Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on September 29, 1939 · Page 1
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If You Expect to Vote in the 1940 Elections Pay Your Poll Tax N|w - the Deadline on Poll Taxes Is Saturday, September 30. World-Wide New. Coverage Given Impartially by Associated Press Hope Star The Weather ARKANSAS-Cloudy, cooler, showers in cast and south portions Friday night Saturday partly cloudy, cooler in e*- Ircmc cast and extreme south. VOLUME 40—NUMBER 3 HOPE, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER, 29, 1939 -~ —._ . , —~^__^---- — -'~- '--I ..*.» v.i.. * »!.•,,.,/..».,_,, ij.vj.iv/xj., >jjLUi j.uiTjLjjjz/i\, £1^) ittoij PRTPP K POPY "NO PEMElJAYORiTAiM DAM D r* Ilixvn Ol- n *f „ J 1 T • . i a. . ~ ~~ • Q . •* • • Pep Rallies Staged by Hope, El Dorado School Students T r a i n Special Football eaves Hope Promptly at 4 p. m. CONFERENCE BATTLE I El Dorado Expecting- Ca,<% pacity Crowd for Bob'< f . cat-Wildcat Clash An official forecast of showers for ,' Friday night failed to dampen the | cnlhuiasm of Hope High School slu- 8, dents at a rousing pep rally held ¥ 'In the high school auditorium Friday f morning, t The program here was broadcasl W thiough n special hook-up lo the El- ^Doiado High School. A similar pro- giiini put on by El Dorado studenls, -Was received here. , The official wcalher forecast: s ' Cloudy, cooler with showers in > ^ night, Saturaday parti couldy, cool- Jer in extreme east and south port- i ions." Special Train at -I p, m. v School authorities urged as many Hope football fans as possible lo ride • Ihe special Missouri Pacific train f| to El Dorado for the Hope-ElDorado grid game Friday night. The train, leaving here at 4 o'clock ( will arrive in ElDorado .it 7—one hour before game-time. Tickets to the ; g.unc can be purchased on the train I nt 55 cents. The Bobcat team and i high school band will ride the special. Teams On ilge Coach Foy Hammons said Friday morning Ihe. entire Bobcat squad was in good condition with Ihe exception of Chm-lcb - Rcy Baker and". Jimmy A Daniels. Daniels was believed to have been completely recovered from an ankle Ihat he stepped in a hole late Tuesday and re-hurt the ankle. However, Daniels and Baker, the latter has a knee injury, will be in Ihc slarting lineup against Ihe Wildcats. The morale of the team appears lo he high, although the players realize the fuel that a big obstancle must be hurled, Coach Ilaimnons rcport- 6 ed. Report;-; from KIDorado say the Wildcats will enter the game without an injury to hamper a player. School authorities there are anticipating a capacity crowd. On the outcome of the game hinges conference lillc hopes for each eleven. t Both learns have won two vie- The Probable Starting Lineup IIOL'Ii Green 190... iCalhoiin 235 Breeding 1(53 Bimdy 175 Quimby 160 Simpson 255 Eason 190 Daniels 178 ... Ellen 162.... Baker JGO .. Taylor .167.. Team Average Line Average Baekt'ield Average Left End .... Left Tackle ... Left Guard Center .... Right Guard ... .... Right Tackle ... Right End ... yuartOr Back ... Left Half Might Half ... Full Back 185 ] 6!) .195 Hi9 107 170 El DORADO Smith 158 Ogle 180 Rayborn 175 Martin 155 Hudson 166 Cunningham 165 Brown 185 Forsythe 170 Reese 160 Blackweil 170 White 180 Team Average Line Average 1 Sack field Average War Spurs Trade in St. Louis Area Gains Arc Greater Than Normally Due Even for the Fall Period tories to date without loss—and both appear primed for a third win. No Industrial Plans for War by the U. S. WASHINGTON — lA'i — President Roosevelt told his press conference Friday that .since Ihe United States is not in the war and is not going into it ho saw no public interest, at this time in war industrial mobilisation plans he considered by various government and private boards. Score By Quarters to Be Given at the Fair The Hope-ElDorado football game will be broadcast on the midway at the Fair Park Friday night. The score will he given at the ond of each quarter. ST. LOUIS— (A*)— The Federal Reserve Bank Friday reported a sweeping upward surge in industry and commerce in the Eighth district as a result of the outbreak of war in Europe." The bank's monthly review, covering most of August and purl of September, said "An immediate development was the 'jriost active buying movement in commodities experienced in recent years, accompanied by sharp nrlvcRL'CN b: prices of both durable and nondurable goods." Even without a war stimulant, an investigation disclosed a continuance of the steady improvement in business which has been noted since last spring. Production of manufactured goods increased and both wholesale and retail distribution "expanded in more than the seasonal amount." Ingot production at steel plants advanced to (i,'i.5 per cent of capacity, a new high for l!)