Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on December 26, 1935 · Page 3
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B&S$Sm, Jteoember 26. - t —"-" - -J- 1-, - |- • M?8..Std sar V^y \^^ L^v****' v-^v^L Hwry Telephone 821 t^ JJ * • >"•" • ;v/-''V^^^-"f;f;iif:fwi»|ss!<M^^^M HOTJ3 STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS. '" • '*" ' " •"•*'••:"& "whatever We Sny"— It i« not only for children, As so many people say, But n definite pause in tho hurrying year, One brief Remembering Day; Mot only gay tinsel and holly, , Chill winds and.a flurry of snow, [BtH the turn of n key in the door of ' a dream As back in the past we go. The dream has color and texture. Tho love in your mother's eyes, Tho feel of n lumpy stocking. Thnt the Real can be still so lovely That the World can be just as gay Ag it was last year and tho year be fdre On the morning of Christinas Day. It was not only the Ugh tod tree, The holly, the horns or the snow, Tho vision of stable and oxen— And a Boy born/long ago: It's all the lovo and tho laughter Undimmed by our cares and fears, A gleaning of joys that we may not forget In these adult difficulty years. The truth is this: whatever we say, We too are children—on Christmas Day.—Selected. Miss Maggie Bell is the holiday guest of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Marshall in Texarkann. 4 o Mr. and Mrs. C. C. McNeill and Slaughter, Peggy arc spending the holi- FUR TRIMMED 1/2 Price LADIES'S Specialty Shop days wifh relatives in Dallas, Texas. Mrs. W. F. Saner has as holiday guests, her brother, Hoy Bryant and Mrs. Bryant of Dallas, Texas. Mi', and Mrs. Comer Boyott «n win, Tony, arc spending tho Christmas holidays with relatives and friends in Shrevoport. Ln, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Sullivan hnve as holiday guests, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Slll- livan of Houston, Mr. mid Mrs. Ben Carter and children of El Dorado, and Olho Sullivan of Little Rock. Mr. and Mrs. R. O. Bridewell hav as holiday guests, Mrs. C. E. Bell and Miss Margaret Bell of Texarkana, and Charles Bridewell of Morrilton. Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Benuchnmp Jr., and little daughter, Coleen, of Little Rock, wore Christmas day .guests of Mrs. J. T. Hicks. Jack Stewart of the U. S. Engineers, Vicksburg, Miss., joined Mrs. Stewart and little son, Barry, for a Christmas vi.iil with home folks. Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Thompson have ns holiday guests, Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Brown and son, Arthur Thomas, of Little Rock and David Thompson, Jr.. of El Dorado. —and remember you see it at your own risk! OROUCHO CHICO HARPO MAJKX BRCBT WEBIS « A MlnHT A INlUn I NOW SHOWWING Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Middlebrooks re celebrating their twenty-third wedding anniversary and the eigh- eenlh birthday anniversary of their on, Alva Dyke, with a family dinner Thursday at their home on Park Jriveway. The many friends of Mrs. Dorsey cRae will be glad to know that her ondition is satisfactory to the at- encling physician, after undergoing n emergency operation on Weclncs- ay at (he Julia Chester hospital. Miss Evelyn Johnson arrived from Dallas. Texas, on Tuesday night lo spend the Christmas holidays with her mother, Mrs. Alino Joiin.son and other relatives. Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Greening have as holiday guests, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Greening of Houston, Texas, and Miss Mary Greening of Dallas, Texas. Mrs. M. H. Barlow and Mrs. Elizabeth Pritchard had as Christmas guests, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Howson and son, Frank Jr., and Harry Barlow of DeQueen, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Barlow of Malvern, Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Carter and little daughter, of Monroe, La., and Miss Harriet Pritchard of State University, Fayetteville. Mr. and Mrs. John Britt and sonsY John Jr., Wilson and Tommy, were Christmas guests of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Fuller of El Dorado. Mrs. Ada Swicegoocl is spending the Holiday season with her son, Dick Swicegoocl in Jacksonville, Fla. Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Dossett and 'jimily spent Christmas day with rel- jlivcs in Chestnut, La. May Robson Star of Saenger Film "Three Kids and a Queen" Is a Dramatic and Tearful Comedy What is the greatest thing in'life? Is it wealth? Is !( love? Is it a group of true friends? Or is it some other thing which lies within one's own self? May Robson eventually discovered that it is not wealth, for in her latest' picture. "Three Kids and a Queen," now playing at the Saenger theater, she plays tho role of a tremendously wealthy woman—and still she Is far from being happy. Seventy years of ige, she but dimly realizes that the cause of her unhappiViess is something and happened when was a young girl. And so she has gone through life with her natural good humor weighted down with n depressing blanket of bitterness and temper. But happiness comes to the disillusioned old maid as a direct result of u runaway accident in the park, a period of unconsciousness when she is thrown out of her carriage, and an awakening that comes in the front- ! room barber shop of-a basement flat on the East Side. Thus begins a strange chain of events that alternates between thrilling drama and situations of the most delighted comedy. Miss Robson's supporting cast in "Three Kids and a Queen" includes Frankie Darro, William Benedict, Billy Burrud, Charlotte Henry, Henry Armetta, Laurence Grant, Herman Bing, Hedda Hopper and John Miljan. Congress Session May Run to June Town send, Bonus and Taxation Issues Likely to Prove Troublesome Rise in Trade (Cofltlaued titim page one) 3 KID* QUEEN with CHARLOTTE HENRY BULY BURRUD FRANKIE DARRO HENRY ARMETJTA ' Mr. nnd Mrs. H. E. Heclrick and son, jlenn, are holiday guests of relatives mcl friends in Winnfield, La. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Smith have returned from a Christmas visit with datives in Siloam Springs and Southwest Missouri. Rev. Wallace R. Rogers and Mrs. Rogers and little daughter, are holiday guests of relatives in Heavener, Okla. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Jones and little daughter, Betty, were Christmas guests of relatives in Texarkana. Otto Middlebrooks of Athens, La!T was the Christmas guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Middlebrooks. The Cotillion club entertained at n very delightful Tea Dance on Christman afternoon from 4:30 to 8:30 at the Hope Country club. The dance room was decorated with Christmas greens and punch was served throughout the hours from a beautifully decorated table. An open fire burned in the club room and the beautiful afternoon gowns of the dancers added much to the festivities. About 35 couples, including a number of out of town guests danced by candle light. Chaperones for this delightful affair were Mrs. L. W. Young, Mrs. A. F. Huncgan, Mrs. R. T. White and Mrs. P. Stewart The music was furnished by the Blue Moon orchestra Choir practice Thursday night at 7 o'clock at First Methodist church. All members of the choir arc urged to at- end. Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Padgitt and laughter, Mona Mae, motored to Murfreesboro Tuesday. They were By BYUON PRICE Chief of Bureau, The Associated Press, Washington Widely-advertised predictions that the congressional session beginning in January will end in April have a hollow sound when the tasks ahead are considered. The appropriation bills alone require weeks of work. It is questionable whether any past congress has found budgetary problems quite so controversy-laden as they will be in 103G. Apparently the tax bill, passed last session is to be overhauled in some particulars. Tax legislation always is time-consuming, and it promises to be particularly so if the subject is reopened in the current atmosphere of government-business conflict. The impression is general that the supreme court will throw out AAA, and that a new farm program will have to be worked out. Other "new deal" laws also are in judicial jeop-i arcly, and the need for a variety of stop-gap legislation is not improbable. The bonus bill already has been given a place on the calendar. A revamping of tho new neutrality act is assured. The Townsend plan again is kickinp at the door. Besides. 