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i ..September 4. 1939' PAGE SOCIETY Mrs. Sid Henry Telephone 321 Who drives the hoir,\s of tho sun shall lord it but n day; -Belter (he flood wt'vo done. •And kepi the humble w The rust will find the sword of fame, The dust will hide the crown; Ay, none shall iiiiil so hi^h his name Time will not fear it down. The happiest heart that ever IxMit Was in .some quiet breast That, found, the i-om'jn'on daylight sweet. And left to Heaven the rest. .. -Selected. David Finloy of SI. L.ouis. Mo., was the week-end |.(uesl (if his mother. Mrs. 1). M. Finley. day evening nt 7:30 at the home of Miss Harriet Story, with Mrs. Hendrix Spraggins as joint hostess. Mrs. Owen Nix and children are having a vacation visit with relatives and friends in Fort Worth, Texas. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Fuller of Dallas, Texas, were Labor Day guests of Mr. and Mrs. I. F. Rusell Mrs. Hr/mfcr Fuller. and Mr. and Weldon Taylor, son of Mr. and Mrs. l j ink W. Taylor, will leave Monday afternoon for Magnolia where he will filter Magnolia A. & M. college. The Rev. and Mrs. James E. Hamill will leave Hope Monday afternoon for ^ Springfield. Mo., to attend the 25th Miss Virginia Berry who has been) Anniversary of the general council of the Kiie.it cif relatives and friends for Assemblies'of God to be held frc/nt the past few days lofl Sunday for her | September 7 to 14. The Rev. O. B. homo in Owcnsi^ King George County, I Htibbard of Texarkana will fill the Virginia. ( pulpit of Hope Gospel Tabernacle in the absence of the Rev. Mr. Hamill. .liinniie spending Harbin of the. 1 labor wox'lc-end Mrs. C. L. Ronfm has returned from I I' 1 -' llll( l Mrs. Hamill will return to t p visit with her sister. Mrs. E. E. Davis | Hope September 14. ill lll'lt 1 !!!!. Al'U. —O— —O— I Mrs. Otlinl Wooclall and little son l,iltle Roi-k is| Milton Hay returned hoYn'e Saturday rom a visit to relatives in George- own, La. After spending the past two weeks vith his sislers, Miss Wilma Jones of lope, Miss Margaret Jones and Mrs. lomer Pool of Little Rock, Mr. Jack kines returned Saturday to his home n West End. Calif. with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. ,1. M. Harbin and grandmother. -o— Little. 1 Miss Arlhurdidc Claiburne has l-e'luriied from a visit in Little Kock New Orleans, Giilfimrl, B.-itmi Rouge, and other gulf coast towns; having made (lie trip with her uncle rind .-unit, Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Claiborne of Little 1 Hock who \voro weck-cnd j'.ursts of Miss Dale Claiboine. Mis.s Mary Sue Anderson and Knola Alexander wen. 1 Sunday visitors in Shreveporl, La. Mrs. KufCMic 1 (,'yporl \vl\o has been tin. 1 f,' 1 "-'-'*' »f her daughter. Mrs. Kenneth Sport 1 and Mr. Spore for the past v/t'rli has Hunt- lo Shreveport for a visit with her daughters Mr.s. H. V. • Haitian and i\li.s.s Harriet Cypert he- fure returning ID ht'r Ivine in Senr- ry. -O— Mi-, and Mrs C. C. Russell of S:m Fiiiiu-iscti, C.-ilif., an- Hursts of Mr. ami Mrs I 1 ' Hu.-sell and family. -o- TliH .In V("-ey t'lii-lf will meet Mnn- Last Time Monday STARTS TUESDAY Business Gain, and High Prices, Likely Business Expansion.to Be Followed by Higher Living Costs NF,W ORK—f/P)—Business expansion and higher prices were seen in financial circles Sunday as probable results of the European war upon the economy of the United States. Increased employment and a rising national income offset to some degree by higher living costs were seen as developments. Bunkers and business men luid been prepared for the news that England Bruce Catton Says: America and Its People Seem Too Good for War B.v BRtlCF. CATTON NEA Wflsliiiijirloit Correspondent Hmoc Cntton hns returned lo WfMliinRlrm lieenuso of the Eurnposm crisis. IFore is his second column from (lie cnpKul. WASHINGTON—No one who returns lo Washington at. this time, aflor a tour through (ho country, cnn fail to be impressed by the thought that it will he a tremendous tragedy and u colossal blunder if the leadership down here does not find some wny of keeping America entirely out of any catastrophe which may befall Europe. Any (rip nut into the nation today") is hound to give a thoughtful person two firm convictionsFirst: in spite of our unsolved problems, we still possess nn empire whose riches are almost untapped, com- and France had declared war by the) pnratively speaking. beginning of German-Polish hostilities Friday. Before leaving their offices for the long Labor Day week-end, they had taken steps in preparation. These included price jumps in several materials important in international trade and in waging war. Some suppliers withdrew