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f AGE TWO HOPE STAR, HOPE,. ARKANSAS Wednesday, Hope 8 Star Star of Hope, 1899; Press, 1927. Consolidated January 13, 1929 O Justice, Deliver Thy Herald From False Re-port; Published every week-day afternoon by Star;' Publishing Co., Inc. C. E. Palmer and Alex. H. Wushburn. at the Star building, 212-214 South Walnut street, Hope, Ark. MJEX. _ __ C. E. PALMER, President . WASHBURiN, Editor and Publisher (AP) —Means Associated Press. (NBA)— Means Newspaper Enterprise Ass'n. Subscription Kale (Always Payable in Advance): By city carrier. p« week 15c: per month 63c: one year S6.50. By mail, in Hempstead. Nevada, Howard. Miller and LaFayette counties. $3.50 per year; elsewhere $6.50. Member of The Associated Press: The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the use for republication of all news dispatches credited to it or not otherwise credited in this paper and also the local news published herein. Charges on Tributes, Etc.: Charge will be made for all tributes, cards of thanks resolutions, or memorials, concerning the departed. Commercial newspapers hold to this policy in the news columns to protect their readers frcrm a dehige of space-taking memorials. The Star disclaims responsibility or the safe-keeping or return of any unsolicited manuscripts. HIGHLIGHTS FROM j LATEST BfcOKS Fears Machines Menu Sinn's End FOR RENT—I rooTn apartment fur- Ished or-unfurnished. Gnrnge. Dorsry McRne. " IS-^l' Americans Want Their Washing Americans are. in some ways, an even funnier race than the French art alleged to be in the words of the old song. Come war or revolution, come wea or wee, they want their creature comforts. The complaints of some of the passengers on the Iroquois that the passag hc'meward from Europe was rough and the service terrible makes us think o one of the greatest of the short stories of W. Somerset Maugham, which h called "Mr. Harrington's Washing." Mr. Harrington was an American in Russia at the time of the revolution, seeking certain contracts. So thoroughly inculcated in him were his mid- western ways, that he had no understanding whatever of what was going on wound Rim" He saw everything in terms of his own life and home surround- iner. A meek enough man. Mr. Harrington stood by until he got his contract, from a cynical official who finally signed it knowing that his government was rioc'.ned and that it meant nothing. As revolution lowered overhead, Mr. Harrington was finally persuaded to leave the city, but insisted that no decent ptrson. would do so without proper clean shirts. His laundry Had been sent cui. and those slovenly Russians, who never seemed to do anything right, had n« returned it. That the talk of revolution could really be serious never entered Mr. Harrington's head. Such things simply didn't happen. So he went out into the dark streets to get his washing. But the patrols of irresponsible soldiers and revolutionaries roaming the streets were intent on other things than Mr. Harrington and his laundry. The next morning anxious friends found Mr. Harrington sprawled in a gutter, riddled with bullets, a futile and pathetic package of laundry still grasped in his cold hand. A few of the Americans in Europe for the summer holidays seem to have a little of Mr. Harrington's spirit. They resent that Europe should interrupt their holidays with a mere war, and they do not propose to be bothered by it And when ships are sent to bring them home, there are some to complain that the ships did not rile s'moothly in a storm, and that cabin accommodations and service were pretty poor. The State Department has now announced officially, that "each American citizen in belligerent countries desiring to come back has had an opportunity to return." Ambassador Kennedy has twice warned Americans in England to go home unless their business was urgent and necessary. Six weeks of actual war have followed at least two weeks of urgent crisis. Yet ships returning from Europe come in half-loaded. There is a war going on in Europe. Europeans arc serious about it, even if a few America^ seem not to be. Will the time come when the United States is asked to go to war to defend the rights of Americans summer trippers to travel through war zones in staterooms with private bath? Harvard's pessimistic professor, Earnest A. Hooton, is out with another caustic picture of the human race. 