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^AGE-TWO HOPE STAR, ftO!>S, ARKANSAS Star StMr uf I lope 1S'J9; Press, 1927. Consolidated January 18, 1929. O Justice, Deliver Thy Herald From False Report! Published every week-day afternoon by Star Publishing Co., Inc. (C. E. Palmer & Alex. H, Washburn), at The Star building, 212-214 South Walnut street, Hops, Arkansas. C. E. PALMER, President ALEX. H. WASHBURN, Editor and Publisher (AP) —Means Associated Press «NEA)—Means Newspaper Enterprise Ass'n. Subscription Rate (Always Payable in Advance): By city carrier, per week 15c; per month 65c; one year S6.SO. By mail, in Hempstead, Nevada Howard, Miller and LaFayette counties, $3.50 per year; elsewhere Mpmber at The Associated Press: The Associated Press is exclusively •ntitted to the use for republication of nil news dispatches credited to It o not otherwise credited in this paper and also the local news published herein Thursday, January 6J031S* Jvickest Clin in ike ( HOOYW - —^j- BY ADELAIDE HUMPHRIES Copyright, 1938, NEA Service, Inc. Charges on Tributes, Etc.: Charges will he made for all tributes, card of thanks, resolutions, or memorials, concerning the departed. Commercia newspapers hold to this policy in the news Columns to protect their reader Irom a deluge of space-taking memorials. The Star disclaims responslbilit (or the safe-keeping or return of any unsolicited manuscripts. (Reprinted from yesterday's page one cclltirial column, with typographical transpositions corrected). Crazy Talk—Smart Guy H ERE's strange language from a spokesman of the national government—Chairman Marriner Ecclea of the Federal Reserve Board testifying before a senate committee Tuesday, as reported by the Associated Press: "He opposed repeal of the undistributed profits tax as 'the most deflationary thing that could be done'. It was unsound, he said, to contend that repeal would be a good thing because it would permit corporations to reduce debt and lay away reserves against times of stress. No reduction- of private debt is desirable, he said, adding that 'we have never experienced an expansion of business activity without an expansion of debt.'" Mr, Eccles talks fine in theory—but how about the man whose name is on the note for that private debt, and who is personally responsible? ... The federal government, according to Mr, Roosevelt, \vill owe close to 39 billion dollars at the end of the next fiscal year, and that doesn't worry Mr. Eccles at all, because Mr. Eccles doesn't have it to pay personally. But if the debt was, say, $39,000, and it was a personal note to secure some private company's debt, and Mr. Eccles' name was on that note as endorser, then Mr. - Eceles would -change his whistle. He would owe that money personally—and no man worth anything to his country can sleep well under the shadow of a debt which threatens to become perpetual. To deny that is to dispute human nature itself. Mr. Eccles talks like an educated fool. What business is complaining of in the undistributed profits tax is simply this: That the government, assuming every corporation is rich, today makes the corporation pay out all its earnings in dividends so the stockholders can be taxed as they receive these earnings; and if the earnings aren't so distributed, but are kept by the corporation, then the corporation is ta^ed from one-sixth to one-*hird£ of the amount retained. The complaint of American business, then, is simply this: That most corporations are not'rich'but ' are actually in debt; that most corporations are not big, but are little—and that average-sized and little businesses like these, caught with a debt on their hands when the panic began, have had to pay the government from 15 to 30 per cent tax on money, they saved up to pay off a debt. But if they didn't do so—if they went ahead and paid out dividends before paying their just debts— you yourself wouldn't waste time declaring the proprietors ought to be in jail . . . and you would be perfectly right. The trouble with Mr. Roosevelt and his billions-dazzled advisors is that they have been dealing in generalities so long, and so long have been accustomed to running government at a loss and operating with an ever-climbing debt that they now recommend private business do the same thing. In the last analysis Mr. Ecdes' statement simply means that the government not only frowns 01 private thrift but in dealing with small businesses actually offers them a bonus of 15 to 30 per cent in tax-relief if they will just keep on being in debt. This is a madman's logic—but a politician's procedure. Having bludgeoned emergency taxes out of city business the last couple of years, at a rate and for a purpose that couldn't go on forever without being passed to the people in new high prices, the government now faces the question": Is government or business going to be "deflated"? It's going to be one or the other— and it is Mr. Eccles' problem as an administration spokesman to find the book and the page that justifies his official position. If; he talks crazy he acts as wisely as could be expected under the circumstances. /Am,/ thought, held no laughter. '/" ''f'""''/' ^ 0/ m * Ilfc - ! *««"«.