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World-Wide New. Coverage Given Impartially by Associated Press Hope VOLUME 41—NUMBFJR 1G Star V The Weather ARKANSAS — Fair, somewhat c6ld-» er in northwest portion, light to heavy /rout Wednesday night; Thursday fair and colder in north and central t»r- (ions. HOPE, ARKANSAS, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 1939 PRICE 5c COPY URGES Blytheville Team Preps for Contest With Hope Bobcats Dildy Having Difficulty Celling Smooth-Running Backi'ielcl BOASTS HEAVY TEAM Chickasaw Squad to Pack Weight Advantage Over Bobcats i»y j. r. ruiKNU ((,'cmrier News Sports WriU-iO BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. - Before the curn'iit football campaign got under way Head Coach Joe Dildy listed three major problems which, if properly Milved, would make the Blytheville Chicka.saws potential champions of the Arkansas High school Conference for JOT. They were: 111 Find capable re]W«ice- mcnl.s foi four vacancies in the forward wall, including the entire left side; *2i Uncover a tunning back to step into the very large shoes of Captain Kussell IMasley. rated a.s perhaps the host ball carrier in Arkansas prep circles la.st year; I'.l) Replace Fullback Murray Thompson, a whose value- til after graduation. Rackfield Problem Seven games have been ample to convince lhal the first two of those problems have been wiped clean of the troubled slate. But the other is still prevalent and i.s the difference between a good Chick team and a great one. instead of breezing through to a title as many experts picked them Ginnings 20,684 Bales; 15,955 for a Year Ago Then' were 20,684 hides of cotton ginned in Hcinpstctid county from the cropof V.I'.IS) prior to October 18, its compared with 15,'J55 boles to the same date last year, according t<i W. 11. Etler, agent for the federal Bureau of the Census, t Excursion Dance for Blytheville Dance on Mississippi River to Follow Hope-Blytheville Game BLYTHEVILLK, Ark. - The steamer Capitol, the Mississippi's longest- cruising cxecursion Ls on the move again and, in scores of towns enroute to New Orleans, dance crowds are making plans for the last big night on the boat this season. The Capitol, largest stcrn-whcelcr on the inland waters, is the la.st of the excursion fleet to head for south- urn waters. When it has passed, these Hay and delightful river outings arc over for the current season. So organi- sations and social groups all along the river arc arranging their parties for the few delightful hours when the Capitol will be in town. Traveling by day, the steamer stops left handed 175-pounder , cilc ' 1 "'B"t fit a different town, or wa.s not appreciated tin- P cl 'hHP s i at two towns to pick up ex- cursimii.sis from neighboring towns. Then, for three j>ay hours, the Capi- 'Broke'Pair Jump to Death Together From Skyscraper Husband and Wife Die in Lea]) From 27th Floor of Hotel tol'.s is crowded with dancing couples eager to enjoy the "big-time" .swing music of Pichon's 'Mississippi Sernaders," the sensational colored band which has proved such a popular attraction on the Capitol all sea- MARRIED 15 YEARS Once on Easy Street, But- tcr-and- Egg Deals Had Ruined Them NEW YORK -(/!')- Samuel Walker and his wife who through 15 years of married life bad never -wanted to be apart, died together Wednesday because they were broke and desperate. Only strangers hurrying to work in the midtown section of the city saw them die—two liny figures hurtling from scpeivile windows of n room on the 27th floor of Hotel New Yorker. He was 40. She was X. They had had everything once—money, and a nice apartment. Unfortunate deals in the buttcT-niid-esg business bad brought their financial standing low. Learned to Add in Heaven, Says Boy Math Wizard From New Orleans Is Only 16 Years Old' ENVOY'S RECALL Grotius, Father of International Law, Escaped Prison Cell in a Laundry Box son, The Capilol is not only the most tra- be-fore the .season, the .Dihiy Dytia- veled excursion boat on the inland miters find themselves floundering | waterways, but the best known. The ,-ii-ouiifl at the reverse heittl of ihc ll ' im slernwheeler is a familiar sight Big 15 cla.ss after losing to Pino Bluff, 12-0; Little lioi-k, 7-6; unit North Little llock, 13-7. Btitit.'y Barter, .17.