Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on November 2, 1939 · Page 1
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World-Wide News Coverage Given Impartially by Associated Preii ^A^^^^^Mg^ljH^^^^^^U^ Hope Star The Wcathtr ARKANSAS - Fair and colder, temperature below freezing, killing frost Thursday night; Friday fair and continued cold. VOLUME 41—NUMBER 17 HOPE, ARKANSAS, THURSDAf, NOVEMBER 2, 1939 PRICE 5c COPY THREE INJURED IN COLLISION Blytheville Game To Be Broadcast On Friday Night Play- by-Play Description To .Be Received at Hope City Hall ROBINS ANNOUNCER First World Peace Call Issued By Czar Nicholas, Whose Weakness Led to War Although Man of Peace, He Engaged Bobcat Squad, In Good Condition, Leaves Here Thursday A play-by-play description of the Hope-Blylhcvillc Hit;h School football K.'IIIIO will be brought to Mope fans Friday night at the city hull auditorium over a loud-speaker hookup .".om the press box at the Blytheville stadium. Tin- broadcast is sponsored by Mills H.icliu and Music store and the description of the game will be given by Leo Robins. Broadcasting will begin at 7:47 o'clock—three minutes before the opening kickoff. Cost of the broadcast totals .slightly more than $f>0. Voluntary donations from Hope .sports tans arc being received at Jacks Newstand, Webbs' newsstand and Mope Confectionery. Persons donating ?1 are being given receipts which will entitle them and Ihei" families entrance to the auditorium. An admission price of 10 and 25 cents will be charged each person not holding 'broadcast donation receipts." Mr. Mills announced that no other charge would be made and that the was only interested in raising enough money to pay the actual cost of the leased telephone line. Squad Leaves Thursday Twenty-two members of the high school team, two student managers and Coaches Foy Hammons and Bill Brasher climbed aboard an Arkansas Motor's company bus here Thursday morning round for Blythovillc. Peace Palace at the Hague: Built where Nicholas II called the first international peace conference in 1898. • II was ;; .plannud to make a stop-over cnroutc, but these plans were later discarded and the team will go dried to Blytheville where they will make headquarters lit Hotel Noble. The bus was scheduled to arrive in Blytheville late Thursday afternoon. The squad will likely work-oul on the Rlythcvillc field Friday afternoon. It will consist mostly of a limbering up exercise an to familari/e the team with the field. Before leaving, Coach Hammons reported the squad in good physical and mental shape. H will be the eight game of the season and the Bobcats will have their undefeated record at stake. 2 Billions to Be Borrowed bv U. S. V-i Billion of Loans Before January to Be for "New Money" WASHINGTON —(/I')— Secretary Morgcnthau said Thursday the Treasury is considering nearly 2 billion dollars worth of financing before January. The financing contemplated, the secretary loldcr reporters, includes about 51)0 million dollars of "new money borrowing, refunding of 1 billion 378 millions of notes which will not come due until next March 15, and between 50 and 60 million dollars of Tennessee Valley Authority borrowing. Mrs. J. Honeycutt Buried Wednesday Last Kites for Hcmpstead Woman Held at Bingen Cemetery Funeral services were held Wednesday for Mrs. John Honeycutt, who died at her homo in MeCaskill early Monday. Burial was in O/.an cemetery at Bingen. with llerndon-Cornelius of Hope, funeral directors. She was born March 16, 188T, at Bingen, the daughter of the late Java and Sallie Co'nvpton, where she was Two Beer and Wine Permits Revoked Dick Huie Seeks to Close Three States Night Club LITTLE ROCK—(/I 1 )—Revenue Commissioner 2.M. McCarroll Wednesday revoked the retail beer and wine permits of operators of two Miller county night clubs and the retail permit Gov. Bailey Urges Fight Upon Rates Addresses 150 at Freight Kate Conference Called at Little Rock LITTLE ROCK )— Governor Bailey told approximately 150 state business leaders here Thursday that they should support efforts to obtain sectional freight rate adjustments even though it might not appear to be to immediate advantage" to do so. Bailey spoke to a conference called to perfect the basis for the state's petition for scaling down freight rales in the South and