Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on November 14, 1935 · Page 1
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' *' ' '"* ''' * ' A Thuttftii not , what t will With mail Ihlho eye evil , |fo<>d?--St. MattiMW •'V/?,-'- -,.. . •' ,' v '%.'v,;-; : ,;??V •'v",,, ; settled, a>ld«* txwtioiM, teritdOft «* ntgftt VOLUME 37— NUMBER A {CfeV7B5ypri.y A..-. HOPE, ARKANSAS, THURSftM, r.l.nn.1 i.m.h,--. ,^-^a^^»^i—i^— A— i^^i^iifc.^, ,;..,-!, Mlf- - h-J-.--^... --- ..-.^^,..^A-Ml ii- »...-. l.t- 14, 1936 of Mope ISM; frfciw, 192?; Jtannnrj* 18, 192D, i*ss WHCB Se EGYPTIAN By Rodney Dutoher District 10 Title at Stake in Hope * Game at DeQueen Hope Undefeated, De- .Queen Only Tied, in Southwestern District BOTH ARE IN SHAPE Kick-Off Is Scheduled at 2: 30 Friday Afternoon at DeQueen DE QUEEN, Ark.—Upon the outcome of the Hope- DC Queen football game here Friday afternoon hangs the undisputed championship of Southwest Arkansas. The Bobcats arc undefeated in this part of the state, while the Leopards hnvc nothing worse than a tie with Nashville to mar their record. Both teams arc recognized as outstanding, not only in District 10, but In the state, and the largest attendance in local football history is anticipated. The Bcbcats wiU come here as paper favorites, but mast De Queen fans are confident the Leopards will be the victors. They point to the fact that the Leopards will be playing in the daylight, at home, and In the , presence of a homecoming crowd, an advantage that sometimes produces inspired football. Both Heavy Teams Both teams al't physical condition, and it is assured tho coaches will throv/ their full strength into the (Friday fracas, in which so much is at stake. Both arc heavy teams, being about evenly matched in weight, so that the issue probably will be decided by speed nnd science. The Bobcats have Cnrgilc, a backfield ace whoKc ball-carrying prowess has attracted state-wide attention, and Mr. Cargile, it is said, has 10 husky mates who know well how to lend cooperation necessary to achieve yardage. Gray and Aubrey will be among tho Leopard backfiold mainstays, and they too have a supporting cast that '' WASHINGTON.—H may be worth remembering that the government won tho Schechter NRA test case—In Its first tryout before a federal district court in New York. The decision, as you recall, didn't stick. ) You can take Federal District Judge William C. Colcman's decision in Baltimore against the holding company net ns seriously ns the public utility corporations would like you to take it. Or you may, ns attorneys for the government privately would suggest, merely yawn. But in any event, the more you looked into the inside workings of the so-called legal or judicial process, the more disillusioned you'd get. You might guess why New Dealers say they can nearly always guess how any district judge will decide n case and why they, as well ns corporation lawyers seeking to prove laws unconstitutional, try to bring their test cases before certain judges. Federal judges nre usually cx-poli- ticlai.'i picked by politicians for political reasons. The district bench now happens to be loaded with Republicans because so many jobs became vacant during Republican administralions. But you needn't think Roosevelt has done any better by the judiciary. His district judge selections almost invariably have been made on recommendation of senior senators from the states involved, with aprpoval of Attorney General Homer S. Cuminings, who gets much advice from that prince of lobbyists and good fellows, ex-National Committocman J. Bruce Krc- mcr. Both Guessed Right It's no reflection on Judge Colcman to point out that he was an unsuccessful Republican office-seeker nnd had come, tp be known as anti-New Deal. 6r-to point out that the "power trust" and its lawyer, John W. Davis, Were confident of victory in Judge Colemnn's court while government lawyers were confident of dc- Roosevelt Signs Proclamation to Set Islands Free Manuel Quezon on Friday Will Reach Shining Goal of Years _^^^^~^. ^_»^^t^^^^ ^n^^^ ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^ ^^^^M^^ I 'I Q uezon SHREWD POLITICIAN Like Washington, Filipino President Started as Surveyor of Land WASHINGTON — (/f 3 ) - President Roosevelt Thursday signed the proclamation establishing the new commonwealth of the Philippines. He sent a message of congratulations to Manuel