1938 is a campaign year. In campaign year congress gets oven more than the ordinary pleasure out of hearing itself talk. Tcwnseiul Strength Unless the advance indications arc misleading, the bonus and the Townsend old-age pension plan are destined to make special trouble for tlie administration strategists. The bonus advocates have been reorganizing. The opposition appears to have no hope of stopping passable by both senate and house, and current surveys raise a doubt whether enough votes can be mustered to uphold a presidential veto. . Washington is hearing surprising things about the Townsend movement, whose leaders are playing the clever game of staying out of presidential politics and concentraing on congress. The west remains tlie Townsend stronghold—it is reported that in Cal- collecting the war debts. The papers every day were filled with contributing to the impossible job of paying relief out of charity. Walter Teagle was driving ahead with his share->the- work movement. The Japanese were starting their war In Jehol. The technocrats had the nation by the ears. Huey Long was flourishing through his first filibuster. Adolph Hitler was taking over power in Germany. And as the banks closed all around us, presaging the coming crisis, farmers were threatening to hang sheriffs anc judges who foreclosed on mortgages Then as the dark clouds came down lower and hung wider and more terrible over the American scene, as if to add the poetic finale to the ending of an era, Calvin Coolidge, the apostle of the dying period, breathed his last in Northampton. Thus was the present era ushered in. We have to go back and remember the appalling havoc which four years had wrought among us. Between New Year's, 1929, and New Year's, 1933, by some mysterious fource. FOURTEEN BILLION DOLLARS of bank deposits had been wiped out. What became of all this money? people asked. What indeed! It just vanished into the atmosphere of which, in fact, it was made. Now we are fretting a bit because the government is spending a few bil- llions a year more or less. But these^ fourteen billions went far more ef fectively than if the government had taken them by taxation. Had the gov- ernmen taken them, hey would have collected them from one set of people, spent them instantly and in the next month the money would be right back in the cash registers and bank accounts of, business. As it was the billions were not merely shifted about. They were abolished. Business Loss Immense On that New Year's Day of 1933, as we looked back over the factories, the shops, the stores, the railroads anl farms of the nation, we saw that they had done FOUR HUNDRED BILLION DOLLARS less gross business in 1928. Four hundred billion dollars—a billion and a third a day! That. 1932 Christmas was a lean one. In the year just ending the workers of the nation had seen their pay envelopes cut by TWENTY-ONE BILLION DOLLARS. The Christmas bonuses were mighty few, if there were any. American business saw its profits cut, by millions. In 1928 business cut a ?3,300,000,000 melon. In 1932 the melon had shrunk to ?776,000,000. And moving disconsolote, close to dispair, among our people were fourteen million idle men and women. And another ten million perhaps living below the margin of subsistence on sweat-shop wages and part-time jobs. This was the dark scene which brought that last era to its end. It was one of the most amazing tumbles ever made by any nation in peace. United for Emergency The gay optimism of : 1.928.,hatl given way first, to the half aniusod, half philosophcial optimism of 1929 when everyone imagined that the crash was just an interlude of readjustment. But now this in turn gave way to a strange pessimism in those hectic 100 days which followed New Year's 1933. But, oddly enough, there was no rise oi : revolutionary spirit. People turned rather to the government and claimed its protection. Then, as the new administration came into power and, under the imperious pressure of the crisis, found itself, whether it wished it or not, 4 Death Suspects Held in^exarkana Body of .Unidentified White Man Found With Deep Gash in Throat GREENVILLE, Texas.