Southwest. Following the general convocation, separate caucuses were held of the various interests represented, which elected liasion men to aid the state in assembling data for presentation before the federal agency. Among those named were: State secretaries — R. P. Bowcn, Hope Betty Co-ed in 2 Great Wars taly and Greece Sign a Pact for Peace in Balkans Mussolini Makes New Move to Keep,War Out of Southeast SOVIET-FINN CRISIS Nicholas 2nd Saw Russi; Embroiled in Jap and World Wars HAGUE CONFERENCE C/ar Nicholas ' II: Man of peace who twice led the Kussias to war in 1904 and 1914. Twice. the Nations Gathered Around Conference Table There EDITOR'S NOTE: Armistice Day, 1839, will find the armies of Europe again on the battle front, another setback in the long, precarious movement toward world pence. Hero Is (he second story of a scries on (lie men who set down •milestones to mark the larger struggle for peace instead of war. England Says Germany Is Disappointed in Russian Position ROME, Italy —(fl>)— Athcn dis patches reporting an Italian-Greel peace agreement were regarded in diplomatic circles Thursday as fresh evidence of Premier Mussolini's lead crship in efforts to keep the war ou of the Balkans. The Greek government announce! an exchange of letters with Italy 'con tributing to the preservation of peac in this part of Europe." Ways and Means Committee . . . OKLAHOMA CITY-(/P)-Frank S. mith, former G-man and Oklahoma City's new chief of police, was caught a traffic jam and looked around or traffic officers on duty in that >lock. "Finally I saw them standing on a orner talking with both hands,'' said he chief. Persistent honking of the automobile lorn failed to distract them from their irgu'm'cnl before the jam finally broke and the chief's car moved on. Later ic summoned the two eloquent offi- Tragedy Overtakes Three Hope School Teachers Thursday Mrs. Kelly 'Bryant Most Seriously Injured in Collision "What," said the chief "were you arguing about?" "We were discussing ways and means of improving Oklahoma City traffic conditions," said they. By WILLIS THORTON NBA Service Staff Correspondent Strangest of men to foe portrayed as a peacemaker, is Nicholas II, Czar of All the Russias, who led his own people into two disastrous and bloody wars. Nicholas" very coronation was an augury of blood, for 300 people trampled each oilier to death at the ceremony. Yet the mild and simple Nicholas whose own life was to be snuffed out by rifle bullets in a cellar at Ekaterinburg, was a man who wanted peace, and who, according to his lights £!.ughl peace. It was he who called •'- (J10 first modern international con- Opie Read, Noted State Author, Dies Arkansas Humorist Succumbs at Chicago at Age ' of Nearly 87 CHICAGO — (&)— Opie Read, laslj f eren ce "attended" by""representaliv"c.s pioneer of an American literary line | o [ governments themselves, seeking .1._* :«..l,.rlnr1 Aff.,»'lr- *T\u!iln K.llr'pno*, ......1.1 .— „-. reared to womanhood, •Surviving is the husband, and six children, five sons and one daughter, O'Neal. Irvin, J. B. and J. W. Compton, all uf McCiiskill, uiul Bin-to Compton, stationed in the U. S. army at Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas; and Miss Frances Honeycutt of McCiiskill; a sisler, Mrs. Dr. J. E. Gentry of McCaskill, and four brothers, G. D. Compton of Hope, and Alvin, Henry and H. O. Complon, all of Bingen. of JohnMessin a of Helena. The beer and wine poi'mits were issued to C. W. Eaton, operator of the Ida night club, and Clyde Rose, operator of the Miller County Bar. McCm-roll charged that department regulations had been violated at the establishments. lluie Asks Injunction TKXARKANA — Prosecutor Dick Nurthcastren Arizona has ;\ natural bridge formed by a petrified tree. CRANIUM CRACKERS Qui/. on Colonies The names 'listed in the right- hand column are colonies or territories of the nations listed on the left. Beneath each nation listed on left, jot down the letters signifying the colonies it owns. 1. Gr. Britain (a> Morocco (b) Guam tci New Hebrides i.d) Sumatra (eiAlgcria (f) Trinidad tgi Somalilanc! (h) Virgin Islands (j) Martinique UJ Kritrea UO Java (1) Tahiti (ml Puerto Hico tnl Molucca Isles (.oj Barbadoes lpi Libya Answers uu 'I'ligc Two Huic Wednesday filed an application in chancery court of Miller county which will seek "to abate a nuis;uice" and close the Three States Night club. The petition asks for a permanent injunction against operation of the place. Ilol Killian, Clyde Rose and Claud Jones, doing business as the Three States Night club, were named as de- endants in I he case. Chancellor A. P. Sleel will be asked lo set the case lown for hearing, and lo issue a tem- lorary injunction to hold force until he hearing on a permanent injunction s held. The Three States Nifibt club, located n Miller county near the Louisiana inc, was the scene of a cutting .scrape last Sunday morning. Monday, Deputy Prosecutor Dennis K. Williams filed a similar case against be Ida Night club, located in the same vicinity, naming Hoi Killian, Will Baton and Tommie Babbitt, doing business as the Ida Night club, and Nina Killian and Mrs. Will Eaton as defendants. Chancellor Steel ha.s not set the case for a hearing. 2. U. S. A 4. France Cleans a House KENT, Ohio — </P) - Petite Bett> Cra'mpton of Cleveland, 21-ycar-ok Kent Stale university junior wh wants to teach journalism, has turnec "racket buster." The Kent Slater, school publication ] issued thrice weekly, recently critici/.ed j city and county authorities, asserting slot machines gobbled student nickles. The blast brought results. Then Betty, in charge of the Stater's Friday edition, wrote a page one editorial. "We' have some housecleaning to do at home," she said. "Certainly Ihc university is no place for football pools. Let college students who sell this 'racket' be disciplined." Results? "We nipped it in the hud," reports Betty. MIND YOUR MANNERS f. M. Nftl. U, •. MT. Off, thai included Mark Twain, Eugene Field and James Whitcomb Rilcy, died Thursday of infirmities induced by September's extreme heat. He would have been 87 on December 22. Founder of "The Arkansas Traveler even in his advancing years he had few peers as a teller of stories. Opic Percival Read was born in Nashville, Term., in 1852. He edited the Arkansas Gar.ctlc, Liltle Rock, from 1878 to 1881, and in 1883 established the Arkansas Traveler a humorous paper, which lie continued until 1891. After that he moved to Chicago, where he writings. continued his humorous She Teaches School For 52 Years MAYFIELD, Ky.—(/Pj—When foi'mcr pupils of Mrs. Sallie Brummul Samuel, 77, held a reunion in honor of the Mayfield teacher, among them were members of her classes as far back as 1887. Mrs. Samuel, advocate of "world peace through education," slill is actively teaching after 52 years' service'. A Thought 13ul when they in their trouble did turn unto the Lord God of Israel, and sought him, he was found of them.—II Chronicle's 15:-1. Test your knowledge or correct social usage by answering the following questions, then checking against the authoritative answers below; 1. Which is correct. "Mrs. Smith, this is my husband,." or "Mrs. Smith, this is Mr. Brown?" 2. When H man is introduced to n woman, should she offer to shake hands'.' * 3. If you are introducim; a husband and wife, which one is introduced first? 4. What, is the safest thing to say when you arc introduced to a person and are not sure whether or not you have mcl him before? 5. May a guest at a tea talk to the person standing beside him, even though they have not been introduced? What would you do if— Your husband introduces an old friend to you about whom he ha.s talked a great deal. Would you— (n) Smile and offer him your hand a.s you acknowledge the introduction? (b) Say, "I'm so pleased to meet you?" Answers 1. "This is my husband." 2. If she wants to. ,". The wife, 4. "How do vou do?" 5. Yes. Best "What Would You Do" solution—(.a). Benefit Show to Be Held Saturday First of Four Shows Announced by Saenger Theater Rommel Young, manager of Ihc Sacngcr theater, announced Thursday that 'all children would be admitted to the Saenger at 10 o'clock Saturday morning tin presentation of a toy 01 canned goods. This will be the first of four bencfi shows to be given by the Saenger The toys and canned goods will he slored and distributed to needy persons nl Christmas lime. Mr. Young said the SaoiiKor planned to hold a "Christmas Tree" and that gifts would be distributed at that time. Announcement of other bonefil shows will be made later. A Muddled Situation Becomes Crystal Clear BliRNE—W)—The Swiss army complained recently that