Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on December 7, 1935 · Page 1
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Hope, Arkansas
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••r - ' M«h' ate b&Wt t<r t\nt, and rtto w^ftU their tffcft, !*$* l» ft cry 1h« Bfeftahlutf 6t jrtonh at the end of ni It all life Wtd ft Hope JAPAN DEMANDS Here and There •Editorial By ALSX, H. WAlHBURN- S lipper Completes irst Roundtrip on Transpacific Run Freshly-Cut Flowers From 1 Hawaii Decorate California Table Next Day SIX DAYSJTO MANILA Pan-American to Establish I Atlantic Service With Great Britain ALAMEDA, Cal.,—(#>)—Flowers cut from Hawaiian gardens Thursday and letters written in Manila six days ago reached here Friday aboard tho China Clipper. The big flying boat completed her first round-trip air mail flight to the Philippines by arriving seven hours ahead of schedule. Her cargo was rushed away in trucks so the mayors of New York, Chicago, Cleveland, Omaha and Salt Lake City might have "bird of paradise" bouquets not more than 36 hours old ,on their desks Saturday. By steamship her Manila cargo would still be two .weeks away and her Hawaiian consignments four days. Seventeen .hours, one minute from Honolulu, 2,400 miles, and 63 hours, ^jPTninutes from Manila, 8,000 miles, ing T HE men and women of this county who seven years ago put up a substantial amount of money to persuade the Kraft Pheiiix Cheese corporation to test out the dairy possibilities of southwest Arkansas with a cheese factory have lived to see their faith justified. All have lived, that is, but one—Ralph Roil ton. Th° Kraft corporation will return with its own plant this month. The decision has been made—the only detail to be arranged is a satisfactory building at a satisfactory price. Tile late Ralph Routon and Roy Anderson, as presidents of Hope Chamber of Commerce, were leaders in the original dairy promotion plans of 1928-29. Mr. Routon made a personal investigation of the new dairy development in Mississippi, and M Anderson persuaded Mississippi lead ers to come to Hope to speak to 01 people. The original Hope venture stnrtw of course, in 1929—and that was fatal year for many new venture But the Kraft corporation, while ; had to withdraw from this and othc ventures at that time, remcmbcre that the operating figures for Hop showed promise. And so Kraft is coming back. It would be foolhardy for a nc paper publisher to attempt to tel Over-Issue County Warrants Causes Suit on Treasurer L i ability of Treasurer's Bondsmen Up to State Supreme Court NEVER DETERMINED Jackson County Appeal May Set Precedent for All of the Counties KSV *,;>, 4f fi ^',•••' "!'•">''*''''«'''/v f'^'tllJ ritftht; Siuiday ctttttf *&iti cast and extmti^ Mtiih Hens, Star of tfopc 1890; £resfl< Consolidated .January IS, PRICE 5c HOPE, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, DECEMBER Cities Built Inside Mountains/Is Life • * i • - . :. •*? — _ _ . _ _ mm _ ' .•" • Sees It by the Year 2O54 (!/ Hempstead county farmers what whole-milk market of unlimited ca pacity means to the future wealth anc security of this section. Collon pro duction will be limited, cilhcr by gov crruncnt edict or ruinously low work prices (whichever you choose), fo: years to come. All authorities ngrei that that is true. And until this vhole-milk market was given us the 'armor had no way in which to turn he feed crops planted on idle cot lot acreage into cash. But now there is a way. The crops can be fed to cows and the milk can be sold to Kraft—a 'he farmer-dairyman becomes .wept afefig my tall wTTufs7 liner reached a speed as high as 175 miles an hour from Hawaii. The average speed for the 16,000-milc trip was two miles a minute. Total flying lime was 123 hours, 15 minutes. Forty-eight bags of mail, approximately 108,000 letters, and an express cargo of photographs, motion i picture films and flowers were brought back. The Clipper, carrying a seven-man crew, left here November 22. Stops were made both ways at Honolulu, Midway and Wake Island and Guam. To Fly Atlantic WASHINGTON -(/F)- British and American interests were reported near agreement Friday night on plans for establishment of transatlantic mail and passenger service by air. In contemplation was a co-operative arrangement between Pan-American Airways, already flying the Pacific, and Britain's Imperial. Airways, private concerns. Both would enter the field with a reciprocal arrangement for use of landing, facilities. Nearing the end of a deadlock of several years, delegates were talking of an agreement under which the American concern would be permitted to use Bermuda for a stopping and refueling point, while the British company would be licensed to land in America. With experimental flights still necessary to show the most practicable routes to be followed, there was dis- J sion of an arrangement permitting h companies to land their planes in Newfoundland and Ireland. However, for the present the emphasis was on the .Southern route'by Bermuda and the Azores. The discussions were confined to a committee of experts from Great Britain, Canada, the Irish Free State and the United States. They will present recommendations to a full meeting of the delegations at the state department Saturday. FLAPPER FANNY SAYS; REG. U. b. PAT. OFF. any person employed-in the"city •* •••••;;•; xxx \-iJOierp.. i.