—(^-Greenville authorities believe a young man found slain and robed in the Texarkana (Ark.) railroad yards Thursday was W. V. Huff, Little Rock (Ark.) transient school teacher, who was in Greenville Tuesday. 4 Held for Death TEXARKANA - (/P) - Four men, three of them negroes, were arrested by Texarkana police Thursday shortly after the finding of a scantily-clad body of an unidentified white man. who, Coroner Wltcher said, had apparently been slain and robbed. William Clifton Hill, 14, found the body in a section of the railroad yards near his home. Officers said death apparently resulted from a deep gash on the rig] side of the Victim's throat. France to Await an Italian Move Premier Laval Striving Desperately to Avert European Conflict PARIS, France—(/P)—Premier Lava old his cabinet Thursday, it was re ported in the lobbies of the Chambe of Deputies, that France would re frain from making any military o laval move toward Italy unless Italy jjave provocation. Details of the premier's future pol icy to keep out of war and settle the Italo-Ethiopian conflict have not ye been decided, informed sources said. 3 WPA Men Die in Car-Rail Crash 3 Others Injured in Grade Crossing Near Paris, Tennessee . PARIS, Tenn.— (£>)— Three WPA workers were killed instantly Thursday when the truck in which they we're going to work on a farm-to- market road project was struck by a Louisville & Nashville passenger train here. ; The dead were: JIM SNYDEB, 60. DORRIS OWEN, 23. 1 CARL COLLIER, 49. Three other men riding on the truck were injured. •fr- •"' _'~' '•'.:.(. •' •' Hospital Notes Julia Chester Henry Grey, employe of Hope Heading company, suffered the loss of the middle finger on the right hand' Thursday morning in an accident at the heading plant. •Mrs. Dorsey McRae, Sr., underwent an operation Wednesday afternoon at Julia Chester hospital. Richard Arnold of DeAnn is ill in the hospital with pneumonia. driven to action, the most amazing! Mrs. G. F. Miles .patient in the hos- upsurge of confidence followed the ! P' ta ' several days, will be removed to accompanied home by their son, Lydns, who spent Christmas with home oiks. ifornin no member of congress dares to be against the plan, and organizers claim a voting strength of 30,000 in Idaho, enough to turn any election in a state which cast less than 180,000 votes in 1932. But other sections are being heard from, too. A Townsendite has won a surprise Republican nomination for congress in Michigan. Congressmen from Texas and Massachusetts recently have disclosed that they were receiving petitions by the thousands from their constituents. Last session the Townsend plan received only 56 house votes. All quarters expect an increase next session, and there is lively speculation wheth- reigning pessimism. As plan after plan of the New Deal burst upon the first pages of the papers, the most astonishing unity revealed itself among the people behind the new leaders. Here is what had happened, essentially: (1) Business, which was retreat and in disrepute. (2) The policy of laissez-faive was completely ve pudiated by almost everybody. (3 The responsibility if the govevnmen to rescue the nation by a positive program of relief and recovery was everywhere admitted. (4) Governmen money for nearly every crippled industry was made available. (5) The emergence of the central government as the responsible agent of economic control was also everywhere admitted. Now, after more than two years of the New Deal, a change has taken place in the scene. Business, having recovered its spirit a little, has turned in revolt against th(^ administration. er the increase may whelming. not be over- Republican Plans We Prescribe An old greeting, cheerfully administered. Sent to old friends. Happy New Year! It's not new. But it's dependable. Like our service. And it's what the doctor ordered to start the New Year right! John P. Cox Drug Co. We Give Eagle Stamps Phone 84 In spite of the fact that they are far outnumbered, senate and house Republicans may present a comprehensive legislative program of their own, and, insist on debating it ai length. There are strong reasons why some of the minority leaders want to follow such u course—not fully committing the party, perhaps, but at least making an affirmative showing