Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on November 20, 1939 · Page 1
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World-Wide New* Coverage Given Impartially by Associated Press VOLUME 41—NUMBER 32 * Hope Star The Weather ARKANSAS — Partly cloudy day and Tuesday; cooler Tuesday with light scattered frost in. northwest portion. HOPE, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1939 QUORUM COURT MEETS PRICE 5c COPY New Tabulation of Red Cross Reports Boosts Total $887 Campaign for Memberships In City of Hope About Complete $89.30 ON MONDAY Reports From Rural Area Are Being Received by Weisenberger .Adtliliunnl reports of last woi-k'.s Hod Cross cnmpnign .sent the new lotnli to $887.7(1 Monday. Committee reports from Ihe rural iircn of Hempstc-ad county are bei.iR received by lioyace Wei.senlicryt.'r. rural chairman, and will follow the do.s- IJIK drive in Hope. Previously Reported n. F. Bi-ctfl Mr. 13. C. Lewis . .:.. Mr.s. B. C Lewis Ervin Tnte Howard Houston Clarice Cannon Mrs. Robert Campbell Mrs. A. B. .Spiiif-Kitij; Mrs. S*. Callicut . .. Mrs. L. C. Helms . .. Mrs. D. M. Kinley Miss D. O. Elkins' ... Miss Irene Eason Mrs. Delia White . , Mr.s. D. H. McLwjwe Pete" Killian Mrs. Claude Afjeo Jolin C. Turner Mrs. Lenurd Ellis L. D. Springer Max Cox Franklin Morton Mrs. Earl O'Neil Mr.s. W. C. Page Billy Wray Ji> Mrs. Dorsey McRac Sr. Ben McRac . .. Cash \ V,' /. Kiiirweathcr'...'. Vera ..Ramsey Jessie Butler Mr.s. George Francis .. Mrs. Mildred Still Era Turncline Francis Cooper J. Golcslon Lena Oliver Julia Weatherspoon Jessie May Tallcy Gantlicr Ware W. G. Led ford Kathleen MeFaddin Mr. E. E. Austin Mr.s. Austin Franks Mrs. S. F. Hunllcy Mrs Charles Wingficld Mr.s. A. J. Neighbours Miss Oliver Jackson E. H. Ei/.^cil C. A. Evans . H. K. Wilkinson ..... Charles McPherson Joe England Ben Wilson William Fort .1. W. Frith W. E. Waller Dorsey McRae Jr. Edna Karl Hall Tonimp Thompson George Mcehan . P. L. Taylor Talbnt Field Sr Southern Ice N. P. McCarney Oscar Greenbcrjj W. A. Mudgett ; W. H. Gunler Mrs. W. H. Guntci- O. C. Ellis . i.tm 1 .()() 1 .00 I. (10 1.00 1.00 urn 1.00 1 .00 1 .11(1 1 .(10 1.00 1 .00 1.00 J.OO 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 25 1.00 1.00 25 .2, r i .1(1 .10 .10 2,-> .10 .1(1 I'.nn i.oo i.oo i.oo i.oo i.oo 1.00 .25 1.00 .50 1.00 1 .00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1 .00 1.00 1.00 l.tHI 1.00 1.00 l.fld 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 (Continued on Pago Three) Assistant Prosecutor Is Kuhn Trial Witness NEW YOKK —(fi't— An assistant district attorney, called by the defense Monday at the trial of Fritz Khun, testified that the German-American Bund leader's bail was rai.sed from $5.000,10 $50,000 last September because of fear that he was about to flee to Mexico. H. Wade, El Dorado Store Owner, Shot Big Merchant Killed by Knife of an Aged Itinerant El, DORADO, Ark —(/IV- Hopkins Wade, about .17. prominent El Dorado merchant, knifed by an elderly Iran.s- <.'tit here .Saturday night, died in a hospital early Monday. Wade was wounded in the neck, his injury at. first appearing .superficial. State Poliee Sergeant W. M. Nichols nnd Patrolman O. A. Williams, who arrested the transient after the attack occurred in front of Wade's El Dorado Department store, said tlic prisoner gave hi.s name as George Jeninson. Church Conference 3:30 p.m. Tuesday Eight Churches to Be Represented at Conference Here Tuesday A regional evangelistic conference will be held at 11:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at First Presbyterian church in which eight churches of southwest Arkansas will be represented. The program: Worship at 3:'M p. in. Theme "Our Need of Evangelism." by R'. D. Nolrn. Address—"Religious Education and Evangelism," by S. J. Patterson, Jr. Address—"The Auxiliary and the Crusade," by Mrs. R. V. Hall. Address—'The Men and Evangelism ' by \V. W. Hicks. Address—'The Young People's Part', by a Tcxarkana