World. Wide Newt Coverage Given Impartially by Associated Press Hope Star The Wither ARKANSAS — Partly cloudy, warmer In south, colder in northwest portion Monday night; Tuesday partly cloudy, colder. VOLUME 41—NUMBER 2 HOPE, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, OCTOBER 16,1939 PRICE 5c COPY STOCK SHOW OPENS Five Conference Tilts Scheduled StateThis Week Bobcats Prep for Annual Game With Nashville at Hope L. R. AT FORT SMITH Blytheville Meets North Little Rock—El Dorado I Tackles Joncsboro UTTLE ROCK, Ark —UT'i— Recent developments attach unusual interest in the clash lit Fort Smith this weekend of (he Little Rock Tigers and Fort Emith's Grizzlies, one of five loolball games between Arkansas high .school athletic conference teams. The difficuty the Tigers had in turning buck Hot Springs 2 to 0 last week minus the services of the injured Howard Hughes indicated that the capital citizens may have tough side- ding in their efforts to retain the conference championship. Beaton only by Pine Bluff's Zebras, the Western Arkansas outfit has exhibited considerable power in lurninfi in four victories thus season. Tlie Tigers have emerged victorious in all four of their games. Tine Bluff, decisive winner of four engagements, will play Camden, winner of. three and loser of one, at Camden Friday night. El Dorado, winner of four and loser of one, takes on the Golden Hurricane, thrice winner and twice loser, at Jon- c.sboro. The Fordycc Red Bugs will meet Hot Springs at the resort city. Fordycc has won but one and lost four while Hot Springs has triumphed in three and been defeated twice. Blythcville, holder of three victories and two defeats^ will come to North Little'dock'to meet tlic" Wildcats, 'winner of two and loser of two. In other games involving conference teams, Clarksville will play Mansfield, Forrest Cfty meet Puragould Russcllville battle Subiaco and Hope take on Nashville. Conference Startings The official statistics of the Arkansas High School Conference football race including games through October 13: Team- W. L. Pet Pine Bluff ;j 0 1,000 Little Rock 2 0 1.000 Hope 2 0 1.000 Bcnlon 10 1.000 Russcllville 1 0 1.000 El Dorado 2 1 .GGG North Litllc Rock 1 2 .33,'i Hot Springs 1 2 .333 Camden 0 0 .000 Clarksville 00 .000 Fort Smith 01 .000 Forrest City . () | ,000 Fordycc .. 0 2 .OIK) Blytlieville 0 2 .000 Jonusboro .0 2 .000 Leading Scorers Players- T.Fg.Pal.T. Moore (Bentoni 4 U 2 2(i Taylor (Hope) •! 0 0 0 24 Rob Hutson (Pine Bluffi 3 0 0 18 K. Kecton (Russellviile) . ..2 0 1 13 White (El Dorado) 2 0 0 12 Rowland (Mot Springs) 200 12 hart (Pine Bluff) . 1 1 3 12 Games This Week Hlylhcvillc at North Little Friday night. Roy Taylor Comes Around End for a Long Gain in Hope's 33-to-l8 Victory Over Jonesboro Hurricane Rock, it Hot Springs, Friday Jonesboro, Friday Fordyce night. El Doi-iid night. Tine Bluff at Camden, Friday night. Little Rock iit Fort Smith. Friday niyht. Bond Issue Unpaid on New York Fair '2-1 Millions Still Oulstand- ing—Attendance Is '221,0 Millions NEW YORK —i/l'i- Officials of the New York World's Fair, the most costly in history, estimate the $155,- Olll).000 exposition will close its first sca-son October 31 with $500.000 cash on hand, but with §2:J, ( J82.808 in bonds outstanding. Harvey D. Gibson, chairman of the board, said it would take $3,- ,'JOO.OOU to maintain (he Fair during tin 1 winter and reopen it next spring. He said this would be obtained from advance rentals from exhibitors and concessionaires, other sources and the $300,000 cash balhmce. He announced that Urovcr Whalen, whose executive and fiscal duties he hij.s taken over, would remain us president of the exposition next year. Whalon is now in Europe arranging 1'JIU contracts with .European exhibitors. The Fair so far has reported a total attendance of 2«.8fi8 : 00(l, of which i'ii.GH'.UUj were paid admissions. A Thought It is us easy to deceive one's self . without perceiving it, as it is clif- * ficult to deceive other;, without their lindiiig it out.Rochefoucauld. E. L, Cox, 60, Dies In Hot Spring* Friday PRESCOTT, Ark.