PAGE FOUR HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Thursday, August 24,1030 Farm Income Is Near 9 Billions t <Dnly 1 to 4 Per Cent Below 1938, Is Government Expectation By The AP Feature Service WASHINGTON—U. S. farm income for 1939 is headed toward the nine- billion dollar mark—1 to 4 per cent below that of 1938. That's based on total farm income for the first six months—$3,381,000,000— plus government estimates of crop conditions and marketing prospects for the remainder of the year. Cash income from crops and livestock is expected to fall 5100,000,000— $350,000,000 below 1938 in line with lower prices. Value of products re- tained for consumption of the farm, such as milk, eggs, hogs, will drop about $50.000,000. But government payments, expected to reach about $575,000,000, will offset some of the loss. Already this year Uncle Sam has daid out more than $414.000.000 to farmers, compared with a total of $482.000.000 last year. The chart shows the pattern of the nation's agriculture income, including cash from crops and livestock, vaule of produce retained for consumption on the farm, and government payments. Nobody asked Norma Shearer for an autograph when the star visited Coney Island. Probably figured that the signature wouldn't look authentic vf she wrote it on an amusement ride. Insect pests are estimated to ruin about 10 per cent of the world's potential food supply each year. • ^HP ^m ^V •• *M ^V ^H ^H ^M Mi •• M ^" «^ HW FLUFFO SHORTENING FLOUR BIG 4 8 Lb....70c 4 Lb....37c 1 Barrel $4.80 48 Lb. Sack....$1.25 SUGAR Godchauk Pure Cane 10 L bs 45c PURE LARD 8 Pound "IA* Pail lUC CORN MEAL Pure Cream 24 Lb. Sack 37c MATCHES 2 Boxes... 5c CRAX Waferett- -2lb 13c PURE COFFEE Pound C. W. SOAP 3 Bars for .. JOc lOc SALT 2 Boxes 5c MILK 3 Small Cans.. lOc PEANUT BUTTER, Qt. 20c Palmolive S Q A P—Cake 5c vwww CONDITION I Build up your dog's endurance with Dog Chow, the famous fead for hunting doga. Dog Chow Is Put Up Convenient Packages llb,51b,251b, lOOlb. in Why Buy a Cheaper Mash When you can get Purina Lay Chow $A.50 100 Ibs. L — Phone 25 We Deliver ALL KINDS OF FEED Feeders Supply Co. The Hope Star Is Across the Street The Store With the Checker Board Sign • SERIAL STORY Murder on the Boardwalk t Jnnpnr e*«np«n from tnr pollre nnd the other* nrc «il- Utrrd <o KO hnmr. Bill tell* Chrlntlnr he BUTT Wltmet near «h« • (udlci n( 0I3O, that Jnnpttr vrim trailing; her. She. renllxr* the In. Ktifctor rra* certain *he kaenr Jnsimr, CHAPTER X S^TTfEN," Christine said slowly, x "if you're right, Bill—if he is sktilking in the dark somewhere —and if he does kill some one olse, I'll be—well, a sort of accomplice, won't I — because I didn't tell the police u-ho he was and have them lock him up?" "Nonsense! Not telling all you know doesn't constitute you a criminal. If it did, most of us would spend a lot of time behind bars." But in spite of Bill's light words, his voice was tense with v/orry. A newsboy came along the Boardwalk shrilling, "Wuxtry! Read all about it! Moider on the Boidwalk! Wuxtry! Wuxtry!" Bill bought a copy. "Here's a good light," he said; imd they stopped to read. Most of the first two pages were devoted to the sensational murder of the wealthy and exclusive •widow, Mrs. Emma Talbert. At one of the items Christine stared with blanching cheeks. "You said awhile ago," she faltered at lasj, "that not telling all I knew didn't make me a criminal. . . . What would this make me?" "An unknown person," the item read, "has mailed to this office a document purporting to be the will of Mrs. Emma Talbert. According to that will, the dead woman's entire fortune — except