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PAGfi TWO HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Friday, December 17, 1937 Hope p Star Slat ot Hope 1*»; PrW*. 1927. CbftSbhctated Januafy 18, 19S9. 0 Justice, Deliver Thy Herald From False Report! Published every week-day afternoon by Star Publishing Co., Inc. (C. & PalHsef & Alex It Washburn), at The Star buiiaing, 213-214 South .Walnut street, Hope, Arkansas. _ _ C, E. PALMER, President ALEX, M. WASHBURN, Editor and Publisher (AP) —Means Associated Press (NEA)—Means Newspaper Enterprise Ass'n. Rate (Always Payable in Advance): By city carrier, por 15e; per month 65c: ofte year $6.50. By mall, in Hempstead. Nevada. Howard, MUtef and LaFayette counties. $3.50 per year; elsewhere $6.50. Member of The Associated Press: The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the use for republication of all news dispatches credited to it or Bfet otherwise credited in this paper and also the local news published herein. ClUrtges on Tributes, Etc.: Charges will be made for,all tributes, cards Bf thanks resolutions, Of memorials, concerning the departed. Commercial newspapers hokr to this policy in the news Columns to protect their readers Votn & deluge of space-taking memorials. The Star disclaims responsibility tat tfte safe-keeping or return of any unsolicited manuscripts. Hempstead Deputy Is Injured in Car Cfash TEXARJCANA."An automobile crash at Seventh and Lelia street Thlirsdny sent a Hempstead county deputy sheriff to the hospital as two other occupants of the cars involved escaped injury. Deputy Sheriff R. O. Robins of Hope suffered cuts find gruises. He was given emergency treatment and re leased. He was riding with Sheriff Jim Bearden of Hope when their car was in a collision with a mahine driven by Joe Sangalli, 1605 West 13th. Greed Dim* Luster of Man's "Miracles" ' THIRTY-SIX years ago, almost to the day, a gifted Italian ; 1 sat him down, tapped a telegraph key, and performed a miracle. The sputtering, crackling sparks which his key-tapping caused to jump into the air were weak little things—apparently. They flashed and died, and a person half a mile away •-• coufd neither have seen nor heard them. But somehow they reached up into empty space and tap- ped an invisible source of energy; and far across the Atlantic .ocean they caused a telegraph receiving set to click out a message. Gugiielmo Marconi had bridged space and had sent a message 3000 miles through the inert atmosphere. His miracle of wireless telegraphy is a familiar one, by now; so familiar that most of the time we fail to recognize it as a miracle at all. and take it just as much for granted as we do such every-day miracles as sunrise, a baby's laugh or the love of a boy for a girl. But it remains a miracle, nevertheless; and we might have a better understanding of the world we live in if we could remember that the whole structure of modern society is built on just such miracles, so that the mere existence of our complicated civilization is one of the most breath-taking miracles of all time. * * * THE real truth about man is not at all the sort of truth that 1 the "realists" nroclaim—that he is just another animal, with greed and self-interest his eternal motive-springs. It is a much more noble and surprising truth: that he is a miracle worker, able to transcend the limitations which nature has put upon him, capable of surpassing himself and of building for himself a world infinitely complex, beautiful and wondrous. Consider Marconi's miracle, for instance and all that has grown out of it. The ship at sea is no longer isolated. Nation now talks with nation, over mountain barriers, limitless deserts and storm-bound ocean. The air by night is filled with music, whick can be tapped by any man who owns a cheat) little box of tubes and wires. And the ordinary dailv life that we live is keyed to this succession of miracles, so that if they should suddenly cease to exist we could not carry on our regular, routine at all. ' • • . , ""'- '" ? '' Zitm City voting to decide whether bowling is sinful, a question which long has been sticking out like a sore thumb. 