Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on November 7, 1939 · Page 1
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World-Wide New* Coverage Given Impartially by Associated Press Hope VOLUME 41—NUMBER 21 Star HOPE, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7,1939 DUTCH LGIAN The Weather ARKANSAS - Partly cloudy 1[W . day night and Wednesday; coolef in ?\ northwest and north central pdrtiora v,! Tuesday night. ""* PRICE 5c COPY Prescott Game to Be Played in Hope This Friday Night Prescott Officials to Have Charge of All Ticket Sales BIGGER CROWD SEEN Captain Joe Eason Goes to Bacld'iekl—Jones Takes Over End Post Hope High School officials announced Tuesday that (irranticmcnts had been completed to play the Hopc- Prescntt football game at Hope Friday nifiht—instead of at Prescott as ori- gially scheduled. Under (lie new arragcmcnt, Prescott .school officials will have charge f the ticket sales. The Prescott National Guard will be on duly to supervise the parking of automobiles. Coach Storey of Prescotl announced Unit tin: admission price would be; 25 cents for students and 50 cents: for adults. Season football tickets held by Hope PCI.SO'U, will nut be good. All Hope jKT.suffli will |jiiy either 2, r > cents or HO cents at the entrance gale, .students being admitted for 25, adults 50 cents. Hope fans holding box scuts and reserve scats will be entitled to them as usual. Hope fans will occupy the west section of the ..stadium as usual. Hope Band Auxiliary will have charge of concessions. Conch Storey announced that the game was being transferred to Hojx? because of inadequate seating facilities at the Prescott field, Eason lo Bnckficld ^ Coach Foy Hammons announced Tuesday that he had switched Captain Jae Enson from end to his old position at fullback to give the Bobcat biickfiold added powea. ,L _D. Jones, 200-poundcr, has taken over Ea.son's end post. i Hammons reported that Eason 'looked »{ood in ramming Ihc line" during practice Monday afternoon. Ea-son also will ho used as a linebacker on ,<hc dcfen.se. Jfainmons reported that Jimmy Simms, Ihc "find" of the season, played y great defensive game at Blylhc- villc and may get the .starting assign- ,mcnt in the backficld Friday night. In that event the backficld combination would be Ellen at quarter, Eason at fullback, Baker and Simmb at halfback posts. The Bobcats came out of the Bly- thcville game in good shape with the exception of David Colcman, who sustained a luico injury that kept him out of practice Monday, and Baker who has n foot injury. Both,. however, are expected to be ready by Friday. I'rcsx-ott in Shiipc Coac^^^lorey of Prescott reported the Cin-^ Wolves would be in top form by Friday night. The only injury among the squad is Baker, scrag- ping end, who has a slight foot hi- jury. Storey reported his .squad had been po.jting for the Hope game and that he. expected a hard fight. Mayi on Home Is Destroyed by Fire Barn, Farm Implements and Feedstuff Also Destroyed by Flames The farm home of Clcvc Mayton. eight, miles south of Hope, was destroyed by fin; id 2.30 o'clock Monday arid-noun. All of the household furnishings went up in smoke. Wind whipped the flames to a barn nearby which was also dcsrloycd along with feedstuff and farm implements. The fire i.s believed lo have started inside a closet in (he Mayton bomr. No estimate was given as lo Ihe lolal loss. CRANIUM CRACKERS Sporting Events The trouble with the American public, utilities complain, is lhal it forgets too quickly the heroes of .sports. Test yourself and find out if you're guilty. All of the following questions refer to events in 1OT: i. Which baseball star in each major league, was voted the most valuable? 'i. What college crew won the annual I'oiiklikeepsie regalia? .'!. Who won Ihe men's singles Icimi.s championship? •I. What driver won Ihc 500,mile Indianapolis anlo race? 5. Who captured the national open golf championship? Answers on I'ugc Two Kellogg's Diplomatic Effort to Outlaw War Proved Failure Carl Strack, Arkansas j Grape Grower, Is Dead ROGERS, Ark —</P)— Carl A. Strack, Si, noted north Arkansas grape cul- turist, died at his home near Rogers early Tuesday following a long illness. Frank B. KcIloRg receiving the Nobel Peace Trite al Oslo In 1030.