Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on January 5, 1938 · Page 6
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Hope, Arkansas
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PAGE SIX HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Wednesday, January 5,1038 Newest U. S. Ocean Port Is Framed in Mountains, 2OO Miles From the Sea By PHIL SLVNOTT NEA Service Staff Correspondent } THE DALLES. Or-.-.—Two hundred; miles from the sea, high in n frame of; mountain walls, there stand here great j docks and piers, vast ocean freight ter- j fninals, all the equipment of a great i 6ccan port. When the ship loc-k at Bonneville. Dam, blocking the Columbia river 44 j miles below the Dalles, is opened Jan- j Uary 10. the United St-ites will have a j j£-eat new ocean port, a new deep- j »ater outlet for the wheat, fruit, and '• timber of the Columbia river basin. : The great dam at BonneviHo is add- i ing 28 feet to the depth of the river j at The Dalles, and creating n 35-foot I channel from the Bonneville ship lock i to The DaMes. Scon ocean-going ships! will be able to lad here. River craft i will be able to navigate many miles i upstream, for far above the Grand: Coulee Dam is also regulating the! river. Between them. it.?y will open 1 eastern Oregon and Washington and i western Idaho to river and ocean traf- '• fie. i Build Oil Terminal ! Already a 1000-foot public marine' freight terminal stands at The Dalles, : as it has stood all during the past summer. Then it was a strange sight. 1 High and dry on the hillside above the; river, before the gradually-rising wat- 1 6r began to approach it. Private interests are also building an oil terminal for unloading gasa- line from the California wells and re- Two hundred miles from the sea, these new deep-water ocean docks and piers nt The Dulles, Ore., stand, as srcn above, nestled against a. mountain background and without sign of water beside them. But opening of the ship locks at Bomierville Dam will fill the busin nnd mu'.cc it into a great new inland-ocean port. T'ii.« is your ncwtixiptr. Writt to it. Letters criticiimp the edl- torinl policy or comf'nting upon Joels in the neu's columns, ore ectutillii welcome. Choose a topic evrryone will be \nternted in. Be brie/. Avoid persowa! nbuse. The world's orecitcst criltrs were pnin- fnUy polite. Every writer mutt nipti his name and address. Gas Well Aflame* -$100,000 Sight _ Bonneville Dam. Blast Out Ellt above these falls ' tilc river - c 113 "" 61 ls being improved by blasting fineries. Western pine from The Bend : and removin g th e obstacles, so that area can be shipped down-nver di- river steamer traffic will be easier and rect to ocean ships. Farm implements', f^' ™ e _ "* ack l up " f 1' The ?? U f s coming in and wheat going out. plus the loading of fruit directly on refrigerator ships, are arnong the expected advantages of the new port. Five miles above The Dalles. Celilo Falls stretch across the Columbia. They are high encugh to make an end of the lake that is backing up behind , ltself eliminates one of the worst haz- zards in the river, including the treacherous Three-Mile Rapids which have wrecked several river steamers. and which will be completely submerged. So will the famous Cascade Rapids, two miles above the dam. The ship lock which will soon be opened at Bonneville is the largest single-lift passage in the world for ocean-gDing vessels. Each ship must be raised 63 feet at ordinary low water in the lock, which is 500 feet long and 76 feet wide. The lower lock gates are more than 100 feet tall, as high as a 10-story building. All tht machinery is electrically-driven. With the County Agent Clifford L. Smith The Boll Weevil The boil wevil may return to Hempstead county in 1S3S after several years or little consequence as a pest. Information from Dwight Isely, entomologist, University of Arkansas College Ocean vessels can sail 200 miles from coast to The Dalles. Cheap transportation for vast wheat, fruit and lumber .sections here. A Chrlstnins Letter Kclitor The Star: Chnstmas time '.'-, history again, hut this time of the year never comes an.] goes withou leaving vivid mc-iii'inrs with me ofj \ 'grand town' that 1 u-.r to call home, •ind it is still home d> me deep in my htvirt -even though fivt- years have accumulated .since my departure from its portals. Kind people -full of love mil respect for their fellow citizens -•ml noted for a happim'-s that I have never found clscwlu iv -make this town a place where life is full to the ':nm. I miss saying urn" Hundreds of. limes a day and feeling surge through j my body just this many times a thrill that I have seen just this many 'real fc.lk.s-: . j At Christmas time everybody was 1 just'one big happy family.' There wisj •i present for everybody. The Carols always seemed to me to have a sweeter note when suii>,> in the churches of Hope than anywhere else. And so— Christmas never comes without bringing back to me these inennrics and a hope that someday I can spend another Christmas there. Those of you who still live in thus 'grand town' •-hould be thankful for these things. You, too, would miss them if you were away. Sincerely. BOB YOUNG. M. D. January 2. 