quotations entirely, pending developments. •Steel men said they were unable lo contract for future purchases of fcrro- nanganses, molybdenum and tungsten, vital requirements in making alloys used in armament. Producers would contract to make delivery but would not name prices. Similiar conditions prevailed in sugar, hides, tin, leather, wool goods, wood pulp, burlap, some chemicals and drugs. Card of Thanks We wish to thank our many friends nul loved ones who assisted us, ;poke kind and loving words and for he beautiful flowers that were given is during the sickness and death of >ur dear mother. Especially do we thank Dr. Jim Vfiirtindale und the sweet nurses for their kindness, also the funeral home. May God's richest blessings be with you all. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Brinnage Mr. and Mrs. Jo« Osbourn Mr. and Mrs. James Kelly Misses Cleo. Lois and Ruby Gene Kelly. • HIGHLIGHTS FROM LATEST BOOKS Deluge Answers Rain Prayers Samuel Seldon Partridge started law practice in the village of Phelps N. Y., in the late CD's, kept at it 50 years. His son, Bellamy, recounts- his father's story in a book full of the flavor of that time, "Country Lawyer" (Whittlesey House: $2:75). U will probably start a deluge of attorney reminiscences, but few should be better. Exerpted briefly here is Die stiry of a suit that followed a community prayer for rain. Second: the human material the country has to work with is made up of as fine a set of folks as any nation could possibly ask for. The sheer physical richness of the country fairly hammers on your eyes as you travel. Your train flashes by great mining areas whose only fault is that, they produce loo richly. Your car winds through fertile lands whose one flaw is thitl they are loo fertile. Your plane goes over an industrial empire which would be without a flaw if only it wasn't equipped to make more things than the country can bundle right now. Hlltl Of Weiiltll After you have looked at such things day after day. you begin to understand as you never understood before how much our alcnlion and our effort ought lo be turned inward, not across the seas—and what a tremendous, lasting boom will get under way once we get the knack of making all of this richness work for us and not against us. Then there are the people. . . . It isn't just a matter of their be- ing friendly. There's a competence to them, an industry, an inborn desire to get em with one another, which sticks out even in a country which has to worry about strikes and relief labor and economic loyalists. l.'ffl Million "Swell Guys" Those young marines on the train bound for the Camp Perry, O., rifle matches . . . the stewardess on the airliner . . . (lie milk strike fai'm'er in upper New York, lean and muscular . . . that boston banker who joked about his own Yankee caution . . . the politician in in Detroit who put his feet on his desk and talked about the piney lakes in upper Michigan . . . the North Carolina newspaper publisher who wasn't above inviting a comparative stranger to stay over a day and go deep-see fishing. They're pretty grand people, those, and trie 130-odd million like them. We don't know our luck. We've got everything. Over in Europe the thunder-heads are blotting out the sunset; maybe it's going to be night over there for a long while, a night, filled with terrible things, the flames of stricken cities nad the cries of anguished children. But we—we can miss it, we must miss it, we've got to miss it—because, over here, we're waiting for the dawn. presence hero in the pursuit of some pretty well authenticated monkey- business happens to coincide with a local squabble, "it's just too bad." "1 don't care a hoot in hell," he tells them, "whether you belong to the A. F. of 1,., the C. I. O. or the XYZ!" tlie belligerents. "I trust that tn th« days to com* otir neutrality can be made a tru* n*atraJ- ity," he asserted. He did not say anything about a special session of congress to revise the law, although he is generally «t- pflftted tr> call such a session. And he does tell Ihem—and plenty.; Essentially, the speech was an x^1,1^ ..»_**..*— '.-.*.—..•. 1 n — .-_' position of the view that a war arty- where endanger peace everywhere, that tconomically, the European con- This reporter interviewed Carr in his office, but was asked not to quote him directly. He said that one of; these days he may issue a statement that will identify the meddlers and make flict will lay a heavy hand upon the United States but that by diligent ef- clenr his middle-of-the-road position.! fort the United States can be kept out Desk-Pounders Don't Worry Carr of the melee. ± rr* rv n J:^ %?