Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on December 1, 1939 · Page 1
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Hope, Arkansas
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World-Wide New. Coverage Given Impartially by " Hope Star TheWeatW ARKAKSAJMPMtly cloudy, coolei! Friday 1 night and Saturday, VOLUME 41—NUMBER 41 HOPE, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, DECEMBER, 1,1939 PRICE 5c COPY Pine Bluff Zebras Defeat Hope, 13-0, for Championship Zebras Take Advantage of Scoring' Opportunities On Slippery Field HOPE HAS 3 CHANCES Bobcats Lack Punch at Crucial Moments—Eason Best for Hope tty LEONARD 1CLLIS 1'INE BLUFF, Ark. — The alert I'ine Bluff Zebras took advantage of two scoring opportunities Cor touchdowns here Thursday afternoon to Defeat Ho|)o, n to fl, and win the Arkansas High School conference championship in rain and on a slippery field before 5,000 fans. The Bobcats had three chances to score in the fii'st half—their only three of the bull game—but lacked the punch to rcuch the payoff. In !he middle of Ihe opening quarter. Norman Green blocked Rob Hutson's punt and J. D. Joints recovered on the ZcbVns 25, Ellen flipped a pass to Green for ' yards, and then Ellen went around liis right end for u first down on the Zebra 15. Ellen got six more off right tackle, then one over center. On third down, Ellen picked up two. With one yard to go for u first down, Ellen failed and Pine Bluff look over ami punted out of danger. The Bobcats continued to soundly out-play the Zebras in the remaining minutes of the opening quarter "in which the Zebras failed to get up to One 50-yard line. A In the second quarter, Hope missing two other opportunities after carrying the ball from the Bobcat 35 to the Pine Bluff 12 where the threat ended when Galloway intercepted Ellen's pass. Hope's third and final opportunity came a few minutes later after the Bobcats look the ball on their own 115, Baker ripping off three and Eason plunging for a first down on the 45. Eason made three more than then Ellen passed to Green who was down- el on the Pine Bluff 35. Ellen Hipped \motlicr pass which went (o Baker who was run out of bounds on the Pino Bluff IB. Ellen tried four straight passes, three incomplete and the fourth intercepted by Rom Hutson on his 5-yard line. That was all for Hope. The First Score Pine Bluff's first touchdown came about the middle of the second quarter on two plays. The first was u 40- yard pass from Tommy Lcftwich to End LaFitte who ran eight more yards ,_»/ai-d line where Rob Hutson punched over on the next play. Hurt's attempted placement was wide. The Zebra's second touchdown came soon after the second half started. Uob Hutson got loose around his left end for -10 yards, the longest run of the game, to the Hope 8-yard line. Leftwich plowed for 5 and Hutson 1. Leftwich plunged Die remaining two yards for the touchdown and Hart kicked the extra point. As the third quarter drew to a close, • Ellen fumbled on his own 8-yard line •"anil Pine Bluff recovered. The Zebras drove up to the one-yard line and it seemed they would score again but a 15-yard penalty against Pine liluff set the Zebras back and averted a possible score. The Zebras, after being outplayed in the first half, rqversed the situation in the second half and Hope nc- vr hud a chance to reach scoring territory again. The Zebras ''bottled up'' Ellen throughout Ihe last half. Pine Bluff A-m IMVADES FINLAND, CAPITAL CITY IS BOMBED (Continued on Page Four) 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, caji not be published. Signatures are not printed, but the authority back of the announcement must kc known to the management before it can be used. This rule is enforced absolutely in announcements concerning weddings, engagements, birllis and deaths. If any subscriber has sent such an announcement lo us and failed to gel it published it is because the announcement was not signed—and unsigned communications are treated alike, even though the omission is aj| oversight. $1,000,000 Gems Brenda Frazier, who racs as a million - dollar glamor girl, "models" the famed $1,000,000, 125-carat Jpnkers diamond at a New York