!i!l and the best rale since September, 1!)')7. Lead and zinc production reached the years highest point in August and has further increased in Septe'inbcr. The employment situation showed improvement in virutally all lines. ReUiil trade as shown by sales of leading department .stores was 21.7 per cent grealer than July; 12.1 per cent belter than August, 191)8 and for the first eight months of this year exceeded a corresponding period of l!IH8 by 6.2 per cent. Inventories on September J. were !.•! per cent less than the same dale a year ago. The St. Louis Terminal Railway Association which handles traffic for 28 connecting lines, interchanged 22,'J'Jl loads Ihe first nine da>n of September in contrast to 21,!)!)5 loads in a c'>rrcspinding August period. Passenger traffic in August showed a slight decrease in number of persons riding but an increase of 5 per cent in revenue over the same month of J1B8. Co'mmorcial failures as listed by Dun and Bradslreel were 2!) in August, involving liabilities of $307,000 as against :!!) in July with liabilities of $1li,'J,OOf Aluminum has been spun and woven i into fabric as .soft and fine as silk. Fair Is Crowded By School Pupils Livestock Is Judg.ed by Committee — Saturday Ls Final Day Friday is 'School Day'' and the Fair grounds are jammed with boys and girls from every part of the country. The rides are going full tilt and everybody is having a grand time The Hope schools dismissed at noon and busses brought still more crowds of children to enjoy the fair. Saturday is the final day and record crowds are expected. The Cycle Circus at !)::iO a. m. will open the clay. It ^ under the direction of Garrett St tory and his assistants, who have •ge iif recreation'at the fair park. Prizes have been offered in five events to a total of $15.00. The large number of entrants indicates that all events will bo holly contested. Those who wish to enter should mccl at Ihe ball park before 9:30 a. in., when tiie contests will begin. A large crowd was on hand Thursday to sec Ihc judging of the largest livestock exhibit ever shown at a fair in . Hope, and no finer cattle can be found in Arkansas. The list of winners will he published in the near future. Immediately iiftcr the judging of the livestock, Ihe Horse Show was held at the ball park. There were fitfcen or twenty of the best saddle horses in Hope entered, and a large crowd enjoyed the six contests. Winners in the Horse Show were us follows: Cow Pony — Franklin McLarly. first; Buddy Singleton, second; and Paris Anderson, Ihrd. Children's Class—Martha Ann Alexander, first, Doris Urrcy, second; and Donald Wcsthrook, third. Ladies'.Pleasure Horse — Mnrth Ann Alexander, first; Martha While, second; and Mrs. Tom McLarty, third. Tleasure Horse—Mrs. Tom McLarly, first; Terrell Cornelius, second; and Martha Ann Alexander, third. ,'! Gailed Horse—Terrell Cornelius, first, Dr. P. B. Currigan, second; and Franklin McLarly, third. 5 Gaited Horse—Franklin McLarty, first Terrell Cornelius, second and Buddy SiiiRelton, third. A Thought Mow Hull! (Jo they sec what really is, who frame their hasty judgement upon that which seems. —Soulherv. Joint Committee of Congress Urged to Observe War Charting Nation's Course Most Difficult, Says Charles Beard EMBARGO NO ISSUE Repeal of One Law Won't Matter Much, Historian Declares K.v CHARLES A. BEAKI) Famous Historian (Written for NEA Service) NEW YORK — It is vitally important that the American government draw the best talents (nto the difficult and hazadarous business of charting the nation's course in one of the greatest crisis that has ever confronted mankind. If Congress acts one way or the other on the Neutrality Law of 1937 and adjourns, its members will be .scattered soon throughout the country and thus deprived of immediate contacts with proposals and actions by the President and State Department. If a crisis comes, Congress cannol asscmple on its own motion. It must await the President's pleasure. If he docs not call another special session, it cannot meet again until next January. It is thi.s writer's belief that Congress should remain in actual or constructive session during the continuance of the war abroad, or until the new Congress is installed, if the war should last so long. Thus Congress would be in a position to discharge its cpn.stilulioria.1 duties and its