L. Quezon, the Philippines' first president. By NBA. Service Manuel Quezon, who on November as Obsolete functions beautifully. It is certain to be a splendid exhibition. Is De Queen Homecoming The game has been made the oc casion for a De Queen homecoming, with ceremonies which will Include the crowning of a queen. The De Queen pep squad and band will be (Continued on page five) McCaskiIi"Boy~in Federal Training feat. Both sides were right. The "power trust';-.was ;able to pick the "battlo- ^ouWar^^v-erniilcnl lawyers; .probably would 'have brought thj^tdst— if they could have—in New ,'•'York, where there are yomc Democratic district judges. What, the holding companies most wanted,was an adverse decision which would give them psychological aid in refusing to register with the SEC on December 1, when the law goes into effect. Their next test will be before District Judge Niclds at Wilmington, former G. O. P. officeholder who ruled against the government in the Wcirton case. Utilities, testing the TVA, carefully chose to file suit in Birmingham before the late Justice Grubb, a Republican appointee. They won. But when the case came before the Fifth Circuit of Appeals, which happens to be ,__ j made up preponderantly of crats, TVA won a reversal. Court Is All-Itcpuhlican Just for fun, take a look at the Qmv.im 15 becomes the first president of the Philippine Commonwealth and "The Father of His Country," presents interesting parallels to George Wash- Fourth Circuit'Court of Appeals, at I ington, with whom he is often compared. Quezon, like Washington, started out in life as a land, surveyor. Like Washington, he was a soldier Richmond, to which Judge Coleman's decision will be appealed. Its three members are: Judge John J. Parker, former Re- national committceman nominated by Hoover to the supreme court, but ] turned down by the Senate nflcr a I famous fight. Ralph ScOtt, 19, Accepted Judpe Elli " tl Northcott. former Reas U. S. Department of Justice Recruit publican nominee for governor of I and a rebel, and fought beside Agui- North Carolina, former Republican naldo against both the Spanish and the Americans 35 years ago. Unlike Washington, however, his appeal to arms failed, and he is now about to win by a long political siege the Ralph Scott, 19-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs-. Bert Scott of McCaskill, is planning to be a '.G-man." After receiving his diploma from Hendrix college, Conway, last spring. young Scott left for Washington. He obtained employment in the Department of Justice. His ambition to become n. federal Mcuth led department officials to send him to George Washington university 16 complete a course of training pre- i court justices, parutory to taking assignments in tracking down outlaws. publican stale chairman in Wcsl Virginia, former Republican officeholder. Judge Morris A. Soper, former He- publican, assistant U. S. attorney in Baltimore. Doubtless it denotes an irreverent attitude toward the courts, but government officials aren't any too comfortable about the Baltimore case in that court. (Continued on page five) Pope Moves for, Delay of Boycott Meanwhile Italy Has Conquered 11,000 Square Miles of Ethiopia ROME, Italy—(Copyright AP)—Pope Pius was understood authoritatively Thursday to bo making a supreme effort to have the application of sanctions against Italy postponed. Usually well informed ecclesiastical sources said the holy father is still to restrain them from operating in I hopeful that the League of Nations violation of the law, nnd holding com- i powers would delay the imposition of panics presumably will sue to enjoin i trade bans upon Italy for her win-fare Circuit court of appeals judges are rated as higher grade than district i judges. Most of them are ex-district j judges. Few outsiders know it, but frequently they have been recommended to presidents by supreme Decision Before Summer t When holding companies refuse to r \nnrn R \\TVIV C A vrc- ' vegislc ' r with SEC December 1, the l./U I tl\ rANfNi OAYo: government will start injunction suits lltO. U. b. PAT. OFF. the SEC from enforcing the law. against Ethiopia, of Each side will dash to its favorite i world peace. district judges. And nothing will j count us to the act's constitutionality | Huge Ethiopian Slice until the supremo court finally rules. I MAKALE, Ethiopia-^-Italy had ills decision w hard to guess). Which ucquircd ab3ut 5,875 «,„„'„ mi les of pn-bably will bo before summer-1 llorlhcrn Ethiopian territory Thurs- very likely on the Balt.more case. ! (Uiy with thc anncxnUon J caslcrn | Tigre province, | The acquisition embraces all terri: tory so far occupied by the Italian •; troops on the Eritrcan or northern i front. ! It includes eastern Ethiopia to a j pcinl about 10 miles s-juth of Makale i T» a XT i /-.i .1 land western Ethiopia to a noint about | Response for Needy Chil-'i, miie* south of Ad uwa and dren in Schools Reported "Simply Grand" Kansas—a G.O.P Nominee Hope 'I-? . <• ...