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(V Given Impartially b)r Associated Press Jjjjjj^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ . I Hope VOLUME 41—NUMBER 24 Star ARKANSAS - Mostly cloudy, mtrchl colder, rain In extreme east and south temperature near freezing in extreme northwest Friday night; Saturday p«t< ly cloudy, colder in east and South portions. HOPE, ARKANSAS, FTIIDAY, NOVEMBER 10,1939 COURT DEDICATION Hope Favored to Win Over Wolves In Annual Game Bobcats Clash With Old Rivals at Mammons Stadium at 8 p. in. BOTH TEAMS READY Prescott Promises Fight to Finish—Eason In Backfield Old rivals—Pi escoll and Hope—will renew hostilities at 8 p. m. Friday when football learns representing the Isvo high schools clash at Mammons stadium. The Bobcats, packing weight and power, are favorites by three or more touchdowns—but may run into sliffer opposition than expected. Coach O. H. Storey's boys, although several inexperienced, are coining along fast as evidenced by Prcscoll victories over Smackover and Paragould in the last two games. The Prcscolt Wolves are reported "keyed" for Ihe game and are determined to make n battle of it until the final whistle. The Wolves are without injury and are ready, Coach Storey rcportcl Friday morning. From Coach Mammons ctimc word (hat he expected a hard game, but added that his learn should win. He I ' field at noon and said ...... *....-•:,o additional rain fell during the afternoon the field would be in good shape.. The field drains fast and it will lake much water to make il muddy. New Combination In the starting backficld Friday night will be Captain Joe Eason ut fullback, a position he held three years up until the beginning of the current campaign when he was switched to end. Mammons reported that Eason has been looking good in practice this v'eck und-expncut..him .to udd riuuU power to the offense. Bobby Ellen will start at quarterback with Jimmy Simms and Charles Hay Baker at the halfback posts. Mammons reported that David Coleman was still on the ailing list and may see but little action in the backfield against Prcscolt ' The probable starling lineups for both learns: Hope Picscott Green. 1!)0 Kelley, 155 Left End Calhoun, Z'H) Wilson, 1GO Left Tackle Breeding, 1(J3 Adams, 170 Left Guard Buiuly, 175 W. Wilson, 175 Cctncr Quimby, 1GO McGiil, 155 Right Guard Simpson, 225 Wise, 165 Right Tackle Jones, 200 Baker, 212 Right End Kllcn, 1KJ Baker, 155 Simms, 138 Eason, 1'JO Quarterback ...................... Lett Half Smith, 1GO Halscll, 170 Ellis 145 Right Half Stainton, 1GO Fullback I'rescntt In Charge I'lvscult school officials will have charge of all ticket sales, this being Present's home game— but merely being played on the Hope field to accommodate a larger crowd. Admission will be 25 and 50 cents. Season tickets for Hope games will not be good, although pel-sons holding box seat and reserve seats will be entitled lo them as usual. "IV Team Dcfciiied Scoring in the first, .second and fourth quarters, the Dierks "B" (cam defeated (he Hope reserves Thursday afternoon, 'Xi lo 0, at Dierks. Dierks scored 26 points in (he firsl half but was held lo one touchdown in (he Ja.st half by Hope's stiffened defense. McAlcster was the outstanding player for Dierks. Murphy starred for Hope. Snykcr and Jones in the Hope fine also were outstanding. Dierks lolled up M first downs lo six for Uope. Hope's third-string team went down to defeat Thursday afternoon at Tcx- arkana, Texas. The score was 12 lo 7. Texarkana made two touchdowns in the opening quarter. Hope scored in the second quarter on a line plunge by Bedford Bell, who also plunged the line for extra point Girls, You Should Learn to Cook who earn NORMAN, Okla.— (/]>>— A girl can cook has a better chance to money lo finance a college educatio lhan a girl who is a trained stenogr pher, says Miss Helen Holbrook, Y. C. A. secretary at the University Oklahoma. Community sewing rooms have en older women a chance to ea money by sewing, instead of in dome lie service, she says. And, at the s time, there appears to be an over supply of (rained typists. giv Jewelers of State to Meet in Little Rock The Arkansas Retail Jewelers Association will meet in Little Rock Friday, November 17, for an important business discussion, E. P. Stewart of Mope, director, announced. Myron Everts of Dallas, national president, will be the principal speaker. Governor Bailey and the mayor of Little Rock will also attend. The meeting will be held at Hotel Marion. Old War Capitol Is to Be Museum Charge Admission to Make Washington Building Self-Supporting LITTLE ROCK —(A'h- Tlio War- Time Capitol Memorial Commission, alive since 1921), reorganised here Frida and voted lo repair the Civil war capitol of the slate at Washington, Ark. and employ a caretaker for the structure. The commission aulnorizcc! Secretary Dallas Merndon to