%, t cptjjrp 1 g;... .to ,..• the. Saenger theater this week-end, for a three-day run, a motion picture which I advise every red-blooded man and woman to ECO. It is "Mutiny on the Bounty"— and the story happens to be true, so true that it appears under two headings in the encyclopedia here on my desk. I have not seen the picture, but I've read the story. It's the kind of « story no picture company could possibly ruin—and it so happens that the metropolitan critics rate the picture as actually made, the greatest thriller of modern times. At that, however, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer have done no more than justice to the story of the most magnificent mutiny in the history of the sea. The historical facts of 150 years ago were worked into a modern account last year ,-md this by two authors writing for the Saturday Evening Post. They wrote two serials, the second being a sequel to the first. I read these. The first was called "Mutiny on the Bounty" and the second was called "Pitcairn Island"—but it's all o. story. The motion picture, of course, covers both the actual mutiny and the later adventures which befall the rebellious sailors when they landed on Pitcairn island with their native girls and proceeded to set up a new civilization. XXX There's always a iiitclier oil the speaker's table when someone is about, to pour fortU a lot of words. You will find the historical facts in your encyclopedia under the titles "Fiteairn Island"'and "William Bligh" —Bligh being the stern captain of H. M. S. Bounty, against whom the sailors revolted, led by the mute Christian, then, who put Captain Bligh and ;\ faithful few of the crew overboard in the whale-boat to fiud their way across hundreds of miles of the South Seas to safety—while Christian and the majority of the crew sailed the Bounty into Tahiti, picked up a load of glamorous South Seas beauties, and set sail for an island refuge, which they found in Pitcairn. There's the story—the greatest tiling you ever read in print or saw on tho screen. — -.-.. -^.^,«_.-_. — Morris to Speak for the President Nabraskan Will Abandon Senate Race to Campaign Nationally WASHINGTON-ln what was interpreted a s a bid for a cabinet post in the event of President Roosevelt's reelection. Senator George W. Nori-is, Nebraska. Friday announced that he would not seek another term in the senate because it would interfere with his campaigning for Mr. Roosevelt. His statement wus the latest of an exchange of compliments between liinisclf and the president whom Norris supported in 11)32. Recently. President Roosevelt said Ihut Non-is should ta kept in the sciuilc "as lung us he lives." In a political career exlt-nding over nearly 50 years. Ncrris always lias run at' a Republican. He bulled the parly in 1928 to support Alfred E. Smith and supported Roosevelt in 1932. If his (Continued or. page three) By O. F. HANES Associated Press Staff Writer LITTLE ROCK. - (ff>) — An appeal brought by the slate last week in a Jackson county suit ultimately is expected to bring forth a supreme court ruling which will affect vitally the financial affairs of Arkasas counties. The question involved is whether county treasurers and their bondsmen can be held liable when the treasurer cashes warrants which have been issued in excess of the county revenue for a fiscal year. The supreme court decision, scheduled to be handed down in the next few week^ will deal only with the issue of whether circuit courts have jurisdiction in such cases. A ruling that they did would send the case back to Jackson county for trial on its merits, with another appeal .in prospect regardless of the outcome. "As far as we are able to determ- ne, the question of whether a treasurer can be sued when he pays warrants in excess of county revenue for the year has never been decided by our supreme court," Bryan Sims, chief county am "ntnnt for the comptroller's department, said. The suit was filed by Prosecuting Attorney Roy Richardson, seeking payment of approximately $500 from former Jackson county treasurer Austin Murphy..and the Fid'olity.and Casualty Company of New York, his