jewelry fadiion ShpWi, Rev. J. K. Gregory, Christian Pastor Nc\v Minister Will Preach Opening Sermon at 11 a. m. Sunday The Rev. John Keith Gregory ot Simla Fc>, New Mexico, lias accepted the pastorate of First Christian church of Hope and will preach his opening .sermon here Sunday morning at 11 o'clock. He will use as the topic of his sermon "The Ministry of file Pulpit." ( The Christian church, located at East Avenue B and North Main, will have for its program Sunday. Bible School at 9:45. Morning sermon at 11 a. m. Christian Endeavor Society at G:30 p. m. ICvening worship service at 7:30 p. in. Tlic Sunday evening service will be in charge of Ihe Woman's Christian Missionary Society, in commemoration of Woman's Day. 50 to 60 Pet. of America's Youth Have Tried Flying Roger Q. Williams, Transatlantic Flier, Speaks in Hope Friday FEAR IS BANISHED Only One Fatality for Every 72 Million Passenger-Miles Fifty (o ,60 per cent of America's boys and girls have already flown, Roger Q. Williams, transatlantic flier, told a combined meeting of Rotary and Kiwanis clubs and Hope Chamber of Commerce Friday noon at Hotel Barolw. Most people who stay on the ground arc kept there by tear, Colonel Williams said. But there is actually only one fatality for every 72 milion passenger mics, he pointed out. Williams, whose subject was, "Aviation to the Average Citizen," is touring the United States under the auspices of the Reader's Digest, offering free flights as he goes. He flew here and extended an invitation aftei the luncheon to local people to fly with him. Colonel Williams was introduced bj Guy E. Bayse, with G. T. Cross of Kiwanis and A. B. Patten of Rotary the club presidents, presiding over the meeting. "Most parents see only the spectacular things in aviation, and many of thorn don't -nvant their children-" to fly," Colonel Williams said. "Bu it is the duty of every parent to fine out the real facts of aviation, no pay too much attention to what they sec in he movies and the newspapers— and so be in a position to intelligently advise their children instead of handicapping them."' Colonel Williams said that as ai aviator he looked on flying as an in dustry in which 1,000 companies i) the United States alone are build ing planes, and which companies employ from one to two million people. The speaker gave a thrilling accoun of his transatlantic flight from New York to Rome 10 years ago. Carols Through the Ages COME, GOOD CHRISTIANS ALL "Conic, good Christians all, and join our caroling, Lift up your voice, yivc thanks (o God and sing." This French carol, popular with ihc peasant classes in the vineyard sections of the country, dates from 1483. As "Noel Nouvelet," it was mentioned as being popular in the 16th century by the French physician-philosopher Rabelais. t Q Shopping Days 1-'Till Christmas Negro Amateur Program City Hall Tuesday Night The negro recreational council o Hope is sponsoring a negro amateui program at the city hall Tuesday night Deqcmber 5. Doors will open at 7:1! and the curtain rises at 8 o'clock. Some of the latest song hits, jitterbug dancing, taps, harmonica am quartet singing arc listed on the program. Reserve seats will be available for white persons. Short Session -Ai Settles Strike Settlement of the 54-day Detroit auto strike was in the cards for K. T. Keller, president of Chrysler corporation, who relaxes in a game of solitare, above, after the D-hour arbitration session with C, I. O. representatives that brought an end to controversy. Cott :on Yerger to Battle for Championship Tigers Take On Corbii High at Pine Bluff Saturday Afternoon The Yergcr High School footbal team will go to Pine Bluff Saturdaj lo battle Corbin High of that eitj for the slale negro grid champion ship. The Hope team is reported in toi physical shape and expect to win thci first slale title. The "dope" gives Yerger an edge Pine Bluff defeated Comvay 8 to Hope defeated Conway 32 lo 0 >„ remain unscored on this season. Corbin is undefeated and the game is for the championship. Ked Cross Drive in Rural Hempstead Reaches^ $284.14 Wallaceburg, Garland and Water Creek Town ships Make Reports DRIVE IS NEAR END All Rural Chairmen Urged