'Twilight of Man" (Putnam: S3). Likely you will not put it down until the 1st punchy page, but you will get scarce comfort from it. For you and 1, says Hooton, are slipping apeward again, becoming vassals of the tools we used to raise ourselves to civilization, endangering our best institutions such as democracy. Just a jot of the professor's fears are excerpted here. The mechanical inventions of a few- clever men have made it possible for millions to live comfortably and luxuriously without even understanding the machnes which produce them. The control of nature achieved by the cerebration of a few active minds has created delusions of grandeur in the otise brains f cvmtlesss jnnms. Others, even more numerous, huvo been dulled and crazed by the monotonous repetition oC musclar movements which they must perform incessantly as human adjuncts to machine production. Worst of all. the natural forces which have been harnessed to do the will of man can be utilibed for the desstruction of human culture and human beings much more effectively than for their benefit. A nation possessed of a somewhat within the space of two generations. • ' "The More You Tell the Quicker You Sell" • * You Can Talk to Only One Man • o Want Ads Talk to Thousand* SELL-RENT BUY OR SWAP Ait Want Ads cash in advance Not taken over the Phone One tima— ">3 word, minimum 30c Three tlmes-3Mic word, minimum 5«c Six times-fic word, minimum 9Cc .One month-ISc word, minimum I2.7U Rates are for continuous insertions only. For Sale your FOR SALE—We save you money on furniture buying. Complete stock new and used furniture, stoves, beds. We pay highest prices for furniture See us. Franklin Furniture Co.. . ' 02 1m Service* Offered SERVICES OFFERET}-See Hempstead Mattress Shop, 712 West Fourth, Male Instruction ANSWER TO CRANIUM CRACKE: FOR UKNT—A good house. S< Vtiddlobrooks Grocery. 18-I1U. 1 FOR RENT—Room with private- ei rimce. private hath ami tiai.uii'. n a niible, call 8%-W before 8 a. m. '»' • ftcr 4 p. m. lR-:)tp I «.•«•_— — I C'etobci 18, 19M: The great battle* in i i <"landcrs be^in \vith henvy artillery ^ 'ii-o i«i both sides. ! QneM'mns on r»Ki % .<>'•<' All mmies <efcr ,-Xi'i'pl Vistula, i in IMlaiul. All mimes refer to British ,. •.null except Ih Carl Frit/en, tlu- - fcclrd by nu.ssin plnns for doniin- iiti.ni of the Baltic Si-ii. .1 Ilre-st-bilovsk wrnl to Hnssui ic , lhl . partition of Poland. Olh'-T i-itii s wrnt to Germany. ;,. Col-Gen. Willielm , hid , f the liii ni,in armed force,'-. ,,U' tlio- Kielel i' Oilier n.miiv. ,if llriteili niilit.'iy nien It Hud t" KlCIIMONr. Ind. '/I' two aiili.iiKiliili.'S which were Oliver Mmton ami Mrs. Oliver Morton of For Okla. They were not i dated and never hail met before I.™ C Olivers of M.llided here Dublin, Ind.. ,,rt Sill. OUT OUR WAY By J. R. WILLIAMS Male. Instruction. Would like hear from reliable men we can train overhaul, install and service Air Conditioning ;md Refrigerating Equipment. Must be mechanically incllne-d. No interference with present occupation. For interview write ut once giving name, address, aye, Utilities In.st., Hope Star. 16-IU.p for new and Cobb S58-J re-built. Phone Paul Sept. 2G 1M. Our plant i.-s again open Tor Meat Curing and your piitionage will be ap- preciuU'd. , Home Ici> Company, Kast .3rd Street. Phone -14. O2-lmo Male Help Wanted BARBS Hitler finds his peace offers have little effect in ending the war. Of I deeid §- 3i%r's word isn't worth course, he could go climb his mountain and just ignore the whole thing. Japan continues to evidence displeasure at Nazi dealings with the Reels. Soon she, too, will begin to the Wanted to borrow the techniques of science; Davis which have been developed elsewhere during many centuries and to convert them to devasating purposes of predacity. Another nation which is peculiarly gifted in mechanical invention repoted- ly threatens the ruin of Western civilization, because this nation