% -left -end; L. C. Johnson, I'M, left tackle; John Ptiulk, left guard, Triivis "Hans" to townspeople all the way from St. Puul to i he Gulf, and its deep-voiced whistle and tuneful calliope arc quit-lily recognised long_ before the Capitol swings into port on its rare visits. Bci " e '" :icllvc excursion service Bennett, lil.'i, right guard, have come through beautifully m replacing Starling Young, 195, chosen at end on the .second all-Mate- team; ,Joe Bartholomew, a 19, tackle; P. T. Haney, 105, and Kvcrctt Craig, 17, r i, guards who graduated. They team with Captain Danny War- ringlon, I'.IO, all-state end for two years; AJvin "Man Mountain" Justice, am, tackle; and "Wild Bill" Godwin, all-slate center, in the forward wall. Their greatest game wa.s against Lililc Hock, holding Howard Hughes & Co. to 55 yards by rushing. l.loyil Is Best Back Though only a sophomore Sonny Lloyd, a .swivel hipped, alert halfback ha.s provided, the spearhead of the tribal attack and ha.s caused local fans to partially forget all about Ru.ss Aluslcy. Sonny, who tips the scles at 1U7 pounds and i.s powerfully built lor a 17-year old youngster, is a triple threat artist and does everything well. Hi.s sensational long runs and /Homing punl.s have .stood out in all Blytheville games, even the losses. Norman 'Monk" Miislcy member of the local football playing Mosleys, was counted on lo fill the Mo.sley tradition but has been handicaped by injury MI ice (lie opening game. He- is in shape now and the offense should pick up. Not unlike hi.s running -male, Monk, limits, passes and runs with the ball with skill. But tin: fullback slot i.s the fly in (in: ointment and is giving (he big chief no litlc- trouble, nl the ilO Iclter- mcn not one ha.s been uncovered. Jt wa.s hoped (bat Willis Ford, No. 1 reserve to Thompson, would take care of the job in great style. He .showed a great (leal of promise a.s a drive-land on Ihe defense last year. But so lar this yivir hasn't approached the •standard of a first class fullback, except at backing the line. To date he ha.s scored hut two touchdowns. Th rest of Ihe. crew has piled up 37 .six pointers in winning a non-conference games. Pauly Blacksvood, a hard driving hoy, was pivcn (rials but he, loo, was sadly lacking. In desperation, Coach Dildy switched Godwin to the place last week but it took only four plays to convince him that the move was not wise. Just what Ibe tribal leader will attempt next i.s a mailer of conjee-, lure. He has indicated that he might jiiovp Lloyd over and insert Hugh Harberi. a nimble logged back with a flair for completing passes, at right halfback, with Mo.sley at hi.s usual li.'ft back job. Chief Dildy has also concluded that Gene Hood i.s a better blocking back than Paulk. First, mention made of windmills in old Kn.yli.sh documents: occurs about Ihe end of the 12th century. The old- i-.sl mill .still extant <laf.es fromb J(i(i5 and is at Oulwnod, Surrey, Kng- Jallil. , . f '' om ° i "' y Angered by Stupid 30-Year War, He Compiled a Book This Angered the Nations and They Kept Him on the Run AND STUPID STILL Grotius Died at 'Danzig, Scene of Another War 300 Years Later i First story of 11 scries on the men wlm IIIIVP pioneered llic difficult causes of in-nee. By WlhUS TIIOIINTON NK/V Service Stuff Correspondent Only because Huifi VHJ; Croot .succeeded in passing himself off as a bundle of laundry is there the continuing demand that some system of international law take the place of anarchy and war. Better known to the world today as Hugo Grotius, thi.s stubborn Dutchman made the first real effort to set up a code of international law. He wrote his great work "Concerning the Law of War and Pence" while in hiding untl1 lillc CilU ' lhc . , Capitol is the permanent home for many of its crew of 75. It is the only excursion .steamer