& ^X*^^ S not in plethoric, desk-pounding by tactics of HARRISON IN HOLLYWOOD John Barrymore George Murphy —• and —• "THE BARRIER" Senior Home EC Girls to Meet on Wednesday Senior home economic girls are asked lo meet Miss Ruth Taylor, instructor, ;it the home ec cottage at Hope High School from 9 to 10 o'clock Wednesday morning, Septelmber 6, to talk over home projects and the new year's work. Milt Davis, N. P. O'Neal in Auto Crash Sunday An auto collision between Milt Davis, employe of J. R. Williams, and N. P. O'Neal, Hope Brick Works proprietor, occurred Sunday afternoon on South Walnut street near The Star office. Mr. Davi.s was leaving the curb in his machine and Mr. O'Neal's car was traveling in the same direction when they struck. Both cars were moving slowly: both were damaged; but no one was injured. The case derived primarily from the dry weather of the summer before. For weeks on end not n drop of rain hud fallen . . . The situation was becoming serious When young Mr. Dun- cnn McLeod, the new minister, took matters in hand and irganixed a huge movement for a collective prayer for rain. Mr. McLeod's idea was not merely to get the godly people of the town to pray; he wanted every person in the town, good and bad, to get down on their knees at. 12 o'rlork on a certain Saturday in August and join in one great big town-wide supplication for rain. So complete was his organization that even the saloons, then suspected of being the personal hadi- work of the devil, joined in the pause. It was everywhere felt that the effort had been a great success. By one o'clock there were small clouds in the sky; by twi a gusty wind had begun to blow; by four a thunderstrom of cyclonic proportions swept the township, drenching the parched country- the gents whose Hollywood supremacy is largely vocal. He can cuss as volubly as any of them. Having handled some labor cases in the east, during three years as an assistant attorney general in the criminal division of the Department of Justice, he is pretty well fed up with union quarrels. Before being sent to Washington, he was an assistant U, S. attorney in Los Angeles, where he successfully prosecuted the William F. Gettie kidnapers (who are serving life lei'ms), the mail fraud case which involved Appellate Judge Gavin W. Craig, and Tony Cornero, the ex- bootleg baron who recently has been in the news as the admiral of the gambling-ship fleet. Carr has no organized staff here, although he can call in all the internal revenue agents he wishes. He says, too. that he has no immediate plans, but Is merely holding a series of conversations with a lot of uneasy people before his campaign is formulated. He is not figuring on a special grand jury, but may have plenty of work for the regular one when it convenes. He has been specifically orderec by Attorney General Murphy to look into labor racketeering charges involving union officials and the Association of Motion Picture Producers, headel by Joseph M. Schenck. He also lias been ordered to inves- Cair Seeks To Uncover Labor Deal Between Union Officials and Producers MONDAY - TUESDAY Matinee Tuesday Realist WST PALM BEACH, Fla — A stickler for realism, a young model airplane builder here equipped his gasoline-powered ship with a trapdoor that automatically springs open whes the motor stops, dropping out three parachute-equipped doll passengers. The motor is dependable, so the youthful designer equipped it with a time switch to be sure it would cut off and give his device a. chance to work. By PAUL HARRISON NEA Service Staff Correspondent HOLLYWOOD.—The assignment of Special Assistant Attorney General Charles H. Carr to do a little inco'me- lax sleuthing in Movietown has induced a case of jitters in a surprising number of quarters. You'd think, from all the indignant howls and premature protestations of innocence, that Carr was about to ask for a blanket indictment of everybody in town. Actually the red-headed young representative of the Department of Justice is looking into a single incident —the alleged §100,900 payoff, or buy- off, of a union official by a producer. It's true that if such a bribe could be proven, there might be a lot of embarrassing complications: (li Violation of the 'Sherman Anti- Trust Act; (2) violation of the so- called anti-racketeering act; (3) conspiracy to violate the Wagner Labor * '" I raised the question whether the president contemplated a truce with Ihe dissident elements of his own party and his foes among the Republicans. Was he, many asked, ready to make peace at home? New World (Continued Irom P&ge One; British Passenger (Continued from P*ge One) night for Brmerhaven without pa*5«tt' &rs. Although the British • admir- iralty denied tonight a report thai *ie Bremen had been seized, two British naval vessels known to have been in Vinited States coastal waters disa|v Beared Wednesday night and were b*- lieved Likely to have followed ttie Bremen, one of the large»t passenger vessels afloat. Her sister ship the Europa was in port in Germany. Recalling America's seizure of the Vaterland in the World war, Nazi ship- uing men were worried over the Bremen's delay here by the customs. The Vaterland remained the Leviathan, carried 96,804 American soldiers to Europe to battle Germany in 1917-18. The French kept the Normandie at a New York pier, h*r departure in* definitely postponed. They value her at $60,000,000. She was expected to remain in port. than previous regimes in Germany. But now he is gravely concerned. " 'Hitler is living dangerously,' he declared about a year ago. TLet him take care'." Bill of Succession Hinted There is no doubt, in the minds of many, that a dream of restoring the Hohenzollerns lo power in GerYriany inspires the ex-kaiser in his patient charting of the war's course. Not for himself, does he dream, say those who have access to the Doom household, but for his favorite grandson, Prince Louis Ferdinand. The story is frequently told that a bill of succession has existed for several years, tucked away perhaps until one day it can be signed. If such a paper exists, it may have been among those piled high on the huge, oak table over which the ex-kaiser bent this afternoon with a large reading glass to pore through atlases. Still an Active Man Books, maps, newspapers and the Titem pole cactus, a new type discovered in Lower California, resembles a poorly-carved totem pole. On the moon, water would boil in full sunlight. tigate possible income tax violations | radio ' ide 't ne o i d man o f Doom by Schenck, chairman of the board Hh in£ormation . H e followed the side, washing out bridges—and ig-| Act. In case of prosecution on any niting with^ a blot^of Hghtning^ the j o f these charges, all the major studios ' ' ' ' ' " "' ~ '"' in the industry would be co-defendants, because they all were represented in the labor negotiations of 1937. Even this situation wouldn't be so embarrassing to Hollywood if it were not that the Federal investigation comes at a time of critical inter-union warfare in the movie business. The do'm'inant organization here is the IATSE (International Association of Theatrical Stage Employes), an A. F. of L. affiliate which, includes 10 local unions of technicians and studio workmen, and which recently tried to take in the actors, too. Its supreni- largest hay bam of Mr. Phineas Dodd whih burned to the ground with its contents a total loss. Phineas Dodd was the one person in town who had raised his voice ugainst Mr. McLeod's idea. He was opposed on general principals to interfering in the affairs of the Almighty .... He was very angry over the loss of his barn and he presented the Reverend, as well as the board of trustees, with a bill for $5000 to cover the loss. The case came on trail. "Nonsuit granted with costs," Judge Rumsey iaid. And since that time all the churches in town have felt quite secure in praying for rain whenever they thought that it was needed. NEW LAST TIME MONDAY MICKEY ROONEY — In — •JUDGE HARDY'S CHILDREN" TUES., WED. AND THURS. J,oiettu Young — Don Amectie in "LOVE UNDER FIRE" and "Thank, You Mr. Moto" $ SALE Kool Summer DRESSES Values Up to $10.00 \ $1.99 $A.99 LADIES Specialty Shop Compare Style, Comfort and Beauty! New Styles and Covers In many instances, birds which once possessed wings, lost the power of flight because it was no longer necessary in their struggle for existence. The pengiun is an exrmple. United Studio Technicians' Guild which is financed by the C. I. O. The National Labor Relation's Board has promised a Hollywood plebiscite to determine which outfit shall represent studio labor. Probe May Hurl IATSE If the Department of Justice investigation should prove that IATSE members were sold out to the producers by William Bioff, who represented the union in negotiating a wage-ancl-hours agreement in the 1937 crisis, that union would be pretty thorocghly discredited. If discredited, it might lose the Labor Board election to C. I. O. And the producers wouldn't like that at all. They have just been working out a neyj five- year agreement with the A. F. of L. | people. All this muddle is of no concern whatever to Assistant Attorney General Curr. At first he was amused by the procession of bellowing labor officials and 'm'ovie company representatives who called lo accuse him and his boss, Attorney General Frank Murphy, of trying to deliver Hollywood into