- Observer Lost as Navy Plane Burns Pilot Rescued in Crash Off Coast of Hawaiian Islands HONOLULU, H. I. -(/!')— A naval observation plane burst into flames in diving practice and crashed into the sea off Barriermy Point Monday, it wns learned Tuesday. Observer W. T. Rhodes, San Diego, Calif., i.s missing, but Pilot-Companion W. It. Willlis was saved. The plane was from Ihe Aircraft Carrier Enterprise. Like Many Husbands He Was Forgetful FORT MORGAN, Colo.-(/I')-~"Il(.'.s been awfully absent-minded lately," said a middle-aged laciy from California who called the slate highway patrol office and explained her husband had driven off without, her at Bdush , Colo., when they slopped fin- Forty miles down (he road the state patrolman who was .sent in pursuit drew alongside the absent-minded husband. The man glanced back and at he did so his eyas rested on Ihc vacant back scat. He slam'nicd on the brakes. "My God," he .shouted. "I've lost my wife." "Yeah," said the officer. "1 came lo tell you." Marion Riggs of Hot Springs Dies Former Publisher, Real Estate Man, Succumbs at Age of 49 HOT SPRINGS, Ark -(/I'j- E. Marion Riggs, 49, real estate man and former publisher of the Hot Springs New Era, died at his home here early Tuesday of an heart attack. Funeral services will be held here at (I o'clock Wednesday afternoon. Patterson Store Is Robbed of $75 Entrance Gained by Crashing Roar Window— No Insurance Carried Sc- S75 ik Patterson's Cash Slori'. East coiul street, was robbed of about, in merchandise Sunday night. Entrance to Ihe. building was made by crashing a rear window. Items stolen included overcoats, sho- c.s, men's pants, shirts, hats and under wear. Mr. Patterson said no burglar insurance; was carried on (lie stolen wl idi's. rolirn. have m;«le no aiinounr.cmciil "f arrests in I ho thefl case. Mayor's Proclamation The American 1{ C ,I c.W:,, ,„ facing its greatest peace-time lest, this .year appeals lo Ihe American public for a million more members lo support its constant battle against human suffering. Durim; Ihe past year we have been drawn closer lo Ihe lied Cross through Us far-flung disaster relief, its aid to the innocent non-combatanls ol war as well as through ils daily services designed to stamp out misery in Ihe form ;[ (dsea.se in,! the ever-present, threat uf accidental death those ol lu who nave .seen the IJe.l fro.ss grow in recent years can understand Ihe need lor a million more members. The natural phenomena of disaster and the dangers of a mcch;:ni/cd age continue I,, be Ihc source of .suffering and accidental ilealh. We mu.sl recogni/.c II Ihis great, organi/alion lo serve i.s directly bership suppor' of the public. This year's appeal of Ihe lied t.'ross for .M>"I support, will he made November ll-UII. Our c. mmunily has never failed to respond lo Ihe Red Cross call for assistance; and for Ihis reason, 1 feel confidcnl that we shall be proud lo enroll our chare of the million more members As M-cyor of Hopo, I designate Ihis period as the lime all'members will have ;,n ijppnrliiiuly (.<> renew (heir affiliation and to afford (hose who have not enrolled an opportunity lo help Ihe Red Cruss help olher.s. W. S, Atkins prupurliuiiiilc lo ability of Ihe niem- Pact of Paris Led 15 Nations to Say "No More Wars" But Their Good Resolution Failed With Passage of Time WON NOBEL PRIZE Kellogg Honored for Peace Attempt, Though It Didn't Work KOITOK'S NOTE: This it (he last of a scries of stories on (lie men who built the international peace movement. It will be followed by a story rounding up the present clay organized effort for Itcacc. By WILLIS THORNTON NEA Service Staff Correspondent To another American fell the leadership in still another attack on war- the effort to outlaw it, to get the nations to promise not to fall back on force, which they declared an illegal means of attaining their ends. This was Frank Billings Kellofi, secretary of state for President Coolidge until 1929. Almost every conceivable approach to the problem of war had been mode