surety. The prosecuting attorney charged that Murphy redeemed and cashed .wo warrants which were void because the year's revenue had been expended. He alleged that the treasurer's failure to refuse to cash the war•ants was a ncgelct of official duty and a breach of bond. One «f the warrants involved was ir 5499.10 and the other for $1.50. The defendant's demurrer, contending hat the circuit court did not have urisdiction, was sustained by Judge VTarcus Bone and the suit dismissed. Sichardson appealed in.'the name of he state, asking the supreme court to order the case tried in lower court. The complaint said the warrants did lot constitute a lawful charge against :he county because the $36,611.61 crcd- ted to the general fund had been ex- laustod by the allowance of "other claims chargeable to the fiscal period ,o which these orders and warrants are chargeable." Ex-Kaiser Lectures DCORN, Holland— (ff>)— Apparently n the best of health, the ex-Kaiser of Germany, now 76, lectured on the emple of the Gorgons ii\ Corfu to ncmbcrs of the- "Working Commun- ty" society here. The lecture was jascd on his personal investigations on the island when he had a summer •esidencc there. Mexico Banks In Rio Grunclu MEXICO, D. F.-(XP)-Construction oi levees to curb the annual Rio Grande floods, is being pushed by the Mexican government. The banks are ntcndcd especially to protect the sec- ion around TamauHpas, opposite Jrownsville, Texas. Startling View of Things to Come Is Portrayed by Film Famed Author's Novel of Future Is Filmed by British Company IS OFTEN CORRECT Wells Remembered foi Correct Prophesy on Aviation in War By MJLTON BRONNER NBA Service Staff Correspondent LONDON, Eng.-H. G. Wells has always been known as the author of large heavy books telling all about what has been, or of sprightlier books telling what his fertile mind imagines will be. But now this 69-year-old man who has written some 85 books, including his own outobiography, finds himself beginning another chapter in his life He's gone overboard for the movies. London and New York arc looking forward to the January premier of Wells' first picture, "Things to Come." Word has gone around that this pro- , duction, worked out between Wells I and Alexander Korda, Britain's ace director, is going to have an astound- " ing array of mechanical gadgets and futuristic settings, some bigger and more imposing than Mr. Wells'. "Outline of Histpry^ijijelf.; _ .,„.,, Mountains House His Cities There will be an amphibian tank, capable of swimming lakes, rivers and seas, crashing up through the frozen surface of a river. There will be Like monster, mechanical moles, these machines of ,hte' year 205-1 burrow into mountains and excavate sites for the window;lcss cities of the coining century. (From London Films' "Things to Come.") ; puts the enemy to sleep, bloodless victory. ' There shown the destruction of civilization in a 30-ycars' war opening in 1910, with Brooklyn Bridge destroyed, New York's skyscrapers shattered and bleak, and Palm Beach a scene of utter desolation, prey to hungry dogs. There will be aerial combats and development of a "peace gas" that just insuring will be strange cities of 2054, built inside mountains, without windows, a jumble of machinery for sunlight, air and every necessity. There will be a "space gun" built to shoot a pair of lovers up, over, and down the unseen side of the moon, to land again in the Pacific. The vast machines for digging out the subterranean cities will make your eyes pop out. Some of the sets are the biggest ever built on either side of the Atlantic. Many are "shot" from the top of a specially-built 100-foot tower, and the "space gun" is shown on a scale indicating a length of 1500 feel. Meeting Korda by chance, Wells bo- came impressed with the possibilities of the movie through the persuasive exposition of Korda. The result was that Wells took his "The Shape of Things to Come," and rewrote it into a scenario. He rewrote it twice more. He did more than write. He went out on Hie sets and learned something of the picture business as they went along. He made changes in the plot as they were found necessary. He has become a 24-karat film fan, and is likely to co-operate with Korda in (Continued on page three) U;S f Holds40%of ;l9rl<yp Store tide of Precious Metal' Still Flowing Toward American Shore WASHINGTON — (#>)— Imports of gold—in an ever-increasing tide—have swelled America's holdings to a new high of 10 billion dollars. Receipts in the week ended December 4 totaled ?135,pOO,000, and brought United States holdings above 40 per cent of the world's supply. European interests was credited with stimulating movement of the metal, $800,000,000 worth of which has been received in the past 