'Fathers worrying about the Christmas tie situation always should remember that a four-in-hand is worth one in the incinerator. Soviets are planning to extend their Arctic explorations in spite of the fact that tile average Pole doesn't approve. Germany has succeeded in making synthetic eggs from fisli and Nazis are looking forward to sumo fine jreakfasts of poached herring. The coffee tree is believed to have developed originally in Ethiopia. N OW one thing is certain about people who inhabit such a world: they have to live up to it. If thev can perform wonders that make the genii of the Arabian Nijrhts look like stupid incompetents, they cannot very well GTQ on living by the ideals and customs of the cave man period. The old jungle- rule of tooth and clam fits this era no better than does a stone age hatchet. War, dictatorship, conscienceless wealth, unscrupulous clemagogery^, oppression in anv or all of it.s forms—these things are disastrously out of date in our modern age. Miracle-workers like Marconi have set us free of the limitations of our physical world; now it is up to us to set ourselves free of the limitations of our own blindness, greed and folly. cases may appear during sleep. In some cases the trouble may be .so severe that the patient cannot sleep. NEXT: Treatment for chorea. By Olive Roberts Barton Yule Tree Symbolizes Joy If you wonder why Christmas trees j the calendar, without a vision in our arc important, I cannot answer. All 1 ! mind's eye of a fragrant tree on the .•* COPR. 1937 BY NEA SERVICE, INC. T, M. BEC. U. 3, PAT. OFF, know is that they are important, just as any symbol is. If you worry about the supply of Yule trees and think that floods are the result of cutting away nature's barriers, you haven't lived where I live and seen tile endless forest. 1 ; of 'mall pines that these eyes have beheld. If the worst comes to the worst, Christmas forests could be planted for cutting. You see, 1 am a Christinas tree fan. 1 believe in any custom, not too destructive, that fixes roots in childhood ! and home, and any object, natural or I otherwise, that contributes to happi- ! ness. The only exception this writer j makes to tradition is the firecracker I on the Fourth. Iteal Thing Is Mesl | .Symbols are important. We have all too few. Christinas is one import I i ,uit milestone by which children mark I ,. i e i: t.. L' U ; I. I . .1,,.., 1.1 the inarch of life. Kver.v child should ! have a Christmas tree, and although faked ones are fine, they are not the real thing and children knmv it. They .'cii'ie the synthetic. One year 1 hail a severe case of conscience, and bought two small pines for .six dollars, about a foot hiub apiice; they grew in green tubs. I talked them up to the family and tried Salve, Nose Drops Liquid, Tablets checks Colds and FEVER flrsl dny Headaches, 3D minutes. Try "Riib-My-TIsm" World'i Best t.lnlmt'nt parlor floor. England had, mid has, its mistletoe dating from Druid days. Also the Yule log -I believe a Saxon innovation. But trees? They seem to have come over with the Germans. Ask a German where the idea originated there and he will scratch his head and say, "'Die Tannenbauin? We have always had it at Christmas." Actually it dales back beyond record, and .some ;ay Asia Minor began the custom. Our Traditions Imported Hut there i.s an old myth in Scandinavia, abouttwo lovers who were murdered under a tree at Christmas, and every year thereafter, .strange lights were .seen among the branches. In France, a lighted tree was found with a child under it. so the .story goes-, wenriiifi a bright halo, on the birthday of the Child Jesus. The Germans adopted the evergreen as a fixed symbol, the French, in lessor dfieree. did the same. The Knglish had their mistletoe and their holly, symbolic of a leveling of caste at Christmas. Ca.stle doors swung wide when mistletoe and holly were hung over the portcullis. So says Scott in his "Marmion." Americans must rely on tradition, "If thai radio is on, shul U oil. I wan In lukc a nap." By ELINORE COWAN STONE Copyright. 