on the Mississippi equipped for all kinds of weather, its dining and dancing decks being gliLss-cncloscd. Friday, November 3rd, the Steamer Capitol plays Urn-field Landing, Arkansas, which is 7 miles cast of Blytheville on good gravel road. It will make a glorious moonlight dance and excursion sponsored by the U. D. C. and D. A. n. of Blytheville, Ark. leaving Biirficld Landing after the Hopo- Ulylhcvillc football game but music for dancing will start at 8:30 P. M. and the .steamer will return at 12:30 «i. m. Legion Meeting to Be Held Thursday All legionnaires and ex-service men are requested to attend u meeting of the American Legion )>ost at Hope rity hall Thursday night. The meeting begins 7:30 o'clock and im- A Thought We Ijiroiiic IviUitig .sfi-vaiil.-i lu the good by the bunds their vir- lii'.w lay iiprn) ii.s.--Sir P. Sidney. porlant matters arc to come before the group. MIND YOUR MANNERS r U. •!<». U. • PAT. Off, Test your knowledge or correct social usage by answering the following questions, then checking against the authoritative answers below; 1. Should a person he careful not .space when riding on a crowded to take up more than one person's bus or stit-et car.' 2. If you are carrying bundles tlmild you :-co thr.t they don't hiui-li again:,! utl-crs a.s you walk down the aisle rf a bus MI- street tar? ". Should you .stand -mil ask guest ions nf UK drive'- if there •'in. others L-chiiid you wuit.ug to uoard the 'uuj-'; •t. Should a woman have her fare in her hand when she boards the bus or street car so that she- will not have to dig down in her hag for it while others wait'.' T>. If there is not a large crowd hoarding a bus should the men (not accompanied by women) stand back and li-t Ibe women enter first'.' What would you do if—You are standing waiting for a bu.s find an acquaintance conifH up and talks t.o you. You enter Hie bus fir.sl—• la' Pay your own fare'.' 0;> I'ny )«>l)i hires'.' Answers I. Vr.s. 'i. Yes. ,'j. Ye.s. 3. No. •1. Ye.s. 5. Yes. Best "What Would You Do." '•"In!'<.•>'-• "u i* simplest. AJ» Feature Service NEW ORLEANS — Willie Dysart, 16, left .school in the third grade, chews tobacco, and says he became a wizard with figures when he dreamed he was in Heaven. Willie says he never can understand why people can't just look at whole bunches of figures and add them up without thinking about them. He can do it. Tel! him the day, month and year you were bom and, without a pencil, lie'll look you straight in the eye :md tell you how many years, months, .vceks, days, hours, minutes and seconds you've lived, not forgetting the leap years. How Many Bricki? In his home at Omega, Ga. Willie says, a man wanted lo build a house and asked him how many bricks he needed, making allowances for windows and doors. "I told him right off," Willie says. 'When ho got all through the man Had half a briek left over." Willie insists he never tries lo work out mathematical answers in his mind,' but just knows Ihe answer. Ask him how he came by his talent and Willie always tells you this story; 'No Troulile Since' "When I was <1 years oW, my mummy wa.s trying lo teach me to add. I couldn't add up to a hundred. Then my mummy died. Right after she died, 1 dreamed I went up to Heaven to see my mummy. She told me 1 could do anything with figures. "She give me problems. 1 worked (lie mall out. right there in Heaven. "I wake up and I'm still working out figures. I wake up my pappy and loll him. He give me some problems. 1 work them. Never had no trouble since." He's wandering around now, looking for a job. Oil Production Is forYear 1938 Arkansas' Production Shows (Jain of 55 Per Cent Over 1937 WASHINGTON —(/TV— The Bureau of Mines Wednesday reported W.'!R production of crude petroleum »t 1.214,355.000 barrels, compared with 1.279,160,000 bawls in 1937. Arkansas gained 55 percent over 1937. gff* •••?•" CRANIUM CRACKERS Test on Turkey The. 1 sn);d) nation of Turkey ha.s come in for some prominence on the front page lately. Tc.sl yourself with these Iruc and false tiliilcmcnlx, and find about this Balkan Mate: 1. Turkey i.s about as liirtj'i a.s the .stale of Texas. 