12 weeks. Fugitive Declares His Pal Drowned But Pulaski Authorities, Dubious, Continue Their Search LITTLE ROCK — Thoroughly drenched from Friday's continuous •ain and suffering from cold and exposure, Harry Whittler, 32 Pulaski Bounty convict wh-j escaped Thursday from state prison farm Camp No. 3 10 miles northeast of Tucker, surrendered meekly at 3 p. m. when a trusty convict—member of a posse came upon :iim on the Arkansas river bank, 10 miles west of England. Fate of Jim Jones, 41, also convicted n Pulaski circuit court, who fled with Whittler, remained doubtful Friday (Continued on page three) ROME,, Italy—^—Premier Mus- , solinj"of - nUy' dcflctt 52 nations * which. ! have imposed sanctioiis against Italy in a, speech ' ainid stormy applause in Cluunbcv of Deputies Saturday. "When we lihvc reached 365th' day of siege we wil Ihavc the same will, same courage, and same determination ns on first day" he proclaimed. He referred to "peace proposal" made by Sir Eric Criunmond, British Ambassador, by saying "In those lost few hours jthere appeared slight improvement in atmosphere. But I must put you on yotir guard against premature or excessive optimism." CAIRO, 111.— (ff>)— A thousand students; of Cairo University fought a rpuch and club battle with. police for half an hour at Uizn bridge Saturday, before they, wero dispersed. Dozens of police rnd students were knocked clown In outbreak. '.'•'. $35O French Plane Assembled in America M1NEOLA. N. Y.—OP)— Mechanics t the Roosevelt Aviation School riday assembled the "Flying Flea," brcught to this country by ship with under it and the entire thing weighs Radio Stars Will Play atCity Hall Sunshine Boys of KWKH to Appear in Concert Here Monday Night The Sunshine Boys of KWKH Shrcveport, will be featured in a musical program to be presented Monday night at Hope city hall. The program, sponsored by the Younfi Women's Missionary society of First Methodist church, will be given at 7:30 p. m. The Sunshine group is composed of five musicians. i Fart of the .proceeds will be contributed to a Christmas fund tit the church. New Bonus March Urged by McAdoo iBut It Is Likely Adminis-i | tration Will Make Count- | ,' er-Proposal i By HERBERT PtUMJUEK i Ai-suciatvd Press Correspondent j j WASHINGTON—Tho advice of Sen- ! I ,'ilor MeAtloo to world war veterans j j that they mobilize and nvuch on j Washington "in your hundreds and i thousands" and make congress "stay I with you until a satisfactory bonus bill i.s passed." sent shivers up the ; spines of a lot of people. ' Those who remember tho famous "Battle of Washington" on July 28. I 1932, when President Hoover ordered • cut federal troops to evict the bonus : nuu-che-rs from the capital, have no i tluMi-u to see a repetition of that trag- , ecly. • Senator McAdoo's advice, if folluw- , eel by the veterans, likely would re| full in all sorts of complications. For one thing, the job of policing a America Can't Let over 1 Surest,; Way to" Keep Out of AW arts to Stop Any War Anywhere WASHINGTON-yp)-Declaririg that the United States "should not let the world down" in the current war crisis, President Roosevelt said also Friday that this country has done "its share toward restoration of peace." The statement, made in a letter November 14 to Bishop G. Ashton Gld- ham of the Episcopal Diocese of Albany, N. Y.', but published only Friday, was interpreted as principally a reaffirmotion of the administration's neutrality policy. The statement did not mean a departure from the traditional policy of avoiding foreign entanglements, it was said here, nor was there any acknowledgement that this government has participated in a concerted international effort to end the Italo-Ethiopian war by sanctions. The president said that this government in many respects has "gone beyond the actions so far taken by other nations." The president's letter to Bishop Oldham was written in reply to one from the churchman late in October declaring America should "not let the world down" by standing aloof in the East African war situation. Mr. Roosevelt said he agreed with the bishop in his contentions. America, he said, is not "standing aloof from what it considers its obligation in the East African war It "stands aloof," he said in effect, merely insofar as is necessitated by its cletermin- ation to follow its own independent j tuplets' father is figuring on suing his methods in dealing with the matter, wife for divorce?" inquires Introcutor The president also agreed that "the only sure way for us to keep out of war is to have no war anywhere." He cited steps this government took before the outbreak of hostilities between Italy and Ethiopia, "designed War Fleet Equal;* to England, U. 8* Her London Tef n| And London Naval cussion Will "Die" less Demand Is Met f ( y$ PARLEY ^ON^MONDA^p M e an while, Compromise^ 1 A T •! 