—Edward L. Cox, aged 60, of Hot Springs, former Prescott business 'man, died at St. Joseph's Infirmary at Hot Springs Friday morning. Funeral services will be held in the Prescott Hardware Company Undertaking Parlors Saturday morning at 10:30, conducted by. the Rov. O. E. Holmes, pastor of the First Methodist church here. Burial will be in DeAnn cemetery. Pallbearers will bo Orin Ellsworth, Jim Bush, Lynn Harrcll, Karl King, Jr., Harmon H. Graham, Al Daniel, Horace Hale and Jewel Vick. He is survived by his wife and one son, Collier B. Cox, both of Hot Springs and one brother, Mose Cox of Prescott. Mr. Cox was a native of Nevada county and for many years, was in the general merchandise business here. He left here and went to Hot Springs several years ago, where he resided until Jus untimely death Friday morning. Livestock Income 68 Million; Near Total for Cotton W. Johnson Reviews Decline of Cotton, Growth • of Livestock SHOW RU1VS WEEK Col. Barton Tenders Luncheon to Editors, Publishers of State NORTH LITTL EROCK -<ff)— The second annual Arkansas Livestock Show and Rodeo had a gala opening here Monday. As a parade through the streets of Greater Little Rock formally opened the exposition, editors and publishers from throughout the state heard at a press luncheon tendered to them by Colonel T. H. Barton of El Dorado, show association president, statistics on the growing importance of the livestock industry in Arkansas' economy. William Johnson, agricultural editor of the Arkansas Demcrat, told the luncheon gathering that the state's 00- FloirrVorlU I gross "^o" 16 from livestock now ,JV Lfdy OieulU I amounts to approximately 68 million Credit Wiped Out on War Material Administration Agrees to —Hope Sen- photo, Alex H. Washburn. Cuntax No. 'A camera, l-125lh second at F l.f> on Agfa Ultra Speed film Roy Taylor, Hope fullback (No. 77, marked by ar- | row), comes around left end Cor a midf'ield gain in Friday night's '.Ui-lH victory over the Jonesboro team. -The picture shows: Left to right—Hope's,, advance blockcr.-;, Green, end, and Simpson, tackle, clearing the way "up front." Jonesboro's No. 7D, Black, end, is threatening Taylor, but Taylor's blocker, Daniels, Hope quarterback, is about to take him out. Shot from the visitors' side' of the stadium in order to show the home-stand crowd and the press-box, this picture isn't as successful as earlier photos made from the home side of th" stadium. The high bank on the h om e s jde gives a downward-pitch camera angle, throwing the dark football uniforms in conra.st against a white-lighted field In this photo the dark uniforms would have been lost against, the darkness of the crowd if the players' heads and shoulders hadn't been "retouched"—that is, outlined with white ink. None of the previous pictures had to be retttched. Turkey and Soviet Three Are Hurt As Apparently Break Turkey Makes Military Preparations for an Emergency ISTANBUL. Turkey -!,]>>— Turkey has taken precautionary military measures it became known Sunday night following receipt of reports of the massing of Soviet Russia troops in the Caucausas on the Turkish and Iranian (Persian) frontier. The Turkish ac- clion was taken as Russia-Turkish lalk.s in Moscow under way for several weeks, apparently reached a (lead lock. Tho official Soviet news agency was quo I ed over (lie Moscow radio as denying that liussia had reinforced her troops recently in the Caucasus. The turkixh fleet was at anchor Sunday night at Clinnak, in iho Dardanelles straits between the Mediterranean and Black seas. The newspaper Journal d'Odient .siml thin a meeting of Turkish mobili/.ation directors had been hold late this week. The newspaper Rcpubliqu'o stated that 'feverish preparation.*" were taking place at I/rnr, n the Darduncllus, fo r.'int-arcraft exercses. (The Dardnclles. controllng tho Black sea's outlet to the Aegean and Med- lerranean seas, are forlfed by Turkey.) • CRANIUM CRACKERS Hi-percussions of the European war are fell in the lashing waves of the Atlantic Ocean as submarine;; and biittk'.ships carry Ihe conflict to sea. J. What is the danger /.one prescribed by Secretary Hull'.' 