for a substantial bequest to the butler who has served her for years—is left to her only relative, Miss Christine Thorenson." "It couldn't make you anything but what you arc," Bill tried to say reassuringly, "sweet and good and honest." A great deal of significance was attached to the footprints leading from the rowboat toward the booth where the body was found, one pair of which, police were reported to have said, had been identified as Mrs. Talbert's. One item told of a strange seagoing launch which the Coast Guard lights had picked out, apparently drifting at anchor a mile or so off shore, directly opposite the booth v.'here the tragedy had occurred. According to the newspaper, a detail from the Coast Guard had motored out and boarded it, only to find it abandoned. A last-minute story told of the rinding of the murdered woman's car, and the discovery in it of a hypodermic needle and n quantity oi a powerful drug. "So the inspector's key did open the car," Christine said. "Key?" echoed Bill, who was frowning over the item. In a moment he added, "Oh, those boys use can openers"; but his voice sounded flat and strained. • • * ASIDE from the space fjiven •"• Jaspar, Bill and Christine received the lion's share of publicity. Bill came oft* with flying colors. The Impression conveyed was that he had pursued the killer along the beach in an heroic attempt to prevent the crime. But Christine was horrified to find herself played up in lurid colors as the "Boardwalk Mystery Girl" . . . "WHY," one headline screamed, "WAS THE COUSIN OF THE WEALTHY MHS. TALBERT MASQUERADING ON THE BOARDWALK UNDER AN ASSUMED NAME?" There was a gruesome description of the finding of the body, graphically contrasting Mrs. Tai- bert's rigidly cloistered life at exclusive Beachmont with the tawdry setting of her violent death. Over that, Christine shed her first tears. "Oh, Bill," she choked, her voice breaking at the stark pathos of it, "all these years she hasn't had any one but me, and I—I never really tried to be nice to her. . . . And now I haven't any one either." Bill drew her to one of the benches that lined the Boardwalk and gathered her gently into his arms as if she had been a very little girl, and she sobbed against his shoulder until gradually she found relief. Presently he said, close to her ear, "You've got me, Christine. You'll always have me—if you want me. ... I didn't mean to tell you—not for months—because I didn't dare think you'd believe me. ... I hardly believed myself that it could happen all at once that way. But this is what I've wanted from the first." Because she had been so sure from the beginning that Bill was safe and wholesome as the fresh sea air and sunshine; and because she realized all of a sudden that this was what she had really wanted from the beginning, too Christine did believe him, aric clung to him as the one sure, sane refuge in a world suddenly gone insane. And because this was Surf City concerned first and only with it; own interests, its own amusement its own desires, the Boardwalk crowd eddied and passed wilhou a backward glance. At length Christine sat up, protesting between tears and laugh- cf, "Bill—all these people! 