Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on December 7, 1939 · Page 12
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Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas · Page 12

Hope, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 7, 1939
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Every Manj Welcomes SHIRTS Over 1200 Shirts to Choose From .Yes mom! Out of all those 1200 shirts > you're just bound to find several that'll just exactly please him. Solids, strips, clip dots fancy patterns, woven madras and printed broadcloths, oxford cloths and many, many more. And just in case you should buy the t wrong size, we'll just be tickled pink to •exchange the very first chance he has to bring it in. SHIRTCRAFT SHIRTS A big new shipment of Shirtcraft Shirts arrived just a few days ago. The very newest patterns ond weaves. And we'll pack them in an attractive holiday gift box ready for you to give him. $1.55 & $1.95 Pajamas That Invite Relaxation SHIRTCRAFT SILKS $298 Here ore pojomos made to order for men who are hard to please. Designed for masculine sleeping comfort, tailored of lustrous silk in solid or fancy stripes. SHIRTCRAFT BROADCLOTHS *1.55 The soft rich fabric and comfortable fit of Shirtcraft pajamas truly invite restful relaxation. In smart new styles and colors. MUNSINGSLUMBERALLS The answer to "Freezing Dan McGrew's" prayer a man's pajama made of warm, comfortable bol- briggan. See them in rich dark wine and navy blue He'll be a leisured millionaire, a pampered man of luxury in his leisure time ... or at least, that's the way he'll feel in one of these super-super robes. They're beauties! Enough to make any man feel optimistic about his leisure time and to give him the impression you're out to please him at any cost. Slippers V\en's bedroom slippers in kid leathers and felt. Soft and comfortable with all leather soles and rubber tapped heels. The perfect companion to a lounging robe. . 1 -98 Background For His Leisure At Home Lounging Robe 5.98 $ 7.98 9.98 Boys Robes Robes for the young man too. Warm blanket robes in bright Indian designs. Sizes 8 to 16, navy and wine. He'll be delighted with this practical gift $ $ 2. NEW YOKK -(/!')- December cotton opened Friday at 10.53 and closed at 10.45. Middling spot 10.57. .CRANIUM CRACKERS Addressing Notables If you should run into a member of a royal family, would you know how to address him? Or do you know how to talk to a bishop? Try yourself out by filling in the blanks in the following .sentences. The persons to whom these sentences arc addressed are named in each group. 1. A duke: 'May I expect you for tea and crumpets tomorrow. Your ?' > 2. The President O f the U. S.: "1 am convinced.' th«t you are right." 3. An emperor: "Do you mind. , if we postpone the execution?" 4. An ambassador: "Would • . mind taking his feet off the window sill?" 5. A daughter of a queen: "I su «' petting the dog this morning." on 1'iigc Two said to be larger than that first proposed and the total cost will reach something like ¥18.000. The building will contain all (he faeilitic.s of both auditorium ;u)d gymnasium, a room to be used as a community cenlcr, additional class rooms showers and wash idom facilities, be said. To Oust Unbonded Sheriff in White Attorney General Gives Ruling to County Prosecutor LITTLE ROCK -i/rV- Attorney General Jack Hull ruled Friday lhal a sheriff who failed to file a surely bond is not entitled Io continue in office even though Ihe failure has not been certified by the county clerk to the governor. The opinion went to Prosecuting Attorney Elmo Taylor, Searcy. who outlined u While county situation prompting Ihc inquiry. win uung.iie an uui anout .,, of the approximately $37,000,000 made available by Congress for the program. "At Die .75 rate of export payment, there would be still available sufficient cotton export of approximately 600.000 additional bales under Ihe pro- grum," he said. "Cancellation of some committments because of the war could increase this total slightly." Cotton experts said the department hoped to stretch (lie funds to cover export of slightly more than li.000.000 bales by the time the current season cads next August 1. Foreign shipments during the past marketing year totaled about. 3,350,000 bales, smallest in more than GO years. Wallace said that because of the limited fluids available it may bccomp necessary to reduce the subsidy rate further, or even to withdraw it. The human heart does less work when Ihc individual has been standing fur a considerable lime than when he is at rest. A thought ~ To lov an enemy i.s the distinguished characteristic of a religion which is not of mun but of God-Rojus. School Committee Advocates Additional U. S. Funds for Schools Amy H. Hcnriehs, president of ihe Notional Education Association, has asked A. B. Wetheringlon. superintendent of Blcvins Schools, to serve as a member of the Legislative Commission of the National Education Association. Mr. Wcthcrington urges citizens of this part of the state to write congressmen and senators asking them to pro- mole the passage of u bill for federal aid to our schools. This is the third consecutive year that Mr. Welhcrington lias been ash- ed to .serve on this committee, He is hopeful of seeing improvement in the schools of thi.s slate next year if this bill passes. The bill provides aid for biddings, adult education, library