2. Mustiiphu Kcmal I'aslia i.s president, of Turkey. 3. The nation's chief industry is agriculture. $ The people anil customs have •been almost completely wc.stcrn- izpd since the first Work! War. 5. The population is about 50,000.000. Aii.swci-s »jt l';«Ke Two Huge* Grolitu from Die authorities during the Thirly Years' War. He had been locked up in the fortress of Louvestcin during one of the minor quarrels which marked the he- ginning of this disastrous scries of wars. But his jailers allowed him to have hi.s wife and hi.s books with him after ti'me. Every so often Grotius was llowetl to send out a big box containing his lauiidryand Ihe books he had read. Soon the guards got used lo passing the box and began ncgleet- \ny, lo examine il. One (lay, Grolius' wife got Ihc idea •f having her husband get into the box instead of Ihc books and laundry. The guards, though they noticed how heavy jt wa.s, lot it pa.sk wit.h- oul examination. So Grotius° escaped and, while in hiding, Ijcgan work on hi.s Latin treatise on which all later studies in international law have been largely based. Work Boni Amid \Varfarr. The Thirty Years' War, amid the turmoil of which Grolius wrote his principles ot international law, was a particularly ferocious, .savage and destructive war, whoso causes were so complex and, from today's poinl of view, so stupid that almost nobody understands (hem. From 1U18 lo 1618. most of Europe wa.s ravaged by horror, cruelty, hardship, and blind destruction. Grolius, who was civili/ed and a student the wrote good Latin verse at '.D rebelled against all thi.s stupidity. While hiding out, with relatives in Antwerp from the soldiery, and later a.s an c.xie in Fralncc, he wrote hi.s monumental set of rules and laws wbichhe thought .should govern all nations instead of the bomb and the bayonet. In 1025 his book appeared. It al- Iraclcd little attention, and few read il, lor it. wa.s not the sort of book to rt-ad in the hammock on a la^y .summer afternoon. But il. gradually became recognised, and heavy (students and men of affairs were drawn to it. A copy in the Harvard College Library carries George Washing|lon'« Grotius smuggled himself from his cell in a box used for books and laundry. Rate Conference at L R. Thursday -.. . -' *>:•'-.•.•. •«•: . .f. Si-' Camden Sending Delegation—125 Business Men Accept LITTLE ROCK-(/P)—Secretary W. C. McClure of the Camden Chamber of Com'mercc advised Governor Bailey Wednesday that Camden interests would send a delegation of 10 or 12 to the state-wide conference here Thursday to discuss freight rate revision. Approximately 125 acceptances have teen received from sUUc business leaders for the meeting. County Library Proposal Is Made State WoulcTMatch $600 for Salary of Trained Librarian (Continued on Page Mrs. Carol Bishop, state libarian, conferred with county official and .school authorities here Wednesday in regard to obtaining a cotitiy wide library for Hempstcacl county. Among those attending the meeting were A. B. Wcthcrington, superintendent of Blevins schools; Senator James II. I'ilkinlou, Roprescntalive Hoyaci- Wcisenbergor, County Judge Frank Rider, J. I. Leihlong. superintendent of Fulton schools, and Charles Hey- norKon, city treasurer. Mrs. Bishop explained that it will lie necessary for the county to furnish a minimum of ?(i(KI a year to qualify for the slate library appropriation. The state will match county appropriations up to $liOO to pay llic salary of a trained librarian. Those attending the meeting were rntluisiaslieally in favor of the proposal and will ask the quorum court to make the necessary appropriation to .secure library advantages for Ihe rural population of IlrmpMcad i-minly. Louisiana Reopens Candidate Lists Death of K. R. Kochesler, Independent, Makes Opening Mandatory BATON ROUGE. La. -- t.l'i — The death here Tuesday night of H. K. Rochester. !