before that. lime. Ancient civilizations tried to cerate a single power so strong that no one would dare attack it, thus enforcing peace. Grotius and his followers Ivied to set down laws far. nations as nations set them down Tor individuals. Nicholas II tried to open an era of peace by conference and arbitration. Nobel and Carnegie sought peace by publicity, and 1000 noble men and w- mcn worked for peace by pressure and for the sake of morality. WiLson attempted an association of nations—an "international government." Diplomat Tries to Outlaw War It remained for another American (Continued on Page Four) • t • State 4-H Champs Are Given Awards Herbert Butler and Leta Rhodes of Hempstead In District Group LITTLE ROCK — (/Pj— W. J. Jernigan, state club agent for the University of Arkansas college of agriculture, announced over the week-end the Arkansas 4-H Club champions. The awards were on the basis of leadership and achievement in club work. The champions: William Esles, Marion county, state champion boy and Northwest Arkansas district champion. Dcna Waddcll, Lawrence county, state champion girl. Sloan Dciwson, Lawrence county, second champion boy and Northeast Arkansas district champion. Marie Kaufman, Conway county, second champion girl and Northwest Arkansas district champion. The four will represent Arkansas at the national <1-H club camp at Washington next June. Oilier district champions are Elkins Williams, Union county, Southwest district; Helen Gibbons, Union county; Alma Hazelle Long, Lonoke county, Southeast district champion girl; Martha Lou Foreman, White county, Northeast district champion girl, and Clcoh Smith, Jefferson county, South- cast district champion boy. Also announced Saturday on the annual 4-11 achievement day broadcast were the state champions in projects for 4-H club girls. The winners (Continucd on Page Four; Stamps Quarter at Emmet Wednesday The Stamps Quartet will be presented in a concert program at Emmet High School auditorium Wednesday night, November 8, beginning at 8 o'clock. The program is sponsored by the Baptist church at Emmet. The admission will be 15 and 25 cents. Beg Pardon In yesterday's account, of a Sunday horseback accident The Star erroneously! reported I hut, Miss Evely.n Murphy, after being thrown when her horse fell lo the pavement, was slopped on by another horse ridden by Miss Ruth Coffman. Miss Coffman had been riding Ihc animal, but David Frith was on him when the accident occurred. Miss Murphy was reported improved from her injuries Tuctduv. Union Service on Thanksgiving Day To Be Held 9:30 a.m. November 30 at Gospel Tabei'nacle Tlie annual Thanksgiving service participated in by all the churches of Ho|>c will be held at tile Hope Gospel Tabernacle, November 30, beginning at 9:30 a. m., it was decided at the monthly meeting of the Hope Minislcrial Alliance Monday at First Baptist church study. ^The nev. Kenneth Spore, pastor of First Methodist church, was chosen by the alliance to deliver the Thanksgiving sermon. Farm Meeting to Be HeldMalvern 1940 Farm Program, Marketing Referendum to Be Discussed Effects of the European war on the cotton situation, changes in the 1940 farm program and plans for the cotton marketing quota referendum ... December will be discussed at a district meeting sponsored by the Extension Service, University of Arkansas College of Agriculture at Malvern, Wednesday, November 8, according to Oliver L. Adams, county agent of Hempstead county. i Those attending from Hempstead county will include Mr. Adams county agent, Mary Claud Fletcher home demonstration agent, B. E. McMahcn county administrative assistant for .the AAA, Earl King member of the county AA committee and H. H Husky member of the slate AAA committee. In addition to Extension and AAA officials, representatives of the Farm Security Administration and the State Bureau will appear on the program which will have sessions in both morning and afternoon. J. F. Rains, district agent, will preside over the meeting. Changes in the AAA program for 1940 will be outlined by J. L. Wright, head field officer for the AAA and changes in Arkansas agriculture since