apply for » WPA project to supplement the repair program so that the old GO by 40 foot "mine building coold be oscd for a iihscum. Mrs. Charles S, Lowthorp of Mope was named chairman of the commission, and Merndon was elected treasurer Other members of the commission are: Mrs. J. Henry of Mope and W. H. Etter of Washington. Lee McDonnell of Washington was appointed curctake. The commission approved a proposal by Herndon that the structure be made self-sustaining after it is made into a museum by charging an entrance fee. The commission was ci'cated by the 1929 legislature but no appropriation was made for it until 193'J, when a ?'IOO biennial appropriation was given by the General Assembly. The old Washington building was used by the legislature and governor in 18B3-G5. Biggest Re* 1 Cross Drive In History ! to Open Saturday Membership Canvass In Hope and Comity Begins Monday 1,100 COUNTY QUOTA Mrs. Martindale, Roll Call .Chairman, Prepars for Campaign Faced with a growing demand for Red Cross assistance lo the stricken populations of Europe's warring nations and a need for strengthening it domestic operations, the American Red Cross will embark November 11 on the greatest membership campaign since the World war, Mrs. J. G. Martindale, Hempstead County Red Cross Roll Call chairman, said Friday. The appeal, she said, will be curried by the " '100 chapters and branches of the ganization located in virtually c.'ery community in the country. Starting Armistice day, Roll Call will extend through November 30. "Prior to the outbreak of hostilities PRICE 5c COPY Doleful Leopold, Anti-Jazz Wilhelmina Seek Means to Stop Warfare in Europe King of Belgians Twice Struck by Personal Tragedy Father Killed in Mountain Fall—Wife in Auto Accident SAORY OF A QUEEN Wilhelmina Is Only Woman in World Now Ruling a Nation When doleful King Leopold of Hie Belgians learned with Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands in the lalest bid for world peace, it wasn't the first time the two crowns have been linked in the news. Once before—while Princess Julia_ »«|! lil of Holland sti11 was looking for in Europe," Mrs. Martindale said, "the prince charming—Ihe wires buz- Amcrican Red Cross planned to appeal zecl witn reports that Leopold would for a million more members in an bc . tn ° S''oom. The news died down, more ... effort to strengthen its services in — — ~-—.•«>. ^....^v this country. War, however, has in- and so Leopold is a monarch of equal creased the responsibilities of the rank Red 'Cross to the point where even greater membership support is needed to meet Ihe appeals from abroad. Transfer of Ships Within the Law But U. S. MayNot Actually Permit Transfer to Panama Flag WASHINGTON — (/I 1 ) - President Roosevelt said Friday the transfer of eight United States vessels lo foreign registry would be legal, but the question whether to permit it is still being studied from the human as well as the properly angle. Discussing at his press conference the situation created for the North Atlantic sea lines as a result of shipping restrictions in the neutrality act, Roosevelt also reported that he would recommend to congress that seamen thrown out of work be placed under the social security program to receive old-age pensions and unemployment insurance benefits. An American elm, in Marietta, O., ha.s a trunk 35 feet in circumference. "The Red Cross is obligated by the mou »tain climbing accident in 1934 'reaty of Geneva to assist in al- anci o£ . nis wife ' killed in an auto Treaty levialing the sufferings of war. Our icviaiing inc suiicrmgs ol war. Uur v""" "• *./•«—la omeuy a lamuy chapters throughout the country al- Inan ' When, on a trip to London in ready have started the production 1937 ' llc we "t partying with a beauti- of garments for the needy civilian ' u ^ ^ut unidentified blind, it was so populations of belligerent countries, un " sij al that the magazines made much while ;i limited number of chapters of '' are now preparing hundreds of thousands of surgical dressings for use at the front." Aid Sick, Injured The success of Roll Call this year Hc rarely smills, Ihey say, since Queen Aslrid was killed. But when Ihe king was asked about his solemn mien, ho laughed out loud. His taste of war came early—he was will gauge the amount" of assistance ° nl y 13 when ^lic persuaded his fat- thc American Red Cross can give ' that . nc should be enlisted as a the sick and injured of war and Ihe pnvatc m tho R"l»i=>n — "• conforl that can be brought lo refugees and other non-combatants fleeing the danger zones, Mrs. Martindale said. "Al the same time, the Reel Cross must be prepared to continue its bat- lie against human suffering in- this country," the local chairman said. "The . Red Cross has been constantly increasing its volume of service during the past few years. Along the nation's highways, in the homes of the