Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on September 30, 1939 · Page 1
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If You Expect to Vote in the 1940 Elections Pay Your Poll Tax Now - the Deadline on Poll Taxes Is Saturday, September 30. World-Wide New* Coverage Given Impartially by Associated Press VOLUME 40—NUMBER 302 Star The^Veather | ARKANSAS-Cloudy, cooler, showers - ' $j in east and south portions Friday nitfit 4 Saturday partly cloudy, cooler in ex* ' .' '^ treme east and extreme south. ,""f HOPE, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30,1939" Hope Wins Thrill! Roy Taylor Leads Assault In Tough Game at Eldorado Breaks Loose With Much Power In Leading Hope to Conference Win BRILLIANT AIR GAME PRICE 5c COPY ALLIES Stars in Hope Victory Bobcat Line, Playing Best Game of Year, Stops Wildcat Runners By LEONARD ELMS EL, DORADO, Ark.—Hope's sensational Roy Taylor ran and passed the Hope High School football Iciim to a thrilling 19 to II! conference victory here Friday night. It was a wild game played in a violent liiiu mm electrical storm before approximately 5,000 fans who jammed Rowland field. Hope scored in the first, second and third quarters. El Dorado put over iUs two touchdowns in the second quar- twr after n brilliant aerial combat- both touchdowns coining through the air lanes. The first downs were Hope 17, El Dorado 12. The big Bobcat forward wall, turning in its best performance of the year, repulsed the El Dorado running attack like the Maginot Line. So stout was the line that only two of El Dorado's 12 first downs were roistered, tin-re reri'.'.ted from Hope penalties and the other seven were 'made through the air. Taylor Lends Attack Hoy Taylor, potential all-stater, carried the Bobcat offensive attack. He , ripped and lore through the El Dorado line and around the ends for gain after gain. He was unslopablc, proving to be just as good a "muddcr" as Sea- biscuit. Taylor, despite the rain and mud, was on the firing end of several passes. One was n payoff -15-yard heave to Bobby Ellen who look it over his shoulder on a dead run for Hope's second touchdown. Taylor also turned in his usual outstanding defensive game. T*.)|)C Scores First lil Dorado look the opening kickoff, returning to its 20 yard line. Three line plays failed for a first down and White punted to Ellen on the Wildcat Do. Taylor rifled a pass to Ellen for 15 yards, and then Daniels and Taylor ripped through the line for another first down to tin; 10-yard line where El Dorado stiffened. A fourth-down pass failed and El Dorado took possession. Reese lore around his right end for eight yards. Another end run gave El Dorado a first down. Blaekwcll dropped back to pass but was .smothered for a loss of five yards. Two line plays failed and While attempted to punt. A swarm of Bobcats, outcharged the El Dorado line, tore through and blocked the kick. Hope took possession on the El Dorado 15. Bobby Ellen broke over his right tackle for 7. Taylor duplicated with 7 more yards in the same spot. Jimmy Daniels rammed at the center of Ihe line, going over by five yards with three Wildcats clinging on. Daniels then dropped back and kicked the ball through the uprights for the extra point. El Dorado received, returned to the .'10, where the Bobcat line stopped While, Reese and Blackwcll on three line plays. While punted to Ellen on his 40. Ellen fu'mblod and El Dorado recovered as the quarter ended. Kl Dorado Stores A 15-yard pass from Blackwcll to Smilh, IBS-pound Wildcat end, placed the ball on Hope's 25. Blackwcll was .smxjlhcrcd on the next attempted pass. Blackwcll (lien dropped back and fired a long pass to Brown who gathered il in for touchdown. El Doradii failed to convert, and the score wa.s Hope 7, El Dorado 6. Hope received and returned to its 30. Three line plays failed and Taylor booted to the El Dorado 30, Norman Green making the tackle. The Wildcats then tried their running attack but the Bobeat line was too stunt White punted to Ellen on his JO. Taylor, driving hard, crashed over the right side of Ihc line for 8. He crashed the line again for 5. On a third straight attempt he picked up four more-then dropped back deep and let go with all his might a Ion- pass to Bobby Ellen who took it on the dead-run over his shoulder The pass and run was good for 45 yards and Hopes second touchdown. Daniels failed to kick goal. Hope's 13 lo G advantage was soon wiped out as the Wildcats received, on Page Three) Qtiimhy I'jinuly