young person. General discussion and plans for setting up the crusade in the local churches, led by the chairman. Supper- Served by the Hope Church. A umniiifil charge of 25 cents per plate. Address — (Inspirational! by Hev. O. L. Graham of Texarkana. Free School Lunches To Be Discussed Here Mrs. Sally M. Brooning, director, llempslead county department of Pub- lie Welfare, announces that Mr. Thurston A. Blakely, field representative of the Federal Surplus Commodity Corporation, Washington D. C. will be in Hope for a meeting Jo discuss free school lunch programs" for Hie county. Meeting will be held at 2:00 p. m. Tuesday in the Municipal Court Room, City Hall, Hope, Arkansas. All school districts and P. T. A. chapters arc urj,<pd to have representatives al the meeting. A Thought Whoso stoppetli hi.s ears at the cry of the poor, he also shall cry himself, but .shall not be heard- Proverbs 21.13. Possibility of a Tie for Football Conference Title Hope Port Smith and Pine Bluff in Running for Honors SEEK BENTON GAME Effort Being Made to Fill Open Date On Bobcat Schedule BULLETIN Coach Foy llummons HIIIIOUIU-- r<l ill 3:3l) o'clock Monday afternoon that Benton High School football (cmn—a confcrcnc'c tciun—would come lo Hope for a came with the Bolic.-it.s «t 7:30 o'clock Thursday night. .Provided the Bobcats win Thursday nifflil, tliey BO lo Pine Bluff November :!0 to battle, for the Arkansas High School Conference football title. The Be.iton team has one of the greatest high .school punters in Arkansas prep circles in Halfback Moore, who also is the ace hall carrier for that team. There';; a possibility of a three- way lie for the Arkansas High School Conference football championship. Here are the "if.s" the stand in the way. It Hope should defeat Pine Bluff November 30 at Pine Bluff both teams would wind up with a percentage of .833. A tic game or a win for Pine Bluff would give the Zebras undisputed possession of the. title. A tie game figures a half game won, half game lost. If Fort Smith wins both of its remaining two conference games—North Little Rock this week and Hot Springs the next—then, Fort Smith would also finish with a percentage of ,833. Seek Benton Game The Bobcats Monday morning were without a game this week, having an open date on the schedule. The High School athletic committee was to meet during the morning in" 7 an effort to schedule a game with Benton High School, a conference foe, Benton is also without a game this week. If negotiations arc successful—find provided that Bobcats win over Benton—then the battle between Hope and Pine Bluff would be a championship affair. A Hope victory over the Zebras would give the Bobcats undisputed possession of the title, provided of course, the Bobcats got by Benton. The Standings (By The Associated Press) Team Won Lost Td. Pet. Pino Bluff 7 0 1 .038 Hope 4 l o Little Hock 4 1 Fort Smith 3 1 E! Dorado 3 2 North Little Rock 4 3 Hitler's Limit on a Woman's Clothes Would Start Another War in the U. S. Hot Springs Russellvillc Forms! Blythcvillc Benton Ciimrlcn Clai-k.svlilc Fordyee Joncsboro .800 .750 .750 .fiOO :SB2 .50(1 .500 ..WO .400 .333 .200 .llifi .000 .000 I'laycr Rob Hulson (Pine Bluff) Scorers Td. Pat. Total S 0 48 (Continued on Pago Three) U.S. Split in Two Camps Over Thanksgiving Day 1939 NOVEMBER 1939 WED THUR FRI SAT Christmas Seal Chairman Named H._0. Kyler County Chair- ments Monday II. O. Kyler, county chairman for the tuberculosis Christinas Seal Sale, announces the appointment of the following local chairmen to serve in this county; Chester Lester, Fulton; V;m Hayes Washington; S. V. Benson, Blcvin.s; Lawson Glover, Hope; B. J. Drake, Pntrnos, Tom Garland, Emmet and C. Wilson, Columbus. 