underprivileged, in hospitals, military stations, schools and at the scene of disaster, the Red Cross is facing a challenge for greater ser" The 12-month period extending through June of this year, she pointed out, brought lo Ibis country the largest number of disasters in history. Tornadoes, floods, hurricanes, mine explosions and calafily in its various forms struck in 157 communities in 43 slates. "In meeting the need for assistance from the disaster stricken areas," she said, "the (Continued on Page Four) Significance of Red Cross Between July I.JM8 and June (W, 15)39, Ihe American Red Cross . . rescued, clothed, housed, led, and gave medical, nursing, and rehabilitation aid to J00,000 persons afflicted by 148 floods, storms and other disasters in the continental United Stales. Through Chapters with Civilian Home Service programs, assisted 116,000 families affected by economic and other forms of distress. Aided 165,000 war veterans or their families through the cooperative eflorts of Chapter Home Service sections, and held directors of the National Organization. Through Chapters, field directors, and hospital social workers, extended assistance and medical social service to 40,000 men of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard, and their families. Continued the campagn against injury and death in the water ,on the highways, in factories, on farms anil in the home, through the training of 10,000 new life saves and HIS.OOO new first aiders. (Now in operation o ll '£, ; 7 r 2 ., lllfcPhwsfiy Emcrtfuncy First Aid Stations and 2,42 Mobile First Aid Units.) Through 2,126 Chapters, continued activities in Home and J'arm Accident Prevention, designed to lower the huge annual toll of loss of life and injuries. In cooperation with physicians, made 1,000,000 Public Health Nursing visits to or in behalf of the sick, and in town and country examined thousands of school children for physical defects. Trained 50,000 women and girls in the home care of the sick. (Since JJ)14, 1.000,000 persons have been given such training.) Through the Junior Red Cross, stimulated the interest ol more than 9,000,000 school children in community service, health education, character building, and international correspondence. Through the unselfish labor of volunteers, produced. 0.50,000 garments for disaster victims and others in need, 4,(>00.00 surgical dressings for local hospitals, and 720,000 pages ol reading matter in Braille for the blind. . , Juliana married her German prince old is a Juliana's mother, not a with son-in-law. Leopold, a man of 37 sobered by two tragedies— death o£ his father in a mountain climbing accident in 1934 crash in 1935— is strictly a family King Leopold Queen Wilhehnina Holland, Belgium Put Up Defenses Stone Thrown Through Berlin Window at Picture of Hitler AMSTERDAM, Holland — (/P)- The . - -- .„ „„ „ lowland countries took swift and private m the Belgian army, then mysterious defense measures Friday, ockcd in the World War. Of course, the Netherlands standing guard on he saw only as much of war as the their newly-flooded "water line" pro- T 0 ,° I '', 8 ' eeS u l \°! arCignine , monarch lcction - B " d Bo! 8 ian soldiers digging should see, but it was something. Leopold's conquest of Swedish princess Aslrid— annonunced at the time by his father as a "marriage of inclination"— was built partly on a foundation of cookery, so the court gossip goes. She helped prepare him a meal and won herself a husband. After his marriage he lost his shyness. Queen-Mother Elizabeth helps him with his three children. Every night he goes with them to the nursery for prayers and a good night kiss. Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands, only woman who rules a kingdom today, finds war at her door for the second time in her 41ycar reign. The Dutch Queen has lived two lives since that day in 1898 when, as a girl of 18 she ascended the throne. Religious and straitlaccd, Queen Wilhelmina has never known any other lhan the remote world of the court. Lonely and isolated, more so since the death of her prince-consort and the marriage of her 'daughter, she spends much lime at home sewing or reading. She lakes her carriage drive regularly at 4 each day, but always in Ihe privacy -of her own park. Her eccentric liking for ridiculous hats is not reflected in her character. Short, full and beamy, she has thr blue eyes, heavy upper lips and the profile of circular cheeks and chin (hat is the pitome of everything Dutch. Hers is u queenly carriage, on the Victorian slyle. She loves jewelry. boasts one of the finest collcclions of diamonds in Eurpoe. Though she professes no great liking for music, she can play and sing. JJhe paints in water colors, and occasionally indulges in outdoor sports like bicycle riding or hiking in the royal park. She plays tennis, is fond of dogs, and as befits a Dutch Queen, she