Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on November 29, 1939 · Page 1
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World-Wide Newt Coverage Given Impartially by Associated Press "wrmr ' V Hope The Weather ARKANSAS—Cloudy, probably occasional rains in the west and central portions Wednesday night and'in the extreme east portion Thursday, warmer in the east and south portions Wednesday night and in the extreme' east Thursday. V.OLUME 41—NUMBER 40 HOPE, ARKANSAS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29,1939 PRICE 5c COPY TROOPS WITHDRAWN BY FINS ft ft ft ft ft ft • ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft •£ Special Football Train Will Leave Hope al 8:3O a. m. Thursday ™ __ <-.i — '''' • -• - - "' ' ' . .. i. —_— • —-—•"—• ^* Bobcats Reported in Good Shape for Championship Tilt Broadcast of Game Will Be Received at the Hope City Hall ROUND -TRIP IS $2.75 Meroney, Pine Bluff Fullback, Is Reported Out With Injuries The Probable Starting Lineup HOPE PINE BLUFF Green Calhoun Breeding Bundy Quimby Simpson Jones Ellen Baker Colenum Eason 190 235 .......... 163 175 160 ........... Left End ................ Stallworth Left Tackle ............ Bush ; ,-i: Left Guard ................ Atkinson Center ................. .-Kennedy Right Guard ......... l.Divis'-" 255 .......... Right Tackle ............ Ferguson 200.... Coach Foy Hmnmons was to senc hi.s ilitlo-thirst Hope High School football team through its final drill scs non Wednesday with a rehearsal o scoring plays the team has workec on the past several days in prepara '•*' lion tor the championship buttle a Pine Bluff Thursday afternoon. Hammons reported ihe squad in gooi physical shape am) predicted a han buttle at Pine Bluff. Slice-in I Tniiii 8:1)0 A special Missouri Pacific foolba train will leave Hope :it 8:30 ». n Thursday, carrying the team, hig school bund and a Wee number fans. i j Tickets are on sale i_J jt'' Missouri | Pacific passenger office. Fans are i-'J, urged to buy them Wednesday to prevent last-minute rushes and jjossiblc delay of the train. The special will arrive in Pine Bluff about 12:30 o'clock. Biind Mothers will have concessions on the train, selling sofl drinks, candy, fruit and sandwiches. A play-by-play description of the game will .be brought lo Hope fans leased telephone from Ihe Pine Bluff stadium by Mills Radio and Music Slore. ^ The broadcast, will be announced by Leo ftobJnB and-tho ivporls of the game will be brought lo Hope /i»?.s ,-it the Hope City Hall. The broadcast of the game will begin about five minutes before the opening kick-off.Admission to Hope City Hull will be 25c. The Usual Report PINE BLUFF — Pine Bluff's chance of winning the 1939 Arkansas footbul champion were lessened with the announcement by Couch Allan Dun away that Raymond Hutson, Zebr; * quick-kick expert will be unable to play againsl the Hope Bobcats here 3'ujttlay. Dunaway said thai a leg injurj which kept Hutson out of the Zebra Georgia Military Academy gumu las week probably will eliminate him fo the remainder of tho season. Raymond, twin brother of Robei Hutson, has kept the bull deep i enemy territory during the entire 19J season with his punts. He suffcre a badly bruised leg in the Little Roc *' game. "Raymond's inactivity will leave i liawcrlcas as far as punting i.s cor corned," Dunawuy said. "We haven't got a man on the squad capable of handling punting as he has." Dunaway found little joy in his preparations for the Hope game. Virgil Meroney, first string fullback, .suffered a broken collarbone in the Georgia game last week and will not play football ugain. Buck Forsylhc, reserve end, slipped in the shower in - Atlanta, und i-ut his foot, and "Fuzzy" Watts, reserve guard, who has been out of the last several ganie.s bccnuse of u serious leg injury, also will be on the sidelines. STUTTGART — Coach Allen Dunaway of Pine Bluff said Tuesday that "kin-ping one's head" and' putting forth the best effort by every player were important factors in winning football games. He was y guest of the Rofeiry Club. The Stuttgart High School football team ami coaches attended the mcuu'na. O.-io of Hie most valuable assets of Right End ................ LaFitte 163 ......... Wuartcr Back ............ Rob Hutson 155 .............. Left Half ................ Leftwich 150 ........... Right Half ............ Ray Hutson 190 .......... *.. Full Back ............... .llai-t Team Average 184 1G6 Team Average Line Average 196 172 Line Average Baekl'ield Average 164 157 Backfield Average 163 173 163 183 158 190 170 154 150 158 165 Jrown and Spears Leading Ticket in Aldermanic Race Business Picks Up During November Two Items Added for Cornerstone St. Louis Reserve Report Optimistic for October, November ST. LOUIS—(/Pi—The European war my have provided the initial stimu- us, but Ihe Federal Reserve Bank Ve'dnesday credited increased domestic usiness with sustaining Ihe expansion f trade and industry in the Eighth istrict. "Orders directly traceable to the war lave been of les importance in the ex- lansion in this district than has the reuse in domeslic demand," the bank said in ils monthly report Business continued generally lo im- I-OVL- through October and the first ialf of November, but the upswing was ess pronounced than in September mmcdiately following start of the war. The onlyq noticeable slowing-down or lovcling-off was in new-orders tor merchandise, the bank reported. However, many manufacturers have enough orders on hand to insure present operations for the remainder of the year and, in some cases, well into 1940. The generally higher rate of activilies in manufacturing plants, at mines and elsewhere has resulted in a marked improvement in tho employment situation, the bank asserted. Rclail distribution continued lo increase at a eomcwhut better than seasonal rate. Volume of retail trade in October, us measured by sales of department stores in principal cities, was 2.9 per cent above September and '5.2 above October a year ago. Total of 10 Articles En closed at Masonic Service Wectnesdav to the list of articles enclosed in the cornerstone of the new $200,000 Hempstead county courthouse at the Masons' cornerstone-laying service at the building nt 3 o'clock Wednesday afternoon. The new items were: (1) a copy of the 1939 City Directory of Hope; and (2) A copy of the original petition for the removal of the county-scat from Washington to Hope. A Thought And herein do I exercise myself, to have always a conscience void of offence toward God, and toward men. — Acts 24:16. (Continued on Page Three> 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 i.s enforced absolutely in announcements concerning weddings;, engagements, births and deaths. If any subscriber'has sent such an announcement to us a-nd failed to get it published it is because the announcement was rjot signed—and unsigned communications are treated alike, even though the omission is an oversight. Christmas Carols Through the Ages The final complete list of 10 corner- tone Jtenjs follows: 1. Holy Bfble, donated by John S. Gibson, Sr, 2. Masonic Monitor. 3. A History of Whitfield Lodge No. 239, F. & A. M, 4. Special Courthouse Edition of Hope Star issued Tuesday, November 28, containing items of Masonic and local interest. 5. A copy of the 1936 Centennial Edition of Hope Star containing the history of Hcmpstead county, one of the five original counties of Arkansas. 6. The membership roll of Masonic Lodges in Hempstead county. 7. Membership roll of Hope Chapter No. 328, Order of Eastern Star. 8. Collection of seeds from the big watermelons for which Hempstead county is famous, furnished by Monts Seed Siore. 9. A copy of the 1939 Hope City Directory. 10. A copy of the original petition for the removal of the county-seat from Washington to Hope. ?om Evans and Jim Dodson Eliminated On Unofficial Returns SECOND ELECTION Voters to Go Back to Polls Two Weeks From Now, December 12 Unofficial returns from Tuesday's democratic city preferential primary eliminated Jim Dodson as a 'candidate for alderman in Ward Two and left Jesse Brown and L. A. Keith as opponents in the second election to be held December 12. The unofficial returns from Ward Three eliminaled Tom Evans as a candidate for alderman and left Ross Spears and Roy Johnson on the tickol in Ihe second election. Brown led Ihe ticket in Ward Two, polling 382 votes lo Keith's 345, a margin of 37 votes. In Ward Three, Ross Spears led the tickcl by polling 310 votes lo Johnson's 294, u margin of 36. Election Tabulation Wl W2 \V3 W4 AB To. Ward Two Brown 141 