2. What is Ihe safety /one pn>- cljjimed by 21 Amrric:m republics'.' ,'!. Off what South American cniinlry was there reported the fir.-t ship sinkinu by a German .sea raider since World \V:ir days? •1. Whiit. huge British liner was warned by Germany it might be torpedoed while sailing to America? 5. Were (runs-Atlantic clipper fliyhls discontinued during the first month of war? A.iiMYfi's on 1'iiRc Two Auto Leaves Road Miss Estelene Marlar of Hope Sustains Broken Back German Planes in Scotland Repulsed Germans Claim Second Battleship Is Jadly Damaged LONDON, Eng -(/I')- "German airplanes attempted to attack coastal objectives in Scotland Monday afternoon," the British uir ministry reported, the Royal Air Force "inflicted heavy casualties on them.' The Nazi air raid quickly followed British reports of a successful reconnaissance over northern and central Three young persons were injured. one seriously, in an automobile accident early Sunday morning on the Hope- Washington road. Hiss Estelene Marlar of Hope .sustained a broken back and al.so ankle and arm injuries. She was brought to Josephine hospital where she remained unlil Monday and ihen taken In Bail- list hospital in Little Rock. The other two persons were G'luich- ita cc.ileue football players, Wooilrow Pin-sons of Hope and Jake liaxter of Arkadelphia. Parsons sustained bruises about the body and other minor injuries. Baxter sustained a gash above the eye that required several stitches to close. Parsons remained at his home? here Monday, but his father, J. W. Parsons, said that lie intended to return to Ouachita Tuesday where he plays a guard position on the college football team. The ear in which Parsons. Baxter find Miss Marlar were riding struck loose snivel on a curve and plunged into a ditch where it struck a tree. The car was badly damaged. It was owned by J. W. Pin-sons, father of Woodrow. They were enroute north from Hope .'it the lime of (lie ;<t-cklenl. Josephine Hospital on Surgeons College List ^LITTLE ROCK— i/1'i—Tho American College of Surgeons announced at the Philadelphia congress Monday that 'i\ Arkansas hospitals ave on its approved li-st. having met minimum requirements. The approved hn-pitals inc In ih.". Hope Johephine hospilal. I5i:x Supper a! DC Ann A ho.\ .-upper will 1 X ' held at the DC Ami :chool Wednesday. October IS, at 7::;t) p. in. The proceeds from the auction will be used for library bo-.tkt. ami other school nccd.s. The public is invited. - -- _ — There is enough power in a stroke of lightning to inn an eight-inch electric fan for 150 hours. Germany Sunday night. First announcements of the raid did give its location but observers noted that tho industrial area surrounding the Frith of Forth lies only about 50(1 miles acoss the North Sea from German air bases. A report from Edinburgh .said British anti-aircraft guns went into action just after 2 p. m. Monday. Second Battleship HU? BERLIN, Germany ~(ff>)— The .supreme army command said Monday that the same .submarine which sank the Brilish battleshiii Royal Oak also scored a torpedo hit on the battleship Repulse, putting he r out of co- mission. The submarine was sar.T to have reached safety in German waters, and a report from her commander wus expected soon. • The Repulse was cemmissioned in lillli. was reconstructed in l!)3(i at a eos! of ahoul S'.j million dollars, dispatches :i2.0no tons, and has a complement of 1,181 to 1,205 men.! I-'reni'h Hlast Germans PARIS. France ~(,T>- French heavy artillery was reported Monday to have opened fire on German forces massing behind tho Western front in apparent pepanition for a genera! offensive. Military dispatches .said the French t!ims were dropping a heavy barrage on German communication lines and troop concentration points along a 100-mile front extending from tho Mosellci-iver to the Haardl forest. The sector on the French extreme left flank had been reported earlier in the day in a communique as the cento of "great