1 couldn't have believed I'd ever 69 a thing like this." And Bill said, n IttUe unsteadily ilmself, "So far as they're concerned, we're not even here. . . . Anything could happen to any on« on this Boardwalk, and no on» Ise would even notice." L«ter, in the crisis that rushed ipon them with such cruel inevitability, Christine was to remember his words. • * * TTTHEN they finally reached ** Christine's door, Bill took her •Umost roughly into his arms again. "I wish to God I didn't have to .cave you alone," he said, hla voice icarse with trouble. "Promise me :hat you'll be careful, Christine— if you have any idea what the word means." Once in her own room, Christine set systematically about the examination of her belongings. I'm a -superstitious fool, she :hought in the release of her new happiness. But I've got to be sure. At length she found it—in a big manila envelope into which, before she had left New York, she had hastily stuck some caneeled checks she didn't quite want to throw away. "It" was a thick sheaf of thousand dollar bonds. There was nothing to indicate whose they were; and Christine did not look through the bundle to find out how many there were. After the first frightened look, she dropped them as if they burned her fingers and sat staring, her shaking hands tight at her throat. Her first impulse was to call Bill; but there was no telephone in her room. To reach one, she must go into the public hall and risk being overheard. She did the only other thins that occurred to her. Making sure that her rather flimsy door was locked, she pulled the heavy bureau in front of it, and went to bed. Christine did not hope to sleep; but after a while she did. She was hardly dressed next morning before she was summoned to the telephone. It was Bill calling. "Bill," Christine said swiftly, "I've got to see you. Something—" "Listen!" Bill's voice was sharp with warning. "Don't use word* that mean anything over the telephone. You've probably got a reporter in each pocket. . . . And don't be worried when you read in the paper that the shoes of one William Yardley have been found to fit into one pair of footprints found by the police." And the other pair, Christine remembered, were Cousin Emma's, (To Be Continued) • STAMPINGS Southern Association Memphis .........1 75 51 !siil Chnttnnoogn 71 57 .555 Atlanta 73 58 .557 Nashville 70 .58 .547 Kno.xville (58 fi;i .51!) Birmingham 57 7, r i ,4112 Litttle Rock 55 74 .-126 New Orleans 51 81 .IWO Wcdncsduy's Hesulls Little Hock 17, Birminfihiim 4. Knoxvillc 2, Chattunooga 1. Atlanta 0. Nashville 5, Memphis-New Orleans, rain. (iaiucs Thursday Atlanta at Little Hock. BinmngliH'nt at Memphis. Chattmicxiga fit Niishville. Knoxvillc-Ncw Orleans, oft tiny National League Sterling Cook to Be Graduated at Oeuton DKNTON, Texas—SterllnR Cook, IV A, In Art from Hope, Ark., is muonH 4110 applicants who will receive r.'i lit tho 27 annual .summer coin- rxerelses of the North Texns Htiilc Touchers College on Wccl- m-.scliiy cvenlnK, August 23, at ;', o'clock id Tearhers College .stadium. I.a.Nt minute mlililinns to the list of nppmvocl jjnidiiiile.s in (he office of lite dcnn JIM: expected to increase materially this total numhcr of griulu- This year lie was ordered In (ho WashiiiKton liyflritKniphic office, (In- Sqnnln.s .siiiili inul thry ordered oul Hartley anil ll\p Kulcon. Clubs. Cincinnati St. Louis Chicago Brooklyn New York Pittsburgh Boston Philadelphia ... W. 71 r,r, .... 64 . ... 57 56 51 ...... 49 35 L. 42 47 53 M 56 60 62 74 Pot .628 .580 .547 .514 .500 .453 .441 .321 Wednesday's Results Chicago 8, New York 3. Brooklyn 8, St. Louis 3. Cincinnati 3, Philndclphin 0. Boston 1-3, Pittsburgh 0-1. Games Thursday Chicago at Boston. Cincinnati at Brooklyn. Pittsburgh at New York. St. Louis at Philadelphia. American League Clubs. New York Boston ChicHffo Cleveland Detroit Washington . Philadelphia St. Louis W. 81 72 63 53 59 50 40 .. . 