Air-Conditioned Libraries May Take to Road ST. LOUlS-i/l'j—Libraries on wheels may be substituted :;oon in St. Louis for district library stations. Large air-conditioned trailers, each with a capacity of 2,000 books would replace the present Ibirary sub-stalions in 01 drug .stores and similar places under plans being considered. The trailer libraries wuiild visit various sections of the city one day each week. A trained librarian and assistants would compose Ihc staff on onch. In Denver, Colo., and other cities where the plan has been tried it has been reported trailers are less expensive than tome other .systems of book distribution. Shark Fishing Booms SAN FRANCISCO - UPt ~ Sharks taken in California waters in 1938 totalled 7,501,00!) pounds as against 906.000 in 1937. The great increase was clue to the market for shark liver oil, valued for its vitamin content. Four Men on 12 Tractors SUDAN, Texas—i/l'i—Cotton farmers near here have experimented with new equipment that guides a tractor from end of the cotton row to the other without ;: driver at the controls. At each end of Ihe rows are men who turn the tractors about and start them back. In trials, four men operated 12 trac- 1,868 Americans Return on liner Liner Manhattan Docks at Nc\v York- From England' France NHW V(iUK-i/l'i-Tho Unilo'l State* liner Manhattan c-arrying l.SGS passengers, the lfu-|.;est number to arrive aboard an A'meriean ship since the war bcfjan. doclicd Saturday after an uneventful voyage from Southampton, Knglanrl. and l.rvordun, France A Thought It is the duly if men to k.vc even tho.se who injure them.—Marcus Antoninus. 0 CRANIUM Political Vole In a recent small town election. Eel Muddle and Hubert Hunk- Icy were lii-.'l for constable. If Mi. ami Mrs. Jluddli- and their grown sun Biily bad changed their vole Di.it of courtesy !',T Mr. Bunk Icy. wha.1 would be his majority have been'.' Outcome of War Hinges on Action of the Neutrals Major Eliot Sees Spain as Doubtful Power in Crisis SWISS, PORTUGUESE Both Are in Strategic Positions as Europe Goes to War What price neutrality? For the neutrals and the fighting nations? Famed military expert George Fielding Eliot, in the following exclusive dis patch cabled to NEA Sen-ice describes the potential role of Europe's neutrals in the present conflict. By GEORGE FIELDING ELIOT (Written for NEA Service) LONDON — Europe's neutrals loom large as factors for defeat lor vic- lory in the German campaign. Spain's neutality is a serious blow to Nazi hopes, as Spanish bases to German submarine and surface opera- lions against British trade routes and the Mediterranean and Atlantic sea routes between France and her African colonies. A hostile Spain also would force I Franco to guard the Pyrencs bordei ( against an expert and war-hardened Spanish army. With Britain's Gibrajter free from opanish threat ,-and,.a tfeutral Spanish Morocco removing-'any. .threat against French North Africa, time and resources would not be wasted in cleaning up these outlying positions. Belgium Stonger Today than In '14 Neutral Belgium is much more formidably armed than in J9H with strong fortifications along Albert canal and the Mcusc river. It has a capable air force which includes only planes for defensive fighting and few bombers. For Germany to attack Belgium would add considerably to forces opposing Hitler in the West without markedly improving Ihe Nazi slra- tegical position. On the other hand Belgium would be of little help in Ihc launching of a French attack a- gamsl Germany since Ihe Belgian frontier with Germany is very short, and German western fortifications cover Belgium and Luxembourg as well as the French border. Neutral Netherlands is another mailer. It is much more exposed to German attack, although provisions for inundation between fortifications might prove a formidable obstacle, at least delaying any German onslaught. The Dutch army is trained on a short service basis and is neither as strong nor as well equipped as the Belgian military. But Holland does offer •"id advantageous geographical position to the allies from its position >n the right bank of the Rhine. On the other hand, the Belgian Dutch neutrality, frcm the point of view of ail attacks probably offers a greater .••dvanl.