services, and teachers .salaries to schools on the basis of need. Arkansas and oilier Southern Slates, have about 20 per cent of the nation's children with about o per cent of the nation's \veullll us resource.!! of taxation, v. \juernsuy as centers. The Leadership meetings will be held at all three of these centers, thus making it easier for club women to attend. Another council project i.s the Forest I'lanlin;: Demonstration. Two acres of forest trees are to be planted on land lease*! by the council for ninety- nine years. A committee was appointed Io secure the donation of such a lease. The council will work with the Soil Conservation Service under the direction of Mr. Frederick J. Shully Extension Forester. Another problem worked out was ;i schedule. Many of the present meeting dates were changed to blend with •i-H club meetings. As the schedule now .s-uuids, Ihe Agent will meet a •i-H club and a home demonstration club in the same section of the county the same day. The first Monday morning of each month Miss Fletcher will be in her office. Also the first Monday mornine the third Wednesday, and the fourth Friday have been set aside for Leadership Meetings or County Councils. In the Year Book'discussion it was voted they should contain helpful advice on meeting procedure, a list of Suals which arc (besides continuing present ones); new clubs, membership tar The Weather ARKANSAS — Fair Frida ynight and Saturday; warmet- Saturday. PRICE 5c COPY FINLAND Tiff Threatens rrest If Stock un on Highways nplaint From Ful- n Reports Cattle Brazing on Road AGAI~NJT LAW inty Stock Law Requires Cattle Be Kept Up rarning to livestock owners in itcad county that unless they J them off the public high- 'mmediatcly they would be pro- J under the county stock law ssucd Friday by Sheriff Clar".. Baker. •iff Baker said that during the nonth he had had complaints .ock owners were turning cattle on Highway 67 nt Fulton, be- thc Cox nnd Dudncy filling is. sheriff said he was telephoned Jay about a tourist who narrow- aped wrecking his car at Ful- •len coming suddenly upon stock .• highway. •: Hempstead county stock law as cattle be kept up, and the fill be enforced." the sheriff .ave posted warnings to stock i along the highway, •ould hate to have to bring any- into court on this matter—but going to do it immediately if :attle aren't kept up. " io Didn't Pay is Share-F.D.R, f'es:Expecfecf.tci ore-Cost of Unem- ; pbyables JHINGTON - (/PI— Reaffirming olicy of' placing responsibility e state for caring for needy /loyablo' persons, President Tclt' declared at his press con- o.Friday that the state of Ohio led to carry out what the ad- -ation considered to be a state's vions. nna From the Neighbors ."AN, Mont.—(/P)—The home of Anderson and his family was .-tely destroyed by fire. Pablo nts got together and gave them 'scellaneous" shower of house- ,-quipmcnt. i they announced they would public subscription to build the ' a new home. People who .'t give cash offered their ser- Christmas Carols Chrough the Ages Maverick Acquitted in San Antonio Cose SAN ANTONIO, Texas —(/P)— Mayor Maury Maverick,'friend of President Roosevelt, former congressman, was acquitted Friday of charges that he conspired to pay poll taxes. for other persons at the last city elect- SHEPHERDS, SHAKE OFF >¥OUR DROWSY SLEEP (Continued on Page Four) shake off your drowsy sleep, ise and leave "'your"silly i-'slieep; 7- IVngels from"Iic&yen wound . loud singing, . ^Tidings of great'" joy arc £,-bringing ..-.-" This lively French carol emerged several centuries ago from the Besancon district of France, a hilly country near the Swiss border. Simple, religious peasant folk originated .Christmas ballads like this one while working in the vineyards, and often chose the fchepfaerd theme. ( ^ D Shopping Days Till. Christmas 11,792,000 Bales 1939 Cotton Crop About Equal to 1938, Far Below 1937 Production WASHINGTON -(/P)- The 'Department of Agriculture said Friday that this year's cotton crop was 1 792.000 bales of 500 pounds gross weight. The production forecast a month ago was 11,845,000 bales. Production last year was 1,043,000 bales, and 18,945 022 in 938. The average for the 10 years 1928-37 was 13,8000,000. Yield of lint cotton was reported as 235.9 pounds per acre this year compared with 235.8 pounls last year and 190.8 pounds for the 1928-37 average. Arkansas' estimated acre yield this year is 318 pounds, with a totla production of 1,410,000 bples. Ginnings to December i this year, and to the same dale a year ago. were: Arkansas—1,336,118. and 1,282,247. Factories Going at Gait of 1929 November Equal to Best Month of Ban-. ^ •:••- ; ner.Yeqr ~., : WASHINGTON -</!