it couldn't e-l enough hay for its horses and mules to cat nor straw for them to sleep nn, so the Swiss federal government isMied a long decree governing the sale of hay and straw, designed to save enough for the army. Unfortunately for the arni.v the decree was so long and involved that many a Swiss farmer deeided it meant he couldn't sell hay to anybody, the army included. Finally the army cut the Gordian knot with a communique which made il clear that if it wasn't sold, it might be requisitioned. The farmers sold. world pace. U was his imperial rescript of Aug. 24, 1898, which summoned the conference thaat met at The Hague in May of the following year. Fought Burden on Backs of iPeople The very summons itself caused a tremendous sensation, for the Czar, the greatest autocrat of his day, denounced war in round terms as a destroyer of civilization and the cause of an intolerable armament burden on the backs of the people. The Hague conferences were a step forward in international affairs. Peace societies had grown by leaps and bounds throughoul Ihc 19th century in the United Stales, Britain, France, and Germany. From 1843 until the World War interrupted them, a scries'of almosl annual peace conferences were held in various world capitals. These were however, private organizations whose aim was to put pressure on governments for peace. The Hague meeting of 18D9 was a conference of representatives of governments direct. Further, there was not a single cloud of war in the sky when the conference assembled, which was a novelty in peace conferences. Hopes Were Great, Results Minor Thwenty-six countries were represented. The actual results were mcag- cr enough, considering the tremendous sensation the conference marie, and the high hope it lifted up before the world. There was a pious resolution condemning the accelerating arms race. There was another resolution opening wider the door to arbitration, and providing that any government might offer mediation during a war without the act being construed as unfriendly. H provided for Commissions of En- quir, with neutrals as members, to Soviet-Finn Crisis MOSCOW, Russia —OT— Soviet Rus sian-Finnish negotiations over Rus sia's demands for military and ter ritorial concessions entered the de cisive phase Thursday when the Fin nish delegation came to Moscow fo .he third time. There was no immediate rush to resume negotiations, however. The day passed without any meeting. . Chamberlain Speaks LONDON, Eng. —</Pj— Prime Minister Chamberlain, making his weekly war report to the House of Commons, Thursday declared Russian Premier Molotoff's foreign policy speech "occasioned some disappointment in Berlin." Chamberlain said he refused to "disturb myself over the flights of fancy in which Molotoff indulged when describing the aims of the Allies." Saying stormy weather had slowed up the war, Chamberlain described as particularly "gallant" the flights of Royal Air Force reconnaissance planes over Germany. U.S. Shipping Held by Reds, Says Dies Communists Held 80% o Union Posts, Witness Tells Dies WASHINGTON — (IP) — Chairma Dies, Texas Democrat, expressed th opinion Thursday that Soviet Bussi is "virtually in control of the situatio vere as far as our ships are concerned." He made this comment after hear- ng the testimony of Frederick I. Phillips of New York that 80 per cent of the leadership in the National Mari- ime Union is Com'mXinist, and that the 'other 20 per cent are afraid to open their mouths." NEAR ARKADELPHIA Gcrmiuis Shell French PARIS, France (If)— German heavy artillery continued pounding French positions on the Western front, military reports said Thursday, disclosing that the town of Forbach, two miles inside the French frontier, war shelled Wednesday. He Should Be Pleased to Meet Him British Freighter Dodges Submarine S. S. Coulmore, Sought by Coast Guard After. SOS, < Reported Safe WASHINGTON —(/I 5 )— The coast guard received word Thursday that the British freighter Coulmore was safe. The word was received by the RICHMOND, Va.