activity" within the Gorman lines. Prosecutor Able * to Sue for Taxes Supreme Court Upholds His Right to Sue for Liquor Taxes LITTLE ROCK -(/P)— The Arkansas Supreme Court ruled Monday that a prosecuting attorney had full authority to bring suits in the name of the state for collection of liquor taxes. The 5-to-2 decision rejected tho contention of Southwestern Distilled products, Inc.. liquor rectifiers, that the commissioner of revenues is the ex- clusve offcer of the state charged with enforcing liquor tax collections. The ruling, to which Associates Justices E. L. McHaney and Basil Baker dissented, dissolved a temporary writ of prohibition granted last June to restrain Circuit Judge James VV. Trimble from hearing a suit filed by Prosecutor John Butt against the Southwestern for $29,826.72 in liquor taxes. Fire Causes Slight Damage Murphy Home The S. L. Murphy home, on Highway fi7 cast of Hope, was slightly damaged by fire Saturday when wind blew a curtain into a gas stove. A rug, paper and other household goods were slightly damaged. Two alarms Monday sent the fire trucks to North Elm street and to near Luck's Tourist Court. Both were HI-O.SS fires. No damage was reported. The tucan uses its enormous bill as an arm for reaching fruit. Bearden Case to Be Heard Tuesday Former Sheriff and Son Scheduled to Go On Trial at 9 a. m. Former Sheriff and Collector J. E. Bearden and son Reginald who served as chief,field deputy under his father are scheduled to go on trial in Hempstead circuit court here at 9 a. m. Tuesday. A joint indictment returned by the grand jury in July of this year charged them with embezzlement o£ $1,374 the property of Hempstead comity and the state of Arkansas during their terms in office in 1938. Both have been at liberty under $2,000 bonds for their appearance at the October term of court. About the first of this month, State Comptroller J. O. Goff announced from Little Rock that checks for ?253.92 to the stole and $1,110.52 to county funds were received from the former sheriff covering amounts due on the regular 1938 tax settlement. One case was heard in circuit court here Monday. It was an appeal case from Hope 'municipal court and was that of Dr. L. S. Grcenlee against Allison Shields, a .suit for action on open account for (he sum of J102. The jury's verdict was in favor of the defendant, Shields. Municipal court was not in session Monday. The docket is expected to be heard next Monday. Libra, the balance, seventh sign of the Zodiac, is the only one of the 12 zodiacal constellations named for an inanimate object. Proposal WASHINGTON — ffi— The administration leadership in the senate agreed Monday to amend the arms embargo repeal bill to prohibit to warring governments. all credit Senator Pittman, Nevada Democrat, chairman of the senate foreign relations committee, proposed the amendment. It would wipe out the bill's provision allowing credits of not more than 90 days. This provision had been critized by many senatrs on both aides of the arms embargo controversy, who contended that 90-day credits would provide an entering Wedge for longer credits that might drag this country into war. Hitler and Stalin Spar in Near East Friendly Rivalry May Become Duel for Power in the Balkans By MORGAN M. BEATTY WASHINGTON—What Hitlei and Stalin do al-out Rumania wi'l tinkle out. for diplomatic ears, tho news as to who gets the best of th: bargain in ea'stern Europe. Already many kibitzers on the diplomatic front have a feeling that Stalin is the winning checker player. Some of them even go so far as to suggest that Stalin has done to Hitler the same thing that Hitler did to Mussolini a couple of years ago—got him into the game, then grabbed most of the checkers in sight. With a sly wink, your diplomat points to maps and dispatches to show you what he's talking about. He cites: (1) The new military protectorates of Russia on the Baltic—Estonia wid Latvia, possibly Lithuania and Finland. (2) The new partitioning of Poland giving Russia control of the former Polish-Rumanian border, ona shutting the Germans out of Rumaniju's wheat and oil lands, EXCEPT with Stalin's (Continued on Page Three) dollars a year, compared with 50 millions 10 years ago. In the same period, Johnson.. said, cotton dropped 48 per cent, from 142 millions to 72 millions. 