.counts, but'what he does with it., ;' .- ' : -• •' ' - . A mother has the future habits of Useless ; When a colored preacher said 'to Brother Jones that, he should give a small donation for a fence around the 1 cemetery, whit did Jones say? Auspices American Legion B!0 CARNIVAL HOPE Monday, November 4th ONE WEEK Highway 67—Next to Luck's Tourist Court 7 New Rides, 8 Big Shows 30 Amusement Booths Free Admission to Show Grounds Ask Merchants for Free Ride Coupons n noun cng Italy's depleted market basket is Premier Mussolini's concern is his Ethiopian war sends the cost of living skyrocketing. Co-ops Unable To (Continued from page one) W1IH TMi 1936 OLDSMOB ... AT JSTEW LOW PRICES ... AND A New Dealer for HOPE amount on its own capital. •Exempt From Ttnres Senator McKellar also brought out that the co-operatives are exempt from federal taxes as an association. "So, in dealing in cotton, you have the advantage over your competitors of paying no taxes, borrowing al Hhe money you want at reasonable—very reasonable rates, and your capital was paid in by the government—and yet you want the government to pay your losses again?" Creekmore replied that the co-operatives lost a total of $20,500,000 because of the operation of the Cotton Stabilization Corporation in 1929-30. He added that the government lost $107,000,000 in those stabilization operation;:, but added, "It was money that went to the farmers and the trade VifS undoubtedly benefited by the co- jcps holding off their 1,300,000 bales at | that time." [ The ACCA contends that if its member agencies had not been drafted by the old Farm Board in 1929 in its stabilization efforts, and removed its 1.300,000 bales from the market in the IB-cent pegging program, the co-ops would have cmurged financially solvent. Reviews Financial Affairs E. F. Creekmorc- testified that $5,021,803.44 in equities and patronage dividends had been distributed in cash during the four-year period ending June 30, 1935. He taid that capital and surplus from earnings withheld from final settlements with members were increased during the period $2,426,286.60 of which $1,128,350 had been distributed in stock patronage dividends, $319,441.88 in cash patronage dividends, and the remaining $978,494.72 held as surplus. Creekmorc testified that the ACCA handled for the government, including the stabilization operation, 1,240,035 bales of cotton in 1930-31 at a cost to the government of $531.710.32, 3,087,906 bales in 1931-32 at a cost of $907,902, and 4,205.895 bale.; ir, 1932-33 at u cost of $"!83,032. in the following two years ended j'unp 30, 1935, it handled AAA Com- By = Helen Welsbimer Every woman is no more qualified to be a mother than she is qualified to be an actress or run a tea room. Plenty of women, though, undertake HE duties, thinking that the initiation fee, which is child-bearing, will see them through. Now, at last, a distinguished group 1 of psychologists, psychoanalists, and citizens have set out to debunk the ; theory of the divine right of moth; erhood. i "Mothers are vastly overrated hc- modity Credit Corporation and seed loan warehouse cotton, at a cost to the government of $1,513,559 for both years, making a total of $3,836,213.01 the government paid the ACCA for handling cotton over the five-years period, '.he testimony developed. Clrim S5,430,(iU7 Saving Creekmore testified that N. E. Bark-!i-, business analyst for the Farm Credit. Administration, had testified 'hat the government actually saved 55,430,607 by having the ACCA handle »he stabilization cotton. Creekmore added that much of the ?ott->n had been reconcentrated, it 'nad been put into warehouses where rates were lower, and in general the government had been rendered a service at a very low cost. Senator McKellar commented that adding the cost of the cotton handling to the $1.000,000 a year the senator estimated the co-ops made by borrowing government money at a low rate »nd loaning it to subsidiaries at a two per cent spread would give the ACCA a five-year income of more than $8,000,000. Creekmore denied making $1,000,000 a year on the interest and asked permission to submit exhibits .showing money-lending operations. "Well, I want to find out how you make those profits," said Senator Mc- KeUar. NOW ON DISPLAY AT ... LEWIS and MAY MOTOR CO. 210 South Elm Street /~\LDSMOBILE today makes a double V_/ announcement . . . the big new Oldsmobile for 1936 ... and a new Oldsmobile dealer for this community. You are cordially invited to see the new Oldsmobile — Style Leader for 1936. Also to get acquainted with this new Oldsmobile dealer—the staff, facilities and equipment that will be devoted toOldsmobile in this community. In both personnel and facilities, this new dealer is equipped to give Oldsmobile owners complete, courteous and reasonably-priced service. Factory- trained mechanics and a stock of gen- uine Oldsmobile parts assure prompt attention to your motoring needs. The new Oldsmobile for 1936 is, from every standpoint, "The Big New Car that has Everything." . . . Freshly streamlined in the newest Style- Leader Style!... Newly enriched with many interior refinements and luxuries ... Powered with smoother, livelier engines...Complete with every fine- car feature —including Knee-Action, Solid-Steel "Turret-Top" Bodies by Fisher, Safety Glass all around as Standard Equipment! And everything else for finer comfort, greater economy, and all-round security! 1'riccs! New low prices are now in effect on botli the new Six and the new Eight! You are invited to come in—to inspect this dealer's facilities — and to see and drive "The Big New Car that has Everything." r Big Supcr-llvdruulic Center-Control per-muruulic lirakc-'s Smoother, Livelier Newly Enriched oiid Hide Stabilizer "Turret-Top" Bodies Performance

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