•• - • •...-; . . , , . I . The Cal CoollilKe"6f Kansas:lie's tailed, lint Gov. AH M. I.aiulon. twice rhief executive ot'Kn'n&is, and .touted ji«''0.'O. P."president, timber, is a far better, mixer than the .sage of Northampton. t -'\ '-/-';< ",;,-.: ^ N *<•'. "- " " •'- > -1 ' ^A Two children 'have been- l>orir,to Governor Land on and his x bec- ond wife The elder. Nancy Josephine, now m her fourth'^enri ib sho\\'n he'ie with Her .n;otjier, at the Tonekn'-executfve mansio'm and Asks Repeal Calvin Smith Criticizes Local Enforcement ;&s .a<> "Backwoods" Move , '.:••• TOR REVENUE ONLY? Letter Writer Declares^ One Actually Works Streets Since Paving ' Editor The Star: I want to hand some brickbats to the City of'Hope, and especially to its near-Sigh ted present councilmcn, ; .,I want you, Mr. Editor, to print this letter in your good newspaper if you please, for I think everyone will agree with me after I have.had my say' that every word of it is true. It might cause some to think, and thereby bring action. , ,\. Friday the City of Hope .is going to do one of its most stupid 'of.'iilr -its long list of stupid acts—that; of 'attempting to enforce, by arresting: men and bringing them to the city^court, the out-grown street tax law.•_•'.'.V When that law was made there'were no paved streets and there wasn't much mpneyito hire a regular street crew to work the roads and streets, as we have today. So every able-bodied man between*the ages of 18 and 45 years was expected to work five days twice a year. Or, he coiild pay the sum of $2.50 twice a year if;he did not want to work .it out. /•• ', We: law irtejrtt) Uj^keep- the stsoot*, end roads'.'.in'.'go'bdv'eb^flitlon by. men workingvpn ,thenJ^anfl tnose.-thnt; did so paid their •'money to hire 'help or buy road materials; , • ••' '. A Revenue Measure , \ I said the council was ncar-'Sightcd. They are worse than that. They are dumb in giving orders to the police to enforce the law when there are so many people against it It is being done' for no other purpose than to bring more dollars into the city treasury. Everyone knows that Hope is one of the few towns that has stayed out of debt these past few years. It not only stayed out of debt but it has a surplus in the treasury, thanks to the city-owned light and water plant. So the city docs not need that street tax money. I say that if everyone worked the streets or roads instead of paying ?5 n year, that out-grown law would be repealed the next time the council met. It is only that it is a rich "mine" for getting more money that the pressure is being brought to bear by the present council. The council wante to buy the Elks homo and also buy the airfield—that i.s the only reason for this sudden burst of moral law-enforcement. Hope is about the same age a town as 'Is neighboring city of Texarkana, yet look what a difference in size, population and civic pride, Texarkana has Hope beat a mile. Why? Because Texarkana has had leaders who weren't afraid to step out to do and dare. They have not been afraid of the morals of their people being ruined. Texarkana has been a rough town, of course, but they always welcomed shows-, dance halls, carnivals, industry and airports. , Things Hkc that arc necessary to Delegation at Topeka Challenges Justice of Governor develop a town. That is the reason - - — ._•... Hope has been and still is in the "backwoods." Advocates Repeal If Hope wants to redeem itself and make the world sit up and take notice, well, on Friday Judge Lemley should find every one of those arrested for street tax evasion not guilty. Then the next time the council meets it should repeal that law, then author* ize the board of the city water and light plant to go out into the rural i county and get contracts to use water A tireless worker is the, gbvef- iior, seen licro phoning