•* Connie ing before her drying mirror ---- But her reflection (Continued from Page One) ater, standing before her dressing •nirror wJih its array of shining, nanogrammcd silver. Her hand, brflshing hair that curled in soft, damp, golden ringlets, stopped in ~nid-air as she bent forward to urvey that mirrored reflection. 31ue tiyes that met hers challeng- ngly, rather than eagerly; a traight little nose and firm chin hat bespoke a long line of blue- its miles and miles of guarded reads and its myriad locked gates. Her education had been conducted by private tutors. She had traveled abroad extensively, but she could not walk in the streets o£ any American city, enter any public place, attend any social function without being trailed by private detectives. Bagfuls of mail were opened by her secretaries. Crank letters. blooded ancestry; coral lips that People who wanted to meet her. PllWfiM \n ori «"ilnc\F 1 !! f 1 ,1 ^.-« : 1.-. * V. ., 4 curved in an aloot little smile that icld no laughter, really. For she might be the richest Supplications for money. Threats. At times the deluge rose to such ?irl in the world, but she was not ' P r °P OI " tio » that flight became the he happiest. "There is one thing money can grandfather had not buy," her old her when she was small enough to perch upon his knee. 'Happinccs. For hew can you bo lappy, if you have everything?" Nevertheless, this wice old fin- ncior had willed his only grandchild a fortune, the extent of ay UK. WORMS FISHBEIN . Journal of the American Medical Association >od ot Hy*ela, the Health Magazine. Vaccination as Disease Preventive Still Uncertain Value in Some Cases those vaccines were not safe, nor was there enough evidence collected to be This is the second of two articles in which Dr. Flshlicin discusses _,. vaccination for prevention of dis- i really certain That"they "weVe""usefuT At prsent, no one would recommend the inoculation of children against infantile paralysis by the use of vaccines of the living or of devitalized viruses of this disease. The so-called method of blocking the nose by means of various chemical solutions is not to be considered a method of raising resistance. Such resistance is a function of the blood and ol the tissues. Blocking the nose is merely setting up a emchanical obstructior against the virus, which apparently ii the majority of cases enters by th(. way of the nerves which pass from the upper part of the nose. Until much more is known about this method mechanical blocking, its routine use on a large scale does not appear be warranted. (No. 410) Diseases in which the use of preventive methods is not fully established as of delinite value include particularly scarlet fever, whooping cough, and infantile paralysis. Experiments made on scarlet fever, particularly by Doctors George F. and Gladys H. Dick have shown that the method has usefulness. The Dick test gives an idea of the resistance of the individual to the disease. However, the Dick test at its best is not as certain in relation to scarlet fever as the St-hick test in diphttheria. While many children have been inoculated against scarlet lever to give them immunity to the disease, not enough is known as to the duration of immunity or its effectiveness to rec- r.mrnend inoculation as a routine. There may be, however, certain people who should be inoculated. For example, the nurses and the internes in hospitals for infectious diseases may find it best to be protected. Whct-pjng cough also Is a disease in which medicine still searches for a certain method of prevention. Todays vaccines are tar superior, in preparation and power to prevent or shorten the duration of the disease, to preparations used in previous years. However, information on the effec- ti veness of these preparations under various conditions is not such as to 1 Migfeest that every child be given these -Jhey are uncommonly" str7king""a'nd injections. No one knows how long forcelul. too, and they tell the entire the resistance to whooping cough lasts, -.tory. A single attack of the disease is not a The .