is conv posed of organic blends which, for some unknown genetic reasons, combine marvelous understanding of mechanic techniques with utter obtusity in human relations, and which are of a ! suggestibility so extreme that they are more easily possessed by devils than were the Gadarene swine. WANTED: Good used bedroom suit and heaters. Phone 787-M. Mrs David - ' ll-IHp. WANTED PECANS—We pay lushest prices for Pecans. McRiie Mill & Feud Co. O--17-1M WANTED—I JI-KO No work clothes Star. clean cotton or overalls. Radio Repair Special for 30 days. Have your radio cleaned and adjusted S2.00. Tubes Tested. Phone 800 or K!3. RAY ALLEN East Mlh St. WANTED A WORKER An honest, industrious man wanted by nationally-known mineral feed company for work in this locality. Duties will consist of calling on farmers nncl rendering valuable livestock service. It doesn't take high pressmv salesmanship to di> this permanent Work, and no ijiecial experience is needed. If lung power to speak it. | There's one nice thing about Ad- j miral Byrd's new expedition to the j South Pole. He may run across the Bremen and put the world at ease, A New England fisherman sails into port with a record catch. Thus refugee fish, weary of dodging submarines and sinking ships in Europe's danger zone, fare no better on this side. It's nice to strill in the park these clays with the assurance that leaves, dropping from tall trees, will neither explode in your face nor contain British propaganda. LOST— Girls blue and white bicycle, with luggage basket. Reward for return or information. Mrs. Milam, The elephant as the symbol of the Republican party was originated by The/mas Nast in a cartoon published ( in 1874. SERIAL STORY ' JOAN OF ARKANSAS BY JERRY BRONDPI ELD COPYIIIOHT. 1M». NBA SERVICE. IKS. YESTERDAY: At Hie Gamma house, .loan meets Tommy Peters, also from Arkansas. Tommy Ulirslions her nbuut her home, lint vbr evades him. ••.lolinmnif Juluumi;" In- <iuerie», ••tlumeht you niiKhl lie related lo a eeriniu family du\rn In Arkansas." CHAPTER VII AFTER two weeks Joan knew "'*• she was going to like Tech a lot. Generally, there was a friendly atmosphere around the place. She liked her classes—and there v/as Keith Rhodes. The night Tech beat Michigan State they double dated with Bar- for for al The library a couple of , aloud, " 'Joan Johnson, Alpha Nu- comer with the ultra-cool disposi- Ition, needed just three weeks to do what no other gal has been I able to do in three years—land i a fourth date with Keith Rhodes.'" Elaine looked up and saw the j slight frown orj Joan's face. 'What's the matter—no like?" "No like," Joan repeated. "Not that it'll scare Keith away, but— oh, I don't know exactly what I mean." Elaine looked her straight in the ye. "You mean you'll be a rights later, and they stopped in don't you Joan nodded. "Something like at the Varsity, she bad equaled j that. And just between you 'n par for the "course—three dates j me, I don't think I got off to such v.-iih Keith Rhodes. She Irnew there v.-ould be more —many more. She could tell by the v.'uy he looked at her when he should have been taking notes. He- would stare until she have to nudge him and tell him to stop. Tech went on the road for third eanr_- and sttcun-rollered over State Normal, 42-6. and she. . found herself pancaked, vtry un- don':. Given a chance, the faint tlignificdly, on the floor of the Al- 1 antagonism shown toward Joan by a good start around the house." Elaine merely stared at her hands, and didn't answer. Kay Granger and Bonnie Harris chorused a sarcastic "congratula- v . ould itions" at her just before dinner and she thanked them with a pseudo graciousness that was hard to miss. Carol Reid overheard and knew that something would have to be every word uttered. the radio announcer , pha Nu mupic room, hanging onto some o£ the girls was liable to -- flare into open resentment. It was warmer than usual that night. Joan, deeply involved in some notes, glanced at the clock. It was 10:45. It was Rhodes this and Rhodes and before the- game ended K'.nh had scored twice and passed It wouldn't do much good argue. She fled upstairs, slammed the door and looked at the