on a mat, tor of'statc business. This aptl- tuclc, for toil came to him in the on fields, where he amassed a) fortune before entering: ;politlos;l wlnsomn girl, who likes studies as well as piny, was the comfort of her father during the 12 years after thn dentil of his first wife. Peggy Ann Landon now is IS years old. Relaxation from his exacting duties conies to Governor. Lnn- don when he reaches homo and romps with John Cobh Landon, nearini? hi? second birthday John IH fond ef "sky riding." Governor unndon gives the impression of being n Keen, coolheaded business man, who naturally would think first—ami (Iocs—of balancing the budget and then of bringing taxes down. Riots Threatejil] Whites' Hold i Delta jrftiie Ni Racial Trouble ; 'ftu Around the World o Anxious Thtti'Sda JAPS AND~CHlNjll Invasion of Shanghai Fie%| ed—Italy to Apologise] to Russians CAIRO, Egypt—(Copyright British officer shot' one -ri death and wounded three,otheft- iously Thursday, it 'was a&ad" officially, amid the i tensipw from serious anti-British de tions. • Authorities said the officer 'i in the incident was • named Bimbashi* Lees. • '•• ••'* No Troops as Yet $m LONDON, ........ ,.., .... . thorities said Thursday that the*s: uation in Egypt doesn't yet call i._ action, on the part of the British'gov-si ernment. ^ - 1 ' "* No consideration is being given, the possible use of British troops police work,-they said. ^ Chinese-Jap Crisis " ;IfV SHANGHAI, of near panic p'revailed Chapei, the native quarter of hai, as rumors of impending 'Japanese:! attacks raced through' itsiivteernini;J Chinese-administered disfricts.'^ Thousands of familiesfhastily/£ ered their possessions and jdii refugees in an exodus to the to controlled area, Italy Vs. l Bussla. tf S9Ut-c''es" f slSSedf Thur Itojian government had investigation and punisi „_„,.„,„, guilty persons in response to a.Sovieti protest against the alleged detention; and beating of Soviet citizens hi 'Italy* \j> The protest, the official press-saic" '* was delivered in Rome Wednesday. Senator Caraway ^ Speaks at Afe Praises Local CCC Camp'| as the Finest She Has ' .$ Seen on Her Unemployed March on Kansan !13 Hempsteadians Who "Balanced State Budget"! Give Guilty Plea Landon's State Fiscal Policies Total of 14 Arraigned From This County in Texarkana U, S. Court TOFEKA, Kan.— (/P)— A delegation of unemployed men, challenged . the justice of Governor Alf M. Landon's balanced Kansas budget Wednesday in . a demand for additional relief. They threatened to. stage a "hunger march' | Fourteen Hempstead county defend- on Topeka. Hope Boy Winning Fame as a Jockey j Thc delegation claimed lo represen' 15,000 persons. It received assuranc- and light and come back and order | J)ick Simpson, Clothes' Appeal Gets Good Results Bringing up the skeleton in some one vise's closet is » social boner. The public's response to an appeal by thc various Parent-Teachers associations for clothing to bo given to needy Hope school children was "just simply grand." That's the way a spokesman for the association answered a query from (Continued on page five) Additional territory at least equally large has been taken by tho Italian forces operating from Italian Somali- land in southern Ethiopia. British Rebuff Italians LONDON. Eng. ~ (4>) — The British government rebuffed Italy Wednesday on its protest against tune-lions still another generator and really develop Hope's great asset. Then we should revive the Watermelon festival, and go after industry and offer it some inducement. Hope has been indifferent to industry. Its leaders didn't care whether any new factory or mill came here or not. We put men in thc council and mayor's office to use their heads not for just a few well-to-do's but for the betterment of all the people. The reason I personally want everyone to call on the council to repeal thc street tax law is this: The biggest majority of the men in Hope arc working men. The ma- j jority just can't afford to pay $5 a | year when their income is about $350 a year. Some I know don't get $350 a yt-ai. yet they are working most of the time and ean't afford to lose thc time off from work to work tho the anil also announced no progress had ; ftrccts. Wages are small at been nuidc by the two countries to fuctcries and mills and other lint« of (ants were arraigned Wednesday in federal court at Texarkana charged w ' tn Violation of whisky laws, 13 of from Landon that the needy will bt ' wl ,l om plcatjecl guilty. cared for. , Claude West of Hope pleaded not i « uilt y a second offense intend lo allow budgets to be balanced at our expense." He challenged "the justice" ofr\an- sar.' "much advertised balanced budget—balanced, we believe, at the cx- pen.