-.twy deals with the casuals of a By Bruce Catton Full-Length Novel Told in Woodcuts One of the novelties of the dying year's publishing season—and a rather pk-asing novelty, too — is Lynd Ward's new novel, "Vertigo" (Rando/r House: S3>. He re is a story without words full-length novel told in woodcuts. '. have not counted them, but there must bfc 150. Printed one lo a page, they make "Vertigo' a full-sized novel preventive because second attacks of a city: with a boy and a girl wh whooping cough are not infrequent, are carried through the dim streets On the other hand, a second attack ol of industtiul America by diphtheria is rare. which they can neither understand Finally, whooping cough occurs in nor cope with, and which reduce them young children and in infants, and the j to passive participants in a drama ability to produce resistance in such, that is determined by forces they young infants is not as good as in the ' never see. oldtr child. It was thought until recently that vac-cine had been discovered that be u«-ful in preventing info/i- The girl is a nice youngster who dreams of growing up lo be aviolinist. But her father, an elderly bookkeeper, \(nse$ his job when .someone invents tile p&ralytii. It is known now that; a machine to do bookkeeper's work; which was known only to the six awycrj v/ho were th-j executors in control of the purse-strings. How indeed? Connie \vondered now, though she had not then. •She wondered, too, why she should ask herself this question tonight of all nights. For Rodney Brandon, crack polo player and tenni;; ace, as well as heir to one of the oldest names and fortunes in the United States, was a young man any girl would be thrilled to marry. He had been Connie's first sweetheart, almost the only one she had hud for although she was far prettier than most girls, Connie had had very few friends of cither sex and only a carefully restricted number o£ suitors. The richest girl in the world had often been the loneliest. Behind the golden myth that was Constance Corby, underneath all the splendor and regality of legal empire, lay the somber, haunting shadow of perpetual fear. The fear of kid- naping, a dream ol being murdered. Her childhood had been spent practically in isolation on the GOOO acre estate ot Corby Farms, with necessary precaution. Everywhere -he went, as soon as her identity was revealed, it was necessaif' to move on. Yet the whole world knew what Constance Corby wore, with whom she danced; that she painted her toenails to match her lips and wore a gold slave anklet; how she had wept when her Irish terrier had been killed—and had had a costly tombstone put over his grave; that she liked hot r cha music, but had once asked an orchestra to play "I Love You Truly"; slept in a bed that had belonged to Marie Antoinette, breakfasted from a solid-gold service, loathed publicity and photographers, and that she would, eventually, marry Rodney Brandon. Rodney was tall and bronzed and blond. There was an air of breeding and distinction about him. He said now, coming to meet Connie at the door of the long, curving stairway, bowing in mock, servility, "Your humble henchman awaits with impatience that is now rewarded. You look more beautiful than I have ever seen you—if that's possible, darling. May I claim this first dance?" So that Connie, smiling dcwn on him, wondered further why her heart did not quicken, her pulses stir, why she did not feel a flood of happiness as he took her in. his arms and spun her onto the polished floor. CAST OK r rrm.s'l'A.Nri: routiY_i,rraiiii>i Mrhrxt slrl I" tin- world. '"" f > H H M T II A li II K .S T V—.hcrni hrldKf liiilldrr. "*"" ll(ll).