130 GO 47 4 382 ; c ith 130 11G 61 33 4 345 Dodson ....; 20 25 9 9 0 63 Ward Three Spears 108 109 53 39 2 310 Johnson 117 90 5|= 29 1 294 Evans 66 69 25 21 5 186 The Second Election Candidates whose names will appear in the second eleclion, Tues- lay December 12, are: ' For City Attorney—E. F. McFaddin <md Lawson Glover. For Cily Recorder—T. R. Billings? icy (unopposed.) For Alderman, Ward One—E. P. Young and A. W. Stubbeman. For Alderman, Ward Two—Jesse Brown and L. A. Keith. For Alderman, Ward Three—Ross Spears and Roy Johnson. For Alderman, Ward Four—C. Cassidy and Dr. P. B. Carrigan. Red Cross Quotas Reached By Two More Rural Areas Spring Hill and Fulton Go "Over the Top" in Campaign WORK GIVEN PRAISE Stars for Tulsa Team City In Darkness As Result Strike Electric Service, However, Restored at Asheville, N. C. GOD REST YOU, MERRY GENTLEMEN "God rest you, merry yeulle- men, Let nothing you dismay, Remember Christ, our Saviour Was born on Christmas Day. . , ." This traditional English yulo song is still sung by groups of carollers on the streets of London, as it has been for several hundred years. ^ CIO Ends Strike at Automobile Plant New Working Contract Is Given to the Labor Organization DETROIT, Mich—(/Pi—The longest nd costliest labor dispute in uutomo- -ile history, the 5-1-day deadlock be- wecn Chrysler corporation and the CIO United Automobile workers, cnd- d Wednesday with an agreement on erms of a new working contract. Gasoline Tax Hits New All-Time High 34 Tax 'Sources Bring in $2,000,000 in State Revenue ASHEVILLE, N. C.—(/P)—A three- hour long strike that followed the refusal by the Carolina Power & Light company to accede to union demands [or a closed shop plunged Ihis resort city of 55,000 into almost total darkness late Tuesday night. But at 2 a. m. Wednesday, C. S. Wallers, the company's vice-president, announced that workers who had walked out, members of .Ihe International Brotherhood of electrical workers, AFL affiliate, had asked and had been granted permission t o return to their posts immediately. Roosevelt Ends Georgia Vacation President to Visit Secretary En Route to Na' tional Capitol WARM SPRINGS, Ga.—(fl'j—Presi- cnl Roosevelt ended a week's vacn- on here Wednesday and left by spec- al train for Asheville, N. C., to visit ne of his secretaries, Marvin H. Mc- ntyrc, who has been convalescing or a long illness, before reluming lo Washington. Other Rural Chairmen Are Urged to Report Funds to Weisenberger ~ Wednesday's tabulation In the Rura Red Cross roll cull reached $216.54 with only three townships reported in full and two in part. Fulton in Bois'd'arc township, exclusive of McNab, which has yel lo report, reported $81,00 raised in a very enthusiastic and thorough campaign under the direction of Mrs. Ruth 'Seymour, Miss Nannie Jett and Miss Ruth Hawthorne. A contribution on the part of W. E. Cox & Sons of ?25.00 for the second succcsseive year, gratly aided in reaching aided in reaching this high peak. Worthy of note is the number of contributions and memberships on tho part of Ihe negro citizens of Fulton. These people as well as Ihe while citizens remember gratefully the 'excel- mt work the Red Cross did at Fulton during the flood. In Spring Hill township, Dudley Huckabee and Robert Turner turned in §20.65 to reach the township quota of §20.00 This is a substanlial increase over last year. The Spring Hill School children and teachers are to bo congratulated on their efforts in the campaign there. ^ FuJ/,on Report •--.'•W. E. Cox & Sons ?25.00 George Allen' 1.00 J. Brooks Shults 1.00 Nannie B. Jctt 1.00 J. B, Shults 1.00 Mrs. Jell Orion 1.00 Chester Lester 1.00 T. J. Logan 1.00 T. H. Seymour , 1.00 Mrs. Obc Wilson 1.00 1. B. Ocioui 1.00 Mrs. 1. E. Odom 1.00 Claude Wilson ...•? 1.00 Mrs. Herbert Cox 1.00 Ew Wilson 1.00 L. Jencs 1.00 K. G. Dudney , 1.00 Mrs. Monroe Cox ' 1.00 Mrs. W. E. Cox, Jr 1J30 Mrs. W. E Cox 100 S. L Reed :... 1.00 Ruth Hawthorne 1.00 Mrs. T. H. Sevmour 1.00 Albert Cox 1.00 Mrs. J. M. Hopson 1.00 Dr. H. H. Darnell ...: 1.00 Mrs. W A Abbott 1.00 E. LITTLE ROCK—I/! 