skates. In her private life, she is currently fighting the inroads of the jazz age brought into her staid court by li t -r daughter's funloving consort, Prince Bernliard. These she i s able to forgive, for birth of two grand-daughters has assured Queen Wilhelmina that the lineage of the House of Orange that hits ruled Holland ten centuries, will continue—and on (he feminine side. Defects Found in New Navy Vessels Stability Weakened in New Design— Trouble Being Corrected WASHINGTON - (l v> ~ The navy disclosed Friday that overwlight rlc- signing had lessened the stability of .some of its new destroyers, but 'said 'fully adequate" measures to correct the detects hud already been taken. new trenches jn the east. Hitter Photo Stoned BERLIN, Germany— (/P)— A large plate glass window in the store of Heinrich Hoffman, personal photographer of Adolf Hitler, was smashed Friday by a missile apparently aimed at a huge picture of the fuehrer. Meanwhile, officials canvassed the whole nation for information that might lead lo the assassins who set off a lime-bomb intended for Hitler. British Destroy Plane LONDON, Eng.-f/Pj-Thc air ministry announced Friday that two British fighting planes destroyed a German aircraft in the North sea off the British east coast. Japs Release English HONGKONK, British Crown Colony •— (/!'i— The passengers of the British airliner Dardanus, brought here from Canton Friday by an American naval vessel, said five Japanese planes staged a 20-minulc attack at close range on (he ship, and continued a fire of machine-gun bullets into it even as the pilots landed it. Japanese officials said the plane was forced down Tuesday at Waichow island because il flew too low over a prohibited area en route from Hong- kong to Hanoi, French Indo-China. Swiss Mobilize BERNE, Switzerland-iflV-Thc Swiss government Friday called to duly an unannounced number of troops, including two infantry battalions, 30 squadrons of cavalry, and complete shiffs of certain reserve brigades and regiments. No reason was given. Rainfall Measures Posse Surrounds .53 of Inch Fridaji Drouth of Several'Weeks I 1 Broken—Last "Good" Kain "Fell Aug. 19 ""*" Slightly more than half an inch of rainfall had been recorded in the official instruments at the Fruit & Truck Branch Experiment station at 2:30 o'clock Friday afternoon. The official recording showed ,53 of , an inch from 6 a. m. to 2:30 p. m. The rainfall broke a drouth of several weeks. The records at the experiment farm showed .65 on October 10, September 29 showed .60 of an inch and August 19—the last "good" rain—was 1.75 inches. The rainfall will be beneficial to cover crops, shrubs and certain types of vegetables. Armistice Event for Sweet Home Legion Program 6 Miles East of Blevins at 2 p. m. Sunday The American Legion will hold an Armistice day progra mat 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon, November 12, at Sweet Homo church, six miles cast of Blevins on Highway 24. Tile program follows: House called lo order— Mr. A. H Wade. Advance of Colors — Hope Post Invocation— Rev. W. E. Sherrill. Sing— America, by all. Memorial service— 3 seconds silent A Thought No one who is not accustomed to give grandly can ask nobly ami with boldness.— Lavalcr. • CRANIUM CRACKERS Classification Tesl After each general classification are Ihe names of some items which belong in Ihe group and some which are not related. Underline those you think are in the proper categories. I 1 . Musical instrument: flute 1 , symbol, typhoon, tympanum, lyre. 2. Birds. 1 condor, fitch, thrush, orlop, puffin. 3. Gems: oils, amethyst, opal, lor- losie, sapphire. 4. Games of sport: cricket, ruby, lacrosse, curling, loping. 5. Animals: Koorlo, mink, xoal. llama, orang-utan. Answers on I'ajjc Two prayer Welcome Address— Mr. H. H. Hus- kcy. Response— Mr. A. H. Wade. Preamble of Constitution— Mr. Bert Carter. Reading James Sewell Yarberry. Address— Honorable John P. Vesey. Song— My Buddy— Mary Francis Sowell Heading— Belly Jo Spears. Legionnaire Address — Honorable Lawrence L. Mitchell. Song — Battle Hymn of Republic —by all. Open Forum. Benediction. Galling invented a type of rapid- fire gun in 1862. It was credited with discharging 350 bullets a minute and could fire more than 60,000 without jamming or cleaning. Trio of Robbers _ ..Bounds Help on Trail /•of'Sparkman Bank SPARKMAN, Ark — (ff)— A posse of approximately 100 officers and private citizens reported to state police headquarters Friday that they were 'closing in" on three armed bandits who robbed the Sparkman bank of ?3,000 Thursday, Radio Operator Luke Barber at Little Rock state police headquarters said the possee reported the fugitives had been sighted crossing a road five miles north of Poyen early Friday. Officers with bloodhounds from the state prison immediately concentrated in that vicinity. Barber said the leaders of the hunt expressed the belief that the bandits had been surrounded. Methodist Church to Equalize Pay Too Mudh Variation in Salaries of Presiding Elders MORR1LTON, Ark.