\i:\ Illl A.MI()\ — ronnfr'i KATIE lll.VV—Cnnnlo'M "duu- blr." YMtrrdnyi r«n»tnnc» Oorliy, on tlir err of hrr nnnnnnrrmrnt Illirtr. In (hi- rlrhrM Rlrl In Hit- world hut i'f>rtJilnly nnf the lint»- lili'nt. Hhf ri-flrrlN on Ililn UN nltr whlrln out on thr dnticp floor with lift- llnni-c, Minim'>• llriinduB, CHAPTER II " A ND now that everyone's drunk n toast to our happiness and you've danced until your pretty silver slippers must be worn through, when are you going to marry me?" Rodney asked. He had persuaded Connie to slip away to the little summer house that often served as a rendezvous when they wanted a few moments alone. "When?" Connie murmured. "When," Rodney repeated. "You can't expect me to want to wait much longer, darling. In fact I can't see any reason now for waiting at all." Connie tilted her head to one side, regarding him. "You manage to sound like the impatient lover, Rodney—almost. Somehow, you don't make it quite convincing. For my part I can't see any reason to hurry." From the marquee the low music of a lanquid waltz floated out to them, mingling with the soft shush-shush of the surf pounding against the wall. A night for romance, surely; the stage all set, the characters in costume. Yet—was romance missing? Patmos All-Stars to Play Magnolia f College Cage Team to Appear at Patmos Friday Night The Palmos All-Slurs, coached >v Homer Heeve.s will meet the Mognb* lin College A. & M. cage teum at I'nt- mos Friday niftlit, January 7. A Inrgti crowd is expected lo witness the battle. The Pntmos All-Slar.s lost but one game this season, dropping that gOlf? to an independent team of Hope..-' An effort is belli); mado to match grimes with the junior and seni.jr. boys and n Bfiiiic for Hie senior fiirls of Pntmos Hit')) School for that night; Suddenly there D'os n flash of blinding light. A voice said, "Hold ill" A man had s/ippct/ up the sluirs toward them. Connie interrupted. "Perhaps we' have the picture. He's earned it. should go back." She got to hcr| Though you'd better get going feet. He jumped to his. He put* now," Rodney addressed the photos arms around her. tographer, "or I'll have to sum"Don't go—not quite yet," he mon the guards.' pleaded. She did not resist him. "You're not going to keep put- Yet there was no response in her "That won't be necessary," the man returned. Me tipped his hat ting me off now, I hope." Rodney j arms or on her lips. j to Connie, said, "Thanks!" again bent toward her, smiling. He was | Suddenly there was a loud re-; before he disappeared over the seldom ruffled, seldom angry. He'port; a flash of blinding light. A side of the wall. "I hope he breaks his neck," was too poised; one might have'voice said, "Hold it!" A man said, too perfect. Just as he was, had slipped up the stairs toward 1 Connie said, fiercely. Her hands almost too handsome in his im-'them. ! were clenched at her sides. "As peccable dinner jacket. Connie shrugged her lovely wall. Quite a feat, let me assure shoulders. Sometimes she wished'you, Miss Corby. But it was Rodney would get angry. It would make lite more exciting. What The man laughed. "I scaled the ( for you," the fire in her eyes had fun was it to quarrel, if the other person never would fight back? Sl'.e said, "I'll marry you next year, or tomorrow. What difler- ence will it make? Things will just go on the same, anyway." Rodney laughed. "That's not loo flattering to my male vanity. But as I've told you, I'll take you on any terms, my dear. I'm such a lucky beggar to get you." He took worth it." "How did you get in here?" Connie asked sharply. She pushed Rodney away; her blue eyes smoldered. "Rodney!" Connie whirled on not abated as she turned them on Rodney, "I hope I never see you again!" She swept him out of her way, when he would have stopped her, broke into a run. Rodney did not pursue her, though. He did call after her, shook his head, ;;ti)l smiling. One him. "Aren't you going to do i never knew what Connie would do .something?" next. Melt ui hi.s arms one mo"What can I do?" Rodney gave i ment, run from him the next. her his slow smile. "Throw him out! Break his old camera ..." "Oh, come now! You wouldn't her hand in his, "Would you have him do that, Miss Corby." really marry me tomorrow, darling?" "Why not?" Connie asked. He said. "I wish I could believe you." "You could, perhaps, if you'd But she would run back. She had always come back. The only thing to do was to humor her. Give her time. But that was where he mado Nevertheless the cameraman be- his mistake. gan to edge away. I Paradoxical as it might seem, "Wouldn't I! Nothing would | Connie was tired o[ being hu- give me more pleasure. We posed mored, of having her own " f ay. a dozen or more times, gave out j She was tired of everything in her interviews so that you'd let us! glamorous golden world. Sick to Razorbacks Are for Texas Cage Tour FAYETTKVILLE-Ten University of Arkansas basketball players, accompanied by Coach Cilon Hose, will lea* for Texas Thursday afternoon for their first conference panics with TeJccis A. St. M. at College Station. 'le.xa.s, Friday und Saturday nights, and Rice Institute ut Houston Tuesday and Wednesday nights. .•:,;'.