Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on September 14, 1939 · Page 1
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World-Wide News Coverage Given Impartially by Associated Press Hope Star The Weather ARKANSAS Fair Thursday night and Friday. VOLUME 40—NUMBER 288 HOPE, ARKANSAS, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 1939 RAINS SET PRICE 5c COPY ELPING POLAN ^ & vr ft ft ft ft ft ^r * * * * * •* * -A- ~ " ft ~ftft ft ft Football Season to Open Here 7:45 p. m. Friday "" 9 ^ : • W Believe It or Not, Autumn Is Here, for Football Season Starts Friday Night —Star [ilidlo, 2'.|.\.'!',| Sliced Graphic, (if Jimmy Daniels, Hopi- iniarU-rhacli. Veteran Teams to Battle in Season's Opening Grid Game Bobcats in Good Shape With Exception of Eason, Daniels HAYNESVILLE STOUT Advance Tickets to Go On Sale—Big Crowd Is Expected With an official forecast of "fair weather" for Friday night high school athletic authorities prepared for the largest opening night crowd in history for the Hope-Taynesvillc football Hamc at Hammons stadium. The kick-off has been set for 7:-15 p. m. Advance tickets will go on sale at three or more places in downlown Hope either Thursday afternoon or early Friday. The admission will be 50 cents. Students will purchase their tickets at the high school building. The high school athletic cdnwnitleo announced that only a few box seats al either end of the stadium remain lo be sold. The reserve seats near the press box arc virtually sold ouf. However, a few remain. Purchase of these seats can be made at the office of Roy Anderson & Co., South Main street. Expect Hard Baltic Coach Foy Hammons said Thursday that he expected one of the "toughesl battles of the season." ., The second casualty of Ihe season oc- pjurrc-d in Wednesday's drill when I Caplain Joe Eason, end, turned an ankle. Hot towels are being used to reduce some of the swelling. Ham- 'mons, however, expressed belief thai Eason would be in the starling lineup. Whether Jimmy Daniels, quarterback, would got lo start remained doubtful. Daniels also has <m injury which has kept him from practice several days. He reported Wednesday and went through a light drill. The balance of the learn is in good shape. Thursday's drill will consist mostly of signal practice which calls for the "brushing tip' of all formations to bo used against, the- Golden Tbrnado team of Haynesville, coached by Gaynell Tinslcy, ail-American of L. S. U. fame. No word came Thursday from Haynesville, although previous reports have said (hat Die team would be in top shape. Tvvu Veteran Teams The kickoff at 7:-15 p. m. Friday will send two veteran squads into action. Haynesville has practically the same team as of last season, with the exception of ; , tjickle and two backfield men. The officials will be: Hoy White. Guachita, referee; Kern.s Howard. Ouachila umpire; Percy Sanders, U ,f ncsmaii; Earl O'Neal field squad, positions and A. hear judge. Tin- Hope weighls; Left (>iul Norman Green I-'-'ft lack |r.. Major Simpson Left t;uard— Mary May CYnU;i-— Bill Tom Hundy Hight guard— Thomas Quimby High! tackle -Wesley Calroun Highl end -Joe Kas'on Quarterback- Jimmy Daniels l.t-ft half- Charles J?ay Baker Hu:ht hall --Bobby Ellen F'ullback-Hny Taylor -Sonny Coleman. back Sonny Murphy, back Jimmy Simms. hack .......... ..... •'• IX Jones, end . " ..... L'oy Want end Hall- Clark, en, I Mike Snykcr tacV.e J. K. Conway. Jr., llouviT Carle-son, 1'aul KCMIOI- Elmer Punk Oil -Stuart, . Curtis Hi-cod ing. guard I'hil Keith i;uar<i 1-ile Join's, guard Dub Oliver, back !*'_"> Hammons. Jr., hack Charles Bundy. center William Taylor, center •lack Bradshaw. guard Wilton Jewell, center Jia Hallihuiton. Jr.. ha I '.III 255 , laeklo tackle tackle , center •£!;> UK) 178 Hid Ili2 Hi? 15(1 1-1(1 .1-12 a.M| 170 IliO 18(1 11)1) ISO 175 185 Kit) HJ.'i 1 50 11)5 i;;5 HO 150 ISO 151) Ititl 125 To Grant Permit for New Gas Line: Work Will Begin State Commission Announces Approval of La.- Nev. Co. Application BUILDING TO BEGIN Construction Paves Way for Municipal Distribu lion System E. H. Johns, chief engineer of the Louisiana-Nevada Transit Co., and E. H. Erwin, .superintendent of the land department, announced in Hope Thursday that their company would begin actual construction of the pipe line fro'm the Cotton Valley, La., field to Hope and Okay within the nexl 15 days. "All that we are wailing on now is Ihe arrival of pipe," Ihe two officials said. The cost of construction would be approximately $-140,000. The line would be completed about December 15 of this year. The line would be about 75 miles long. E. F. McFaddin, Hope city attorney, said action of Ihe Arkansas Utilities Commission in granting the Louisiana- Nevada Transit company a permit to distribute natural gas in southwest Arkansas, paves the way for the City of Hope to take over Arkansas-Louisiana Gas company's distribution system at Hope—should the Hope city council decide to do so. Mr. McFaddin estimated lhal the system could be purchased at from $75,000 to $100.000—and that the city cculd sell gas to domestic consumers one-fourth less than the present price —and still make a profit of ?25,000 per year. genlo.yi.si.