— (A 1 )— Friends of C S. Mullen, chief engineer of the Vir ginia state highway department, an planning a co'm'ing out party at whicl they will introduce him to himself. During a recent meeting of tin American Association of State High way Officials he listened to a recorded radio broadcast in which he had taken part. He could identify all voices except 'one, which turned out to be his own. That's nothing, said his wife. She reported that in reading a paper lie said a picture was familiar. The photo was of Mullen himself. coast guard cutler Bibb from a Canadian radio station at Camperdown. The station at Camperdown. The station said it heard directly from the Columorc that she >was safe. The search for the vessel was suspended. The Bibb was the leader of a squadron of coast guard and navy vessels scouring the Atlantic for the freighter after interception Wednesday morn ing of a distress signal which indicated the freighter might have been attacked by a submarine. British soldiers off duly were not permitted to use Englands' public parks a century ago. Cotton NEW YORK— (/Pi— New York cotton opened Thursday at 8.98 and closed at 8.97, middling 9,18. Pile of Cigaret Stubs Tells Story of Samuel and Anna Man and Wife, Who Ended Life Together With 27- Story Leap From Hotel Windows, Had Been Very Much In Love NEW YORK — The eigaret stubs,They locked the apartment and went disputes between Court in Inter- told the story. There on the 27th floor of their fine hotel Samuel and Anna Coiiunuiiil.v Singings Com'munily singings will be held Sunday afternoon at Battlefield and Sunday night ut Spring Hill. The Hope Quartet will appear at both places. The public is invited. William Morris uf North Carolina, keeps alive in his hearth a firciQ that was .started 148 years ago, by his great-grandfather. It has burned i continuously ever since. settle peacefully countries, Musi important, national Arbitration was established at The Hague, which was to meet and hear cases whenever any country would submit them. Though this reads oddly 40 years later. The Hague conference adopted declarations against dumdum bullets, gas shells, and projectiles dropped from ballons. The airplane as a major, perhaps dominant, war weapon could not be foreseen. The Wright brothers flight was still years in the future. Court Succeeds in Some Cases Even this sketchy court of arbitration, without permanent status or power 1o enforce its decisions, settled 14 cases before the World war came in 1914. Nicholas bad already led his people into one war—the baeating at the hands of Japan—before he called the second Hague conference in 1907. President Theodore Roosevelt was instrumental in this call. At the second Hague conference. 44 countries were represented. Portuguese proposals for compulsory ar- Walker must have talked a long time about what they were going to do. Their assets were easy to count, because there weren't any. Almas' health was bad an Samuel's was none to good. • Business, like everything else, had gone from bad to worse. Their future was as black as the night outside their hotel room window, but in the blackness perhaps* was what they sought—obvion. Throughout the night they talked. The pile of cigarot stubs grew high- to one of New York's best hotels. Then they went out. Over the week-end they had fun. They went to places they always had wanted to sec. Tuesday night the money ran out. So, back in their hotel room, standing side by side before the twin windows where the rain was beating down in the darkness, they talked. Miration were blocked, principally by ermany. Disarmament proved too hot to bun- is, of course, no way of or. There knowing exactly what Samuel and Anna Walker talked about. Most of it though isn't hard to guess. They probably talked about the doctor bills thai kept piling up. about Samuel's butter egg business, (Continued on Page Three) in which he had mcl one reverse after another; about the shabby furnished rooms in which (hey had lived of late; about the single dollar bill that Samuel still had in his pocket. And. as the burned-out cigarets piled up. they probably talked about the last fling they luicl taken la- gcthcr. Last Saturday, in their furnished rooms at the edge of Greenwich Village, they packed the least shabby of their clothing into a single bag. Samuel was 40 and he wasn't getting younger. Anna was 3(i and doctors hadn't been able to help her bronchial trouble. With the cigarct pile growing higher and higher, and dawn about to break, they reached their decision. Together they stepped from the twin windows and plunged 22 floor to an extension roof