beginning of AAA will be discussed by Dean W. R. Horlacher of the Agriculture or H. E. Thompson, assistant director of the Extension Service. Miss Connie J. Bonslagcl, state home demonstration agent, will discuss the AAA program and the farm home. J. B. Daniels, state administrative officer for the AAA will make a talk on the cotton siluation with reference to war influences and with and with- oul marketing quotas. First speaker in the afternoon will be T. Roy Reid, regional director of the Farm Sccurily on Ihc subject 'Why Have Agricultural Programs?" R. E. Short, President of the State Farm Bureau will outline Agricultural legislation. Plans for Ihe cotlon marketing quota referendum to be held Saturday, December 9, will be outlined by E. D. Bell, district supervisor of the AAA, and plans for educational work will be discussed by Mr. Rains and Miss Ella Posey, district home demonstration agent with Mr. Rains discussing ^lans for eoiuity and community, meetings and Miss Poscy discussing plans for work in home demonstration clubs. Pension Issue Up in California, Ohio Two States Voting on Controversial Question on Tuesday liii|Mirl.-mt election contests scheduled for Tuesday include: California—Referenda on old age pension plan and state control of oil production. Ohio—Referendum on old age pension plan. New York — Referendum on parj- nuilel belt ing at race tracks. Kentucky — Gubernatorial election between Gov. Keen Johnson (Dem.) ami Circuit Judge King Swopc (Rep.) Philadelphia, Detroit, San Francisco —mayoral elections. Indiana — Prohibition issue injected in election o f small town local officials. A Thought Search Ihc them ye think and Ihe.v are of me. -ii'.'hn o Hempstead County Red Cross Drive to Begin Next Monday Mrs. J. G. Martindale to Head Annual Roll Call Campaign PLANS COMPLETED 1,100 Membership Will Be Sought in Three-Day Drive Eighteen persons, gathered around a dining-room table at Hotel Barlow Tuesday noon, made plans for a swift and efficient Red Cross Roll Membership drive in Hope and Hempstead county—the campaign to be launched next Monday morning. Mrs. J. G. Martindale, Red Cross call chairman,, led the discussion .and announced key positions for the annual membership drive. Mrs. Kline Snydcr, chairman of the county chapter, said that Hempstead county had been assigned a quota of 1,1000 memberships of which 415 will be sought in the rural district to be headed by Attorney Royace Weiseii- bcrgcr of Hope. died Hall will be in charge of the drive in the business district of Hope. Under Mr. Hall will be two captains, Syd McMath and Roy Anderson. Mr. McMath will direct the drive in the business district east of Main street. Mr. Anderson will have charge of the business area west of Main street. Two workers will be assigned each block to avoid duplication Oklahoma Area to Lift Ban On Deer Saturday IDABEL, Okla.—For the first time in two years, the shooting of deer will be permitted this year in the southeastern counties of OklahoYn'a this season, beginning November 11 and closing November 16. Rangers have reported that illegal killing of deer has been less than in many years, leading to the belief that game will be plentiful and that there will be as many hunters as during 1937. Meantime, 16,000 fish have been placed in Mountain Fork river during the last few days and 67,000 fish were placed in streams of McCurtain county during the last three weeks. to soliciting membersliips of every business and professional men and woman. J'olin Guthrie, manager of the Hope Basket Co., will head the campaign among industrial plants of Hope and under him will be several workers. Residential Canvass •";.'