1938 Env.ry University Hospital Georgia. OP-EGOhK Completion of Bonneville Dam will raise river 28 feet nnd provide deep channel through The Dalles or "narrows." How Bcmicvillc and Grand Coulee dams will open a whole huge region to ocean commerce, giving a deep-water outlet for the great grain, fruit and lumber-producing regions oftlie Pacific northwest is shown on this may. Ocean craft will be able to come inland cs far as The Dalles, shallower-draft river boats will float on the regulated flow of the Columbia beyond Grand Coulee. ' * '-* * < >» - & , School News tlosstoii High School The high school students resumed studies seemingly with much interest nftcr holiclnys, nml rnnny resolutions for tliu yenr 1938. Proceeds of the pic supper and turkey side wore fiiir, considering small crowds, due to unfavorable weather. Proceeds go for basketball sweaters. The Hosston (cnms liavo scheduled throe games with 1'nlnio.s Kriilny night Mill, nt Kosston. Everyone is envited to see "Goixl Gracious Grandma" a Il-act play which will he presented Saturday night, Jnn- I unry 8, ill the lUisston high school building. This play is sponsored by P. T. A. members. Lightning kills only about three pcr- sons in a million each year in tho United States. c Chilly householders who arise on winter mornings to find the gas flickering in a feeble flame under low pressure, mifiht well contemplate the beauty of the gas well tire pictured above, shooting flames high Into the air near Los Angeles. The well "blew in" when drillers hit a swamp gas pocket. Friction Inter ignited the gas, ruining the well, with damage estimated at $100.000. of the state where weevils bred late in the season only locally injurious in- iestations are likely to occur until midseason or later; but in most of the southern counties early injury is possible. Poultry Disease Poultrymen of this county at vari- of Agriculture, says that more weevils- O us times have lost birds by the dis- went into hibernation in the fall of ea se commonly called "limber neck." 1937 than in any year since 1931. The weevils became abundant I can be wholly objective on this depression because certainly I did not create it.—Herbert Hoover. What I would like to find is a Rood American business man. They arc so kind, so tender, ^o sensitive.— Dusolina Giannini, opera star. In the belief that I would soon be returning to Ethiopia with the assistance of the League of Nations, I brought with me only what I consider-' ed would be enough for my temporary needs.—Haile Selassie, now" living in comparative poverty in England. Christ was a fuehrer, something like Hitler, to convert Teutons of the early The mammal class is made up of man 1 days.-Prof. D. Helmut Lother, Bonn and about 2700 other species. I University. Germany. cpSNAPSNOT CUlT PETS INDOORS (ictcrmineri by existing conditions, taking into consideration your car. the roadway, clarity of vision, the. amount of traffic, and lastly yourself. Orville W. Erringer State Manngcr ' Hamilton Trust Fund Sponsored by Hamilton Depositor Corp. Denver, Colorado. Parrots cannot be brought into the United States from Mexico unless they have a visa from the American con- i sulatc in that country. LOCAL MANAGER WANTED For Hope. Field Superintendent will ho Hope for a few clays to select thrmiKh personal interview n local manager. We want a man of integrity nnd average ability. $750.00 cash Investment required which is protected and returnable. Should pay $100.00 per mouth to start. No canvasing or selling; Write box OS, Hope, Ark., for appointment. too late in the season to cause any damage to the 1937 crop, but abundant top growth favored multiplication in the -outr Arkansas counties in late C'oto- ber and early November. However, che proportion of the state with large numbers of weevils in hibernation is much less than it was in 1931, since weevils were not abundant in more than the southern third of the state ..efore they went into hibernation. Jomo scattered infestations occurred elsewhere, but not enough to cause early general injury in 1938. An abundance of weevils in hibernation does not necessarily mean that weevils will be destructive the following year. 'Ihat will be determined by the weather after cotton begins forming squares. However, an abundance of hibernating weevils precedes heavy, early injury. Over the greater part The proper name for the disease is botulism; and, similar to ptomaine poisoning in the human being, it in caused by a toxin produced by the putrefactive organism, clostridium Bo- tulinum. "Limber neck" may be caused by the ingestion of fly maggots taken from decaying animal carcasses or spoiled food, from spoiled canned goods, or from feed that has become damp and been allowed to remain in the feed hoppers until spoilage has set in. Symptoms are usually dullness, paralysis of neck and wing muscles, followed by a slate of coma. Death is usually very rapid after injection of the toxic organism or the toxin. Treatment for poultry affected consists of one-fourth pound of salts pel- gallon drinking water as soon as indications ot the presence of the disease are noticed. Botulinum antitoxin will fave the birds. Statement of The First National Bank Hope, Arkansas At the Close of Business December 31, 1937 RESOURCES Loans $ 110,965.68 C. C. C. Cotton Loans 315,146.06 Furniture and Fixtures 1.00 Real Estate 1.00 U. S. Government Bonds 262,000.00 Bonds and Securities 309,300.96 Cash and Sight Exchange 190,454.69 Total $1,187,869.39 LIABILITIES Capital Stock $ 100,000.00 Surplus and Reserve 