from the Republican side. The constant Democratic complaint has been that the opposition merely finds fault, without offering anything constructive. It is argued that the only logical reply for the Republicans is lo introduce a group of legislative proposals and let the party in power take the responsibility of turning them down. These are only a few of the things which raise up serious questions about predictions for an early adjournment. Some of the older heads on capitol hill will be content if the session ends in time for the national political conventions, late. 1 in June. Mos of tlie President's icies have either been major pol- abandoned, Husband—DJdnt I tellegraph you not to bring your mother along with you? Wife—Yes. That's what she wants to see you about. She saw the telegram. knocked out or are passing into inevitable abandonment. The population may be said fairly to have lost its relish for those policies, save for government money, but the President's hold on the electorate is not yet shaken to the point of being really endangered. Business is rising and he is getting the credit for it. The Republican party, so badly shattered by the defeats of 1932 and 1934, is undergoing some rehabilitation. A powerful movement has taken form against the President's spending and borrowing program. Another great guestion arises—the old struggle between the states and the central government. Bu his time Big Busi* ness becomes he champion of the constitution and of states rights. Just ahead loom more perilous issues. The Townsend plan, a scheme to pay out $21,000,000,000,000 a year in old age pensions, is gaining strength. The Frazier-Lempke plan to pay farm mortgage* wild currency—$2,500,000,000 of inflation—has to be met. The bonus bill is in tlie offing. Townsend, Frazier- Lempke, the Legion, Relief— these are the Four Horsemen of Inflation. And to give point to all of this, we now move into a presidential election year. The New Deal must this year face the tribunal of the people and answer for its stewardship. As it does so, the nation, in a changed mood toward the New Deal but moving pleasantly up the vising curve of the businets cycle, is actually preparing—so at least it thinks—to enjoy a little boom. Has any political party in power been defeated in a year of boom? TOMORROW: How Uncle Saw, the business man, really ha* fared during 1935, one year before another presidential election. her home Thursday. Paris Phillips is improving following a major operation. The condition of P. A. Dulin, Sr., was reported as improved Thursday. ^ »-<i^Ugo—Have you made up your mind which party you will support in the next election? Igoe—Not yet. I'm trying to decide which party will support me and my family in the best style. For All Kinds of INSURANCE See Roy Anderson and Company T O L--E--T E X OIL COMPANY Special—5 Gal. Hi.Gracle «l en u)l «OU Lube Oil Phone 370 Day and Night jmiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiMiii" EDoes Your Roof Leak?= sOne month of ruin costs Hope clt-= -Izens more than one year's KrcE Edaniage. S 5 We Can Fix u Good Roof. = S We Can Help an Old One. 5 2 Sullivan Const. Co. 5 niuiiiiiimunuinuiuimuiuiimmin WANTEIJ-HEADING BOLTS White Oak—Whisky and OH grade, Ovemip, Post Ouk a«4 Red Oak. Round Sweet Gum Blocks. For prices and specifications, See HOPE HEADING COMPANY Phone 245 Hope, Ark. COMMON OLD ITCH Is Still With Us Prescription N o . 200,000 will cure it. It kills the parasites in the skin. 50c JOHN S. GIBSON Drug Company "The BEXALL Stored Plwuo 63 Hope, Ark. ' Established 1885 Kettneth Lemley en Marian Honor ' . . ' '.. .-••;-• • ' MAfttbN, Ala.