1 )—Special tax collections from 34 sources, led by an unexplained all-time high for gasoline tax remittances, passed the ?2,000,OOC mark as the state revenue department prepared to make its November report al the close of business Wednesday. Because molhs fly al night and are usually not seen, few people rea_ li'/.c that there are nine times as man> moth spc-ics us butterflies. ing Days Christmas Cotton NEW YGttK— 'ft')— New York De cembcr cotton opened Wednesday E 9.85 and closed at 9.88. Middling spo closed 10.11 nominal. Fifteen thousand militiamen had lo be calk-el oul lo suppress the whis_ cey insurrection which broke oul ii Western Pennsylvania when the au horitics attompled to end illicit dis illation. Mrs. J. J. Battle 1,00 R. R. Cornelius 1.00 Mrs. Chester Anderson 1.00 Emory Thompson 1.00 Mrs. Emory/Thompson 1.00 Herbert Cox ....>. 1.00 Sam McGill - 1.00 Conway Bullard 1.00 Kirby Glcghorh 1.00 Julian Moser .-... 1.00 Mrs. J. K. Harrell 1.00 A. Schweizerhof f 1.00 J. I. Lciblong 1.00 Gifford Byers 50 Mrs. Ethel Whitehourst 50 Mrs. Gifford Byers 50 Fulton School : ... 2.36 Cash 14 Friend Colored • 1.00 Will Carter 1.00 Ella Allen .- 1.00 A. Tale l.CIO Colored School 1.50 Anna Sampson 25 Eerviida Mercer .25 Fannie Cornelius 25 B. L. Pcnnington 1.00 John E. White 1.00 John A. White 1.00 Inez LaFayette 25 Hat Ferguson 50 Zack Cornelius .50 Matlie Bell Aubrey . . . 1.00 Rebecca Nelson 1.00 Will McGill 1.00 Former Hope Player Carries Tulsa Hopes Against Porkers Nolan (Tootsie) Cargile Is Principal Threat of Tills* in Thanksgiving Day Battle With Arkansas Razorbacks TULSA — After his showing last Saturday againsl "Drake university, Nolan Cargile, Ihe "white-haired boy" from Hope, Ark. will be the principal hope of the University of Tulsa Thursday when Ihe Hurricane meets the A -._ . n t.^.,,,, u<i..n lit <li« t-iti i * Juifj-ict'c T^liMi^Vcmwii^ it rlav rn-irl f*ln<;mif» Hopes for Peace With Russia Are Believed Better Russia, However, Expected to Insist On Finnish ; Territory GERMAN "VIEWPOINT Britain to Begin Total Blockade of Germany Starting Monday MOSCOW, Kussia— (IP)— Hopes for 'a peaceful settlement of the Russian- Finnish dispute increased Wednesday with the receipt of reports that Finnish troops had been ordered withdrawn from the Russian border.' It was hoped that the issue could be i, settled by negotiations, one unofficial but well-informed Soviet source said, although Russia Is already so far U. S. Would Aid " WASHINGTON — (#) — Secretary Hull made known Wednesday this government stand ready to extend its good offices for the settlement of the Russian-Finnish dispute. commited to acquisition of of Finnish erritory on the isthmus of Karelia, , pposite Leningrad, that she is ex- ected to insist on getting it. s This source added that Russia 1 doe.v .. 't want war. v ( Reports of Finnish troop withdraw- 1s came after the soviet government , ad reported fresh border clashes in' _ which the Red tinny- was saidSto have^l epulsed with machine guns the Fin- "I nish troops attempting to cross the ',| rentier. Germany Sides With Reds ' BERLIN, Germany — (/P) — German * sympathies are on Russia's side in the iispute with Finland, but officially 3ermany is neutral and disinterested, informed sources said Wednesday. The German view is that Russia has; unquestionable right to' access to the ' Baltic sea, but that Finland is so 1 placed strategetically that she . could; | prevent this access. Hence it is held that Finland should yield the strategic islands. Informed quarters, insisting that I they Were not speaking for the gov-,| eminent, said Russia had been dealt T with unfairly at the end of the World- war, as was Germany. I They said a wrong was done to Rus-1 sia in "bottling Her up" without an I unhampered outlet to the Baltic and! admitted this was made possible byl Germany's earlier support of Finland I against Russia, ,1 Germany now is interested in seeing! this wrong righted, it was said. Arkansas Porkers here in the southwcst's Thanksgiving clay grid classic. Cargile shook off the blanket un-®- Courthouse Edition 7c Including U. S. Postage Extra copies of Hope Star's Courthouse Edition, published Tuesday, November 28, may be purchased at The Star offii-c, 212-14 South Walnut street, and the office will mail them to whatever address is given. Price of the paper is 5c a copy, plus 2c postage', total 7c. Total 581.00 100 per cent W. E. Cox and Sons. Sprmghill Township Dudley Huckabee, chairman, assisted by Robert Turner. Frank Hill 