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JfOPE STAR, MOPE, ARKANSAS Hope H Star Star of Hope 1839;-Press, 1927, Consolidated January 18, 1929. O Justice] Deliver Thy ttefitld From False Report! Published every wwsk-day afternoon by Star Publishing Co., Inc. (C. E, Palmer & Ale* HL Washburn), at The Star building, 212-214 South Hope, Arkansas. C. B. PALMER, President ALEX. R. WASHBURN, Editor and Publisher (AP) -Means Associated Press (NEA)—Means Newspaper Enterprise Ass'n. v Subscription Rate (Always Payable in Advance): By city carrier, per < W*tk ISft per month 85c; one year $6.50. By mall, In Hempstead, Nevada. *" Howard, Miller and LaFayette counties, $3.50 per year; elsewhere $6.50. . ~.-....'. i i i ,• . i MSiabet of The Associated Press: The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the use for repubtication of all news dispatches credited to it or Hot otherwise credited in this paper and also the local hews published herein. Charges on Tributes, Etc.: Charges will be made for all tributesT~Mrds 1 Of thajnks, resolutions, or memorials, concerning the departed. Commercial newspapers hold to this policy in the news columns to protect their readers ^ Vwft a deluge of space-taking memorials. The Star disclaims responsibility ^ /Or the safe-keeping or return of any unsolicited manuscripts. *; Wasted Life Worse Than Wasted Money PVERY once in a while the erratic progress of city life LJ turns up someone like that aged recluse who died in New , York the other day. his apparent poverty contradicted by bank accounts totaling $92,000. This man was 80 years old and for 16 years he had lived ; alone in a $10-a-week hall bedroom. He had no friends, no ; relatives and no evident pleasures: to all appearances he was ' simply an old drifter who had just enough money to cling to his obscure little niche and drowse away his remaining; <: years. *' But when he died, people begin to find out things about 7 him. They found out that he was rich—rich at any rate, by ' comparison with his penny-pinched surroundings. *He had a ': past, of some kind: his rooms contained the sort of books that , r are read only by persons of culture and education, and ap- -;• parently he had at one time been an active business man ;,: Whose recreation was big game hunting in the faroff parts V of the world. v" ' * *' * n THERE have been a good many people like that; aging misers 1 who lived timorously and doled out their pennies, fearfully, denying themselves the comforts their money could 4 buy them and carefully hoarding useless dollars in bank or ., strong box. They always leave us perplexed, and vaguely ^jrcitated. Their lives seem so pointless, their desperate fru- -gahty so wasted. - ... Yet the real puzzle in this particular case goes deeper. This old chap wasted that $90,000 hoard of his just as -truly as if he had played ducks and drakes with it like the youth in the fairy tale. Yet a waste of money is not. after all, one of the principal crimes;-if a man happens to have ascetic tastes and wants nothing that his money can buy him, .jiving lilo a miser is only a minor eccentricity. _ The real riddle lies in the old gentleman's retirement , .from life. It is what he did with his last 16 years, rather than AVhat he did with his concealed wealth, that constitutes the mystery, * ,.. * * * ohammed Goes to the Mountain By Bruce Cation Day A Southern Crtilsr In Vnur Arm Clmlr. Winter winds niul n southern cruise go hand in hand. Three new travel boohs offer you just this exciting sort of trip right from the depths of your arm chair. The first ia Charles B. Partner's "West Indian Ovl.vs.sey" (Dodge: $2.75) —and n most romantic story it is. Here is a guide to the West Indies and u picture of the color and drama of some of the most interesting islands on earth. In a Santo Domingo cathedral rest the bones of Christopher Columbus; in Haiti an- thi- ruins of Christopher's vast citadel; in the Virgin Islands .stiaids Uluehcard's Castle. Mr. Pnrni- er unfolds oach of the.se stories, linking yesterday with today. One of the attractive features of his book is n short account, preceding each chapter, of the history and geography of j each town, city or island visited. 