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World-Wide New, Covw Given Impartially by Associated Preii Star VOLUME 41—NUMBER 29 HOPE, ARKANSAS, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16,1939 The Weather ARKANSAS-Cloudy, probably occasional rains Thursday night and Fridayriiot much change in temperature/ PRICE 5c COPY \m *>i t Tabulation Cross Funds Total $597.21 Campaign Workers Nearing Halfway Mark on County's Quota 100 MEMBERS DAILY Publication of Rural Memberships to Begin Next Week Membership solicitors for the annual lied Cross Roll Call here were Hearing the Half-way mark of the county quota of 1,100 members Thursday as additional funds sent the newest tabulation to $597.21. The Star is publishing names of more than 100 members each day as the list is released after tabulation at Red Cross headquarters in the First National Bank building. If your name has not yet appeared in print—it wilt be published in a subsequent is-suc of Hie paper. Campaign workers were winding up their dri,'j in the residential areas Thursda> re-tracing part of their assigned s <on for persons missed in the driv: . No reilS luwe been received from the ru *• itr«i 1 ,1 of Hcmpstcad coun- ly wh "timpaign is being conducted unocr the supervision of Roycc Wcisenberger. Publication of the rural memberships will not appear until next week. Previously reported Mrs. J. P. Kooncc Bundy Service Station Frank Hcarne Mrs. John Shields Mrs. Lee Foster Mrs. B. W. Edwards Mrs, L. C. Becker Mrs. E. A. Morsani ' ; M_rs. S. E. lyftPhcrson Mrs. W. K. tcnilcy '... :. Mrs-.'S. C. Bundy * Mrs. W. R. Anderson '. Mrs. Curler Johnson Mrs. C. F. Routon Mrs. Katie Canllcy Mrs. A. J. Miller Mrs. K. S. Greening Mrs. Eugene White . ... Mrs. M. M. McCloughan ' Mr.s. W. M. Duckctt .. Mrs. Walter Locke Mrs. J. C. Carlcton Joe Wray Leo llartsfivld Mrs. W. C. Andres F.arlie Archer A. M. Rctlig Southern Cafe Hcmp.stead County Lumber Company ....' B & B Grocery r Cecil Wyalt R. E. Cain Mr.s. Frank Trimble Miss Mamie Briant Mrs. J. 11. Belts Mrs. Hattic A. West Miss Hattic Anne Feild J. A. Davis Mrs. Clifford Franks Mr.s. H. E. Benson Mr.s. H. O. Kylcr Hay McDowell Mr.s. Ethel Husley George Francis Hemps-toad County Mattress Shop Mrs. J. W. Can-ell ' Mr.s. J. II. Morion Miss Danita Barnum Mrs. dine Franks Mrs. E. E. Moses Mrs. Harry A. Ki.sk Mr.s. Chas. Bader Pauline Bailey Kayr Russell Ella Kinard Nell Williams ... Annie Sue Andres Helen Bailey .Mae Jami.son Corbin Foster Charlie Reed Fcrrell Williams Tliell Joplin Clyde Coffee .... Hay Kent C. F. Houlon .... Ucorgc.' Robison Lillian Bryan Mr.s. G. W. Matthews . Hope Furniture Co. W. A. Lewis Opal Garner H. V. Herndon Sr. H. V. Herndon Jr Stewart Hunt T. S. Cornelius .. W. R. Herndon Worth Washington City Bakery Bruce Rochcllc •loo Jones .. ... Joe Riddle Dexter Bailey ... Tririun Hubbard A. I). Mitldlebrooks Alton Honeycull .liilin Ncwbcrry Henry Hilt Otlia Taylor Leo Tod ford .. P. E. Brianl. . . . . . .5436.25 .-.:, 'I'.OO .. 1.00 1.00 25 .... 1.00 .... 1.00 .... 1.00 ... 1.00 ... v l,l)Q .... 1.00 i.oo .... 1.00 .. i.oo • .. . 1.00 ... i.on .. 1.00 1.00 . 1.00 1.00 . I.OO 1.0(1 1.00 .... 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.0(1 USTICE BUTLER 21,641 Bales Ginned; Total Year Ago 17,054 The current report of the Duraiu ot the Census shows 21,641 bales of cotton Binned in Hompstcad county prior to November 1, us compared with 17,054 bales for the crop of 1939. British Defeat Is Goal of Germany Reich Seeks to Destroy Britain's Supremacy'in the Work! BEIIL1N, Gcrmiiny -fOV)— An authoritative source unnounccd Thursday that Germany has decide to "fight until British supremacy in the world is destroyed." Germany, this source said, "will have no peace terms to offer until this victory is won." The .statement way made in connection with the German reply to the mediation offer of Belgium and the Ncth'jrlands. 