. This year a house-to-house canvass will be made. Chairmans have been appointed for each of the four Hope Wards. They arc as follows: Ward One — Mrs. J. C. Broylcs and scriptures; for in ye have eternal life they which testify (Continued on Page Three) • i • Hope Featured in Auto Club's Book Broadway of America Guidebook Edition Due in November Hope will be featured in the November number of Travel In Arkansas, official publication of Arkansas Automobile Club, J. Milton Whittington, publicly director of the club announced here Tuesday morning. "The November number of our magazine will be called 'The Broadway of America Guidebook Edition 1 because it will feature only those towns in Arkansas located on the Broadway of America," Whittinglon said. "Our board of directors, composed of 25 lending citizens of Arkansas, started Travel in Arkansas last spring to promote tourist travel in Arkansas and to better acquaint the outside world with what we have here in Arkansas. E. L. Archer of Hope is one of our directors on the state board. "Our publication not only goes to all our AAA members in Arkansas but is circulated through all the AAA offices within a radius of 1,000 miles of Arkansas. "We expect to devote about three pages of text and pictures to our write up of Hope, featuring it as the •Watermelon Capitol of the World." Hull Critical of U.S.ShipTransfer Secretary Hits Transfer From U. S. to Panama Registry Hull expressed Tuesday his opposition to the transfer to Panamanian registry of United States Lines ships, as impairing the integrity of the neutrality act. Hull said he had given this opinion to the Maritime Commission. He did not indicate what the commission's reaction was. At his press conference, Hull recalled that on Monday he told the Maritime Commission there was no question of foreign policy involved in the transfer, but that his opinion was given in the absence of virtually any facls. Transfer U. S. Ships WASHINGTON—OP)—The Maritime Commission Monday permitted the United States Lines to transfer eight of its transatlantic vessels to registry under the Republic of Panama, a step which will allow them to carry goods to the belligerents of Europe, Coininissioner "Max 6!Rcll''Truitt! discussing the commission's approval of the company's transfer applications, said there was no contravenlion of the Neutrality act, which forbids American-flag ships to go to the danger zones. "I don't sec any element of a dodge at all; 1 think it's a completely sound, bona fide siluation all around," Truitt said. "Congress unquestionably intended to keep the United States flag from going down in the, brine and to keep United States seamen from losing their livcs. "But nowhere in the act does it say Two Neutrals to Offer Services on Eve ofjleal War Wilhelmina, Leopold Foresee War Beginning in Earnest GERMANYJS IRATE Press Attocks Hague Conference for "Paper Resolutions" AMSTERDAM, Holland — (JP) J-. Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands and King Leopold of the Belgians Tuesday announced that they would send messages to Germany, Britain', and France jointly offering thir good-; offices for peace. ' The offer, to be made to the heads of stale of the wan-ing powers, will be as follows, an official announcement said: "In an hour of anxious tension for the world, before war in Western Europe begins with full power, we are convinced that we are obligated to make our voices heard again. "The belligerents declared some time ago that they are not standing obstinately against any examination of a reasonable, fixed bsis of a reasonable peace. "We consider in the actual circumstances it is difficult for the belligerents to seek contact with on another; and as sovereigns of two neutral states which have good relations with all neghbors we are willing to offer our good offices." Germany Hits Neutrals BERLIN, Germany — (/P>— The Berlin press, with a unanimity indicating orders from higher up, Tuesday criticized in identical words the meeting of King Leopold of the Belgians'*, ,. with Queen Wilhelmina. of the " ' ""' (Continued on Page Three) • » • . Bearden Reported to Be Improved Mrs. Kelly Bryant and Miss Murphy Also Reported Improved Former Sheriff Jim Bearden, injured in an automobile acident early Sunday morning near Prescotl, was reported to be improved . at Julia Chester hospital Tuesday. Mr. Bearden sustained chest, kidney and abdominal injuries of a serious nature when the automobile he was driving overturned at a curve on Highway 67. Mrs. Kelly Bryant, injured last Thursday in an automobile collision south of Arkadclphia, continued lo show improvement at Julia Chester