'lorn Marvel's "Circling the Carib- hran" Olarcourt, Brace-: $2.50) covers much of tin.' .same ground, more superficially. Using the modern clipper plane;; and the hack of a Jamacian mule. Mr. Marvel made a circuit of the Caribbean in two and a half months. His account is interesting, hut one feels he might have tapped his sources deeper, particularly the old world of Caracas and Curacao, Barbados ami Trinidad. "Notes on a Drum" by Joseph Henry Judo-oil 'Mai-millan: $.'!> lm.-k.s- the sweep of thi-si- first hooks; neverthe less it is entertaining. A traveler's story of (luaemala. it catches the fill rolor of this primitive country attains the backdrop of equally colorful history. Sixty-foul- full-page photographs, tiiki-n by the author provide the final touch.--P. G. K. Wednesday, December 11 vrrr 1 '" wtvHiWffxf'*™*'™?"'.. ^..aaaag nffi.sh a few years ;IL!<I, are fnol-prool us well ;i.s Invublr- and intimate. Madi of sli-rn stuff lh;it willistancls the rough US;H;C and neglect of the rowdiest young mother, tlic-y keep thcir schoolgirl complexions and their figures for many coons. Who said bisque? Miss Paris could not he played with or re-ally molhwcd. could she? There is an iijji 1 to toys in another By Olive Roberts Barton Old Toys' Charm Never Fails (?OME of us may. be a little confused about what happens jXJafter we quit this world, but we are all tolerably certain i that we have but one life to live here, and that it behooves us to invest it in the best way possible. There is no return any IJPS?J :han1 tl * e - retu > rI V9ne year of a well-invested life can ;grve. Its values cannot Tie expressed in terms of cash, for they •are beyond money and beyond price. '«. t.Theycome like insignificant things—friendships, loves, the httle unrecorded human contacts that drive away life's unbearable loneliness, the chances to do things for others, the comradeship that.gives one a feeling of being part of an infinite and splendid progression. We pay for them by taking ,our chances in the hurly-burly of life—and though the cost is often bitter, they are well worth the price. - .The man who turns his back on all of this presents the deepest of all mysteries. Chrisunas^Js marching this way. It is toy time even for the old, the childless and the indifferent. All the world loves a toy. We wonder what people really are who cannot get excited" over the magic of a window display of a department store filled with bright colors, pccu- linr squeaks and tinky bells. Most of it is prtense. Some of it is tragedy. ( Every man and woman owe it to them- ' selves to go and put on the magical glasses of childhood. ] Science has edged its way into toy | sense, however. Now we know that small people need "exercisers," that making, and toy selection, but don't' lno pre-schoolers need things to ilo let this stop you. Nothing could he! l * lat l <-'«ch dexterity. Driving fi straight further removed from clinical or l;ib-' ni1 '' may .serin to h.ive no glamor !o onitory atmosphere than the play-' tbe uninitiated, hut it is a real thrill to tho busy little buy. Therefore St. things offered toilny's children. For-' get it, mother. Just buy the same old) things, only better, in the same old way. Toys couldn't grow dull if they tried. j Nick has invented cork honrds with However, you know several things today that mothers of yore- did not (amateur carpenter .sets for the work- ni.'in of four or fire. Tiny people- like great big toys, a reason thru for reversing bijWKr the child There is the old idea of SPfAKiNC Of SAFSlY AND HERE'S RESOLUTION -JTHt ONE Hfc DIDN'T KEEP &> AND MR, PUYlTOFF'S CAR. AT TH£ i BOTTOM OF THE '• HILL' . — AND WeftE'S MR, POTfTOFF,-HIMSEL-F |Wim First Rate Second-Stringer May Take Rhett Butler Role 'Hi "the guess. No longer are toy., intended to ,u \- ,, a > ' be seen and not heard or handled; or|J',' put away on shelves to be carefully I ,,'' preserved for posterity. They put from Santa Claus's Enjoyment and use. Evcn do ,, so vlllnerable anc , stan( ,. rms more than their finRcrs. and this I '.s no science- to explain. A year] arc to I"' ' u '° ' ; ' tcr - !tl< -'- v begin to take pritli I in thcir hand. Now we sacrifice six of the out- to f, )rm Mechanical toys, buildinj shop today. ( s 0 t S| housekeepinH indi.spcnwbles games, tracks, and engines, "dress up' , Copyright 1937, NEA Service, Inc Transplanting Hate MOW that Germany's plea for the return of her war-lost ll colonies is beginning to get a sympathetic hearing in Paris and London, the Nazi government would do well to put a silencer on some of its over-Zealous followers who are all hopped un by Herr Hitler's gueer racial theories .... ?