>!). independent gubernatorial candidate in the January 16th Democratic primaries, automatically opened the lists for further candirlal.es for governor to file until Sunday midnight. Municipal Fines to Be Paid Cities Railing to McFaddin Upholds Cities in Appeal Cases LITTLK ROCK—(/D—Attorney General Jack Holt Wednesdayadvised E. F. McFaddui, Hope city attorney, that fines levied in municipal courts involving violation of city ordinances should be paid to the city even if not paid until after appeal to the circuit court. Holt also told McFaddin that Amendment 29 of the stale constitution, adopted last year, governing gubernatorial appointments to fill governmental vacancies, did not apply to vacancies in municipalities. Cotton NEW YG'HK-i/I'i—December cotton opened Wednesday at 9.08 and closed at 8.97. Middling spot closed at 9.IS New Auto License Tags Put On Sale 1940 Plates Will Be Red and Aluminum, Says Revenue Officials LITTLE ItOCK, Ark —(/Pj— Arkansas' scarlet and aluminum auto license tags for 1!M(I will go on sale Wednesday and the No. 1 plates will go to Governor Bailry. Revenue department officials said .several hundred of the new plates had already been reserved by persons desiring license number corresponding lo their phone numbers. I'Vank Clancy, motor vchiecl division supervisor, yairl the lags would be available Wednesday at nil county collectors' offices and revenue department field offices, and that, the 1940 lags could be displayed at. once, although their possession would not excuse the motorist from being properly licensed for the last quartrr of in; 1 , 1 .), Poylon Kolb h Member of Baylor College Band U'ACO, Texas —(/Pi— Paylon Koib Baylor University junior from Hope, Ark., i.s one of llic !'2 members of the 1939-40 Baylor Golden Wave Band. Kolb plays the horn in the musical organi/ation directed by Everett Me- Crackcn which has been voted the best col leg band in the southwest for the pa.st .several yciu-s. SongMress Helen Jepsun praised Ihe band highly when she heard its opening concert of the season re- cenll.v. Martin E. Guthrie Is Enlisted in U. S. Army Martin E. Ciulhrie, son of Martin 11. (iullirie, 1501 S. El'm street, Hope, wa.s accepted through the Tcxarkana Army Recruiting Station recently and enlisted for field artillery. Fort Sill, Oklahoma, the Field Aa-tilcry school. Glycerine keep frost off win- Belvedere Owner Is Critically Hurt W. S. Jacobs' Car Leaves Road and Overturns in Ditch on No. 70 LITTLE fiOCK -(/PI— W. S. Jacobs, about 60, owner and operator of the luyurious Belvedere and Southern clubs at Hot Springs, was injured critically early Wednesday when the car in which he was driving alone lefl Highway 70, 10 miles west of here and overturned in a ditch. He was found unconscious in the car by a passing motorist and broughl to a hospital here suffering facial cuts, a possible skull fracture, broken ribs and a knee injury. Although his condition was grave phyisici'ans said he "should recover." Recall of Envoy to Russia Asked by House Membbr Massachusetts Membei Resents Soviet Criticism of F. D. R. CRlTIClTwf'TIMED' Russia Alleged to Have Interfered With Arms Embargo Vote WASHINGTON —(/P)- A demand that the United States recall its ambassador to Russia because of Premier Molotoff s critipisra of President Boose velt was injected into the house neu-. trality debate Wednesday by Rep. McCormack, Massachusetts Democrat. Describing both Russia and Germany as the "anti-God forces of the yorld today," McCormack said he had read newspaper acounts of Molotoffa' address to the Supreme Soviet Tuesday in which President Roosevelt was criticized for "intervening" in Russia's negotiations with Finland, and it was stated that this country's move to repeal its arms embargo would "intensify, aggravate and protract" the European war. McCormack's comment on Molotoffs' speech came within two hours after' • Stephen Early, presidential press secretary, had questioned in conference with reporters whether it was "purely coincidental" that Molotoff had criticized the president at a time when an important vote is scheduled 'here in the House of Representatives on neutrality legislation. Freighter Missing WASHINGTON —(ff)— The coast guard announced Wednesday that the cutter Bibb had reached the position o£ the British freighter Coulmore during the morning but found no sign of the ship or survivors. The'. Bibb started out Tuesday.: night after - rcceiVingTa" distress 'call "froh?'' the vessel, which reported it was attacked by a submarine. Germans Hwulsed. PARIS, France -<#)— Military sources reported Wednesday the French troops had fought off a German force of 1,000 men attempting to encircle a French frontier village on the northern flank of the Western front. The identity of the village ,or the number of casualties, was not disclosed. I. British on Rations LONDON, Eng. -{&)— The British government announced Wednesday the rationing of bacon and butter world begin sometime next month due to "reduded imports" from European sources. Japan Likely to Made aU. S. Deal Tokyo Greatly in Need of Things U. S. A. Has in Abundance By PRKSTON CiROVER WASHINGTON — As the time ap- proachcs for termination of the U. S.-Japancsc trade treaty both Japanese and American observers appear to recognize that never hofore has there been a lime when this country could apply so much pressure to get Japan lo change her ways in the Orient. Germany is busy in Europe, which frees Russia t.o act independently or aggressively in the Orient. Japan is involved in China in a costly "incident" from which no great profit can be cxp^c'.ed for a generation. The United State;-, fire of any involvement in Europe, i.s ; .ble to strengthen its hand in Ihe Orient. Japan is in need of iccovmiig some if her Irises by sharing the profitable tiadc; coming from ihc European war. For that she nt-nh American raw materials. There is active somiimcnt, in this acts against country for reta.lii.loi Japan. Finally, Ihe rehabilitation of China will require huge capital resources, which an- available nowhere except in the United States. Add all that up and you will understand mure clearly how shocking to Japanese was the .speech of U. S. Ambassador Grew in Tokyo in which he pointed out the sentiment in this country to frown upon Japan. No Official Commiil There was immediate expression of resentment in Japan. But it did not creep into official comment. Yakiehiro Suma, who used to be in Washington as embassy counsellor, announced in Tokyo there would be no official reply. Suma, who i.s a veritable hotclgreet- cr, a sort of one-man good will mission, barked back to the hoary Japanese contention that Americans do not understand the Oriental situation. Moreover, he adde, American reaction toward Japan is motiveted more by (Continued oa Page Four) J. Tom Luck, 70, Dead In Prescott Well - Known Nevada County Man Succumbs at 2 p. m. Wednesday J. Tom Luck, 70, well-known Prescott and Nevada county man, died at 2 p. m. Wednesday in Cora Donnell hospital at Prescott. He is survived by four sons, Hollis, Ray, Fred and Olaf, all of Hope; four daughters, Mrs. Dallas Atkins of Prescott; Mrs. Cody Warntack of \Villis- ville; Mrs. Raymand Waters of Idabel, Okla.; Mrs. D. B, Westmoreland of Little Rock. Several brothers also survive. Funeral arranfe'emenUs had not been completed as The 'Star went to press Wednesday afternoon. • i • Peace for Whale While Jen Fight Giant of the Deep Finds' Respite in European War By HUMBERT JAJHES AP Feature Service TRIM DAD. Calif — If you are already war-weary, try lo imagine how tired of war the whale must be- The whale must be on the losing end in a conflict that has been going on for ill least a thousand years. His foes are men—men who go to sea with harpoon guns and bombs. U is pretty hard to get any war communiques from the whale's side. They have no ministry of information and no radio station. However, an unofficial but authorial ive spokesman has come formard in the person of Charley Plows. Charley is the last whaleman of Trinidad. What he says about whales is taken for gospej by everybody in tills northern California hamlet that was the last shore whaling station tCow!ii!Ued on Pa£e Four)

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