>)- The, Federal •Reserve Board said Th'ursday night that during November factory production reached- the statistical equivalent of Ihc best month of 1929.. The Board's seasonally adjusted index of production rose last month to 125, best figure of 1929. The statisticians pointed out the .figure does not mean as much now us it did in 1929, because the index makes no allowance for increasing population and factory capacity. What it means is that certain key industries arc turning out about the same amount of goods now as they did in 1929. The reason the country is not as prosperous as then is that consumption of goods, capital investments and other economic factors arc not as favorable. The 125 index for November was the peak of a sensational upswing in factory production which started with a May level of 92. The index advanced to 98 in June. 101 in July, 103 in August, 111 in September, and 120 in October. In November last year, the rate was 103. Ridgdill Again Is ElectedAs Clerk W.O.W. Lo^ge Names (Him to Same Position for 26th Year John W. nidgdill was elected clerk of Bois d'Arc Camp, Woodmen of the World, for (lie 26th consectiye time at a meeting o f the lodge Tliursday, night, when officers were elected for 1940. Other officers selected were: Ray Turner, consul commander; T. C. Crowde, adviser lieutenant; M. H. Hanson, banker; Nci! Bacon, escort; Marvin Walerson, watchman; Leonard England, sentry, and A. J. Wugiicr, nudilor. The lodge has had a very successful yew—(lie best since its organization in 1895. Syd Heed and J. A. Sullivan arc the only two surviving charter members. The lodge boasts of one of the best drill tcums in the state which was organized some lime ago. As is the usual custom of the organization it will distribute "Christmas Cheer" among the needy and un- lortunatc of the city. The distribution of the "Cheer" will be made by the drill team under direction and supervision of the officers of the organization. Negro Amateur Night Is Called Success A spokesman for the Yerger Rc- u-eutkmal Council said Friday that the negio amateur program held at the city hall this week was a big success tmcl expressed thanks to those who intikc it possible. Proceeds from the program will be used io purchase new equipment for the ncgry i.Uu Neutral Ships Are Given to Saturday to Quiche Baltic * U.S. iWorns Both British and Russian Blockaders PLANETlNKS SUB British Plane Destroys German iWith Two < Bombs COPENHAGEN, Denmark (JP)— N-e utraV ships in the Baltic hastily be- ' gan leaving the waters adjacent to Finland Friday as the result of a So'-, viet Russian announcement of a block adc of Finland. • They have until noon Saturday to ' leave the blockaded zone. The new Russian weapon was disi closed Thursday night when the Dan- ' ish ministry of commerce announced it had been notified by Moscow of the blockade effective at noon Friday. U. S. Warns Soviet WASHINGTON -(/P,- Secretary Hull said Friday the American government will hold the Russian government responsbile for any damages or injuries to Americans or American interests as the result of Russia's announced blockade. At the same time the United States, formally reserving all rights to recover damages which it may suffer called Britain's blockade of German exports a breach of the principles of international law. In a formal note to Great Britain made public by the. Department of State the American -government said it was "under the necessity of requesting" that measures adopted by th6 British s government. shall, not cause interference with', tke legitimate 1 tirade of its natfonalsfand "of-reserving, mean.* t j , while all its rights, and ' the rights'*)' of its nationals, whenever and to ' the extent Uiatjhey,may be infringed. Artillery Duel VIIPURI, Finland—(>P)—Finnish and ^Russian artillery duelled Friday near the village of Surnma, ; 20 miles from the southeastern Finnish outpost and "\ miles, -inside of Finland., ' - Plane Sinks Submarine LONDON, Eng. -(/P)- A British warplane . destroyed a German submarine Friday.^ tfce air. ministry announced in a day of outstanding episodes in the dogged sea and air campaigns of the European war. Thc ; submaj-ine sank after two direct hits were scored by the attacker, the announcement related, -The 1,088-ton cargo steamer Me'rel struck a mine off the southeast coast and sank with only two of her crew of 17 reported rescued. The landing of survivors disclosed the , sinking Thursday of the 734- ton British: steamer Whintown following collision with the traweler Leo. Franz vpn Fapen '" ISTANBUL, Turkey —(/P)— Frank von Papen, Gorman ambassador who has been bitterly criticized by the Turkish press, . arrived here unexpectedly Friday from Ankara, causing much speculation as to the significance of his movements. France Denounces Soviet PARIS, France — (IP)— Premier Da- ladier, in his first public utterance on Soviet Russia's invasion of Finland told a cheering Chamber of Deputies Friday that it was an "abominable outrage" evoking 'universal disgust." • • • • - - • • "Finland has France's salute and assurance of profound .strong sympathy, the premier declared. Another Ship Sunk OSLO, Norway — (/P)_ The British steamer Thomas Walton was ro- ported Friday to have been sunk in Vestfjord, on (he northern Norwegian coast, after an unexplained ev- plosion Thursday n j g ht which killed 16 of her crew of 46. Some of the survivors were rescued by a - German ship which put them ashore. The 4.460-ton ship broke in two immediately after the explosion. One report quoted the master as saying he was convinced the vessel was torpedoed. Two Little Fellows Poo Big Job HENDERSON, Ky.-WV-WhJle Otis Benton and Joe Roberts were riding along a nearby highway they spied a 'possom. Returning to town, they picked up Bentoa's two Pekingese dogs and went back to the spot where they saw the 'possum jump hi to u clump of bushes. "Ko Ko" and "Shasta." the Pokes, routed the 'possum, chased it up u tree and Roberts shot it down. On examination, tile two hunters found their quarry was larger than either of tile (loss.

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