£ Gruenther Hecht, of the Nazi party's racial and political bureau, declare? currently that if and when Germany regains her colonies the Nazi doctrine of "nordic supremacy" must immediately be extended to them. "Jt would be a crreat relief," he says, "to drive all Jews, regardless of their citizenship, and degraded whites, from all colonial territory." That kind of talk is enough to make one lose all sympathy with the German plea for return of the lost territories. 1 he anti-Jewish aberration is bad enough when it is confined to Germany; the world is not likely to accept the prospect of >ta transplantation overseas. ••^•••'•••'i^^ amily Doctor t M. Re*. U. a Pat Ofl , fl y »K- MORKIS FISHBEIJi Jo*nuU ol the American Medical Association, wid ol Hyrela, the Health M»faztae. Multiple Sclerosis Causes Breakage in Nerve Func- This Is the sixth in a series in which Dr, Fishbein discusses cause, tflect and treatment of diseases ot Ihc nervous system. tion; Cause Is Unknown to diagno:;e because there are many One of the most extraordinary diseases that may attack the nervous sys- tenrj of man is multiple sclerous In this condition, scattering patches Of he -deniijg develop m the tissues of the nervous system with a de-generation of the *heaths of the nerves, causing tremendous interference in the motor and sensory activities <,f the body. The patches are widely scattered throughout the nervous .system ;m.l th* effects are widely varied. Usually the condition begins in a person somewhere between 20 ,,nd 4o years of age, seldom in children. The cause of this disea.* h I other conditions in which similar symptoms may develop. Patients are sometimes greatly depressed, but in other cases are excited arid may even have- un extraordinary feeling of well /being. -Almost every patient who develops thi:, disease sooner or later becomes a Permanent invalid, living on the average 10 or 12 years, although many live •a!-, long as 25 years after the disease first appears. In its early stages, .ometirnes the 'iiseaxe not only seems to stop but definitely to change toward improvement. There i.-, no specific treatment, but ;l i.j possible to bring aboM much comfort and certain drugs have been en determined. It has been thought' given with apparent benefit. that a germ was responsible, pever has been verified, nor t, ; , •-, ^ h$en proved the result of sorm- 'Jefi- ««ncy in the diet. Cases appearing jrfter some infectious diseate may u- merely coincidence. After a period of numbness and weakness in the tegs, the usual ca.sc gradually develops some difficulty in vision and in speech associated with dizziness and inability to stand without falling. The condition is exceedingly difficult People with long continued chronic diseases die not so much from these ihieuses as from secondary complications The physician observes the appearances of such complications and take:, the necessary steps to prevent their progress. Massage and suitable- baths to keep the muscles and skin in good condition are frequently of aid to such patients. CHAPTER XXIV V/TABY MELISSA was on the LTJ - fourth rung down when Honey Bee darted forward. The ;lim ladder poles stuck up waist ligh above the rim. Honey Bee jave one of them a savage kick. The ladder teetered outward! 'Lissa screamed in terror. Below, Bob had a very narrow looting. It was not enough from ivhich to exert a counter-balance )n the ladder; to try it would send aoth people crashing down. He leaped instantly to a rocky •cnob a short way up, dug one toe jnd both hands into cracks there, und •jut with and his free steadied foot the reached ladder, swung it back to the cliff. It was i miraculous move, a matter of seconds at tremendous risk, "Slide dov/n, quick!" he shrilled. 