obligations to the people in connection with foreign affairs. How to Keep Congress Informed Congress is, however, a large and unwieldy body and needs .special agents and committees to prepare reports and measures for its consideration. My .second suggestion, therefore, is that Congress create a joint committee on foreign affairs to maintain contacts with the President and the Stale Department, to study proposals and decisions made by them, and to keep the leaders and members of Congress constantly informed as to the steps being taken by the Executive. This committee might well be chosen from members of the foreign relations committee of the Senate and the foreign affairs committee of the House, with majority and minority representation. Or a special joint committee could be established. A mere commitle is not enough. The issues of foreign affairs now arising arc highly technical and complicated. Even little decisions may he vital, if they lead to crucial decisions. So I propose Ihat this joint committee of Congress on foreign affairs be equipped with its own staff of experts in the laws and practices of international relations. Thus the experts of the Slate Department could he checked by experts equally competent, and where differences of opinion arise Congress could have the benefit of knowing the alternative policies and actions open for iu choice. Who and How Is Vital No informed man or women believes thai a repeal of Ihc Act or a return to the swirling fog of inlcr- (Continued on Pace Three) Picture Story of Battle and Rescue at Sea Chamberlain Is to Give Nazis, Soviet Reply on Monday Britain and France to Reject Peace Overtures Regardless NAZI -SOVfET PACT *.T I* 3 --.-4 *w •* 2 • * j* * ^ j f "f Survivors of British freighter Kafirislan, landed at New York aboard American Farmer tell *m- sational story of battle between English bombing plane and sub which torpedoed Kafiristan off Irish coast. One passenger says bomber "came out of nowhere," sprayed sub deck with machine gun •*6r«, prr:haH>' sank'*:.... V.v,A-.-. Hinilton. ,•••»£ ToJerkyv Cl; passenger on Ahierican Farmer, look these remarkable photos of the incident. Top, the plane skims low for attack on the submarine. Lower, crew of Kafiristan bp-^ig taken aboard American Farmer Government Needs Consumers' Help to Curb the Profiteers Department of Justice Depending on Complaints From All Over the Nation WASHINGTON By MRS. GAVNOR MADUOX NEA Service Staff Writer Food profiteering! Will it become a menace'.' Not if Ihc Department of justice can prevent it. The office of the United States At- ® lorney General, realizing that Ihc recent sudden rise in the price of necessities in the face of huge surpluses is a symptom of what may happen if we are not prepared in advance, i.s ready to. do battle. However, for the present, they believe that the Anti-Trust laws we have arc enough. If the profiterring in food and other essential commodities cannot be restrained quickly with the help of the present laws, then the Department of Juslicc may ask the new Congress for even stronger laws, acording to reliable sources in the Department of Justice. There arc other means nf controlling restrainl of trade and profiteering beside the anti-trust laws. The Department of Justice receives telegrams and letters from all over the country appealing lo them for immediate investigation' of b-uuirmal price increases. These complaints come from State attorneys general, from farmers unions and co-operatives, from small Car Stolen Here Thursday Night Auto Was Owned by James McLarty—Taken at Third and J-'ine A Ford coach owned by James McLarty was stolen from its parking place at Third and Pine streets Thursday night. manufacturers, housewives associal- Arkansas and Texas police have ions and ^women's clubs. All of these been notified to be on the lookout for ' Ihc car, a 1936 model. No trace of the automobile had been found up to noon Friday. Berlin and Moscow Threaten Joint Action If Peace Is Rejected LONDON, Eng.