'Protect your home from tuberculosis' is the slogan of the capaign," said Mr, Kyler. "No home is safe from this disease until all homes are safe. Tuberculosis is still the leading cause of death in the age group from 15 to 45. This group includes our young people, and men and women in the most productive years of their lives. Last year the disease took 1,003 Arkansas lives and in this county we have approximately 185 cases. The Christmas Seal campaign will open on Thanksgiving Day and continue through Christmas," Mr. Kyler announced. "The purchase of these gay stamps makes possible the continuation ot those measures which are bringing about the gradual eradication of the disease. I am .sure wo can count on Ihe people of Hemp.slead county to make our own campaign u successful one," he said. Robber7Nets$4() In School Moncv B' Ilitfh School Properly Is Dunmged Hy Robbers Over. Week-End Hobber.s over tin; w<-i-l(-(;iid causod considerable damage to school property and Hot away with about $40 in cash after breaking three desk locks al the high school building. The robbery was discovered al 7:li(l a. m. Monday b.v Principal J, H. Jones who notified Folia- Chief Sweeney Copt-land and Sheriff C. E. Baker who are conducting an investigation. The robbers elite-rod the cafctrila, stole .several bars () f candy, and then made their way into tin- hi K h school office by breaking looks on doors. Inside tho office, the rubbers broke locks on three desks and caused other damage In school property. The 540 in cash wa.s taken from the .school vault. Entrance- lo the cafelrria was mafic by smashing a window. Apparently a crow-bar was used h, breaking locks on doors and do.sks. No one ha.s been arrested. D. L. PhillipsfMo. Pac. Ex Land Agent, Is Dead LITTLE DOCK —t./l'i- Dlil Lincoln Phillips, 74. retired land commissioner for the Missouri PacifiO Lines, died in a hospital here ]\]oji- da.v following a brief illness. This chic feminine uppnrel-you'd just love the woolen longies and (lie i ifflvtsliirl-rcprcscnts just "two points" more than a Gernrm wo .nan ,s allowed to buy in » year under the new "point system"™ at o^ "*•, EaC " arlltie , is "«»*«« with (he number of "points" it re- and «o one may buy more than "100 points" worth in 12 months ®- , e ea s o iigiiro out.lMW.to dress under the. new "point system" -of rationing: clothing now in force in Germany Under the system each woman may buy only 100 .points worth ot clothing a year. Each article is counted a specified number of "points," ranging from four polnte for silk stockings, to 45 'points" for a tailored suit. I here s only one other rule— only six pairs of silk hose are allowed each year, Demands of American women vary widely, but department store buyers say that outside Ne^v York City the average woman probably would require some 700 points m clothing a year, as figured by the Nazi system. onm^ni 7 S&meyonsM. Here's a list of the points counted lor each article— and remember no more than 100 points may be spent a year • Tailored suit, 45; knit jacket, 25; blouse, 15; skirt, 20 ; wool dresses, 40 ; other dresses, 30; brassiers, 4; non- woo underwear, 12; wool underwear, 20; corselet, 15 corset, 8; shp 10; apron with bib, 12, and nightgown, 18-; German Plane Shot Down Over Holland by theJDutch Gunners Nazi Pilot Killed in Third Border Incident—Mines .Strike Down Eight Ships in North Sea With Loss ofj 7 7 Lives KOUHMON, Netherlands -(/!>,- A Gtrman miliu.ry plane apparently cTi.SMblcd by Netherlands anti-aircraft guns, crashed in a meadow near her Monday, hiding the pilot, its only occupant. This was the third incident in aslii _____ many days in which German planes flying over Netherlands territory hiid been fired upon. Hit country is evenly divided in two •\vwring" factions o\er observance of Tliunksgivinir Duv this veur Hull the slates refused lo follow I'resident KooseveK, who called fo, ol.servtu.a- of (lit- day Nov. 23, instead of Nov.'ill xvhu h wr.uld he the traditional date. Two states split Ihe difference and will observe both days Here's how thev Mi ram-:; in South Africa occasionally lire so distinct us to make animals hurry lu drink from vk-ioiuu'y pooh.. Mines Sink Ships LONDON, Eng. -(/P)— Mines al least