'To the ledge." Prom above Honey Bee had seen only thut her first attempt .vas a 'ailure, that the ladder hadn't fallen. She stepped again to the rim, 'eaneJ to take the ladder in her lands and literally throw it and :he white girl down to destruction. She was crouched for the determined thrust when— BANG!—a shot roared nearby. The ladder went over this time —and with it went Honey Bee rierselfl * * * |\TARY MELISSA had slid down its ordered, clung now with Bob on the rock shelf no bigger than a table top. They stood frozen in horror at the drama before them. Both the ladder and the Indian hurtled in weird windmill fashion. Once, twice, three times, each if them struck rock protrusions on the way down, sliding and crashing out of sight finally into the mass of tree tops and broken stones at the cliff base. 'Lissa's involuntary reaction was a low, shuddering moan. Bob gripped her tightly, his muscles tense. The whole tragedy, from the first kick of the ladder until now, was but a matter of seconds. "She tried to kill |iu!" Bob oreathed, relaxing a little. "She pushed you, the ladder! Then a shot—" "YOU ALL RIGHT DOWN THAR?" A familiar voice shouted dov/n at them. "Hades!" cried Bob. "Oh! over. It's terrible. I — " Bob Barry was a strong young man. Strong in heart and strong of muscle. But lie had been through a great deal 1n the past week. He had weathered enough crises to last most men a lifetime. He needed white- men's food and rest. He had a right to be jittery there on that eagle's cyric of a ledge, clinging fiercely to the girl he loved. "Fust time 1 ever had to shoot a Indian squaw," remarked Hades Jones from tho rirn, conversationally, "but by dads she had it feller! You been sweethearts over since the day I seen you both in Blanco Canyon. You young fools jest ain't had sense know Waal, ef it enough to wasn't for | eomin' to her! She'd o murdered i lie docs. th' license, I could marry you right now, m'self. I took out pruuchin' papers 20-odd years ago." "Oh, Uncle Hades!" 'Lissa beamed up at him. Hi.s grixxled old head protruded over tho rim in comical fashion. Hu was lying prone to talk to them. "Will you marry us? You shall! He's got To, Bob! I won't marry you unless you, Miss M'lissy, of I hadn't .shot her." "Yes! Yes, Hades." Bob looked his gratitude. "I'll never forget it. You saved her life. You were there! Thank God, Hades." 'Lissa herself was still speechless, appalled by the event, and Bob wasn't yet entirely rational. He thanked Hades in a strained, unnatural voice. "Jest set tight thar and blow Bob grinned. "You hear that, Hack-.-:. It's war if you don't." The Rc-VL-rt-ncl 2achiiry "iladi,-.-," Jotu;s was shining happily, and apparently niinu of the thre-c g^ve thought to the amazing circum- .stancu, the positions they held, clinging there on tne sheer face of u great mountain JIKC so many birds. Either Bob or 'Lis.su could have stepped four feet outward and fallen nearly UUO. But the outfits, nny and everything to make Johnny feel that he- is pretty smart at that. Or Suzy. that she is being as important as her mother. Interest .Most Important The complicated construction set ol the older child is, after all. just building blocks urown up. The power plant that works a do/en gadgets the- eighth grade version of hand- ivound .springs. Interest motive is always present, but wo need not bother with that personally, a.s Mr. Clans has anticipat- us. 'For hobby is just that under another name. Cameras, bird hooks, specimen outfits, jig saws, microscopes, stamp alburns, all are based on the- identical psychology of marbles, lolls and base balls. Interest provides 'un. We know our children. This is the real answer. "Ob. James would love lh.it," we say. It is enough. Nice Rociirit Exeter anil Andover academics have sent more AH-American football player, mi HKJI.'- w;iy (h.in any other prep .-choul.'i in the country, making their rcputalion.s in the early part of the lenliiiy. when Yale. Harvard anil lTim:eluii weie the gridiron leaders. HOLLYWOOD.