7.50 1.00 1.00 l.Ofl 1.00 .50 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 .50 .50 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 .11 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.01). 2.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1,00 1.00 1.00 1.00 8.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.0(1 1.00 1.0(1 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 llussiii Flays Finland MOSCOW, Russia —I/I')— The Soviet Russian press, intensifying its attacks on Finnish foreign policy, Thursday t[uolod an Estonia newspaper as .saying lhal Finland's "obduracy" is imparing relations with the U. S. S. R. In u dispatch from Tallinn, TASS, the official Russian news agency, said an Estonian newspaper critic- ised Finland's military preparations and urged that she "regulate relations with her great Eastern ncghbor as soon as possible." lirilisli Navy Supreme LONDON, Eng. —</P>— Figures show ing Great Britain's overwhelming superiority in numbers over the German navy were published Thursday in the latest issue of Jane's Fighting Ships, authoritative British naval annual. Razor Slayer Gets Life Prison Term Claude Martin, 41, Pleads Guilty In Ashdown Circuit Court ASHDOWN, Ark. -(/»•/— Claude Martin, 41, pleaded guilty Wednesday lo first dcRrcc murder in the razor slaying of his wife October 27 and was sentenced lo life imprisonment by Circuit Judge Minor Wilwce. Mrs. Martin was found dead in their farm home 20 miles south of here in the Red river bottoms with her throat slashed. Martin, his throat also slashed, was found in the yard. Martin made no statement after his awycr plead guilty. Sheriff J. G. Sandeson said Martin blamed "family troubles." Roy C. Sutton of Hope Succumbs to Highway Injuries Light Truck Figures In Collision Near Maud, Texas HASSKULL£RACTURE Funeral Services From Home on South Elm at 8 Friday Roy C. Sutton, 3.'!, of Hope died in Michael Meaghcr hospital at Tcxar- kana H t 12:15 a. m. Thursday of injuries sustained in a highway accident one mile cast of Maud, Texas, at 2:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon. Me died of H skull fracture after undergoing an emergency operation at the hospital to relieve pressure on Die brain. Death came a short time after the operation was completed. Mr. Sutton was connected with the South Arkansas Implement Co., at Hope until about three years ago when he was (ransfcrrcrf to Tcxarkana office. However, Mr. Sultnn still maintained his residence in Hope. Truck Skids on Road Reports said that Mr. Sutton was ,-,, . ~ ,„.-.;- , , driving a light truck headed cast to- Chma , Coast ' . star f c ? a fev f days . Navy Calls in Last of the Coal Burners; Weep, Matey, for 'Sacramento 1 Was a Lady "Galloping Ghost of China's Coast" Sent to the Lakes 25-Year-Old Gunboat Saw Adventure in the Far Places NOW IS A TRAINER (Continued on Page Six) Ickes Raps Truck Jam on Highways Cabinet Officer Wishes for Armored Tank to Blow Through WASHINGTON —~(/l v i - Secretary Ickcs said Thursday he longed for the lime he c;«i take tin armored tank down a "truck infested" highway, "bumping these pests from the road." In an adlrcss'prepared for the convention of the American Automobile association, Ickcs advised Americans lo mend their highway manners .so as to attract foreign visitors. She'll Teach Recruits at Inland Port on Great Lakes li.v WILLIS THORTON NKA Service Staff Writer Sing a dirge of the sea, matey— the last coal-burning ship of the United States navy has been driven from the oceans. When the stubby coastal gun-boat, Sacramento, "Galloping Ghost of the ward Toxarkana from Maud, Texas, when the truck figured in a collision with an automobile driven by Sidney Rosncr of Austin, Texas. Rosncr. who was accompanied by his negro chauffer, said he was traveling west from Texarkann. He was quoted