1937, NEA S«rvice, Inc. Full Steam Ahead THE industrial skies are pretty dark these days, and the steel 1 industry in particular is singing the blues. But it is with while to look at some remarks made by Nathan L. Miller, ex- governor of New York and now general counsel for United States Steel, at the launching of a 610-foot steamship at Lorain, 0., the other day. ^ This ship, the second giant carrier built this fall for U, S. Steel's subsidiary, the Pittsburgh Steamship Co., is large, up- to-date—and expensive. And Governor Miller truly remarked that U. S. Steel "is not preparing for the undertaker" when it builds ships such as these. "Construction of the ships," he added, "is only part of the corporation's capital expenditures in face of current depressing business conditions. United States Steel is expross- ing its confidence in business by keeping plants, fleets and other equipment in the highest state of efficiency to produce steel cheaply and pass on to employes, in the form of good wages, profits that are not absorbed by high federal taxes." CAST OF CHARACTERS I<1 MIA 11 K 7* T O X—Heroine, daughter <>t n faniuiiH Ninprpr. CAI'T. HAHIIVMOKE THKXT— Ilvro, II y I UK; "ilnrpiK'vII." ,i:iRAM)A T H K N T—tlnrry- morc's grandmother, a "xtroug ;vf Oinuu*'' * • • Yesterday: I.lndn Tlenton move** under the roof uf proud Mirunda Trent. I,if? I.H iivrfert. And her Itnpplne** IN Ntlniuliited jit Die Hewn til.it Contain Trout In due there for Oirl.xdiiiia leave. CHAPTER II TV"OT even Miranda Trent's glowing descriptions of her grandson had prepared Linda lor the actuality of Captain Trent as he flashed upon her that first evening—tall, vivid, and irrepressible, with a gay charm, at once teasing and caressing, that set even his stately grandmother— whom he breezily addressed as "Duchess"—bridling and blushing like a girl. It did not, apparently, seem at all strange to Mrs. Trent that from the beginning the young flyer settled into the old-maidish routine of their evenings with complete satisfaction. It did seem strange to Linda that she was admitted so unreservedly into the hallowed family circle. She soon understood, however. It was necessary to the proud grandmother's sense of showmanship that she have an udience to whom 'to exhibit this uperlative grandson of hers. The Id lady relaxed and glowed 'roudly. As for Captain Trent, he re- erred to them impartially as "you iris," teased and flattered them indiscriminately, and trounced lem both at their spinsterish lit- le games—to the ill-concealed ride of his grandmother, who to show them where duly lay. But- j ml) ,, r ( t .,| if you like, for it.s own 1ml- nobody was very happy. I planted, j,| iiyKp ,\s asual we take the things the trees outdoors later and nursed ( | );ll npp^^.. {„ ,,„_. ,, W n emotions and them for two years; they died an igno- . |)U| . ()wn m ,,,,| K /\ n ,| s . (> W( , luive the minions death. ),.,.,, |,,, m ,,f Mipcrslilmn. mistletoe a The trees were ahead nothing at all. |,anti-over from paganism, and the hol- and neither were we. But let us .see why the evergreen ly a social symbol from England. Why not'. 1 fiecau.se we associate all of them COTTON OWNERS E. C. Brown Cotton Company which firm lias served Oils community for thirty years has been duly Bonded to handle C.OVKRNMENT LOANS. Immediately upon receipt from you nt this office of the Warehouse receipts and samples, we will class Die cot Ion and Imve check available Immediately. Information will he gladly furnished upon request. Ei C. BROWN PHONE 210 has become a symbol, why we cannot w j (n j (iv ] A , t v , s helieve in Tinker behold a fall nf snow, with i Legal Notice Hell, at least, if not in Santa Clans. Let Christinas he manic. *» Monts Sugar Cure For Pork and Beef Our Sugar Cure Is a formula that cures meat i|iilrkly, rnsls ml more tliim the old salt method and Is much less trouble. iUakhiK nil cuts tasty and delicious. The fine flavor with attractive brown cured color makes a more ready sale for those who Imtchcr for market. Electrically Mixed Printed nlredlons With Kach Purchase MONTS SEED STORE 110 Knst Second The t, H. Reg. U. a PftC, Ofl By OK. MORKIS FISHBEIN Editor, Joarnal ot the American Medical Association, »nd of a, the Health Magazine. Germ Poison in Brain, Nerve System Believed Cause of St. Vitas Dance This is the eighth in a series in which Or. Flshbein di&cusses cause, treatment and cure of diseases of the nervous system. hood. The cases appear more often ii certain families, probably because o the special construction of the nerv ous system iri those families. Frequently St. Vitus dance i.s usso (No. 399; ciated with rh.eurnati.sm or rneumati Another extraordinary disease of the. infections, probably because both con nervous system, known as St. Vitas I dition.s are related to an infection b dance, or Sydenham's chorea, after the | the streptococcus type of germ. man who first described it, is usually seen in children, but sometimes also