£•'• Thf Arkansas team has hopes of wi£ ning three .mil possibly all of .the (guinea on the trip. Coach Hose said the games are "alt-imixirtanl"' to the: Porkers, who would be out of the conference race if they lu.st three, and who ; would have trouble rewiinin", prbsllJK' if they uplil the series. '' » Sumposing the squad making ^he trip will be Ciipt. Don LoeUurd, Nell Martin, Ray Hamilton. J.-u-k Nubbins find Harold Brady, the probable ptart- ers, and Lemlmi Chambers. Wilfred Thorpe, John Donaldson, Leslie ;Hft good and Glenn Smith, reseivi-. Successor to Perry to Be Named Soon HOT SPRINGS Dewell Jackson, chairman of the Athletic Committee of the Hot Springs School Board, said Wednesday night that a successor to Mervinji Perry, high si-hooU-coach, probably would be .selected at tU> meeting of the Ixiard January 12. Perry has announced that ho does nut intend lo coach the football tenm ' j next season, although he left the way i open for the School Hoard to employ him as athletic director. Perry tendered his rcMKiiatkm duft in". Die football season, but the School Board refused to accept it. It is reported that "Red" Swnim, coach of the champion Hot Springs Junior Hiiih School football loam, and "Bo" Sherman of Arkansas A.' &• College will be eonsidejed, ,'lime others, as Perry's successor. *"/ Meyer Reconsiders, to Sign T. C. U. Contract — >,,«i FORT WORTH, Texn*-iff9»riBnn * Rogers, chairman of the Texisfchris- tian University Athletic • Committee, .said Wednesday night Coach Leo i Dutch! Meyer »f Die Kru^.s had agreed to sign ;, five-year contract tOireinnill at T. C. U. |. Rogers told the annual Texas Chrift lian grid banquet that although, a new contract had not been drawn up, terms had been agreed upon. .-'?. Meyer said earlier in the .week he wivs considering an "atdaeliye offer" to go to the University of a. 1 : coach. make mo believe myself . . . j ulone . . . Can't a person have! the soul of it, as she had sud- What's that!" She threw back her any privacy :;t any time any , denly discovered earlier that same head, listening. There had been a where? sound in the vines on the wall, or from the trees overhead, that must have been more than the wind sighing. "Not when she's the richest girl in the world, Miss Corby." The cameraman laughed again, said he evening, as she discovered anew now, flung across the magnificent big four-postered bed, with its silk hangings und hand-niLi-.le lace * * * I the wall. He could hoist himself "pODNEY said he had not heard I over it, manage the sheer drop to , T , spread, that had belonged to the was sorry. He put his hand on i, JV( .|y and mad Mario Antoinette, anything. He said, "You see. Already you're trying to elude the issue at hand. Tomorrow it will be the same. It's taken me all my life even to make you announce our engagement. I wish I could make you ..." "I know 1 heard something," the beach; but how he ever had scaled it, especially keeping his camera intact, rcmaind a puzzle. "Aren't you going lo do something?" Connie demanded of Rodney once more. shaking with .subs that tore through her whol:: body, that came from anjjcr or .sorrow, temper or pity, she did not know which. She only knew that she would not marry Rodney Urandou now it- he were the. last man or earth. She had me ml it when ;.he said that she never wanted to see liim JTE did not seem to resent the, again. •*••*• intrusion. "Oh. let the fellow | (To lie Continued) By Olive Roberts Barton (-Jiving to Mothers Is Good Habit for Child to I< orm. Mother, you want your children to have the best there is, und you will g. to any extent, almost to give them their chance. If you did not feel this waj about it, you would be different from your sisters, indeed. But did it ever occur to you tha what is an obvious kindness, some- tunes lives to prove otherwise? This anxiety of yours to give the children all they can possibly have reaches fur- he tries to kill himself, succeeds only in blinding himself, and the girl's dream lades in a lark labyrinth ol poverty and defeat. The boy has his little dream, too, kut the ups and downs of the economic world toes him in a blanket and shake the dream out of him. He drifts from place to pluce a lost and bewildered misfit, and when at last he manages to make a little .stake of a few dollars, he and the girl are so beaten, so robbed ol their high hopes, that the only thing that suggests itself is a trip to Coney Island and a ride on a roller cf.a.ster. On this not-entirely-successful bit of .symbolism the book ends. Mr. Ward has opened a new field with this book, and all things considered he has done un excellent job. 