^ (lie rocK-.s the Palisades of New than ISU.OUtl.niKI vear.s Cotton Permit To Be Granted LITTLE ROCK—Wj—The Stale Utilities Commission announced Wednesday night it would grant the Louisiana-Nevada Transit company of Ada, Okla., a permit to distribute natural gas in Southwest Arkansas in competition with the Arkansas Louisiana Gas company, of Shrcveporl, La. For the first time since Ihe present members were appointed early in 1937 the commission split on a 'major issue. Chairman Thomas Filzhugh and Commissioner H. \V. Blalock voted for issuance of the permit. Commissioner Max Mchlburgcr opposed it and will write a dissenting opinion. The Louisiana-Nevada Transit, proposes to build a 75 mile pipeline from the Cotton Valley, La., field into Arkansas at a cost of §4-10.000. Its principal customers would be the Ideal Cement cc.'mpany's plant at Okay the Hope Brick Works, and the Hope Light and Water company's generating plant. All now are served hy Ihe Arkansas Louisiana. Cnimiiissinii's Tt-lofjram In a telegram In the two ga;-, companies and Ihe city of Hope, Chairman Kit/.hugh said: "Commissioner Blalock and 1 will Issue an order granting the Louisiana- Nevada Transit company a certificate lo cons! met, maintain and operate the September 30 Deadline for Paying Poll Tax LITTLE ROCK -(/)')— Atlorney General Jack Holt ruled Thursday that midnight Saturday, September 30, is the deadline Jor paying poll lax this year under the 1939 poll tax law. This opinion went to an official who called attention to the fact lhal October 1, the deadline fixed by Ihe act, fell on Sunday this year. Warring Nations WarnedbylLSA All Rights of a Neutral Are Reserved, Secy. Hull Declares WASHINGTON — (fl>j-Thc American government served notice on the warring nations Thursday that it "reserves all the rights of the United Stales and its nationals under inter- nalional law" and will take appropriate measures when these right arc violated. Secretary Hull issued a formal statement thai "Ihe government of the United Stales has not abondoned any I Poles Desperately Hope Rains Will Hold Up Invasion Port of Gdynia Surrenders —and Warsaw Is Apparently Doomed BRITISH ON FRONT British and French Advance on Saarbruecken From Three Sides BUDAPEST, Hungary —(/P)—Heavy autumn rains for which Poland has been praying in the hope they would hamper the German motorized forces, were reported Thursday to have begun falling in the vicinity of Warsaw. Still holding out, Warsaw is in ruins, its plight rendered serious by a food shortage and severed communication lines. of its rights as ternational law. a neutral under in- Tlie Submarine Campaign WASHINGTON — (/P) — European war developments, particularly submarine operations, were described officially Thursday as influencing President Roosevelt to cal Ian early special session of congress. Presidential Secretary Stephen Early expressed the belief that such events were considered by the president when he issued his call for Sept. ember 21. The administration is considering asking congress to appropriate 100 to 200 million dollars at the coming session to expand and exedite the huge national defense program adopted earlier this year, officials said. The Civil Aeronautics Authoritay approved applications of 5i additional schools, including Arkansas Polytechni Russcllville, Ark. for participation in (he civilian pilot training program. Two More Ships of British Sunk Vancouver Torpedoes — Crew of a Tanker Rescued bf U. S. Liner NE WYORK — tfl'i— The crew of the British freighter Vancouver, torpedoed early Thursday off the south coast of Ireland, was rescued by a Netherlands tanker and an airplan.e the U. S. liner President Roosevelt radioed. The United Slates liner Manhattan radioed that she had turned off her course in rescue the crew of the British tank British Influence. There were no other details. Polish Port Surrenders BERLIN, Germany Surrender of the Polish port of Gdynia after a two-weeks siege was announced Thursday and Germany's eastern army was | reported to have made new advances in drives against Warsaw and two other key objectives. The communique said German troops entered Gdynia at 10:15 a. m. Berlin time following surrender by the Polish commandant. Another communique said 66,000 prisoners were captured in other advances. British Reach Front PARIS, France —{£?