the hands of the C. I. O. The majority of the local press and the movie trade papers are hysterical about this "attack by the government on the peace and prosperity of the industry." They argue that because studio workers are well paid it is unthinkable that they may have been sold down the river by an unscrupulous union representative. Carr is no longer amused by the storm that has been caused by his coming to Hollywood. He is thoroughly tired of explaining that if his of 20th Century-Fox; Darryl Zanuck, vice president in charge of production; William Goetz, assistant to Zanuck and a large stockholder in the company; William B. Dover, former business agent for anuck, and several underling eWployes of these executives. The men named are believed to figure in the government's scrutiny of the complicated deal in May, 1935, by which 20th Century and Fox were merged. Tangled up in that was an item of some $4,000.000 or $5,000,000 which the Department of Justice believes went into a few pockets without being taxed. j with information. Spanish Civil war and keeps abreasl of the Japanese campaign in China as part of his daily routine. "In good health, he has always found it difficult to adjust himself to the inactive life of Doom," is a remark attributed to his wife, Princess Hermine who, with one of her daughters, is now with the ex-kaiser here. Neutrality Law (Continued from Page One) A cow requires about an hour to eat enough grass, and regrind it suitably for assimilation to produce one quart of milk. We Thank You He said a German plane dumped six- bombs on his and adjoining villas from a low altitude just before it came out of a power dive. Plea for Unity WASHINGTON—(#>)—Pleading that America face Europe's havoc with "national unity," not selfish partisanship, President Roosevelt Sunday promised the nation his utmost effort o- gf E j- s.?cojespossiblet | "As long as it. remains within my power to prevent," he said in a broad-j cast address, "there will be no black-' out of peace in the United States." A neutrality proclamation is in process of preparation in accordance with international law, he said. It will be followed, he added by another invok-i ing the country's neutrality law, which , bans shipments of articles of war to| Everbody Having a Good Time? STAMP NEWS Hope Hardware Company INAUGURATION of h-ans-pa- cific Airmail service between United States and New Zealand is expected by mid-September. • Congress, before adjourning, approved an appropriation of $900,000 for the mail contract. Final action by the Civil Aeronautics Authority on Pan-American Airways' application to carry passengers, mail and express over the 8000-mile route was indicated within a few weeks, • The route will extend from San Francisco to Auckland, New Zealand, via Los Angeles, Honolulu, Canton Island, and Noumea, New Caledonia. Four-day schedules call for 49 hours flying time with a full day layover in Honolulu and overnight stops at Canton and Noumea. Present steamer schedules require 15 days for the same voyage. British Imperial Airways have announced plans to extend service from Australia to New Zealand, providing direct connection with the American line. Details of the first flight and instructions for addressing covers will be announced later by the Postofflce Department. „ Collectors who complain of the . abundance of new issues can di- ' rect no criticism at Costa Rica. It | is 15 months since this Central i American nation has released a f new stamp and it may be several months before a new postage issue is placed on sale. » * • CB Recent issues: PolanS, 25th anniversary of Polish Legion; Sia'm, five stamps, picturing royal palace; Japan, one value honoring Kamatari Fujiwara, seventh century statesman.* . ._.__, SEC. HULL ON A VACATION! FROM DIPLOMATIC M.ESS SEC. MORCgf4THAL> OM A VACATION! FROM PERClTS for the friendly reception and business given us opening dny at our modern Service Station. And Announce the following winners (or Free Merchandise on out opening day: Howard Lamb $5.00 G. P. Ncwbern $3.00 John M. Guthrie $2.00 Cities Service Products RETTIG242 SERVICE STATION 3rd and Walnut Geo. W. Robison & Co. If you should die tonight will ywi family be adequately protected. TALBOT FEILD, St. District Manager Reliance Life Insurance C». Life, Health and AccMent Box 14, Hope, Arkansas. Dr. J. D. Johnson •Announces the openinf of First National Bank Building Practice Limited to Eye, Ear Nose and Throat. .V.WW.V.V, BY UOU.SE HOLMES MR. FARLEY OM A v/ACATlOM FROM THE PRC>8L.eM A Vivid, Dramatic Answer To a Great Economic Problem Beginning Tuesday, September 5 In Hope M Star

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