'Arkansas is building a new, diversified agriculture," Johnson asserted in paying tribute to the recoginition of this fact in the livestock exposition. Exhibits Increase Arkansas Livestock Show Association officials worke dmost of Sunday night preparing for the formal opeh- mg.at SUa. jn.,Mon(jay *rf the 'sefcond annual Arkansas Livestock Show and Rodeo in North Little Rock. With nearly twice as many head of livestock arriving' yesterday as 1 expected, association officials were forced to construct additional pens to house the animals. The last-minute rush brought more stock than was exhibited last year when out-of-state entries were permitted. "From a livestock standpoint the show (his year will be twice as large as last year," Senator Clyde E. Byrd, secretary-manager, said Sunday night as he strove to bring order out of the confusion created by trucks carrying livestock and the thousands of visitors who came to inspect the grounds. The crush became so great in the afternoon that officials were forced to close the grounds to sight-seers. Policemen were kept busy untangling traffic snarls. Employes,of the Gold Medal Shows worked throughout the night erecting shows on the midway. Some of the finest home-grown livestock ever exhibited in the state were in the pens Sunday night. There were hundreds of prized calves of 4-H club members and Future Fanners of America, sheep, goats fat cattle and dairy cattle, hogs mules and horses in the huge exhibition tents. From the look of the stock, the judges are going to have a troublesome job selecting the grand winners. Then there, were the poutlry breeders with their prize flocks. They were just as inteested in the care of fire hens, pullets, cocks, ducks and turkeys as the livestock breeders in their stock. But what pleased the weary officials most was the interest shown by Greater Little Rock and out-of-town residents in the show. Automobiles start- (Continued on Page Three} Finns Return Home HELSINKI. Finland — i/Pi— A foreign office .spokesman said Monday the Finnish diplomatic mission would return to Moscow for further talks with Soviet Russian officials. He added: "1 don't know when.' 1 Tin.- spuke;m;m made this prediction .shortly after Dr. Julio Paaskivi. head of the mission, arrived here hearing secret proposals which the Finn:; fc-ired might menace their neiuraliU—even their independence A swarm of boe.s (hat has left a hive continues to be the owner's properly a.s lour, as he can Ueep it in sight, ac- i-iirding to the laws of Blaekslonc. Cotton NEW YORK—(/Pi—• October cotton opened Monday lit !V71 and closed at !>.l!l-:'0. Middling spot 11.21. Swift Destruction of Poland's Wire System Heightens Regard for the Radio A I'. S. Ainu •out ear cuiniiiuiiiciiling with taviUry radio ii: maneuvers near Sim Antonio, Texas. Another important lesson the U. S. Army learned from the ...lightning-swift German campaign in Poland is described in this last of three exclusive articles dis|Wtched to NEA Service by one of America's foremost writers ou military topics. By THOMAS M. JOHNSON NEA Service Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON - The German Lightning War stunned Poland—stunned it deaf and dumb. Better generals than were the Poles will be beaten if they can neither talk to one another nor hear one another talk. -After those first awesome 47 ho Mrs, the Poles could scarce do either— for moil of their wires were down. They had been cut largely by the cyclonic German bombing of Polish railroads and railroad junctions—for generally telegraph a'id telephone systems follow the rails. What airplanes had not done, me German cavalry on wheels had finished. In circling swoops their "Panzer- divisionene" had smashed such tele- (Coutiuued ou Page Three). " - «•... '.SS^-..
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