}— Frenci- forces supported by thousands of ' British troops were reported Thursday to be closing in on three sides of Saarbruecken, Saar Basin industrial center, with indications that the French were being hard pressed by German artillery fire, according to an official communique. German reinforcements were reported massing behind Saarbruecken to forestall a direct French attack. , The German bombardment was described as extremely violent. LONDO...., Eng. — (/F>j— Prime Minister Chamberlain told the House of Commons Thursday that if Germany bombed civilians in Poland it would strengthen the resolve of British and her allies to "ensure that the menace we are now fighting is finally remove." Russia Threatening MOSCOW, Russia — (iP)~ The Communist party newspaper Pravada Thursday critized Poland for her failure to take care of national minorities in territories once Russia, and declared the resultant Polish disunity was the caused of "military defeat." At the same time Soviet Russia, through a communique, charged Polish warplanes with "frequent violations" of her western frontier, to which vast numbers of Soviet reservists have been dispatched. opt Mi VOHK 11 mrsi 'Continued on f'aye SIM N.Y.A.wiBuik! County Fair Pens District Suyervisor Wayte Promises Construe AVoi I Jr.frt' I .Suj rrvisor assured count v fail Y. A. help will b, yeai. :<:- it was last iim the hiulding.-, and ground.' the llemp<tead cuunl.\ fair. This will menu a two hundred dollars they will build all lie. fix display racks and womcn'.s exhibit.-;, cover the floors with new sawdust and take over all work in preparing fur the fair which "pens TncNiiay i .Septi-mbiT 2liili. lu port-- ,-ii r fuming in e\vrv ii;iy that there will be laijii'i and better ex- hib.-i.s Ih.in l.i.-i year. es]x.vi;.ilh m aiul pinilti \ . Thr long dry i> leihiix' the flower ami •n exhibits, bin gcneial farm lire expected In In- excellent. -s of Miss Mi'lva Bnllinglon of September will handicap the woman's departments. The Extension Department was uriu'.l lo let Miss Rulliiu'Jon remain until after Ihe tan-, hut wnhiuit MICCC.-.S. The fair p.uk grounds have been put in the host of condition anil \\nik op Inn !hs and }n-i\, will l-e;;in next M..,,,i • avme, of ahum 1" the fair, as pens for cat- ngricultural .'nil Big British Force Is Now in France Hundreds of Thousands of Troops Moving- Up to the Front r.'MilS I-'rance - i.l'i- Several hundred th<'i!.saii<'l British troops have landed m France unhampered either by submarine or aerial attack, it was announced Wednesday shortly after 1'ri.micr Dnladaier had reformed his cabinet for 'win the war" purposes, with himself as premier, minister of foreign affairs and minister of war and national defense. An official communique said that French troops in the Saarbruckcn area of Germany again had bettered their positions after having previously gained a mile. The official communique said that operation-, said significantly that 1'rcnch naval forces had 'reacted vigorously against enemy submarines." ircmi-official explanations said "the must delicate- of operations—embarkation and landing of laree bodies of troops has been accmplished without incident .such as submarine or air- i".l attacks. This refers to the passage I" France of everal hundreds of thousands of British soldiers. A Thought Ye see then how that by works i man is .justified, and not by i Italy With Germany ROME, Italy —(/n— The Bologna newspaper 11 Kcslo Delcarlino, regarded as an important Fascist organ, asserted Thursday Italy in her neutrality is pursuing the policy of the Rome- Berlin axis. It predicted flatly that Germany would win the war. The article was the most outstoken since the war began. I'oles Badly Battered LWOW, Poland -(,1'j—iVia Courier to the Rotminanian Frontier)--Poland's battered army resumed its steady retreat to the east Wednesday after momentarily holding Germany's smashing land and aii attack along the fjan and Victual rivers. Early Wednesday morning ,\vi.'.-u this dispatch was being written, tl,.. front, as nearly as could be told no: i fragmentary information reaching tin:; bombed and famished city. had"l.vc-!i broken by Nazi Germany':, fece.s m four places: 1. Thirty miles muthe.-t if Yi'jrsav.- at Krasnik. and 2. Seventy mile.s south of W. i.--,\v at Deblin on the ea.-t .side of the Vistnl; ; (Continued on Page Six) CRANJUM CRACKERS Shrub Planting Mr. Muddle wj.- pri .••er.'c.v! v .it, 1 ; eight very rare imported shiubs. He planted them in ihc middle ni a large lawn in a way which he thought would be most cfi'cclive. He had them in lour rows, with three shrubs, in e;<ch rov.. f'-ich from the next one on ivch .-M«'. How could he arrange them Ihis way? Seluliun On Ta^c

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