1 • <• - ' i -'^'P- Appears Likely in. ChinajCrisis : . w ^ LONDON, Eng.—(#>)—The Japanese ,<< delegation to the forthcoming intefna/3 f tional naval conference advlsed-."lhe< British Admirality''Saturday tHat v Ja-J pan demands naval parity with.'Jhe^s t , United States and Great Britain' iri J, $ reality and not merely in name? „ J$ Further, the Japanese told the Bi%'¥ ish that no other questions can be.dis-i? cussed at the parley, -which opens hexi;^^ Monday, until Japan's demands 1 fd)f//ll| parity are met. ' ^ . l i«f The original Washington treaty pro- ; vided a naval ratio of five units each"!l,'f for Great Britain and the United /=« States, to three units for Japan. This l ""Ji caused it to be known as the "5-5-3 \f- treaty." ,, \ £SJ i £?•>< China May Get Peace * '\^if- PEIPING, China.—(#>)—A tentative** compromise agreement in North-n China's autonomy crisis was reportecU,'' unofficially Friday night. f • The Rengo (Japanese) News AgencV, said a temporary settlement had been', effected at a conference between emis-^' saris of the Chinese National govern- * ment and leaders of North China.! > 0, This plan, Rengo stated, will be $ub- T mitted to Maj. Gen, Hayao Tada, Jap-*/, anese military commander in North ^ China, and to the Nank/ng govern- -<'j ment. - BengQls^eport ,camf, aftej anese airplanes- .had" roaUd" city, center of the crisis, during the' day. Chinese circles said the maneuvers were designed either, as a demonstration in behalf of the independence" of North China or to intimidate the negotiators from Nanking into mak- . ing concessions. Creation of a NorSl China commission, it was said, is provided'in-the; compromise plan. This commission'' would be given wide powers of self- government and the new Nanking currency reform program, involving, nationalization of silver, would not be applicable in the region. A spokesman for the Japanese army, here said: i "It is most regrettable that American and British statesmen are misinterpreting our activities. We have no intention of interfering with the administration of North China." "Quin" Jokes Used in Prison Comedy Dionne to Get a Divorce Because His Wife Is "Overbearing" OSSINING, A former Florida mayor and a Manhattan racketeer will use the Dionne quintuplets to wow the cash customers when Sing Sing presents its annual charity show next week. "Have you heard why the Jack Secord, who was mayor of a Florida boom town before he began dabbling in land frauds. Al Scheftel, end man in the minstrel act, who had worked up quits . . ---„— a flourishing business in the "pack- to bring to bear in the interest of age goods" racket, can't imagine *o ,.._ ..._:_,.. ., „.,_ ._ Secord tells him. "He thinks she's overbearing." But Scheftel comes right back: "I think it's time she stopped kid^ cling." The convicts also will give a Mexi- [ can cabaret performance, some excel- TT Or*/r/ * .rv i i !' cn la ' 1 dancing and vaudeville acts. Up OJ/0 HI 1/tilUUC/l World Drinks More Coffee RIO DE JANEIRO.— (/P) —Brazil. A ,^, „ , f ,, cn • i L fr° m •*"'>' through September, sold thu American bmpments to ; world 725,000 more sacks of coffee G reat Britain Also Show 11'. 13 " 5 " * efsaroe P^t l abl »;««•. "riie T ~ : United States took 377,000 sacks of the ail Increase j increase. peace the weight of this country's moral influence as a co-sponsor and signatory of the Past of Paris." Exports to Italy & in October the announcement that it could be .sold for $350. i 's radical construction tone i , . .„ , march of such proportions would be ily JaO pounds) all but disrupted the tremendous. It wouldn't affect Wash- M *-o,v S <* Mudent mechanics rwich yirplanc, which Sidney Arrum j wing is behind UK ether instead t .f | aud pilots Uu'onjj'.'d about it. ington alone. Every slato. county and s) pupo three) WASHINGTON.- (A>) -A thriving 1 trade with Italy was revealed Friday ' by Commerce Department reports, tic- j spile administration efforts to disumr-! age sale of potential war supplies to '. belligerent nations . i The figures disclosed also a big; jump in exports to Great Britain. i The Interior Department reported that despite a drop in exports of gas- ' oline to Italy, exports of that csscn- i lial military item—crude oil—to Italy i were multiplied by more than six in j October us compared with September, j Although the present ban on ship- ' irenls of munitions U Italy and Elhi- i ui>ia became effective October j. j quickly followed by efforts to restrict j cargoes of possible military materials I by moral suasion, the month showed a jump of 35 per cent over September in exports to Italy.

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