—(/P)-Grcat Britain and France consulted Friday on the German-Soviet Russian peace overtures, and the British cabinet examined it. • ' . Informed sources said Britain's determination to continue the war against Germany was in no way altered by the new declaration. These sources represented the government as viewing the move as a final supreme effort to "frighten" Britain and B'rance into a quick peace. It was announced that Prime Minister Chamberlain would 'make Britain's official reply Monday hi the House of Commons. "Peace". Demand BERLIN, Germany—(/P)—The division of Poland between Germany and Soviet Russia completed, the two powers Friday confronted Britain and France with peace overtures backed by the threat that they would "consult each other as to necessary measures" unless the Western powers agreed to end hostilities. / Adolf Hitler's axis partner, Premier Mussolini, appeared chosen for the rote of "peacemaker," in the ~ ; opmion,:> of informed quarters. These sources,, pointed out that Italy ranks first among the "friendly powers" mentioned in the German-Russian accord. The accord, which partitions Poland for the fourth time, dividing the conquered land almost equally between the two powers, and then pledged them to seek together peace on their own terms, provides for closer economic ties. It was signed in Moscow Thursday night, (Russia's return to a powerful role in determining the future of Europe was signalized further by the conclusion of a 10-year mutual assistance pact with Estonia, making the little Baltic neighbor a virtual protectorate.) complaints should be looked into hv the Department of Justice investigators But the increasing number of complaints being received daily puts a great strain on the Department staff. Thurman Arnold, Assistant United Elates Attorney General and the Department's field marshal in the war against profiteering, said recently, "We must seek to organize consumers so thai reliable complaints may reach us in an orderly way. The Consumers' Counsel now attached to Ihc DcpMrlmrnl of Agriculture may he miidn an important nrgani/.alinn rail.T and clearing house for eon- '•tiinrr reporting in widely scattered ki- rnlit iex." S» we see that once again the im- porlancc of Ihe consumer hneaning ,vi;u and yfiur neighbors) is recognized in Washington. 'J'h c w;ir j )K ;ii, ]s t profiteering may awaken consumers 'Continued on Page Three) • CRANIUM CRACKERS Motorcycle Speeders Four motorcycle riders are practicing to race on a circular track. The first can complete on trip around the Irak in 3 minutes, the second needs 4 minutes, Ihc third, •T minutes, and the fourth, G minutes. If they all start together, when and where will Ihcy all be exactly liiKOlhcr again if they all continue In ride at their normal rales of speed ;n>d how many times around the (rack will each have gone. Solution un I'aK'' Two :i Norwegians Sunk OSLO, Norway— (IP)— Three Nor- Left to Right: Soothing Sights for War-Weary Eyes wegian freighters were sunk Friday and Thursday in the North sea— the first losses suffered by Norwegian shipping since the war at sea began. All of the crews were saved. The survivors of two of the sink- ings said they were torpedoes by submarines. The third ship was said to have struck a mine. , Alarm PARIS, France - (fl>) _ Parisian ducked into air raid shelters for a 35- mmute period of alarm Friday to learn one of their own planes, flying high, had caused the wanting. The alai'm' was sounded at 11-22'a m and the all-clear signal was givei, a 't ll:55-thc first alarm since September No Submarines Far, far from war is this fisherman, casting on a tranquil Nova Scolia lake MJthout few of hooking u suljlj's pei iscojn 1 . No War Dog Smart doggie sets where Jut wants to KU—rings bell when he tfvunls in barks when he \\aMtL out.f No Maginot Line Kalzo (left), Fordham U. 'varsity halfback, found Furdlumt freshnUMi l-.ail no Mugiuul line during rcci'iit ull-Fordhaui JJIUMV in New V'oi'k. No Casualties Tlu't no one was killed in the rush \\hcn Ann Uulherford parked herself en the bend; in this futcluag outfit k just oat; of life's little mysteries. Federal Judges Make New Rules "Motion Days" Arranged by Three Arkansas Jurists L1TTJLE RUCK, Ark ~(JP)~ Arkansas' three federal judges announc-- od Thursday uniform rules of precc- dure governing conduct of civil cas es in the eastern and western district courts of the slate. The rules include the following schedule of "motion day" for the eight sub-diviikuis of tlie two districts. _ Little Rock — Kadi Wednesday and Ihumlay between September 15 and July 1, except as those days may be legal holidays o xe tnrfSHRDLU legal holidays or next follow the second Monday in March and December, Ihe first Monday in May or Oc- (Coutinued on Page Three) *"^P +-^^^-" Chester Holloman Accepts Job In Hope Chester Holloman, graduate of the University of Tennessee. School of Pharmacy, has accepted a position with Ward & Son, druggists, and wilj be in charge of the prescription department. Mr. Holloman assumed his duties this week. He comes to Hope lughly recommended, Mr. Ward awiouiiced. j

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