—In nil probnbility the casting of the part of Rhett Dutle in "Gone With tho Wind" is one of th x-ast of David Seb.nick's worries. A this writing it seems certain that th roducer will not renew his nffilin lions (With United Artists, and that h will form an alliance with Metro joldwyn-Mayer. In the latter event, Sclznick shoult ie able to borrow from his father-in nw, Louis B. Mayer, the services o hat dashing blockade-runner and icart-brenker, Cnp'n Clark Gable. However, with the recent arrivn here of u tall, dark and handsome gen named Anthony Averill, Hollywooc zed that Selznick has a seconcl- ! string Rhett Butler whom he .could cull vipon in a'n emergency. -•Anthony Alexander Morton Averill (Tony to you) is a newcomer to films, and to acting, for that matter. In his rather brief time, he has played varsity end on the football team of Loyola University at Chicago, studied medicine, worked as telephone lineman, guard on elevated trains, in an advertising agency, and as a newspaper reporter. Last April, while supposed to bc working on a St. Louis paper, Averill was entertaining some pals in a tavern with a funny speech and some songs. Ho was S|x)tted by a literary agent, who immediately forsook literature and bundled his disovery off to New York. The agent, one Don Stetson Davis, got his protege into the Paramount training school for coaching and a crecn test. "It was a lucky break for me that Paramount didn't sign me I after that test," Averill said.- "I was" living on advanced expense money, mil if 1 had been given a contract 1 would have had to pay back about $500." Averill's agent began dickering with Warner Brothers and on the same day hat he came to an agreement with Warners, Averill put his name on a ontract for David Selznick. This mixup finaly was ironed out jy the two studios, which agreed to plit the services of their discovery, "tt-sult is that Averill now is working in "The Mystery of Hunting's End" for Warners, and will be available to Selznick when and if he is wanted for* Thin "Gone- With the Wind." | Mjv His first flicker experience wns| w jtl, pretty strenuous, because it included! Ante n knock-down-drag-out fight and ulsoJ CSSUJi a buttle with a police dog. The actor| wore protective padding, but he wos?i 'n, bitten just the same. ^-- Asked about the Rhett Butler part,;; he suid, "If 1 should get the part—and \ff\ lf I don't see why I should—I don't know whether I could handle it or not. Of K c-oure I didn't know I could fight a (log until 1 did it yesterday. But that doffs is a better actor than 1 urn." •• Oh! Hadea! Hades! Yes! NEXT: Paralysis agitans, or shaking palsy. 'Lissa's trembling a little, b-but . I'rn afl right. I—I—here, "Lissa, | darling, sit down, don't stand. Slowly. Just sit down on the ledge and try to relax. It's all now. jou're saf«- It's all a spell," Hades counseled. "You'll | second ladder lop protruded UH.TO, git back yore nerve quicker'n a jackrabbit jumps. "Tain't nothin' but anothur dead Indian, nohow." * » * TTADES was as calm as the cliff itself. His assurance brougitt Bob to his senses. "You're right, Hades," he interrupted. "We'd be dead but for you, and your quick mind. I hope I can think as fast and move as Young Look Distinguishes Simple Morning Frock steady unil safe, a .short distance down. * * * ^T^H' old Territorial law allowed •*• people to marry and git th' license later, a.s f recc'Ject," said Hadc-s, "but that thar rccjuin.-d a 1 witness and we ain't got none. We got to hire more help." "Where's Scott llolliman?" do- fast when I'm your ago. Cul _ I manded Bob, .suddi-nly ivmi.