-igo to Gemany than t" Britain as il protects Germany lo some extent fom iMieei attack English bases. S\vit/.erl:m<l In Ke' IVsUion Historically neutral Swilxrrlaml occupies a key position between Germany, Franco and Italy. Its army also is trained on a short-term basis. The Swiss terrain is most difficult, the mountain passes arc well fortified and the people are determined to defend desperately their traditional neutrality. U is likely that any attempt, to violate this neutrality would '••'-••si the aggressor more than the results would warrant. Startcgically important Denmark, commanding the entrance to the Baltic Sea, is in an extremely exposed position, with a very small and poorly i'f|uipp(>d army wild u navy that, could not. resist seriously a German thrust. Norway, less exposed gcographical- b. i;. somewhat better armed than Den mark. iiwcdcn is very important lo Germany because of its supply of high grade iron ore, and its munition works. But Sweden, by far the most formidable, in a military sense, of the Scandinavian countries, has a good army, equipped lo the teeth, and an excellent although small navy, in- eluding small battleships, cruisers, destroyers and submarines. Finland is in a band position because of her ling frontier with Soviet Rus• '•». always and uncertain neighbor. 'Ihe Baltic states could not long re- sit! attack either from Germany or Russia. If forced to choose, they would proler Germans to Russians any day. Portugal Is Statcgic Portugal has declared her ncutrali- l.v. though asserting fidelity to the P'itish alliance. She is not important while Spain remains neutral but would Two of A. W. Biorseth's Prize Bulls at the Hempstead Fair One expert recommends bcllring- ng as an excellent exercise to keep women fit and slim. According to estimates, approximately 27,000,000 tons of steel are in the buildings, bridges and transportation !quipnicnt of Ihc Borough of Manila!an, N. Y. , Wit. the. , r auimals A. W. Biorsetn, wK fcrS^S, Fruit & Iruck Branch Experiment Station, scored first place in two clas."i hcrtuMis at the livestock judging Thursday at the Hcm^cad ~ '" /I 1 I !l«» I Jilt If lltr. i..K :4,. f.. »m_ n . . .. .. * MIND YOUR MANNERS r. M. ftca. u. • PAT. orf. (Continued 011 rage Three) Test your knowledge or correct social usage by answering the following questions, then checking against the authoritative answers below: 1. Should a father .scold u son for neglecting the .small courtesies—if he fails to set a good example for the boy? 2. Should the son of the household bo tauclit to seat his mother at the table? 3. Should » son be taught lo let his sister go through the door first? 4. f-houlii children be taught "company manners"? 5. Should a boy be taught to write thank-you notes for gifts sent him—or is only necessary lo teach girls to do that? Would you— <a> Except your wife to write your notes of thanks and lo write your family? <bf Write your own thank-you letters, and the letters home which your family expects? Answers 1. No. 2. Yes. 3. Yes. •1. NP. They should be taught lhal guod manners are for everyday use. a. A boy should be made to write such notes, just us his sister is made to do. Best, Whal Would You Do solution—(bi Aside from ils being unfair lo your wife to expect her lo do this for you — her letter eanr.ot really take the place of one 1;'.'in v'.'ii. - « Happy Days—for Bears KCIJT DAVIS, Tcxas-(/l'i—Happj days arc here again for big black bears, thanks to the automobile. Tom Ucdfurd, game warden, says the modern-day rancher can find more cx- citins ways to a'nuise himself than hunting bears, so bears in the Fort Davis country are unmolested. Consequently there now are more than .150 blacl; or brown bears in Jeff Davis county, a "great increase." One of the ways Hcdfurd suggested ranchers now find pleasure is automobile driving "on good paved highway::." "There':; i>ii\y tv.'o packs 0 [ bear hounds left in the country," .says fied- ford. "I've Been Robber!" TIJ LSA. Okla.-t/P.i-"Phoooy on the •jr. said n telephone caller to the circulation department of a Tulsa new.ipaix.-r. "What I wanted wa.s the tunnies. "I paid a nickel for a paper to get Ihc uuniwn and then discovered after I gut it that it was a Sunday morning war extra. There weren't any comics in il. "I've been robbed!" The circulation manager took the caller's address, found a spare comic ••ection and sent it by special me.^cn- Pine Bluff Beats Blytheville 12-0 Russellville Springs Upset, Defeating North Little Rock 13LYTIIEVILLE, Ark. - rj,, c Bluff's Houdini football twins, Holi and Ray Hulson. proved tint blood j s thicker than rain as the Zebra; outclassed the nippiwdly powerful Blylhcvillc Chick 52 lo 0 in the Sentvmbc.