—Cadet Kenneth McRae Leftiley, .320 'South Edgewood Avenue, .Hope,' Ark., was among the 28 Marion institute cadets named on the dean's list'for the. month of November by Major L. H. Baer, dean of the institute. Inclusion on 'the dean's list require that the cadet maintain an average ol 55 with no grades below 80 for high school and junior college students Cadets taking special preparatory work Eor entrance to the U. S. Military and Naval Academies must rank in the upper IS per cent of their class. Good standing in conduct is also required. in 'Quakes in China Szechuan Province Devastated Week Ago, Say Belated Reports CHENGTU, Szechuan Province, China — (/P)— Fragmentary reports from Southern Szechuan province told Wednesday of an earthquake December 18 that shattered entire villages and caused a death toll that may reach thousands. The remoteness and inaccessibility of the quake area made it impossible to determine the full extent of the "disaster. Prizmitive, mountain dwelling Lolo tribesmen were the chief sufferers. Villages and forts near the tops of the mountain range that extends north and south through the affected region were torn from their foundations and hurled into the valleys. 5 Off icers 0ie in Fire amp Flames Destroy' Officers Quarters ai Camp at . Waterbury, Vt. • WATERBURY, Vt. — (/p)<— Tlwee Army officers attached to a CCC Camp were burned to death and three others critically burned in a fire which tie* stroyed the officers' quarters • herfe early Thursday. f The dead were: CAPT. ROLAND D. POtTER, of Northfield, former coach and director of athletics at Norwich university. CAPT. EDWtN W: BOOTMBY, / of Watertown, Mass. . - LIEUT. LENNAKD BtTSHEY, Of; Concord, N, H, Boy Kilfa Hi utf tf '*&./' on Floor at 1 Lime ttpek.Ydiilht Mo—Why In the world 1 do' you .let your wife go around / every where bragging that she made a rnah Of you? Less—No. But I've often • heard her. iay she tried her hardest; to -do so. Billy's mother looked at'him accusingly. , ;. , -.. ' "What have you done with all your money, son?" she asked. :"Yo'ur little' bank is empty," :• ; : High School Teacher—What could/be more pitiful, or sadder, than • a, man without a country! - / ; " High School' Girl—A' country /without a man. ' \ >' Christmas as ^ , "End It Affifr fraternity daflce ended ht< ,%arly Thursday a» Alvin. J shet/himself to dfeattv oa daade floor of the nifefo.elub. \.One of the two bullets fired ' through his heart s tforpthy Bell, 19, president 'Rock .High School studeftj « causing slight wounds itt hef .b left arm. Coroner Aday's investi^atl<«t' •ed in a verdict of statement that young Nieme been 'despondent for a yeaft • Boy—Mother, do you-believe lfi.1 at first ^sight? ' Mother—Of course. Do you I would have married your feth' _ I had taken a second look at h&i?' -J> Greetings May Your New Year Be a i N * HAPPY ONE ^ THE GIFT SJHOP £ (Mrs. a P. Holland "» t. Ruf us Steel, Hope (Continued from page one) formation, and in 1927 was coach in special article writing for the University of Miami, where two years later lie was appointed associate professor of English. He was named to the editorial board of the Monitor last June. Steele is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mira M. Steele; a sister. Mrs. A A Marlatt of Berkeley, Cal., and a brother, C. C. Steele of New York city Spring Hill Mrs. Sallie Cason, who died last Thursday was buried here Friday. Sam Prother and family of Smack- >ver spent the week end with home- ! olks and was accompav.iod home by larry Prother. John Yocom an dfamily of Kilgore are here for the holidays. Ralph Smith and Swan Garner were quietly married Sunday evening at the lome of Mr. and Mrs.' Foley. Mr. Poley J. P. performed the ceremoney. Gladys 'Johnson and Dudley Huck- nbee are home'from Magnolia for the lolidays. CAR GLASf CUT ANJD GRODNl>-TCf"'h FIT ANY CAR *" BRYAN'S Useijl Parts 411 South Laure!^ Street 1 W WASHINf -;.. . ' ' f-JE'w Dl.v.c w.A'sJ SERVICC- HElSON-MUCKltiS L A U rJD R Y/ COM PAN Y ELECTRIC APPLIANCES Less Hairy W. Shiver Plumbing-Electrical, 1< Phone 259 1935 IS PENNEY'S YEAR—WATCH 0S STARTS FRIDAY PAJAMAS 98c For Ladies MEN'S DRESS' Fast Color Each SHIRTS 69c CLOSE-OUT Ladies Robes & Pajamas Reduced S1.98 MEN'S SUITS Not AH Sizes But You SAVE 34 to 38 Alteration Free LADIES HATS 98c Your Choice SAVE— 36-in. Fast Color SHORT C A LENGTHS OC OUTING Light or Dark yd 8c SILKS Must Go—39'in, Plain or Fancy y SILK HOSE Full Fashioned First Quality REMNANTS For FRIDAY 81-in Brown Seamless $4.00 5 Yards I Men's Domet FLANNEL WORK SHIRTS Each.. CLOSE-OUT LADIES COATS Fur Trimmed or Plain Tailored 14 to 44 $|A.8S Reduced IV 2 Only—Men's Suit CLOSE-OUT $C.OO Each J 1 Onlyr-Boys' Woo! SUIT Cloise-Out ACROSS STREET WHERE HOPE SHOPS AND SAVES

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