clock. It was still 10:45. The clock had stopped. •Take it easy," said Marianne. "What's up?" Joan told her and Marianne slammed down her book. "They'll never believe us," said Marianne. * "You're telling me." * * * S HE bumped into Carol Reid next morning in front of Barnard Hall at 10. "Just the person I wanted to see," Carol said. "What've you got this hour?" "Nothing, why?" "Well, I've an English class that's just dying to be cut. Let's sit down." She led Joan to a bench under a tree. "Marianne told me what happened last night, Joan. And I believe it." "Thanks—but they don't." "No, they don't. And that's why I want to talk to you." "Go ahead—straight from the shoulder." Joan, I think I'm a pretty good judge of people, and regardless of the ideas shared by some of our dear sisters, I think you're aces. You're new—different, but I guess K, Barney Hughe--: arid Dan Web- Li r for I'.vo more touchdowns. "First time in two years that i V'ibber has scored . . ." the KCimcer s'id. The te.'.m returned Sunday noon and Keith came over at 2. They went to dinner downtown and although slift would l'i:ive liked to accept his idea of a show afterwards, she had to prepare a psychology experiment. They were back at the Alpha She tossed an eraser at Marianne sprawled on the bed reading. ••Hey, runt," she called, "howza- n-1 bout calling up for some ham- j burgers and cokes. We can just ' about b'-t the 11 o'clock no- delivery deadline." you're '•Rest idea you've had tonight," v.-a.s the answer, and she pattered down to c;ill the corner Hamburg emporium. Joan dashed to answer the doorbell v.hcn H r:mg 15 minutes later. Nu house by 8:30. An sitting in the car for a few moments he kissed her. No preliminaries of any kind. No indication of what was coming. One second fhc- was sit'J: ", talking to r.im. ; 'I he ne.it she v.as in his arms. For a moment after he released her she was silent. Then: _ "I'm really surprised you didn t try that sooner." "You're no more surprised than I r,m," he said evenly. "I haven t tmite the answer to that one. * * * TT was Elaine Chesbro who burst •*• into Joan's room in the middle of the week, waving a copy of the university daily at her. "Hr-y you're famous now, or fornefhin'. Listen to this piece in the Tocli Tattler." And reading nd then while j It. v.-^s the delivery boy and coming up the'steps behind him were three girls returning from the library. "Hi, kids," greeted Joan as she .-lave the boy some change. "Get much done?" "Enough," Bonnie Harris replied laconically, and then glancing at her wrist watch: "Rules just don't mean a thing to some people," she remarked significantly. "Meaning what?" Joan's tone was sharp. "I suppose you've never heard of the 11 o'clock no-delivery rule." "It's just 11," Joan flared. "Take another look," Bonnie returned tartly. "We left the library at 11. It's 20 alter now." "But our clock—" Joan began, and ' too rich for some of the dear sisters' blood—and I don't mean financially." "Think I ought to move out?" Carol's eyes flashed. "Not on your life you won't. We need someone like you around the place. We've got the finest bunch of girls on campus, and I'm not being prejudiced—but some of them just haven't got around to accepting you as one of them. Kuy Granger, Bonnie Harris, and a couple p£ others for instance. "So far," she continued frankly, "you haven't even begun to click with them." And then striking off on a new tangent. "One of the things they resent most is that they know so little about you. Oh, sure—we know you're originally from Arkansas, that you went to Northwestern for two years, and your home is out east somewhere. We never pry, so if you don't tell us other things w.e never know." "If I told you any more about myself it would only make matters worse," said Joan in a strained voice. "It's bad enough that they regard me as such an individual- You wouldn't even care to tell me?" "Some clay," JOM promised. (To lie Continued) NO, MO, WES-- JiUST RIDE UP AX)' DUMP THATT WOOD ALL OFF LIKE VOU B>tlE.N WOOP FER ' I'M "DIS<3U5TEP WfTH MVSELF, CI.IRLV -- 1'1-t MEVER. iVVVKE A COWPUMCHEC..... 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