- high .school dfi.soie of Arkimsa;-; here Friday night. The Hutsons, supported by ;| ]j nc that could substitute for a Icvc, out- diargecl, outfought and certainly outlasted the Chicks who never could do a thing except for a .sporadic bursl in the third period. The crowd, a mere thousand at the .start of the battle, swelled to approximately B.UOO as the mud began to dry under the pressure of the crazy caper's ef the Dunaway Dead. One more plug for the hop-toad Hut- sons. We recall that it wa.s the same duo that stuck a pin in the then puncture-proof Chicks at Fine Bluff la.st year. Just a couple of backs for three quarters in 191)8, the Hutsons went stark crazy in tearing the lurf lo defeat the Dildy, 7 to G. Friday night, il was different. They .-larled from scratch and that's what we were doing to our guilty nogan. Fine Bluff's scoring in the first and second quarters was a sighl to sec. The im'tal touchdown jamboree in the firsl period when Rob Hutson set the stage To Join Germany Unless Allies End Attack on Berlin Turkey Pulls Out of Alliance With Britain, France THREATEN~~RUMANIA Increasing Pressure Being Applied on That Country by Reds MOSCOW, Russia — (fP>— Russia's official press Saturday echoed the Moscow accord's implied warning to tho Western Allies—lo end the war or face joint German-Russian action—while the presidium of the Supreme Eo- yiet ratified tthe new Russia-Estonian mutual assistance and trace pact zvestia, government organ, warned other powers not to interfere with the German-JRussian pacts Thursday, because the German-Russian pacts signatories do not "recognze anyone's rights to. interfere with the aifairs of two neighborly states which wish to live in peace and friendhip. Turkey Veer Away ANKARA, Turkey —</P>— Turkey was reliably reported Saturday to have notified Great Britain and France that ithc mutual assstance obligations to them would be annulled if the Allies became involved in,a-war,,with •* Soviet Russia. ;'^Informed Xsourcca a&crteu-' thikF* a"" provision releasing -Turkey from her obligations uv the event of a war'be- tween the Western Allies and Russia had been put .into definite mutual assistance and economic agreements between Turkey and Great Britain and Between Turkey and France and these ' agreements arc now ready for a signature. Rumania in Danger BUCHAREST, Rumania — {&)— Fo4 cgn Minister Grigore Gafencu and staff will leave for Moscow Monday, it was announced Saturday, to confsr with Russia officials. It was said they would participate in talks already started by Russian, German and Turkish leaders. At the same 4ime it was reported in official circles that Rumania had received assurances "through a third party'' that Soviet Russia had no in- lenlion lo seize Bessarbia (lost by Russia to Rumania in the last world war). Seek Poles' Release PARIS, France — (#)— An Influential neutral official said Saturday diplomatic efforts are being made by several nations to obtain the release, of Polish government officials from Rumania. This neutral official said the Polei charged that Rumania's action in this matter was taken under German threat to invade Rumania unless the Polish government were interned. Rumanians asserted Ihe Polish ministers were held because they were carrying on political activity on neu- Iral Rumanian soil, Catholic Pope Oluspokeii CASTEL GANDOLFO, Italy - v ., -, Pope Pius coupled a consolation lo Ihe Polish Saturday with the ad- / monition to "remember that Poland is not going to die." "May Christ, who wept at the death of Lazarus, and over the ruin of his fatherland, gather and some day compensate you for the tears which you spill over your dead, and over that Poland which does not want to die," said the pope's message. Today's Cat Story ~(/Pj— Willie. Mrs. Hazel Porter was moving her household furniture from a place near Denver to a western Colorado farm her torn cul, Tiger, escaped from a small cage in which he was making the trip. Mrs. Porter loved the cat. So she wrote lo Willifciu B. Wheeler, captain of the slate humane department's forces, asking if perhaps someone wouldn't search for Tiger. Wheeler went to the home from which Mrs. Porter had moved. There wa.s Tiger, his coat mailed with burrs, ting on the doorstep of the unoccupied (Cominued on Page Three) In two days he had travelled 35 miles. Cott on ARKANSAS— Fair and cooler in cast and extreme south, probably light, scattered frost in northwest 'portion Saturday night; Sunday fair and

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