36,510.69 Deposits 1,051,358.70 Total $1,187,869.39 OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS R. G. McRAE. President HARRY J. LEMLEY, Vice-President N. P. O'NEAL, Vice-President LLOYD SPENCER, Cashier SYD McMATH, Assistant Ca-shicr ROY STEPHENSON, Assistant Cashier E. P. STEWART JAS. R. HENRY MEMBER OF FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM 55,000.00 .Maximum Insurance for Each Depositor. Above — Tag! Sunlight pour- Ing into 'he kitchen makes this as easy as an outdoor picture. Note the interesting rhythm of the faucet shadows, 1/25 sec- o n d at f.6.3 lens opening. By the addition of flood lights a snapshot could be made of this subject at f.11 or with a box type camera with lens at largest open- Ing. At right— What'll I write —a book, a poem or a telegram? Here a 100-watt ordinary electric bulb or a couple of fifties, is sufficient for the backlighting, with two No. 1 flood bulbs for the front light. Exposure 1/25 second at i'.6.3 lens opening. H OW many Snapshot Guild niein-j cocker spaniel pup almost lost be- bers have really good pictures tween his enormous ears. Four Rules for Safety Driving a motor car would be a much safer and pluasantcr occupation if every driver would follow these simple, fundamental rules: 1. Observe the reasonable speed limits posted on the highway. If, how- c-ver, road conditions are slippery, nr <.thcrwi.se b;ic], u.se common sense, cle- cTCfi.^e your speed and increa.-e your cuiili'in. 2. Keep to the right—the "outer liinc" on any thoroughfare, except when passing either cars. Many motorists seem entirely ignorant of what is meant by "outer lane." But more often it is a wilful heecllessness of rules and the rights nf others. 3. Pass the auto ahead only on its left-hand side and only after .sounding horn. After passing do not swing back until you are far enough ahead to see this car in your reav-view mirror. Disregard of this rule is the cause of many fatal side-swiping accidents. •1. Drive only nt safe speeds so that you can stop in plenty of time should emergency ari.se. Let your speed be NOTICE-AUTO OWNERS The City Council Tuesday night adopted a motion fixing February 28 as the final date to purchase 1938 city automobile license without penalty. Cost without penalty is $2.50. From March 1 to March 10 a $1 penalty will be assessed, making total cost $3.50. After March 10 the total cost will be $5. There will be no extensions. Buy your city license now. ALBERT GRAVES MAYOR ot the family pets';—not. just "imp shots" snatched hurriedly without much attention to idea or background, but pictures with expression and action that give a genuine key to the pet's character? Pictures like this are well worth all the planning and patience; they require and incloors is a good place to take thorn because it is so much easier to associate the pet with a "home" background that identities it as a member of the family. Frequently humor can be obtained In these indoor pictures—a frolicsome kitten tangled up in a ski-in ot yarn and looking biiillctl, or snati-li- ing at. th'j dribble of wntur from a faucet; a puppy barkint; pxc-itt-illy at a rtihli-r nioiiso or--as lic-n;-- llioimlnfully planning fi bit of ItttBi- writing. J'ii-uires that prosf-m the aniuiul in a ditfiiiiU; mood or illumliuitu its character aljotind for the watchful photographer—-the Scotty, like a little olcl man, his head cocked to omj sill'; and inquiry In hU sh;i bruwc.'d eys; the ma.ii.'Stic P'-r ru.', dignifr-cl in ropoae, paws tendf-tl and chin sunk clerp in sofr. fur of his chest; the mournful- c-ypd bloodhound, the silkc-n-coutod crillk' vi')i hv.v.vn ryr-s and thoughtful, Ihu There is a delightful field liuro, too, for the photographer who likes to experiment with lighting effects. Consider, for example;, the long- furred white cat posed on a frintlow- sill in silhouette, so that tho outdoor light, diffused through the window curtains, surrounds him with a bright silken glow. Indoor animal pictures can be made either with daylight or amateur flood bulbs. Stipersensitlve film should be used, because of its extra speed. Where direct sunlight streams into a room and illuminates tho subject, exposures can he almost »s brief as outdoors. Where sunlight is diffused through curtains, it should be aided with amateur floodlights. At night, two big No. 2 amateur flood bulbs in reflectors four feet from the subject give enough light for snapshots with box cameras; the lens should be at its widest opening. With lenses marked In "f" numbers, f.ll at 1/25 second or f.6.3 at 1/50 second is about right. Dark-coated pets demand more light, or lights I'ioaer up. Portrait aUnotimeuts can be used over the lens, for close-ups of small pets, without changing the exposure time. It's all simple—BO fire away. John, van Guilder. Report of Condition of the CITIZENS NATIONAL BANK Hope, Arkansas At the Close of Business December 31, 1937 RESOURCES Loans and Discounts $ 153,912.00 Banking House & Fixtures 22,000.00 U. S. Bonds 350,000.00 Bonds, Stocks and Securities 572,164.37 Cotton Acceptances 60,164.88 Cash and Exchange 334,972.66 Total $1,493,213.91 LIABILITIES Capital Stock $ 125,000.00 Surplus 85,000.00 Undivided Profits 30,330.00 Deposits 1,252,883.91 f Total , $1,493,213.91 Member of Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation I

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