-^!.,,-. thia is terrible." in «- "* «f "ol sure he'd do, but-" ...,, ... „ , TT i ,,r, L Oh, him! Hude.s paused to "& h o™'t«" areed Hades. But' . agreed Hades. "But don't let it bother you none. Why every trip usually has to have its trouble. This'n just got it over with early. Now we c'n go on with our work, diggin 1 in this old ruins here and collectin' whatever expectorate-, generously and contemptuously. "Why he ain't here no more. I — [ discharged him." "What lor 1 .'" "Why, he talked too free. Ho expressed sumu opinion?,—1 belter 1 \A1H& uv,iw C4JJI* vvjJItv-VJJi yy **L» i~\, vv-,4 1 , ., . pots and such truck as you . re i make th,; de-tail report expedition Ihe commander just do the archaeology. I'll after. Ain't nothin' else likely to bother. I c'n feel it." j 'Thank you, Hades. I—I want ! you to be top boss of our next I'll! let ! __ ^ you do all the thinking when we , ""iTf come back, and—" "How's that? You flggerin 1 on leavin' now? We ain't hardly got nothin' done yit." Uncle Hades was incredulous. "No, no, Hades! Of course, there's the work. But I have- something else extremely Jmpor- tant to do. We'll have to go right j "i would be st in today. I—we're going to bo Bob, if I had o Jiob—and he took out his pistol. W.ui), the fact is, I shot his gun on ten his hand, give him a canteen, and told him ef we ever see hide r.-or hair of him ug'in I'll shoot his fool head oiV, i;nd by dads doubt it, Ifade-s! Thanks for settling that, too." Bob was amused in spite of everything. "I suppose, sweetheart, there's only one thing to do now. If you feel like it, we'll start climbing down. Hades, there are ropes up there; you can tie onu to a rock and slide- down to this point." strong and ready, married. 'Lissa and 1, Hadc-s." 'Lissa was much calmer .now. She smiled up at the old man. She would have spoken, but— "I know all about that, young nc more thing," declared Mary Me-lissa. She raised her face toward his. He gave it to her. Twice, three time*, soundly on the lips. THIi ENIJ BY CAROL DAY npHE Winter bride will certainly want to it elude in her trousseau, two 01 ,hree simple morning frocks 1'ke Pattern 8091. The suggestion of a yoke 1 is given to the dress by tucks at' the neckline radiating in spoke effect. The waistline is marked by darts at back and front. The slim silhouette is accented with short, puffed sleeves pleated into the shoulder. In one of the pretty Victorian flower prints now being shown in Winter cottons, this dress is as charming as any bride could demand. The neck and sleeve is edged in rick-rack. Note the diagram, w u ich indicates for you how easy thi« dress is to make. Pattern 8091 is designed for sizes 14, 16, 18, 20, 40 and 42. Corresponding bust measurements 32, 34, 36, 38, 40 anel 42. Size 16 (34) requires 3 5-8 yards of 39 inch material and 1 1-2 yards of braid to trim. The new WINTEfl PATTERN BOOK is ready for you now. It has 32 pages of attractive designs for every size and] every occasion. Photographs s h o w 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 Winter Pattern Book—25 cent*. Winter Book alone—IS cents. , For a PATTERN ot thi» attractive model send l&c in COIN, yourNAMF ADDRESS. STYLE NUMBER .' 1 SIZE to TODAY'S PATTEutf SERVICE. 11 STERLING PLACE, Glamor Gill Woes Ernst Lubit-sch, talking about th IHJW trend in rowdy comedy, define s :is "streamlined slapstick—the ol< Keystone Cops in top huts, with a das! of romance added." The director is reveling in moderr slapstick now, because in "Bluebeard' Eighth Wife" Cluudette Colbert get n>me rough treatment from Gorj Cooper, including a solid right to tin aw. These days, it seems that nt 'orlfimount glumbr girl is safe fron omic indignities. Gladys Swarthout recently was pnst *d with over-ripe tomatoes, anil in the lew Bing Crosby picture, "Dr Ihythrn," Andy Devine conks Mary 'arlisle with o pistol putt. Carole Lombard was punched one <icked in "Nothing Sacred," and a few weeks later was ducked in Lake Ar- owhead by Fred Mac-Murray. Even Anna May Wong, in "Daughter o; hanghai," got a black eye a couple ol veeks ago. Ralph Bellamy cracked a couple ol •ene Dunne's ribs in "The Awful Truth." Title of "The Lady Fight' Back" wu.s justified with a bruising buttle between Irene Hervey and Kent Taylor. Tyrone Power doused Lorcltn Young in a mud puddle, Herbert Marshall tossed jnrn in the fnce of Barbara Stanwyck, and Michael Whnlen roughed up Gloria Stuart in a wrestling bout. It's a hard life. Rising Kn.st PRINCETON, N. J. —Ken Fairman, former Princeton athletic star, who hus been appointed acting grudu-ite manager of athletics at 25 becomes tho youngest man in such a position in any big-time school in the country. 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