as saying that the truck skidded as the two machines met, throwing the truck, into his car, and forcing it into a ditch. Sutton's truck remained on the highway, Rosen said. Tcxarkana officers were to question Rosncr and his chauffer at Tcxarkana Thursday, reports said. Funeral on Friday Brief funeral services will he held at the East Funeral Home in Tcxarkana at 2 p. m. Friday, conducted by the Rev. W. R. Hamilton, pastor of First Baptist church of Hope, The body was then to be brought to Hope where second funeral rites will be held at Mr. Sutton's home, South Elm street, at 3 o'clock, with the Rev. Mr. Hamilton officiating. Burial will be in Hose Hill ccmetary at Hope. Surviving her his widow, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. N. Sutton of Tcxarkana, two brothers, Calvin Sutton, member of the Tcxarkana Gazette editorial staff of Tcxarkana, Joe Sutton of South Texas, and former advertising manager of Hope Star, and one sister, Genie Bell Sulton of Tcxarkana. The Pallbearers Active pallbearers: D. G. Richards, C. N. Hcrvcy, Jess T. Smith, T. A. Clark, L. M. Day, G. H Brooks of Texarkana Honorary pallbearers: E. H. Taylor, C. W. Hart, Elton Norsworthy, Marian Norcsworthy, J. T. Day, Gilbert McClure, Joe Teiul- bce, Herbert Gray, L. L. Tanner, A. P. Cox, W. H. Ector, Homer Scott, Flyod Scott, D. N. Stewart Tom Smith, William Varner, W. H. Varncr, Lawrence Huff, Elizc Griffin, J. W. Poullc, Guy Dcckcrt. Cecil Dennis, Thomas Wardlow, Snow Williams, W. R, Ramsey, J. L. Goodbar, Charles Baker, Blannic Ellen V. C. Johnson, Ladd Miller, Buster Gilbert, Gene Russell, Edgar Briant. J. W. Strickland, Ben Southward, Roy Anderson, Syd McMath, Dale Jones, Roy Stephcnson, Hugh Jones Walter Carter, Fonzie Moses, E. S. Richards, W. Agcc, Sr., Roy Johnson. When the Panama Canal was opened, in 19M, many New York newspapers took.,no notice of the event whatever. The reason was that war had broken out in Europe a few days before. Since that time 1000,000 vessels carrying half a billion tons of cargo have moved through the waterway. CRANIUM CRACKERS University Towns Prrhaps you've heard about .some of the following universities and colleges or read about them on the sports pages. Bul do you know where they arc? The correct city or town is among those li.slccl aflcr each institution. I. McGill: (a) New Haven, Conn.; (b) Montreal. QUL\; <c> Toronto, Out.; kl) Augustus, Me. 'i. I-iulgers; (u) St-rajilon, Pa.,- ib) Trenton, N. J., (c> <c) Atlanta, Ga. Id) New Brunswii-k. N. J. :i. Va.ssar: (aI Poughkccpsic. N. Y.; <b> Buffalo, N.'Y..; <ci Red Wing. Minn.; Id) Omaha, Neb. 4. Creighlwi: (a) Ames, la.; (b) Texarkana. Ark.; (c) Omaha, Neb. (d) Miami, Flu. 5. Dartmouth: (a) Cambridge, Mass., (b) Hanover, N. H.; (c) Philadelphia, Pa. i.d) Boise, Ida. Answers oii'J'ugu Two Illinois Doctor Sentenced to Die igo for an ignominious retirement 301-th, in the freshwater port of Vlichigan City, Ind., she closed the jook on p. whole era of naval propulsion. The dominion of oil now is complete. They're making the Sacramento , a naval reserve training shop. They've stripped her of all but two of her weapons—guns that have been smoking from more than firing practice, too, and that's more than some of these snooty Diesel-driven packets can boast. They'll keep her from the frontier seas where she's chugged these 25 years. But they can't strip out the hole's that bullets blasted through her funnels on the Yantzo. They can't chip out all of the concrele that was poured into her bow to reinforce plates torn by the ice filled seas up Archangel way. They can't rob a lady of her reputation—and the Sacramento was and is a lady. A Proper Lady Can Nudge Wilh Vigor A bit active for a lady? Yes, but .she proved Ihaal a proper I lady can atly tossing in a little extra dig— and still keep her good name. First it was Vera Cruz. She had scarcely