to Make Final Reports •;- at Once 'flic rural Red Cross drive Friday reached. $28114 with reports from Wallaceburg, Garland and Water Ireck townships. Only three townships are unrcporl- ed, Mine Creek, Redland, Nowland and part of the CCC area. By agreement with the Christmas Seal campaign workers, all solicitations for the Red Cross membership should close November 30, which was Thursday. Rural chairman Royce Wcisenbergcr urg?s workers to turn in their final reports at once. Mrs. Herbert M. Stephens was in charge of the drive in Wallaceburg township, assisted by Mrs. Reeves Alston, Miss Clyde Martin and Mr..Power. Tile report: Wallaceburg Township Eugene Stephens $ 1.00 J? M. Brown 1.00 Mrs. Annie L. Bostick 1.00 Bt C. Stephens 1.00 ' I^Jf.-'Beauchamy ^...:.i 1.00 P.' H. 1 J. J. Bruce 1.00 W. P. Bronson 1,00 T. F. Smith 1.00 W. U. Wade 1.00 C. E. Brooks ..._ 1.00 K. B. Spears 1,00 Warren Nesbitt 1.00 C. B. Palmer 1.00 L. W. Cullcns J.OO T.. J. Stewart : 1.00 M. L. Nelson 1.00 Mrs. M. L. Nelson 1.00 H. M. Stephens 1,00 Mrs. H. M. Stephens 1.00 N. P. Nesbitt 1.00 S. L. Tribble i.oo Herbert M. Stephens 1.00 Mrs. Herbert M. Stephens .... 1.00 Mrs. H. W. Timberlake 1.00 Tom Shaklcford 1.00 C. W. Lcvcrett 1,00 Roy Foster 1,00 Dully Gorham 1,00 Edgar Lcverett 1.00 Jess Wood i.oo Chester Stephens 1.00 Elise Reed 1.00 L. J. Brown i.oo Mrs. A. B. Wetherington 1,00 Mrs. A. B. Wotherinyton 1.00 Blcvins School 14.00 NEW YORK -(IP)- December cotton opened Friday at 9.97 and closed at 10.07. Middling spot 10.30. 11,-ml-riibbi.T <.f first class quality ::m be drilled lapped, turned, sawed, machined and polished. Texas Aggies and Tennessee Come Through With Victories Aggies Whip Texas Longhoms, 21) lo 0, Before 40,000 Fan.s As Tennessee Takes Kentucky Handily, 19 to 0 NEW YORK ~.(n>).~ Whether this was Thanksgiving Day or nol, it was a^ great day for the football teams of Tennessee and Texas A and M., parading toward a couple of New York's Day bowls. Closing their 10-game season undc- edfeatcd and untied, the Aggies defeated the University of Texas Longhorns 20-0, before a drenched crowd of 40,000. Tennessee's Volunteers ilkl a similar 1!)-0 stint against the Kentucky Wildcats lo preserve their unseorcd upon record and bring them within one game of an undefeated season. These two offerings stood out above the short football mciuic served to the approximately half of the country celebrating Thanksgiving in accord- mice with the calendar. Both games measured up lo their advance notices as bitterly contested bailies. Even with a game against Auburn left for December 9. the Vols were certain choices for some bowl game— voying against the Texas Aggies for Ihe prize spot in the Rose Bowl probably opposite Southern California. In the only fray in the East, un defeated hut. nm-e-lic'! Rutgers was smc:.iml 10-0 by Brown's lust period upri.sinfi after Hie teams had bullied through throe scoreless stanzas. (James l''i)llow Form Form followed through most of the toplu'avy Southern program. North Carolina's Tarheels, beaten oneo and tied once in a busy seyson, crushed Virginia 19-0 in the 4-lth renewal of the olde.sl grid rivalry in tlial part of the country. Alabama massacred Vanderbilt 39-0, Auburn and Florida fought to a 7-to-7 lie. Wake Forest i-ru'shoti Davidson •Ki-7, Chattanooga no.srd out Mercer 21-18 and The Citadel romped over Wufford. 21-2. None of the Midwestern football powers was in action, and the only Soiilhwi'.slern games of importance aside from the Texas tussle .siav Arkansas slaughter Tulsa 23-0 and Tri- y.una dgv out Montana, (i-0. Colorado captured a 27-to-lT thriller from Denver to win the Rocky Mountain lii« Kcven i-hanipionship with a word of five .stright triumphs after losing its first three games this season. 550.00 1.00 1.01) 1.00 1.00 1.00 .05 .05 .10 Total ....................................... (Jarland Township Dolphus Whittcn, chairman S. J. Burke ........................... J. M, Arnold ....................... Dolphus Whitlen ................ Monroe Samuel ....................... DeAnn School ........................ Loyec Muriel Gorham Ida "Maedellc Gorham ........ Lcta Lloyd ..................................... Agatha Poolo ................................. 05 Sonia Ann Poole ......................... 05 Marjorie Samuel ......................... 10 Walercrcck Township e Woodall, chairman. P. O. Hughson ............................ mo George Wiley ................................ ].(j() Eugene Woodall ........................ i.oo Miss Ruth Atkins .................... 1.00 Junior and Senior class of Guernsey 1 Freshman ajid Sophomore.. Eighth Grade Seventh Grade Fifth anil Sixth Grades Third and Fourth grades First and Second Grades William R. Pasley 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.03 Total • CRANIUM CRACKERS Culling it Short The following abbreviations are frequently used. You have probably run across most of them nuny times in your reading. Do you know what Ihey mean'.' 1. ign., i. e. 'i. ibid., F. 0. B. 3 d. s. p., ad lib. 4 nem. eon., stet. 5. viz.. cwt. Answers on 1'agc Two Russian Bear Strikes Arctic Ocean SCALE OF MILES Russia ty«s thii iet-f rat part FINLAND Arctic ^highway '///////I. 3,667,067 pop. Lumber, paper, iron works,.meat, nickel, matches Red troops masting defenses eastern border Finns, Germans drove Reds back Best route of invasion Bitter Fighting Is Re ported On Land in Air and At Sea Civilians Are Machine- Gunned By Russian Fliers at Helsinki SEAPORT?" RAIDED Finland Forms New Government to Cope With Warring Red Army HELSINKI, Finland-</PH Finland formed a new government Friday night, dropping leaders who had been assailed by Moscow as Russian armed forces renewed and extended their attack upon Finland. While the new government was being formed, Russian bombing planes swooped low over the capital and machine-gunned civilians in the streets. Viborg and other cities also were raided. The Russian attacks extended from v Finland's extreme Artie tip to Finland's extreme southwestern . corner where the Red warships opened a blasting onslaught against, the strategic port of Hangoe, guarding the entrance to the Gulf of Finland. ,'• Finnish defense bateries reported they sent one of the attacking Russian warships to the bottom of the gulf. The new Finnish premier is Risto Ryti, 50-year-old governor of the Bank of Finland. The new foreign minister Lakes, forests and barren tundra may help Finns stem the invasion by Russia following Soviet denouncement of non-agrcssion pact and reports from Moscow ot new "border incidents." Observers say 1,000,0(10 Red Iroops line the frontier. Oscar D. Green, 46, Thomas E. Dewey Dies at Hot Springs Fulton Man Succumbs to "Glad to Make the Fight," T1 1 "I—1 • •» • 4 v_- r^-* i f •—~ - _ . " ' Illness Friday in Army and Navy Hospital Oscar D. Green, 46, of Fulton, died in the Army & Navy hospital at Hot Springs at 12:25 a. m. Friday. He was a World war veteran, a member of the American Legion post of Hempstead county, and for several years was connected with his father in business at Fulton. For the past few years he liad been engaged in farming. Surviving arc his widow and eight children, Fan-oil, Inez, Taylor, Ronald, Wanda Sue, Ritu Lou Janice Loretta, Dixie Lea; three sisters, Mrs. Florence Folcy of Houston; Mrs. R. D. Meek of Bow Legs, Okla.; Mrs. O. C. King of Molenville, Okla. The body will be brought to Hcm- rion-Cornelius Funeral home at Hope where it will remain unt* noon Sun- clay when it will be taken to Fulton for funeral services at 2 o'clock. Yerger SchooYwill Broadcast Program The Yerger High School N. F. A. chapter will sponsor the first of a series of broadcast programs over KARK Little Rock, Friday Dec. 2, at 3:35 lo 4:00 o'clock. The program will consist of music by the State Champ, iunship quartet of vocational students from Yerger High school, who wont to New Jersey and New York last summer to :i National contest. The members of the quartette arc W. C. Easter, Thomas English. C. L. Flunroy, and A. J. Piggee. Amos Henry, president of the local chapter, will be Ihe speaker on the program. Similar programs will be heard from Little Rock, and Hot Springs during the year. Premier Daladier's Power Is Extended PARIS. France— (/I 1 ;—The Senate Friday approved extending power of Premier Daladicr to rule France by decree for the duration of the war. The vole WHN 2511 lo 23. A Thought If there be a controversy between men, and they come unto judgement, that the judges may judge them; (hen they shall justify UK.