in adults. Nowadays it is believed to be due in some perhaps indirect way to an infection by a germ of the streptococcus type. Perhaps some of the poisons developed by this germ in the- body get into the brain arid nervous system. Sometimes the first appearance of the symptoms is associated with u fright, an accident or an emotional shock. Children who frequently mimic the actions of other people may seem to have this disease but a habit spasm is not to be confused with the twitching of true chorea. Girls suffer with thjs coadition about two and one-half times as often as do boys, and more than 80 per cent of all <ji the cases occur during early child- Occasionally there rnay be a periof of illness with headache, vomiting an j tven a slight fever before the symp torns first appear. Then come th spontaneous movements, the dizzine.s. iii.d the weakness, which are the chic mark of the disease. The person who has St. Vitas- danc makes involuntary but conscious mut cular jerks and twitches and becau.s> of this has difficulty in co-ordinatin his actions. When the twitching movt rnents affect the muscles of the fact they are. of course, much more notice aple than when they concern the am or legs. The typical twitching movements I Oiinmissioner's Sale NOTICE IS HEREBY C.1VKN. That in pursuance of the authority and di-j ret'tion.f contained in the deci'el.'l i order of the Cl.anceiy Court of Hemp- ' stead County, made and entered on the ,'ird day of December. A. D. l!t:;7 in a certain cause i No. 5(K):i> then pending therein between K. S. (livening complaint, and H. V. Richards, el ill defendants, the under.-.iuned. a:. Commissioner of said Court, will offn for .sale at public vendue to the highest bidder, at the front door i,r entrance of the County Courthouse, in wl.ich said Court is held, in th>' County of Hempstead. at Washington, Arkansas, within the hours prescribed by law for judicial sales, on Saturday the 8th day uf January A. D 1!)38. the following described real estate, to-wit: The North Hall iN'i.) of the Southwest Quarter <SW'.|> of Section Twenty-two (22.) Township Thirteen Ulii South. Range Twenty-four (24) We.-i. containing 80 acres, more or less in Hempstead County, Arkansas. TERMS OF SALE: On a credit of three months, the purchaser being required to execute' a bond as required by law and the order and decree o f said Court in said cause, with approved security, bearing interest at the rate of fix pe-r cent per annum from date ,,f sale until paid, and a lien being retained on the premises sold to secure; the payment of the purchti.se money. Given under my band this: 16th day of December, A. D. l!Ki7. RALPH BAILKY Commissioner in Chancery. Dec. 17. 24, 31 FARMERS He rose, and bringing her a stool, i(nell nllh absurdly extravagant ceremony and placed it beneath her feet, "A footstool /or Tilania," he said. ordinarily played for blood—! up, his glanco met hers with meantime carrying on a running' something so liko a laughing ca- fire of raillery and nonsensical • ress that her Hands faltered, and song. Or quite as often, he lounged in Mrs. Trent .said rather "Careful, Miss Benlor.. tartly, Ci minissioncr's Sale NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, That in pursuance of the authority and directions contained in the decretal order of the Chancery Court of Hempsleiu! County, mode and entered on the 3rd day of December, A. D. I!i:i7 in a i certain cause iNo. 50881 tl.cn pending ' therein between A. II. Kversmeyer seemed to reach out warmly and j complainant, and J. M. Powers and L. draw her to him, .so thai in spite ! L. Powers, his wife, defendants, the of the room between them, the j undersigned, as Commissioner of salt 1 moment wa.s a.s .sweetly intimate Do , a.s a caress. ably quiet and contented in the firelight. knitting slid quietly to the floor] and the old lady nodded, Linda would glance up to find the It's enough to the way you I don't know what's come over you these last few days!" "What you girls need around this bouse," Barry countered, "is a good, able-bodied seaman. I chievous comradeship, as if they too shared a delightful secret, too precious to be put into words. Once, noticing that as she perched on one of his grandmother's tall chairs, her feet barely touched the floor, he rose, and bringing her a stool, knelt with absurdly extravagant ceremony and placed it beneath her feet. "A