33 L. 34 41 Xi 54 56 67 74 78 Pel. .701 .637 .Ml .522 .513 .427 .351 .21)7 Wednesday's Results New York 7-16, Chicago 2-1. Philadelphia 7, Detroit 6. Boston 9. St. Louis 1. Only games played. Games Thursday Boston at Chicago. New York at St. Louis. Washington at Detroit. Philadelphia at Cleveland. Lightning starts 38 per cent of the fires in U. S. national forests. Save Money with PeeGee's Amazing New House Paint I • RAISING A FAMILY JUST TWO COATS OF PAINT "TRANSFORMED" THIS HOUSE BEFORE AFTER If Spanking Makes Troublesome Child Worse, Then Just Stop Spanking Her A shahby-I'ioklnft dwelling quickly Transformed Into a beautiful hornet ...with j'ist 2 coals of Pee (i^e Home Palnr. That's what the Pee Gee Mastic House Paint System docs — and saves money, tool TWO COATS OF PEE GEE HOUSE PAINT EQUAL THREE COATii OF AVERAGE PAINTSI Cheap paint blis- ten and cracks, You have to paint twice as ojten. Pee Gee wears smoothly, evenly. You save money on its ton*" life." Imagine 2 coats of paint doing a job like that! Think what it would mean lo your home... ho*'neighbors would envy it..-; bright "new" appearance. Think too, how you sate money ,.. iiscausr; only 2 c'mlz of i'f.'f: (jiif: Mastic Jlou.se Pairif doa beuer job than 3 couw of average paint. Many home-owners right hore in town ran tell you I hat Pfft (i&p.'a 2-Coat System gave them a mighty fine paint job ... at a real saving too! fia.icd on Research : The J'ee Goo 'I- Coat System consist.} of two entirely dif- prr-nt paints. The first, an undercoat, is specially formulated toscal t hi wood or o'e! paint surface. The S'T'iinl, Topcoat, is designed to give briU'tunt finishes. ..and resist the aun. And believe it or not — it costs no more per gallon than other good [iainU! — Costs No More! Dear Mrs. Hope: I remember, one time, when I was speaking to a group of mothers, a lady got up and asked you very question. 'My little two-year-old girl only gets worse when I spank her," she said. "What can I do about it.'.'' I answered, "Don't spank her, then." She must have thought I was giving a flash answer, for she looked a little disgusted. Now, perhaps, she can read this with you and sec what I meant. Here is you two-year-old. She tries almost anything once. She has no real sense of values yet, and cannot tell exactly when she is doing right or wrong. It's An Age of Curiosity Anything that can be torn, pulled, pounded or smashed is grist to her mill. Her mind is a compelling force, whispering in her little ears, "Try this and see if it goes to pieces," 'Try that and see what a swell soud it makes," 'Hit the wait hard with a hammer and sec if it will make a hole or just a lound bang," Keep on until you see just what it all means." It is an age of curiosity, imagination an dthe gaining of muscular and finger control. Yes, it is very hard not to punish her, and I do not say you should not punish a little. She must learn at least the most important taboos. But I should make her suroundings simple, put many if the temptations out of reach. She must have a variety of things o do and to satisfy her longing for ffects, Little noise makers, things to put together that are simple. Keep her on regular hours. This is nore than a physical objective. The irst lessons in discipline are learn- ed through regular rounttne and know- in that one must conform to it cheerfully. Yours sinccrly, Olive Roberts Barton. Sir Isaac Newton was the first ma to climate the distance of the star with reasonable accuracy. About 10 million square miles of earth's surface arc still unexplorc by man, BACKACHE, LEG PAINS MAY BE DANGER SIGN If Of Tired Kidney* „ ._ _ tnnklnt JIK _;«, don't juiit complain and do nothlu tthnut them. Nnlurn may b« warning you Ihftt your kidtia.VA need Attention. 