- righteous and condemn the wicUctl. Deuteronomy. 25:1. Seeks Presidency He Tells Republican Leaders NEW YORK—(/P)—District Attorney Thomas E. Dewey Friday formally entered the campaign for the republi can presidential nomination. Replying to a declaration of a group of state party leaders that he could carry this "pivotal state, Dewey told them that he would be "glad to make the fight." Russia Winning Back Lost Areas Reds Seeking to Re-Establish Domination Over 277,148 Square Miles By the Associated I'ress Soviet Russia's invasion of Finland is one more phase in her apparent program to re-establish domination over the 277,148 square miles of territory stripped from her after the World war. Here is what she lost in the war settjoments: Finland 133,000 square miles Estonia 16,955 square miles Latvia 24,400 square miles Lithuania 36,500 square miles Poland 49,150 square miles Bessarabia (to Roumania .... 17.M3 square miles Before the Finnish invasion, here is what she regained in the brief span of 90 days: From Poland, western Ukraine and White Russia, a total of 71,756 square miles; her acquisition of 22,606 square miles more than she lost is explained by the fact that some of the territory formerly belonged to Austria-Hungary. Germany got a strip of once- Russian territory in central Poland including Warsaw. Mutual assistance pacts with Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia, along with military and naval bases, making the three Baltic states her vitual protectorates. Conquest of Finland would leave only Bessarabia, and a German-occupied strip in Poland still separated from Russia as she was in 1914. .. ---.,„.,<. , „. Dropped were Premier Aimo Cajander and his foreign minister, Eljas Erkko. Hundreds of Russian prisoners were reported captured on Akrelian isthmus where the Red army is invading overland. Finnish reports later Friday njght said 16 Russian tanks had been wrecked by gunfire and mines in bitter fighting along Finland's southeastern border. Helsinki's chief of police said late Friday night that 30 women and children had been killed by Russian bombs dropped in a raid on the capital early Friday afternoon. Americans Take Refuge Approximately 200 Americans, Britons and other foreigners took refuge Friday at Grankulla, a small town about 10 miles west of Helsinki, where United States Minister Arthur Schoenfeld established emergency .headquarters, Port Cities Bombed iqiRKENES, Norway-#P)-Russian troops dropped by parachutes from huge bombing planes were reported to have occupied Petsamo, Finland's chief port on the arctic ocean Friday following bombing raids which left the port and another town in flames. Violent fighting between Finnish and Russian forces was reported. Refugees said the Russians took tha ancient monastry of Petchenga 10 miles south of Petsamo, cutting off Finnish troops north of that point. Roosevelt Appeal WASHINGTON ^- (ff).~ President Roosevelt asked Russia and Finland Friday to pledge before the world that they would refrain from bombing defenseless civilians and unfortified cities. In a message, the president asked both countries to avoid a resort to "inhumw barbarism" of aerial attacks on civilian centers and asked for an ''immediate reply." President Roosevelt declared that Russia's invasion of Finland was a "profound shock" to the United States, adn had. jeopardized the ''rights of mankind to a self government." In a formalstatement read at his press conference, the chief executive said all peace loving peoples would "unanimously condemn this new resort to military force as an arbiter of international differences." »,™ Ullable 4 » Get Home MOSCOW, Russia-^-A spokes- 'Hie only island resort in Europe which is uninhabited is the Scottish Island of Staffa. Thousands visit it annually but no one lives there. 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 office, 212-14 South Walnut street, and the office will mail them to whatever address is given. 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