footstool for Titania," he said. And one that ..;«!: the stool v/22 the had come over on the oat which had brought the first Trents to American shores, and guarded by old Miranda as jen ously as life itself, only srn.led now, proudly, as if at one more evidence of her grandson's superior discernment. "That's it. I've always wondered what it was Mi^s Benton reminded me of. Ti- tariia, of course." lor the first time almost as if she liked me, Linda thought happily. * * * S HE had been dreading this first Christmas away from home. Nc ••» she began to look forward to it. She must get a gift for Mrs. Tn.nt — that knitting basket she admired yesterday, perhaps. She would sing for them, too — some Christmas music. People always liked to hear her sing. There was one evening when, as she knelt before Mrs. Trent to A 11C UV L^llJbtL IWlLWllllg J JIU V t;j H>-1 «L^> > . , , . . i . , are quick, beginning suddenly and disentangle a snarl m her knit- passing rapidly. No two movements tin g y a ': n - Captain Trent strolled are exactly alike as i.s usually the case with a habit spasrn. The movements usually stop during .sleep but in severe across the room to stand over her his eyes following her slender fingers. Wheu she glanced either." Don't pay any attention to him, Miss Benton." Old Miranda's proudly indulgent smile included Linda in a friendly entente; of sex against sex. "I know that he thinks well enough of women to have a new sweetheart in every port." "That's where you're wrong." Barry spoke abruptly without looking up from the pipe he was filling. "The lists are now closed." Then, as if startled at his own sudden iapse into seriousness, he broke into some absurd sailors' ditty about "The gal in Singapore." . . . That was like Barry, not serious for long. But his grandmother glanced sharply at him, and her face tightened in a way Linda had come to know and dread. She's jealous, Linda thought. She'd much rather think there was a girl in every port than—just one. And knew that she would, too. * * * T>UT it was not until a few days before Christ/.ias that Linda began to understand the thing that was happening to her. She glanced up from her book one evening as a gentle swish told her that Mrs. Trent's knitting had fallen again; and her eyes, a.s they had come to do, met those of Captain Trent across the room. Only thi.s time his eyes were not amused, as if at some precious secret between them. They were burning upon her with an intentness that made her flush and tingle all over. For a moment they sat so, while something in his look Court, will offer for sale at public v: mine to the highest bidder, at "he from door or entrance oi The Arkan- ;a.s Bank & Trust Company, Buildim;. | in the City of Hojje, Arkansas, in the County of llcmpslcad within the hours prescribed by law for judicial sales, on Wednesday the I'M, (lav of I—I'm sorry. I thought you : January A. D. IMS, the following described real estate, to-wit: Lot Number Three I,'!), in Slavack I.'lock in Slavack's Subdivision of Then suddenly the spell was broken by Miranda Trent's clean, clipped accents. "Why have you stopped reading, Miss Benton'.'" were asleep." "Asleep? Certainly not. I was merely resting my eyes." "It's eleven, ;.iiyho\v, Duchess," Barry said quickly. "Time you girls got your beauty sleep. And there's a special broadcast I want to listen to." He went over to the radio and dialed. The broadcast wa.s in honor of a scientific expedition that was to Hope, Arkansas, and situated in Sout'i Fifteen U. r )i aere.s of Northwest Qu.-'rl • er of Southeast Quarter of Section Twenty-eight ( 2H>, Township Twelve <12i i,outh, Range Twenty-four '.'M West, and described as Minus: Be- Min at the intersection of Kast boundary line (jf North Hazel Street and lliv North boundary line of West Fourth a pen like this may sign your doom— unless you use it first! DEFEAT THE FEDERAL WAGE AND HOUR BILL 'Disastrous to the Welfare of the Peopla." —Knoxvillc Journal ^ Dangerous Principle," —Walter Lippmann, N.Y.Hefald Tribun "Ruinous to the Farmer."