-e of the fanners and the unemployed." By LEWIS LARKIN NEA Service Special Correspondent TOPEKA, Kan.—Will Gov. Alfred Mossman Landon of Kansas carry the Repubjiean presidential banner in 1936V Pleading guilty were: J. A. Huskcy, I Elwood Hatch. Claude Dodson. Viola j McFaddin, Holljs Stultz, Grover Burns, j Ernest j er three defendants, who will be listed i later. Within Year, Gets Offer From Bing Crosby Richard Randall Simpson, better known in his old home town of Hope as plain Dick Simpson, is being praised in metropolitan newspapers over the country as one of the coining riders on the American turf. St. Louis sports writers call him a sensation. Detroit and Chicago new.s- papers hail him as one of the most premising jockeys in the land. His success in bringing home win- . and return the G. O. P. to power? the tabulation of W* H. Etter. federal United States Senator Hattie W.J;* Caraway praised the Alton CCC camp' as one of the most beautiful she Has seen, in a visit to Hope this week. > She delivered a short address to ( the CCC recruits in which she praised'the work of the camps in their assistance to the young men of the country and" the benefit derived by the farmers: and thc conservation of forests.' •• •' ' She stated she was proud that she/ had a part in making the CCC camps possible. j After the address, R. C. Ellen, Pro, ject Superintendent, introduced the . | members of the Using service to the senator. j Lieutenant John C. Mcador, commander of the company, conducted Mrs. Caraway through the barraqks where each member was introduced to the senator. She had a kind word of encouragement for all the men. Accompanying Senator Caraway to the camp were Harry J. Lemley, Lloyd Spencer and W. Kendall Lemley. While visiting in Hope .Mrs. Cara, way was a guest in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Spencer. It was Mr, Spencer who introduced Mrs. Caraway at a political rally in, Hope several years ago when the lat?,\ Senator Huey P. Long stumped Jjie,, state in the interest of Mrs. Caraway's • olpction to the United Stetes Senate', Bandboys Net $44 on Benefit Show Sheriff Jim B'cardcn attended Ihe j Total of Hope hearings but was unable Thursday lo I TT«'i'fr.mv» T?nv.r1 To ni>nii<vW* recall off-hand the names of the otb- U nil ° l m * U1Kl * S ** OU §«t - - - - - to $749.10 Lotion Guuiings Cotton shillings in Hemps-lead coun- ly up to November 1 totaled 9.497 . Will this quiet and unassuming state bales, compared with H.27C bales on ecutive win over the nation's voters the same date last year, according to Hers on the turf has attracted Bin« Crosby, noted radio and screen star. Negotiations are reported under way between Crosby mid Simpson whereby Simpson would ride for the noted singer on California j-fcc tracks. The cotton-growing fanner in the crop reporter, .••.outh and the wheat and eorn-produc- — r — ing agragian of the middle-west ask these questions. Many business men opposing thc NRA, thc AAA, th.? Smicc HOLC, the WPA, and ull other al- i'impsun's record as a jockey is not j phabetical agencies make similar in- a year old. Only 17 years old, he run "' ('Continued on page five) (Continued on page five) away from school here last February. (Continued on page five) quiries. banker, The industrialist and the laborer and the profes- (.Continuod on puye sis) A Thanksgiving service will be hole! at the Pleasant Springs church near ! MeCaskill next Sunday, when the | Hinet'ly string-band of Lockcoburg j will furnish mu^ic, according to an announcement by the Kcv. W. H.; Stijifiley, pastor. Everyone is invited. '• "Powdersmokc Range," the benefit show presented at the Saenger theater Wednesday night, netted the Hope Boys band ?fj.31. A large crowd SjBW the production, and accluimed it one of the best western picture* shown here in years. Other donations to the band uni* form fund brought the total amount i Thursday to $749.10. , Previously acknowledged Benefit picture ' High School students , M. S. Bates ! Ed McFaddin ,....'...'..., 1 Cash ". Total $743.10

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