hospital Tuesday. Miss Evelyn Murphy of Hope was reported improved at her home on tho Blevins highway, just north of the city. She was injured when a horse she was riding slipped to the pavement in Hope Sunday afternoon. Alienation of Italy, Loss of Neutral Sympathy, Worry Nazis Germany Paying for Her Russian Alliance With Loss oi Friends in the Balkan Area By KIKKE L. SIMPSON (Associated Press Slaff Writer) Evidence of displeasure in Fascist Italy over the Russo-German partnership continues to mount. The Italian press ignored the anniversary of the nliilif-vn <t f 1 !,„ /"* .,.,. t i „ 1: T ., . J n»v. of Ihc German-Italian-Japancse anti-Comintern pact, November 6, orders for further expan- of the Italian army came from pletion 1937. Insteat si on Premier Mussolini and the Rome press recalled (hat Ihc day was the anniversary of Ihe end of World war hostilities for Italy, a time when Italy was an ally of France and Britain against Germany. There were no exchange* of mutual felicitations between Berlin, Rome and Tokio over their one-time anli- Comintern partnership which was based on the contention that Russian Communism was (lie greatest menace to world peace. That served lo em- phasise the fact that Germany, in her new relationship with Russia, is find ing hc.-sclf increasingly isolated. She that her. Moscow has given or can give Neutrals Worry Na/.is There can be small doubt that this new form of "cncriclemont"—the drift of .sentiment against her among Balkan, Scandinavian and Mcditcrancan neutrals—is worrying Nazi leaders. H probably accounts, as much as does the bad weather, for the continued lull in the fighting. Repeal of the American arms embargo would appear, however, to be a factor which Germany must consider in continuing to delay. In February, J!U7, when imperial Germany renewed unrestricted submarine warfare, she puij a hciivy price fur the aid (Continue^ on Pa|e Th/ee) "The alleged . defense by neutrals against England's blockade practice, contrary to international law as it is, has been restricted to paper protests and lame resolutions behind closed doors," all the papers said. Captions over dispatches from The Hague indicated German dissatisfact- Rritish War Loan LONDON, Eng — (!P)~ Sir John Simon, chancellor of the exchequer, introduced a resolution in the House of Commons Tuesday empowering the treasury to borrow up to one billion dollars for financing the war. The chancellor described the resolution as "similar to those given by the war loans act passed, annually during the last war." R. H. Cross, minister for economic warfare, told the house that Britain seized 420,500 tons of merchandise as contraband in the first two months •»£ the war, Russians Celebrate MOSCOW, Russia — (IP)— Soviet Russia capped her celebration of the 22nd anniversary of the Communist revolution with a display of military might Tuesday as War Commissar Klemenli Voroshiloff warned Russia that although neutral the nation 'must be prepared." Voroshiloff spoke briefly in Red Square, through which thousands of troops marched in a parade that lasted more than an hour and a half. Allied Planes Down BERLIN, Germany — (ff)— The German high command reported Tuesday three Allied wavplanes were shot down in dog-fights Monday in southwestern Germany, I'lanes Over Scotland LONDON, Eng. — (/Pj— Planes 'believed to have been German were seen high over northern Scotland Tuesday but vanished in haze as antiaircraft guns opened fire. Cotton Loans at 8.3con]939Crop Location Differentials Are Also Provided for This Year WASHINGTON — (JP)~ The Department of Agriculture announced Tuesday il would make loans availabel to growers on this year's cotlon crop at a base rate of 8.3 cents per pound. The loan program provides allowances for location differentials under which cotlon stored near principal markets would be eligible for a higher rate than colton stored under loan at remote points. Cott on N. V. Market is closed Tuesday. NEW ORLEANS — (If)— December cotlon opened Tuesday at 0.2U and closed at 9.27-29. Spot closed steady eight points higher, middling 9.27. ?\

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