- —Atlanta Constitution Farmers! Don't be deceived! The planners of the Wjigo-nnd-llour Bill now before Congress claim to exempt farm workers from it.s provisions. But no power on earth can exempt you, your family, your livelihood, from the vicious provisions of this Bill. It proposes to give the lax-supported Department of Labor final authority over wage,;; and hours of private' industry although industry must find the money for both taxes and payrolls. Industry doesn't object to reasonable regulation for the promotion of its workers' welfare. But such a bill must be correctly drawn, must be a part of the American system of doing business which (his bill i.s not. What will this Bill mean to you'.' It has been condemned by farmers and farm organisations from coast to coast. Why'.' set out . morning for the • Street, now called East Avenue D, and Central American jungles. The explorers—under the leadership of aiS-.c-mineJit archeologist, a Doctor Aurelius — were to go by plane, with a second, much larger piane, to carry Ihciv Moiii supplies. Several members of the group spoke over the radio, including the pilot of the passenger ship, an ex-navy flyer, Lieutenant Rust. Barry listened with knit brows. "Crai.iest business I ever heard of," he growled as he snapped off the radio. "1 flew over that country with Rust while we were stationed in the Panama. It's mere run Easterly along En.sl Avenue D. feet to the point of beginning, thence continue Easterly along the North boundary line of West Fourth Street, or East Avenue D l.'(7 feet to the Alley; thence North and perpendicular to West Fourth Street, Mi) feet: thence due West 5 feel; thence South 'JO fuel; ihence Westerly IliO feet to a point on the East boundary line of North Huzon Street, 94 feet North of the intersection of the East boundary line of North Hazel ttreet, and the North boundary Street, now called L' of West Fourth East Avenue D; thence Southerly with the East lim of North Hazel Street 78 feet; thence easterly and paiaUel with Wc.sl Fourth guesswork that they'll make a 'ireet 52 feet; tl.ence Southerly and successful landing, or that they'll ever be able to take off again." "It must, indeed, be a crazy parallel with North Hazel Street 1C feet to the point of beginning. Hemp.slcad County. Arkan; business if you think so," com- j TERMS OF SALE: On a credit ol three months, the purchaser being re quiitd to execute a bond a.s require! by law and the order and decree of said Court in said cans'... with approved security, bearing interest at the rale of ten per cent per annum from duto of sale until paid, and a lien being retained on the premises sold U, .secure tt.f payment of the purcha.v.' imoney. Given under my hand this IGth day of December, A. D. 1937. RALPH BAILEY Commissioner in Chancery Dec. 17, 24. mented his grandmother dryly; but her eyes were proud. "I think I'll run out to the field tomorrow and wish them 'Good luck!'" Captain Trent went on. "God knows! TJhey're likely to need it." Linda's one thought was that the house would seem very empty tomorrow. There was nothing to tell her that this evening's broad« cast wa.s the forerunner of more heartbreak and despair than she had ever dreamed of. (To lie. Continued) \ 2 3 4 Higher wages must mean higher prices for maiiufucttui'il products (for example, the increased nisi of fertill/.er is estimated as high as $5.00 pur (on.) Another stall at your pockelhook! I'ruwssurs of farm products, forced to pay higher wages, will cut cosU wherever they can. They will insist on lower prices fur your product!). Another cut in your income! You will have to pay more for everything, yet you will have to sell at world prices, which will not be artificially increased. When wages and hours are fixed for grnin elevators, creameries, cotton Kins, miming plants—(he next s(e» will lie u. They'll get you next. A national economic authority has termed this Bill "A brake on industry, u plaguu on agriculture, a calamity for labor, u blight on recovery." This measure can not be enforced without discriminating against the South, and in many cases the earnings of Hit wage earners will be lowered rather than increased. Thank Heaven— America is awake! Will you join this righteoti.s crusade, Tonight act to stop this super-Government by bureaus. time loduu '" write i/oiir rciiruiu'ntalii'eN in Coin/res* -— Senator Hut'tie W. Cnrruwaii, Senator John K. Miller, and CdiuirtwiHtin Wade Kitchens — and tell them you. belie M federal wane and hoar leyiNlation un-American, dunijeroux and a threat to your Ucinu, that t/ou expect them to vote u(/uiitfst it. Your message is needed. Act now. Southern Mid-Western Industry Committee -Adv. i

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