'V\\f kidn«yi» tvrn Ni)tnrr> ohinf way of tabinf OKT05K Bnids i\nd pniaonoun WMte otU of th» blood. Mont pfiopln PRM About 3 pint* ft dfty or About 3 pounds of wpMs. KriviuiMit or »rnnty JIUMIIUM with imartini and burning dhow* thorn may bn •nm*(hin| wfnnji: with votir kidnnv* or Mndder. It thn l.'v'milr* nl kiitnny tub<-» ftn<1 Alttrl don't work w*)l, poisononn wftstft mftttar »tiy* jit thn Mood. Th*fln pni.nuK tuny ottrt nftiffini hartkixohM, rha^iMi'' p»in«, \*% pnlnfi, IOM nf pep iind cnprffv, u^ttUuc up nigntti, (iwrttinf, puiHnfw.1 umUr thr eyPS, h^ndnchw and dttlinMC. Mon't. w-ftit. A«k your druffgitit for Po*n'» 1'illa, \i«cd mici'pMtiilly by niilTion« for ov»r *0 ywrn Thp.v nlvp hnppy r^Jipf nnd will hplp th» \ft milmt of Kidney tunpN Hnnh otit poilonou* wii«tr from thn blood. Uft Hmn't PilU. New as a Paris Gown ... Th(! now hiiir styles arc here . . . excitingly different ami c!);inni))j;! Got one now . . . Ix? prepared for all your t'iill ni'tivilii'.s. Let our stylists adHpl one of the new hnirdos t« your l.iersijnul fcuturcs. Carmen's Beauty Shop Phone 752 Today for An Appointment ALWAYS REMEMBER Blue Ribbon Bread At Your Grocer anc t I City Bakery $2.25 to $3.06 I'cr Gallon Guaranteed No Cash required to paint your home now. Use the Pee Gee Budget Plan which pays for labor and materials. No down payment required . . . monthly payments as low as $5.75 per month. South Arkansas Implement Co. € MP I O Y PAINTING CO CHURCH HEWS Fairvlew Methodist Church Snuday, August 27 Rev. C. V. Masliburn, Pastor 11:00 A. M. — Sermon. 7:30 P. M. — Sermon. Everybody welcome. SALE Kool Summer DRESSES Values Up to J10.00 $1 $1.99 $A.99 Specialty Shop LADIES First air-cooled bus service across Arkansas and to the Southwest. Big easy reclining chairs. Makes highway travel a cool, clean and delightful experience. No extra cost. Extra low money-saving fares to all points. For instance— Hope to Chicago $11.55 Round Trip ?»l.80. Big savings to other points. Phone for complete information. STATION Diamond Cafe Phone 363 II you should die tonight will your family be adequately protected. TAiBOT FKJLD, Sr. District Manager Reliance Life Insurance Co. Life, Health and Accident Box 11, Hope, Arkansas. Hay nes WEEK END VALUES PRINTED FLAXONS QuaHty jJC ASSORTED COTTOtf SHEERS 19c Values to 49c WOMEN'S GOTHAM GOLDSTIUrii HOSIERY Fri & S;it. nnly Now full '•li.u'lo.s in ruiiuKir 7fc linsicry. 69c 3 Pairs for $2.00 MEN'S SOc SfjLK HOSE airs for 3 Pairs (Sf)OD QUALITY OVERALLS 49c POWDER PUFF MUSLINS Good selection of patturns. Scinforuecl. Bellman i/.cd. ••••••••••••• Men's All Wool Tropical Worsted Newly Styled 29C Men's Wilson Brothers PAJAMAS$14Q Woven fiihriL's in cnnuclly ••^M^» Klvlcd incus nijjhl wuiir. 3 Pairs for $4.00 SUITS $10 GENUINE KEDETTES$nq Washable sport shoes regular-* | g ^^ l^ ly priced at 51.95. Some Styles $1.19 Men's Wilson Bros. SHIRTS $149 I $l.!)r> quality iiml all m ' | B • V All this .siiininc'r'.i jiatlrniK 3 Shirts for $4.00 WASH SILKS Values to 79c Yard EXCELLENT (JUALITV PRINTS Fast Colors PANTS SLACKS AH winfr.iny.ed anil in this tcasons shades and patterns. 1 here's plenty <>( time left In wear this type nii'rc'h.'iiidi.se. ;ind it might pay In slock up fur $11.19 $fl.39 UKOl.il' MION'S WORK PANTS Dark Shades ni;.ST QUAUTV WJKK SHIRTS 49c Saturday Only ; u o u p WOMENS GROUP CHILDREN'S WOMENS infants I to childien.s 't. Carried over but worth the asking price. Mostly .small si/.es in Ihi of shoot: (hat arc priced t sell. Carrk'ii over "nut youd SHOES U.IM.H, 0 [ i-iii i icd ovci- ;Jio'•- Hi.-il •>!<.• fairly good slylci, ijiid ;.iii' worth the money in '.Vl.'rU'.
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