been commissioned in 1914 when, she was sent down for the U. S. naval landing and occupation of the city. Then it was the Barbary C|oasl. She was the first, American in that wicked lane since the days of Dceatur, and she still had her good name when she left. During (he Worid War, she helped convoy 438 ships, sailing more than 03,000 miles. She rescued the crews of the Sebastian when it burned at sea in 1917, and of the Swan River when it sank while the Sacramento was trying to tow it to port. In 1919 she was frozen • in a Murl mansk while serving the Iroops guard ing the Russian and Siberian Railway. Three years laler, she appeared al Vladivostok in the nick of lime to .save foreigners caught in the middle between fighting Reds and White Rus- Convicted of Murder of Bcnton Law.yer-and- Publisher IJKNTON, 111 -(/!'.>• - Dr. George W. Gore, Sr. 6!i-ycar-old physician was convicted of (lie murder of Carl Clmisscr, Bcnton attorney and publisher, Thursday by a jury which fixed his punishment as death in the electric chair. Accident Victims Are Removed to Their Homes Mrs. Kelly Bryant was removed lo her home on South Main street Wednesday afternoon from Julia Chester hospital where she had been confined the past .several days bci-au.sc of an ankle injury sustained in an automobile accident near Arkadclphia two weeks ago. Friends will be glad to know (hat she continues to show steady improvement. Former Sheriff Jim Bearik'n also has been removed to his home from Julia Chester hospital where he was confined several days with injuries sus- tainra.l in an automobile accident ncai Prcscolt. Mr. Bcurdcn i.s on the road lo recovery. reporle.j II. S. S. Sacramento, last of the navy's coal-burnintr fighting ships: Once they rigffcd her with the sail of a Chinese junk to conserve fuel. Capone Set Free; 7 Years in Prison U. S. Turns Him Loose to Relatives at Secret Release Place LEWISBURGH, Pa. eral government freed — The fed- Al Capone Thursday after seven year in prison, but the whereabouts of Ihc prohibition era gangland czar remained a secret. His release from federal custody lo relatives was announced at Washington by officials, At LcwLshurg, however, watchers who waited outside the Northeastern penitentiary gates from before dawn until the announcement from Washington hours later said his release must have taken place al a rendezvous outside this small town. She turned south for the Honduras disturbances in 1922. Then .she was off for seven years around the world, mostly on the China Coast. She relieved earthquake victims in Yokohama in 1823, helped the Phil- lippinc Constabulary against rebels in Socorro in 1924. In 192K-27 she helped protect the foreign colony at Canton during an uprising. By 1831 she was off Beli/.e. ionduras, helping earthquake victims md rescuing a group of castaways on Cocos Island. A Lady Stands Up Under Fire She was .present at the first bombing of Shanghai by the Japanese. One bomb landed 20 yards off her bow, broke in all her ports, smashed the boats injured several of her crew. She evacuated refugees from Shanghai and Hong Kong to Manila. She was •it Ihc bombing of Swatow, too. Yes, she was a lady, and proud, loo, but not to proud to dress herself in the .sail of a Chinese junk one lime and .sail along with the Oriental wind to conserve the coal in her bunkers. Lust May she started home. Only 22G feel long, drawing bul 14 feet, and very slow, she tossed like a chip in a typhoon. She said farewell to Straits Settlements, Singapore. Pcnang. Aden, Sue/, Port Said and Alexandria and steamed on into another storm in the Mediterranean. Bul on past Naples. Marseille's, Gibraltar, the Azores and Bermuda, she came. She reached New York in lime to .serve ,it. the scene of the Squahus disaster. She stood by during Ihc long weeks of the struggle to raise the .sunken sub, acting as a "hotel" for