temporarily .supplanted submarines as the leading sea menace off the British coast Monday as the floating explosives added still further to the war's greatest week-end toll for merchant shipping. Eight vessels were reported sunk in the North Sea over the week-end with 177 dead or missing. The sinkings included the IMS-ton British trawler Wigmore with a crew of 1C and (he I,2ti7-lon British fo)- lier Torchbcarer, which sinking was disclosed Monday. Four survivors of I ho Torchbcarcr's crew, reported to be lo. were landed al an English port. -^ Surety Bond Now Is a Requirement Stone County Sheriff Barred Because of Failure to Get It . . riane Over England LONDON, Eng.'-<V!V- An unidentified plane flew over Essex, southern Kent, and the outskirts of London Monday, trailed by anti-aircraft fire, but no air raid warnings were sounded. Flying over the southeast coast at n greiil height Die plane uvis greeted by a steady fire. British chasers streaked in pursuit as the craft .sped eastward. In one town crowds gathered in the .streets to watch the firing against the plane. (ivnmuiii Flooded Out PARIS, France --(XIV- Germans continued wide-spread scouting flights over France Monday while the flooded Rhine and other border rivers Iwccd the suspension of even local operations along the Western front. Military sources said the Germans LITTLE ROCK -(/P)- The Arkansas Supremo Court upheld Monday the constitutionality of the 1937 act requiring state, district and county officials to file surely conwany bonds in lieu of personal bonds. Ruling the two-year-old statue mandatory, the court held that John B. Grower forfeited the right to serve as Stone county's sheriff and collector when he failed to file surety bonds within 15 days after he received his commission, Court Convenes Here Monday Afternoon The regular Monday session of Hope municipal court was not convened until 1:30 o'clock in the afternoon due lo the absence of Judge W. K. Lcinlcy who spent Monday morning al Tcxarkana attending a rural electrification meeting. Results of proceedings of the afternoon session of cour twill be published Tuesday. Cott :on iCoiituiued 011 Page Thiee) NEW YORK—(/P)—New York cotton I for December opened Monday at 9.73 : and closed at 'J.77, middling apul !).9S. Methodist church with the Rev. Kenneth Spore, pastor, officiating, assisted by the Rev Fred R. Harrison of Arkadelphia. Burial was in Rose Hill cemetery. Pleas Presented for Library, Fair, At C.C. Luncheon Chamber of Commerce 1$ Host at Noon Luncheon at Barlow; A COUNWjLIBRARY R. P. Bowen, C. C. Secretary, Presents Fair and Library Pleas The Hempstead County Quorum Court, assembling at Hope city hall Monday"for its annual levying session. was entertained by. Hope Chamber of' Commerce with a noon luncheon at Hotel Barlow, where pleas were presented for support of a county library and the county fair. Guy E. Basye presided for the chamber, and County Judge Frank Rider for the court Mr. Basyc presented Secretary R. P. Bowen of the chamber. Mr. Bowen said that, finances permitting, it was hoped the quorum court would approve $25 a month for the county-wide library project, in which event -$3,000 a year woujd be forthcoming from other sources. Asking an appropriation for the county fair, Mr; Bowen said the fair cost from $1,500 to $2,000 to put on; it made some money in 1938, but lost in 1939. He asked for a contribution from the county to help the premium- list, with the expectation that the City of Hope would match the county's appropriation. Judge Rider spoke briefly after the board of directors of the chamber and the members of the court had been introduced to the luncheon meeting. The quorum court is in session here ' Monday afternoon. Funeral Monday f or RJ. Briant Services Held at First Methodist ChuVcii at v 2:30 o'clock R. T. Briant, 50, Hope florist and planter, died at 8:55 p. m. Saturday in Julia Chester hospital. He had been in ill health Several years, but remained active until a few days ago. Mr. Briant was born and reared in Hope, and was well-known throughout the county. Funeral services were held at 2-30 , ^"J-"-"*- 3 . i<--xas — i/tv— oroojts uot- o'clock Monday afternoon at First fman > 39> Da . 