1.00 1st. Grade 1.00 2nd. Grade 1.00 3rd. Grade 1.00 4th. Grade • 1.00 Sth. Grade 1.0(1 6th. Grade 27 7th, Grade 1.00 8th. Grade • 1.00 9th & 10th. Grades LOO llth. Grade 70 12th. Grade • 90 Erbert Collins 1.00 J. H. Martin 50 Joe Poi -lei-field 25 Mrs. Hugh Garner .50 dor which he has been hiding the talents which earned him all-state honors while playing for the Hope High school eleven in 1935 and, later, while helping the Oklahoma Military academy pile up a total of 19 straight victories. And when he burst into Ihe spotlight, he did it dramatically by carrying the bull over Drake's goal line for the Hurricane's two touchdowns. Following his graduation from O. M. A. Nolan matriculated to Tulsa where he was immediately eligible for competition. But unlil Saturday he was unable to general o Die spark which distinguishes a sensational ball carrier from just another halfback. Head Coach Chet Benefiel sen Car] gilo jn lo replace Herbie Collins, senior tailback also from Arkansas, and three plays later Sophmore Happy Miles completed a pass to the Hope hopeful who pranced over for the counter. The second touchdown, which gave Tulsa its first victory in five starts, resulted from an identical paw and athletic officials have announced that good tickets will be available at stadium gates for those who have not made reservations by mail. Aviator to Speak Here Friday Noon Colonel Roger Q. Williams Will Talk On Safety of Air Travel Another Ship Sunk LONDON, England— ({?)— The 1,023,1 ton British Steamer Rubislaw sank! off the southeastern coast of England] Tuesday after striking a mine, it wa announced Wednesday. Thirteen crewmen were reported killed. An air battle between British com-l bat planes and a lone German raideij over the northeast coast of England Wednesday resulted in bringing do the Nazi plane at sea, the British an-) nouncement said. Cryptic radio instructions from th'J Admiralty put British warships on thsj alert Wednesday for the schedule start of a new total blockade again ermany next Monday. (Continued on Page Three) from Miles, followed by a five-yard spurt by Cargile across the pay-ofl line. Knowing I hat the Porkers will be .salty after their victory over Southern Methodist. Coach Benefiel plans to fight fire with fire by playing Rnzoi ijac-ks ayainft Kuzorbacks. Game captains for the Thanksgiving till will be Collins and Otliel Turner, senior right tackle, both from Fayvtteville. L. D. Moore, another sophiuore who came to Tulsa from Spriiigdale, Ark., probably will start at fullback. Although Cargile can play right half- buck, it is likely that he will alternate wilh Collins at tailback. The game will b.e called at 2 p. in. Anyone wishing to hear Colonel Roger Q. Williams at the luncheon at the Barlow Hotel at noon Friday, December 1st, is asked to call th< Chamber of Commerce for reservations. Colonel Williams will arrive at the airport at 11 a. m. where he will be met by Guy E. Basye, president of the Chamber of Commerce. A. B. Patten, president of the Rotary club, anc G. T. Cross, president of the Kiwanis club. Immediately after the luncheon Col onel Williams will lake up for thei first flight all those at the airpor who want to ride, Tc drives a fou pas-'senger Fairchikl cabin plane an explains to his passengers the simplici ty of operation and safety of air tra vol. Everyone interested should com out for a ride. The field has been put in eonditio and marked by Norris O'Neal, an Unless it rains will be in ideal shay, for use. CRANIUM CRACKERS Forgotten Men? People aren't likely to forget a President of the United States for many years after he has retired from office, but cabinet officers frequently drop into obscuriry when they surrender their portfolios. Each of the following men were United States cabinet officers within the last 15 years. Simply fill in the blanks: 1. Curtis Wilbur was secretary of ——• under Cooliclge, from 1924 to 1929. 2. Frank B. Kellogg was secretary of -under Cooljdgc between 1925 and 1929. 3. Ogden Mills served in 19J and 3933 under Hoover as secretary cf . •1. W. M. Jardinc was secretur; of under Coolidgc fror 1925 to 1929. 5. Ray Lyman Wilbur bold tlv post of secretary of uade) Hoover from 192'J to 1933. Answers on 1'asc '.Two

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