the rescue workers, and helping to low the Squalus to Portsmouth. And now she's coming down the St. Lawrence to the Great Lakes thut will be her prison. Frankly, it's no way to (rent a lady. Bobkittens Battle Texarkana at 7:30 Closely-Matched Teams to Play Under Lights at ' Hammons Stadium The Hope Junior High School Bob : kittens will tangle at 7:30 o'clock Thursday night with the Texarkana, 'j.exas, Junior Tigers in a football contest at Hammons stadium. The Bobkittens will be fighting for a victory as Texarkana holds the upper-hand with a 12-7 win last week at Tcxarkana. Hope's chief players arc Bell and San ford in the backfield and Aslin in Ihc line. Texarkana's star performer is reported to be Stone, a backficld man. Both teams are reported in top shape, he admission will be 5 and 25 cents. Ten-minute quarters will be played. Coach Sanges of Hope had nol decided on his starting lineup at noon Thursday and will probably wait until near game-time to give the assignments. Homecoming will he 6bscrvcd al the Hopc-Clarksville conference contest Friday night al Hope. Miss Lucille Rugglcs will reign over feslivilies as queen. She will have for her maids Misses Mary Sue Kent, Martlya Houston, Nancy Hill. Nancy Faye Williams, Dorothy Henry and Rose Marie Hcndrix. Friday's contest will be the final home conference game of the season and a large crowd is expected. Based on records of both teams this year, the game looms as a close bal- llc. The Bobcats have lost only to Bly- thcville, It to 6, while the only blot on Ihc Clarksvillc team's record is a G lo 0 loss to Fort Smith last week. FSA Aim Today Is People, Not Crops Administrator Alexander Addresses FSA Conference at L. R. LITTLE ROCK— (/P)— Dr. W. W. .Alexander, national administrator of the Form Security Administration (FSAL... leclarcd here Thursday that his agency is bringing out a "new way of thinking" in Ihc United States De- 'partment of Agriculture. "In days gone by the leaders set their goal on the improving of crops, but gave little thought to helping people," he told a conference of FSA workers. "The Department of Agriculture has done a lot for crops, but little for the people. The Farm Security Administration is doing something for the people. The Department of Agriculture is orienting ilself to tills new way of thinking. The next .great step for Ihc U." S. Department of Agriculture will be helping the people." Singing to Be Held at Garrett Baptist Sunday A singing will be held at Garrett Memorial Baptist church here at 7 o'clock Sunday night, it was announced Thursday by O. J. Phillips of Shover Springs. Several quartets have promised lo appeal-, Mr. Phillips said. New Closing Hour for 2 Hope Banks Beginning Next Monday the Banks (Will Close at' ' 2 o'CIock Beginning Monday, November 20, the two Hope banks will open at 9 .a. m. and 'close at 2 p. m. to comply with the federal wage and hour law of 42 hours per week for employes. Tin's announcement was made jointly by C. C. Spragins, cashier of Citizens National Bank, and Lloyd Spencer, president of First National Bank. The two bankers pointed out that a 1 large part of the work in banks was done after the closing hour and that banks over the United States generally had been compelled to reduce hours in order to comply with the federal law of 42 hours per week for employes. Mr. Spragins and Mr. Spencer ask the cooperation of the public in announcing the new closing hour of 2 o'clock. The new schedule goes into effect Monday, November 20. Water and Sewerage Problems Discussed a. A district meeling of water and sewer representatives of 15 southwest Arkansas Bounties/ was held at Hope and Largest sand dunes in Eastern America are the nine shifting sand mountains of Dare county, North Carolina. sewer problems were discussed. C. O. Thomas superintedent of the Hope water and light plant, was among