below. When police found them, they were lying side by side, with Anna's head near Samuel's shoulder. His arm was outstretched toward her. They had registered as Mr, and Mrs. Sam Wilson of Detroit. They lefi no notes, but Detective James Sullivan traced a call they had made from their room to Mrs. Helen Ycaklc, of West Now York, N. J., H .sister of Mrs. Walker. From Mrs. Ycaklc police learn cd the tragic story. Mr. Yeakle said they had talked to her of suicide, but, she believed she had dissuaded them. They had been married 15 years. Then, a.s an afterthought, she added. "They were very much in love." Mrs. Roy Stephenson and Miss Ruth Taylor Also In Hospital , Three Hope school teachers, enroute to Little Rock to attend the 71st annual meeting of the Arkansas Educational Association, were injured in-an automobile collision 10 miles south of Arkadelphia at 7 o'clock Thursday morning, Those injured and taken to Towsend '" hospital at Arkadelphia are: Mrs. Kelly Bryant, crushed ankle and head abrasion. Miss Ruth Taylor, gash on the head and badly bruised body. Mrs. Roy Stephenson, cuts about the head, abrasions on nose, jaw and a cut knee. ' ' Mrs. Roy Allison, fourth teacher, sustained .shock but otherwise was not hurt. All in Hospital Mrs. Bryant was reported to be the most seriously injured. She spent considerable time on the operating table Thursday morning as Arkadelphia physicians and Dr. L. M. Lile of Hope worked on the ankle injury. It was undecided early in the afternoon as to whether she would be removed to a Memphis, Term., hospital • where bone specialists could be consulted. Mrs. Bryant and Mrs. Allison were reported to be riding in the rear seat at the tune of the accident. The car • was owned and driven by Miss- Ruth •> Taylor. Collision on Highway T > ' The Taylor automobile heading; north'%;, second car which suddenly appeared-*., on the paved highway from a side- road. The second car was driven by Fred ', Terrel and also occupied by Mrs, Terrel, both of Curtis, Ark., a community south of Arkadelphia. This was reported by Boy Stephenson, husband of one of the injured school teachers, upon his return to Hope Thursday afternoon from Arkadelphia. U was also .confirmed by the Associated Press. Mrs. Stephenson said that Mrs. Terrel was principal of the Curtis school and that she was enroute to Arkadelphia to board a train, presumably to Litlle Rock to attend the Arkansas ! Education Association convention. Mr. and Mrs. Terrel were only slight ly injured, Cats Arc Damaged : The Taylor automobile was badly damaged, especially the front end of the car which was smashed. The Taylor car did not turn over as was first reported. The side of the Terrel car was smashed. An Arkadelphia ambulance carried the injured teachers to the Townsend hospital at Arkadephia. BodcawPTA Holds Its Annual Party 400 Patrons and Children Attend Nevada County Event "' The annual Bodcaw School District Party sponsored by the P. T. A. waa given in the gym October 27. More than 400 patrons and children from four years old to seventy entered the sports and enjoyed the games directed by the entertainment committee, Mrs. Horace Fuller, Miss Grain, J. H. and Mrs. J. H. Bridges. The May Band, directed by Peyton Swinncy, was very much appreciated; however, we are looking forward to having this excellent group with us again soon, after the Hallowe'en noises are stilled. A band like this adds much to our coni'munity entertainment. About 100 men and women and fifty children were in the tacky-dress parade. Mcsdamcs N. Daniel, Betty George Johnson, and Waller came from Prescott with Miss Dixon and kindly served as judges. Prizes were given to Mrs. Earl Whitten and A. G. Fuller for being the tackest woman and man; and Lucille Butler and Charles Downs-, tackiest boy and girl. A hearty co-operation of the entire district made it possible to serve delicious pies and fruit punch 10 this large assembly of merry makers. The next regular P. T. A. meeting will be November 15, in the auditorium. A program will be given at this time. All patrons are urged to attend this and help to plan another iu« tcrcsting community gel-togclhcr. Baltclttcld Ciike Walk There will be a "cake walk" at E..U tlefield Friday night. November & The public is invited.

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