'Vertifi," is well worth looking at, '(A- more reason;; than the mere fuel that jt Ji a novelty. ther into the future than you realize. Perhaps, in order to have Betty look nice for her visit to Aunt Anne's, you hav emade her a lovely coat witii hat to match. There was that piece of fur to trim them, that cost you the price of the new dress you were saving for. Betty looks lovely, as you both start off, and you are so proud of her. You forget that your own clothes are no quite up to standard, only you also hope that Anne won't be giving one o: he rtea.s. In that case, you will jus have lo do the best you can. Living to Sacrifice You want no one's sympathy, anc you don't need it. The effect of Betty's new outfit, what with new shoes gloves and even her own fitted bag is all the thrill you crave. You are living in your girl and you would rather have her looking well than have- things yourself. Perhaps you say unthinkingly, "I hope there won't be anything going on, because I have nothing to wear," arid Betty hastens to add that you always look lovely. Children become accustomed to mothers doing without, arid although they like to see them 'ixed up, they also grow indifferent to replenishing. One won't hurt, or twice, or even .flei.er, for such an occurrence. But n time won't Betty get the idea that her needs are paramount to yours? Someday, when this nice girl becomes just a bit selfish, and you are hurt because she never notices your sacrifice, it wont be entirely her fault. Children are precisely what we condition them to be. Mothers have a habit of putting themselves in the background in order to gratify their pride in their young, but it would be wise to accustom them to division. Contrasts in Generosity Only yesterday I saw a daughter coax for a dress that cost more than her mother could afford. When the mother said, "All right, 1 won't get my sheets today," the young lady was delighted. Another little fellow got his week's allowance. He went out and bought his mother half a pound of candy. She lelt that she must give him back the price, but decided that she wouldn't. It was hard to do, but she let him pay, i nthe end. A kiss and hug was all he got. How wise. Someday this boy won't be thinking that anything is good enough for her. He has accepted her as a person with a perfect right to favors. He was very proud. -W«*American Plan EDINBURGH—£o great is the demand for hockey players in England and Scotland that Edinburg University is offering scholarships to outstanding young Canadian prospects. Dead Right COLUMBUS, O. - The wrestling coach of a Columbus high school has sign painted on the ceiling of the gymnasium which reads: "If you can read this sign, you are in the wrong position." NAILING UP THE NET CITY tkL COLUMBUS •BOUNDED : : la rye ships and avc'ls whitened Ihe -{Jay of ^'afli/. on Hie morning of Sept, 25, I •!!).'!, ready to cnn.v Columbus on bis second voyage to the New World. '* On Nov. 2 the licet touched thffc Lesser Antilles, sailed on to discover Puerto Rico and on tyov. 27 n lived nt La Navidacl, HispanJ- i)la, where Columbus had'/'left a iiirisnn wilb H9 men 10 'jponths before. But there was no garrison,, now; only ruin and silence ancjt 1 ilu? marks of death whore tJie'na. lives had attacked. ' So, abandoning ilu> seone, Co* ; lunibus sailed "10 leagues eust Of- Monte Christi" and there, in ai ILV harbor, began the foundingf" )f a new city, Isabella. And.' i bile hi.s men laid its foundations,' Jolumbus sent some ships back to' •»!•>'ill. others in further explora*; tion. But sickness broke out,' ihere was want, and before,theL- year ended, mutiny struck the seUT ilcment. i I he next year saw further'ex*'"' (jloration of the Caribbean, Ofj _'ub«i and Jamaica, during which) Jolumbu.s faced grave illness, war' ith the natives and intrigu^l', mong hi.s men. In March, 1495,. .1 length, lie returned lo Spain. , Isabella today is quite over*! ;rou-n with forest, only the pillars' of the,' church part ol residence Q£ Col umbus 1 d i sccrnibjg! I, Mere is un unusual overhead action shot ul the mouth of the net as Jim Fowler helps Goalie Walter Broda of Toronto make a save in the third period lit the Maple Leafs' 3-0 victory over the Americans at Madison Scjuare Garden. Ed Wisuntui of the New -YwK t.ea«i ig cioviflg in. I? 1 ,:', his slick i; ^'"bbcd ty Nick.Mel*. mg iss on an S a 1 y stamp,.,

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