those on the program. A Thought Temperate anger well the wise. — Philemon. becomes Now for the Nice, Quiet Antarctic! Hempstead Students on Honor Roll at Magnolia Hcmpstcad county students who were eligible for Ihc college honor roll at Magnolia A. & M. college arc: Darwin Jones, Patmos, 4.25, Marjoric Malonp, Hope, 4.0; Nelle Stuart, Ozan. 4.13; Tompie Faye Toland, Hope, 4.GB; Paul Waddle, Hope. 4.0. Seventy-seven students qualified for the honor roll by making a grade point average of four, the equivalent of a B average, or above. Men and animals working about 10,000 feet altitude are subject to a malady railed mountain sickness. aiding a mishap-haunted journey from Chicago, the 27-ton snow- cruiser Penguin I" is pictured at Boston, ready lo be loaded aboard the Byrd Antarctic Expedition's ship North Star. LR. Conference of Methodists Open, Bishop SelecmanConvenes Session at Warren Thursday WARREN, Ark. — (/P)— Urged /by Bishop C. C. Selecman to make 1940 a year for a "great evangelistic revival" the Little Rock Conference of the Methodist church Thursday consecrated itself toward a goal of 5,000 new members on profession of faith. • • • » Indians Observe Thanksgiving-Why It Celebrated White Man's Invasion of the Red Man's Land AP Feature Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. — — Indians celebrate the white man's Thanlcs- giving, but they don't know why they should, hose who have gone to school have learned that the first Thanksgiving, in 1621, was held to celebrate the Pilgrims' first havest in a new land—and they know that settlement of this new land meant the rapid disposession of the red man. That isn't all. "Yes, the white man took our country," philosophizes Charles Keene, 64-year-old full-blooded Indian. "Now the white man's machinery is taking our jobs. 1 don't know why we should have a Thanksgiving." Kecnc especially objects to hop-picking machines, recently introduced into his part of the country. On the Wilton reservation for Rigger Indians, where Kccne lives, about Ihe only Indians who can afford a turkey, he says, are those who are on WPA. They'i-e Chewing Gum For the Government ROCK1NGHAM, N. C.-OP)—It's not exactly a federal project, but 20 beavers arc building a dam at a site surveyed by federal engineers near here. Last year the Soil Consercation service surveyed several dam silt-s for creating small lakes in this area. The dams never were built, but the State Conservation department has put. a .score of beavers on (he land. They l»si no time in getting to work. Cotton Fifth Seat Vacant on Supreme Court in Regime of FDR 73-Year-91dTjustice, Ailing Since Summer, Dies Thursday 4 RECENT CHANGES Successor to Butler Will Be Roosevelt's 5th Appointment WASHINGTON— (XP)— Associate Justice Pierce Butler of the United States , Supreme Court died Thursday. The 73-year-old justice entered a hospital for treatment of a bladder trouble last summer, and with the exception of two weeks when he was able to return home had remained in the hospital ever since. His death means that President Roosevelt's appointees ''•will be . in a majority in the court, Rooseyelt having. already named four of those on the nine-man tribunal. . In a formal statement President * Roosevelt expressed his regret. He also sent Mrs. Butler a personal note to condolence. n P V bo I W Prosecuting Errs in Trial of Kuhn | Find Shortage of Bund ; Leader Is $1,891, ! NotJ55,641 . ; NEW YORK-f/P)- The state rested Thursday in the larceny trial of Frjtz ; Kuhn after admitting a major error in prosecution testimony. : Discovery of the mistake reduced ) from 55,641 to ?1,891 the amount which '% the stout leader of the German-Amcr- 1 ican Bund is accused of stealing from ', his own organisation. • NKW YORK—OTV-Decenibi'i- opened at 9.54, closed 9.64-65. fil spot 9.S5.

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