1Ias attorney who had been MV^iirtdtci nl-.ni.nU ...:*u ji__ i-i if CllarfiGti wif.ll assault in miin/^A** o Slain by Woman Brooks Coffman Previously Charged With Attempted Murder DALLAS, Texas —(IP)— Brooks Cof- nan, 39, Dallas attorney who had been charged with assault to murder a woman with an ice pick, was wounded fatally in a Main street shooting early Police said the woman turned two . Surviving are his widow, one sis- guns on him > firing eight shots from ter, Miss Fay Briant of Albuquerque an aut °matic and six from a revolver. New Mexico, two uncles, R. M. Briant suspect surrendered of Hope and Tom Haynes of Wash- --- ington; three aunts, Miss I. H. Gamer of Nashville; Mrs. Paul Bailey of Washington and Mrs. W. R. Pruitt also of Washington. • CRANIUM CRACKERS ^ About Rivers If you studied your geography lessons carefully when you were in school, you won't have much trouble with today's problems. All you need to do is pick out tho name of the body of water into which the river named in each group flows: 1. Mohawk river: (a) St. Lawrence river, (b) Bay of Biscay, (c) Hudson river, (d) Lake Erie. 2. Missouri river: (ai Mississippi river, (b) Gulf of Mexico, (c) Rio Grande river, <d» Crcut Sail lake. 3. Allegheny river; iai Lake Huron, <b> St. Lawrence river, (c) Atlantic ocean, (d) Ohio river. 4. Columbia river: t;i> Caribbean sea, (a) Lake Superior, (c) Colorado river, (d) Pacific ocean. 5. Susquohanna river; (a) Atlantic ocean, (hi Chesapeake hay, (c) Potomac river, uli Hudson bay. Answers on 1'aiie Two Spore Reappointed Methodist Pastor Announcements Must Be Signed Within the last several weeks The Star has received a number of announcements which, because their senders failed to sign name and address, can not be published. Signatures are not printed, but the authority back of the announcement must be known to the management before it can be used. This rule is enforced absolutely in announcements concerning weddings, engagements, births and deaths. If any subscriber lias sent such an announcement to us and failed to get it published it is because the announcement was not signed—and unsigned communications arc treated alike, even though the omission is an oversight. Methodist Ministers Are Given Assignments , at Conference The Rev. Kenneth, L. Spore was reappointed as pastor of First Methodist church of Hope at the closing session of the Methodist conference Sunday at Warren. • " Bishop Charles C. Selecman read the assignments of the pastors. The assignments in the Prescott district: District superintendent, J. D. Baker. Amity station, Frederick W. Schwin- dimann. Bingen circuit, E. T McAfee. Blevins circuit, Charles H. Giessen. Columbus circuit, to be supplied. Center Point circuit, J. Hurl Ward. Emmet-Bieme, O. C. Birdwell. Forester-Mount Ida, George W. Warren. Glcnwood circuit, I. A. Love. Gin-don, A, C. Corraway. Hope, K. L. Spore. Mineral Springs circuit, E. H, Marlin. Mui-freesboro-Delight, George W. Rrfberfson. Nashville, Arthur Terry. Oklahoma circuit, T. M "Armstrong. Prescott station, O. E. Holmes. North Prescott circuit, S. C. Duggar. South Prescott circuit, Jess T. Davis. Saline circuit, A. N, Youngblood. Spring Hill Circuit, Noel Cross. Washington-Oxan, J, A. Newell. District missionary secretary, O. E. Holmes. Student Southern Methodist University. Lewis W. Averitt. Conference director of young people's work, Arthur W. Terry. The Line Forms On the Right, Please MITCHELL, s. D.-</p)-Scymour Heclecn was bringing his wife to the hospital here when he felt pains in his side. Doctors hustled him to the operating table and nipped out his appendix. Mrs. Kedcen returned home to run the farm. Her luni is next.

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