—(/P)—The North Arkansas conference of the Methodist church ordered its finance'commission Friday to review the salaries of district superintendents (presiding elders) with a view to equalization. The Rev. Cecil Culver, Paragould, told the conference that salaries of superintendents in north Arkansas differed as much as §1,000 and $2,000 a Cornerstone Is to Be Laid Then by the State Masons Arkansas Grand Lodge in Charge of Program for Big Building DEDICATION ISSUE Star to Issue Special Edition for Cornerstone on Nov. 28 Hempstead county's $200,000 court house and jail, now under construction on the old Garland school site in the southwest section of Hope, will be dedicated and the cornerstone laid Wednesday, November 29, by the Grand Lodge of the A. F. & A. M. The building, which is expected to be completed some time in February, is virtually finished as to the exterior, the scaffolding on the front walls having been removed, and scaffolding on the back side scheduled to go down within a few days. On November 29 the presiding Masonic officers will be S. A, Kemp of Hot;; Springs, retiring grand inastec; atfS Bob Shelton of Camden, the incoming grand master. The dedication oration will be delivered by a speaker who will be announced later. t, Into the cornerstone, there to rest foj the life of the building, will go the following items. 1. A Holy Bible. ': 2. A history of Whitfield Lodge 239 (Hope.) 4. A special Courthouse Edition of Hope Star to be issued Tuesday, November 28. 5. A copy of the 1936 Centennial Edition of Hope Star, containing the history of Hempstead county ,one of the five original counties of Arkansas. 6. The membership roll of Masonic lodges in Hempstead county. 7. A collection of seeds from the big v.'atermellons.f<w.which county is famous. LSUlPresidentls GivenJO Months Smith Pleads Guilty on Two Fraud Counts in Federal Court NEW ORLEANS—(fl'i-Dr. James Monroe Smith, former president of Louisiana Stale university, Friday pleaded guilty to two federal charges . of using Ihe mails to defraud, and rounds income lax evasion, and was sentenced 30 months on each count. Annual Poppy Day Sale On Saturday Mrs. C. P. Tolleson, Local Chairman, to Direct Campaign The Child Welfare Committee of the American Legion Auxiliary is sponsoring a state-wide Armistice Day poppy sale to be held on Nov. 11. On that day Hope will be called upon to make its contribution to the Emergency Relief Fund of that organization for the care of children of veterans who are sick or disabled, or those who have died leaving dependent children, during the coming months. The poppy sale here will be directed by Mrs. C. P. Tolleson the presdient of the local Auxiliary unit has announced. 'Organization, of our volunteer workers to sell the poppy throughout the city is going forward satisfactorily," she said, "and we are confident of a good response from the public. Sixty-five per cent of the entire proceeds of this sale will be retained in this community for relief of our needy children, the other 35 per cent to go to the State Emergency Relief Fund of the American Legion Auxiliary." "Never before in the history of our organization has it been so imperative for us to concentrate on Child Welfare work. World war veterans are dying at the ratio of 103 per day and (heir dependent children should be our first consideration. Neglect will retard the growth of their bodies, their minds and their souls," Mrs. C. P. Tolleson said, "and it is with a feeling that we must put forth every effort to prevent this happening to any child in our community that we go before the public for the sale of the poppy again at this season of the year." Monday Is Final Date to Pay Your^Personal Taxes Sheriff C. E. Baker said Friday that next .Monday, November 18, will be the final date to pay personal taxes without a penalty. There will be no extension of time as the state law fixes November 13 as the final date. Sheriff Baker urged all persons who have not paid personal taxes to do so at once. All collections will be made at the sheriff's office in Washington. "It is not my intention to be hard on anyone—but these taxes are for the benefit of everyone and must be paid," the sheriff dedarde. Finn Given Nobel Literature Prize Awarded 1929 Prize for Novel About a Peasant Woman STOCKHOLM, Sweden -W')- The Swedish academy Friday awarded the 1939 Nobel prize for literature to Frans Eemil Sillanpaa, Finnish author. Sillanpaa's best known work is 'Silja," a study of a young peasant woman. The entrance hole of a wren house should be the size of a 25-ccnl piece. Cotton NEW YORK —(&>— December cotton opened Friday at 9.40 clo.-ed at 9.47. Middling spot 9.72,

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